Colour through the Ages

Journey through the past to look at how our relationship with colour has changed with time.

Colour me with Science

Dyes and pigments have been used by humanity over the years in artworks and in colouring fabrics. Without these coloured substances, life would certainly be much duller.

The Daily Nail

Why do we have fingernails, and what do you do with them?

Can you repeat that, please?

“You better turn down the volume on your headphones before you go deaf!”

Do you remember your parents telling you this?

Art in the Sky

There are thousands of stars visible in our night sky, even from the city. Ancient astronomers or stargazers devised a simple yet brilliant way to remember when and where to see each of these stars – drawing constellations! The ancient Greeks imagined 88 constellations in the night sky, while the ancient Chinese astronomers imagined more….

Inspiration Behind Science

The world around us is a marvel of both biological and technological evolution. This means that ideas and inventions do not come from a vacuum; they come forth as we build upon what we know and see around us. So how did we get from rubbing sticks together to create fire, all the way to…

Defending the Common Mahang

My very first memory was of me falling from a great height. I had no idea what was happening as I plummeted down, my surroundings whizzing by in a green blur. Then it hit me. The soft, damp ground that enveloped my entire being. My heart was cold from being abandoned by Mother, but my…

10 Unique Plants That Influenced Today’s Modern Medicine

Forests cover 31% of the Earth’s surface and hold many secrets that are waiting for us to uncover. Over the centuries, humans have ventured into the forest to find plants for medicinal purposes. Fortunately, with today’s technological advancements, the medicinal powers of some unique plants have been harnessed to better fight against diseases. How are…