Articles

Biodiversity and the Pharmaceutical Industry
(Health and the Human Body)

Observing nature and scouring it in search for remedies and healing is by no means a new trend; humans have done so for tens of millennia.


Exercise Physiology and Dehydration
(Science and Sports)

When people work out during hot weather, they lose a lot of fluids; and here comes the role of exercise physiology.


The Technologies behind Google Assistant
(The Past and the Future)

In the past, only businessmen could have personal assistants; now, thanks to advances in AI, everyone can have an assistant. Can you guess who has helped me research this topic?

Electronic Health Record: a New Era of Healthcare
(The Past and the Future)

Ancient Egyptians offered a huge amount of information recorded on papyrus, teaching us the importance of documentation, especially in the medical field.


Refrigeration: Where to?
(Fact and Myth)

Who is not aware of the role of refrigeration? It is the main reason why we are able to preserve food for months without spoiling. In reality, the applications of refrigeration have expanded to include much more. 


Fear of People and Objects
(Behavioral Sciences and Mental Health)

When we hear the word phobia what comes to mind is the reasoning behind it is logical cause of panic; yet, surprisingly, the most widespread phobias are those that cannot be judged logically as terrifying.


Dr. Jekyll and Mr. Hyde: Good and Evil in the Human Nature
(Good and Evil)

I still remember the plot of The Strange Case of Dr. Jekyll and Mr. Hyde that has deeply influenced literature, as well as the views of numerous thinkers about human nature. It tackles the most significant duality of life: good and evil.


Moon Valley
(Travel, Explore, and Venture)

Moon Valley is considered one of the most popular global touristic attractions; tourists visit it to enjoy its peculiar beauty, as if visiting the Moon without leaving Earth!


Zoophobia and Entomophobia
(Behavioral Sciences and Mental Health)

Zoophobia is prominent among the different types of phobia, because of the diversity and widespread of the animal kingdom around us. 

Skincare Secrets (Part II: In Modern Times)
(Woman and Child)

While not everyone is super invested in taking care of their skin, there is at least one moisturizing cream in every household that are especially handy when our skin tends to get dry, especially after washing our hands.


Skincare Secrets (Part I: In Ancient Times)
(Woman and Child)

We all heard of Cleopatra bathing in milk to retain her youth, but how else did the Ancient Egyptians take care of their skin?

Nature Phobia
(Behavioral Sciences and Mental Health)

Nature phobia is one of the most popular types of phobia; it is the anxiety and fear of different landscapes around us.

What Happens to Our Bodies When We Eat Sushi?
(Agriculture, Food, and Nutrition)

Sushi, that unique Japanese delicacy that has become popular all over the world and is now one of many people's favorite meals; yet, I regert to inform you that it is not as healthy as you think.


Phobia
(Behavioral Sciences and Mental Health)

Phobia patients experience excessive fear of a situation, a place, a living creature, or an object that is unlikely to cause any harm.


Dragon Blood Tree
(Life Sciences)

The dragon blood tree is a rare plant that grows in rocky grounds and on high locations; it stand outis becuase it bleeds when it is truncated.

Personal Hygiene: Your Gateway to Better Health
(Health and the Human Body)

With the eruption of virus epidemics every other year, hygiene has been receiving a lot of attention, especially in crowded places.

Dyslexia: A Disappointment that Sneaks into Children’s Hearts
(Woman and Child)

Sitting anxious among his peers as his turn to read out loud approaches. As the teacher calls his name, his eyes devour the word in a desperate attempt to read it correctly, and not blunder its letters as he did before. 


Artificial Intelligence between Past and Future
(The Past and the Future)

Each era is characterized by a unique invention or discovery; AI is one of the most important modern innovations that changed humanity's path.

The Sustainable Fashion Industry
(Environment and Climate Change)

The global fashion industry is the second most polluting industry in the world; this has led several designers and fashion houses to join the "sustainable fashion" or "environmentally-friendly fashion" trend.


Ageing in the Age of Inequality
(Science Policy and Ethics)

If you ask me about my greatest fear, I would answer “Growing old”! I fear ageism and the unfairness associated to it in every single domain of life.

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