The power of Sudoku on the mind

Sudoku (c) Dobrichev (CC BY-SA 4.0) I have noticed that as I get older, I also get busier and have little time to relax. This is why in recent years, I've looked for ways that I can relax my … [Read more...]

Introduction to Celiac disease and its symptoms

Wheat Field In Newton-St-Loe © Lauren Tucker, CC BY-NC-SA 4.0 Ibreez Asaria December 1st, 2018  February 17th, 2017 was the day I was diagnosed with Celiac disease. Many of you … [Read more...]

The Story of My Sprained Knee

I was just playing basketball when I sprained my knee last week on Saturday. This is my first actual injury in the course of 4 years of playing. And I got to say, what happened still remains as … [Read more...]

Human Intelligence, what makes humans unique?

Research into human intelligence has been at the forefront of scientific research for centuries, yet, we are still far from understanding the many mysteries behind the operations of our brain. … [Read more...]

Allergic to Stress: Dermatographic Urticaria

Last year, I was under a lot of stress, especially during one particular month. Although I was completely fine afterwards, a couple of months later, I began to develop hives all over my body. Whenever … [Read more...]

Should We Allow Designer Babies?

By: Dhruv Goel Photograph: Image Source/Getty Images/Image Source (CC BY 4.0) For many years, scientists have pondered the possibility of genetically modified babies. New techniques for … [Read more...]

Wisdom Teeth and Dissolvable Stitches

Ibreez Asaria November 17th, 2018 Just three days ago, I was sitting in an oral surgeon’s office awaiting wisdom teeth removal surgery. As I sat there drifting in and out of consciousness, I … [Read more...]

Ingestible Origami Robots: The Future of Foreign Object Removal

Advancing technology in modern society and reading about how these new devices have enriched our lives captivates me. I find that learning about technology as it pertains to medicine is especially … [Read more...]

Solar-Powered Slug?

Imagine one peaceful morning, the largest sunflower in your lawn suddenly sprouts two feet and sprints in the direction of the sun. This is, according to taxonomy is impossible, as plants certainly … [Read more...]

Neuroaesthetics: Beauty in the Eye of the Beholder

Hallway MDF, CC BY 4.0 Neuroaesthetics, a recent field of study derived from neuroscience research intends to explore in depth the brain's response to art and beauty.  A modern example of an … [Read more...]