Contact Lenses: How do They Work?

Over half of the population of the world has some problems with their eyesight, most of them being myopia or hyperopia. These people are given prescriptions for a form of corrective devices such as glasses or contact lenses by oculists. However, most of the time, especially in rainy weather and now with surgical masks onContinue reading “Contact Lenses: How do They Work?”

Deadly Dengue Virus

With the huge spread of the COVID-19 virus, the communities forgot about the other infections that could happen seasonally or due to any kind of interaction with potent organisms. Dengue virus is one of those fatal viruses and is caused by mosquito bites. In this article, we will examine mosquito behavior, how infections occur throughContinue reading “Deadly Dengue Virus”

Mass Flamingo Deaths

“Lake Tuz had been a paradise for flamingos, but now it has turned into a nightmare.” – Mehmet Emin Öztürk, Nature Photographer For the past month, there has been news on the media regarding mass flamingo deaths in Lake Tuz between Konya, Ankara and Aksaray cities of Turkey. Authorities have made several different statements aboutContinue reading “Mass Flamingo Deaths”

Waste Management in Singapore

Waste management is a critical problem in our lives nowadays. With the everyday increasing population of the world, the consumption of goods and services has risen significantly and thus promoted a relative rise in production. All this increased use of products at the end turns into a ‘simple’ garbage dump. But where does that ‘dump’Continue reading “Waste Management in Singapore”

Penguins Surviving in Freezing Temperatures

Life exists even in continents or areas that are freezing cold such as Antarctica. Seals, petrels, whales and penguins are just a few examples. The huge amount of living creatures in such low temperatures brings to mind the question “How can they stay warm in the freezing cold weather of Antarctica?”. In this article, weContinue reading “Penguins Surviving in Freezing Temperatures”

From Plastics to Vanilla

Scientists have been working on possible ways to reuse waste materials and make a positive contribution to the environment. One of the most invested and investigated materials is polyethylene terephthalate (PET) plastics due to their abundance and usefulness in several industries such as the production of bottles. Although there have already been ways discovered toContinue reading “From Plastics to Vanilla”

Sea Saliva in the Sea of Marmara

Sea saliva is a collection of a slippery, aqueous organic substance found in the seas and oceans, especially in those which are relatively still and have a shallow depth. The viruses and bacteria can easily get attracted to the substance, forming a blanket that suffocates the marine life below.  It is formed as a resultContinue reading “Sea Saliva in the Sea of Marmara”

Quality Education is the Goal

“A quality education is one that focuses on the whole child- the social, emotional, mental, physical, and cognitive development of each student regardless of gender, race, ethnicity, socioeconomic status, or geographic location. It prepares the child for life, not just for testing.” -Association for Supervision and Curriculum Development (ASCD) and Education International (EI) The 4thContinue reading “Quality Education is the Goal”

Health and Living Conditions in Maldives

Ensuring healthy lives and promoting well-being for all at all ages is a development goal set by the United Nations for the whole world. It is believed that any social, economic, or political problem weighs a lot less than the health of humanity. Most of the countries try to implement this goal in their countryContinue reading “Health and Living Conditions in Maldives”