Algae for Climate Change

With globalization, populations, and usage of natural resources increasing, climate change has come to a point where now everyone is so pessimistic that we may not be able to reverse its effects. Many fields of scientists have long been trying to find solutions to this devastating problem, however, many of these are more focused onContinue reading “Algae for Climate Change”

Beavers as Firefighters

Climate change and ineffective fire suppression have fanned fires across the world. Wildfires have burned over ten million acres in the whole world, and many have caused people to abandon their homes or even led some to death. Meanwhile, one of our most important firefighting allies has gone unnoticed: the beavers. We all know beaversContinue reading “Beavers as Firefighters”

Omicron Variant of COVID-19

As the world was coming to an end with all the COVID-19 precautions (removing mask requirements, restarting crowd activities such as concerts…), a new variant has raised concern. This new variant called the Omicron has been the center of attention for several weeks now, and many scientists are working collaboratively to gather data and virusContinue reading “Omicron Variant of COVID-19”

The Scene Behind Leukemia

Last week, between 2-8 November 2021, was the Internation Week for Children with Leukemia and we would like to publish an article in regards to many children suffering from this severe disease at a very little age. Every year nearly 60000 people in the U.S. die from leukemia, the type of cancer that accounts nearlyContinue reading “The Scene Behind Leukemia”

Installing Smart Showers

As climate change destroys the natural environment in our world, humankind has started to get worried about their future. Sensing the fear of not having enough resources for survival in the coming future, many environmentally-friendly innovations and inventions have been made. One of the most common and applicable of these inventions is smart showers. StandardContinue reading “Installing Smart Showers”

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”