Miguel Panao | Professor and Author

Finding ways to improve scientific writing and academic productivity.

Wake-up

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Reading Time: 1 minute An Arab proverb says “The nature of rain is the same, but it makes thorns grow in the marshes and flowers in the gardens.” Both wake up, but is the ground of your life a marsh or a garden? When we state the importance of having a greater awareness of everything, it all begins with […]

Cats

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Reading Time: 1 minute They are the stars in YouTube and Social Media and I wondered why because one specimen just sat on the porch of our vacation house.

Aliens and Alienated

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Reading Time: 1 minute I felt alien because everyone is paying attention to their phone and I noticed. People around me were alienated most of the time.

Distraction is not that bad

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Reading Time: 1 minute We get distracted, miss opportunities and that’s not good. But not all distractions are bad.

Full focus

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Reading Time: 1 minute Only by stimulating greater awareness of the implications of our choices can we expect to improve our experience and understanding of being fully focused.

4U2

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What does element 115 produces?

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Reading Time: 1 minute We dream there’s more in the Universe than is known, and it’s true.

Who cares about Mona Lisa?

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Reading Time: 3 minutes I’m not sure if we still care about beauty through art when most of our attention aims at taking a picture to fill up a bucket list.

Limitations are opportunities

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Reading Time: 2 minutes We think about limitations as barriers, stopping us from accomplishing what we desire for our learning minds. Is this true?

Why should we read?

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Reading Time: 1 minute Reading is more than leisure or an obligation. It is an opportunity to sharpen the mind.