Future of Electricity Generation & Bio-batteries

Batteries are an important technology for combating CO2 emissions from the transportation, power, and industrial sectors. To be effective in achieving that goal, batteries must demonstrate ultra-high performance that exceeds their current capabilities: energy and power performance nearing theoretical limits, exceptional longevity and dependability, and enhanced safety and environmental sustainability. Furthermore, in order to beContinue reading “Future of Electricity Generation & Bio-batteries”

Summer Cautions

Summer is just around the corner. Swimming, playing beach volleyball, grilling, sunbathing, walking barefoot on the grass… Summer is the time for joy, love, and peace. However, with warmer weather, there come some health risks: sunburn, dehydration, damaged skin, and even heat exhaustion are all important things to think about as you begin your summerContinue reading “Summer Cautions”

February Resolutions: Exercise More

We know that exercise is extremely important in our daily lives for many reasons. Our bodies are designed and evolved to be active regularly. Over time, as technological developments increase, we adapted to different jobs in which we sit down in front of a computer all day long. We may come across many problems ifContinue reading “February Resolutions: Exercise More”

International Day for Elimination of Violence Against Women

Because of the impunity, silence, stigma, and shame that surround it, violence against women and girls (VAWG) is one of the most common, persistent, and destructive human rights violations in our world today. All sorts of violence against women and girls (VAWG), notably domestic abuse, has increased since the emergence of COVID-19, and that theContinue reading “International Day for Elimination of Violence Against Women”

Starving for Perfection

“How to reach the ideal body type?”, “How to look like a model?”, “How to lose 10 lbs in 3 days?”… These titles are so popular in our daily lives. With the mind-blowing improvements in technology, social media grows excessively. We watch television, movies, read articles in magazines, and see pictures of the celebrities whomContinue reading “Starving for Perfection”

Pupils as an Indicator of Intelligence

Eyes are the windows to the soul and they have mysterious abilities that we can not even imagine. The eyes are not just a sensory organ that responds to light and provides sight. They have even more different applications. Recently, scientists discovered that eyes are actually an indication of intelligence.  Research conducted at the GeorgiaContinue reading “Pupils as an Indicator of Intelligence”

Mysterious Sinkholes

Throughout the world, the number of sinkholes are increasing from Florida (US) to Konya (Turkey). Sinkholes are threatening lives and swallowing up a huge amount of farmland. How they form and collapse look quite mysterious, but actually the science behind them is simple. Though, preventing them is challenging. First of all, what is a sinkhole?Continue reading “Mysterious Sinkholes”

World Crisis: Climate Change

Extreme heat events are becoming more common due to climate change. In these summer days actually, we can more vividly see how climate change affects weather conditions. All around the world there is an extreme increase in temperature, some countries even state that these high temperatures are one of the highest temperatures they have witnessed.  Continue reading “World Crisis: Climate Change”

Hepatitis Can’t Wait

“Hepatitis can’t wait!” is the theme of 2021. In commemoration of this day let’s learn more about hepatitis and raise awareness. What is hepatitis? Hepatitis is the inflammation of the liver. There are several types of hepatitis viruses such as hepatitis A, hepatitis B, hepatitis C, hepatitis D, and hepatitis E. Heavy alcohol use, toxins,Continue reading “Hepatitis Can’t Wait”

The Problem of Food Waste

Global food waste is a far-reaching problem with tremendous financial, ethical and environmental costs. America wastes roughly 40 percent of its food. Of the estimated 125 to 160 billion pounds of food that goes to waste every year, much of it is perfectly edible and nutritious. While we are comfortably throwing out our food, thereContinue reading “The Problem of Food Waste”

Global Wildfire Crisis

There is a major crisis that the whole world is facing: wildfires. Wildfires are becoming more destructive each year. Especially in summer, wildfires can be uncontrollable. Wildfires don’t just destroy our beautiful ecosystem, but they also damage lives of humans and economies. There are lots of establishments that are trying to address this problem andContinue reading “Global Wildfire Crisis”

What actually is “Plant-Based Diet”?

There are various types of diets that we encounter in our life. They change names but when you look deep into them you can see that they are actually similar: Montignac, Atkins, Dukan, Keto… Except one, which is plant based diets such as veganism and vegetarianism. Plant-based diets have been on the rise recently withContinue reading “What actually is “Plant-Based Diet”?”