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Do you know Women have more active brain than Men

Oct 14, 2017
One research has shown that women's brain is more active than men. In this article, we will study about the experiment of the researchers that why women have more active brains than men.

Do you know about the Anti-Zika virus vaccine

Oct 11, 2017
Vaccine of diseases Zika, Dengue and Hepatitis C have been discovered which will save the lives of the people in India. How it is developed, how it will work, what is Zika, dengue and hepatitis virus etc. are discussed in this article.

Which acid is used to peel ginger skin and how it affects health?

Oct 7, 2017
Ginger is a very common spice which is used in almost everyone's homes for cooking. But adulteration of ginger is a life threatening issue which is causing several serious diseases like cancer. Which acid is used by the vegetable vendors to make ginger shiny or polished and how it can affect health is discussed in this article.

Do you know what makes us yawn?

Sep 28, 2017
Yawning is a very common process that everyone does even animals also. Most of us yawn when we go to bed or when we wake up and when we get bored etc. Let us find out the reasons why we yawn. Is it a natural phenomenon?

Do you know about the ‘Plastic-eating’ fungus discovered in Pakistan

Sep 27, 2017
Scientists have discovered a natural method to degrade plastic which take decades. They have found a fungus that can break a non-biodegradable plastic in weeks by secreting enzymes which pull apart individual molecules. Let us find out about this fungus, how it works, what is the name of the fungus.

What are the diseases caused due to lack of water?

Sep 26, 2017
Life is not possible without water on the planet. Our body consists 50 to 60 % of water. If we drink less water or suffers from chronic dehydration, then we should take it seriously because lots of diseases can be caused due to lack of water. In this article, we will be discussing about the diseases caused by water deficiency.

What is Bombay Blood Group and how it is discovered?

Sep 20, 2017
Have you heard or read about the blood group, which is also called Rare of the Rarest. Which is found with great difficulty. This is not O negative but it is called Bombay blood. What is it, how it is formed in the body, where it is found, why it is called Bombay blood, etc. will study through this article.

What is Green Muffler and how it is related with pollution

Jun 7, 2017
Green Muffler is a technique of reducing noise pollution by planting 4-6 rows around the populated areas or noisy places. Let us find out what is Green Muffler Scheme, why trees are known as buffers, how trees help in reducing noise pollution.

What are the steps taken for the Conservation of Wildlife?

May 29, 2017
Conservation of Wildlife is necessary to recognize the importance of nature and other wildlife species. It is important to protect the endangered plants and animal species along with their natural habitat. The main concern is to preserve the habitats so that the future generations of wildlife and even humans can enjoy it. This article deals with the steps required for the conservation of Wildlife.

Thalassemia Disease: Causes, Symptoms and Preventions

May 8, 2017
Thalassemia is a genetic blood disorder. People suffering from this disease not able to make enough haemoglobin and also suffers from anaemia. On every 8th May World Thalassemia Day is celebrated to increase the awareness about the disease throughout the world. This article deals with the symptoms, prevention measures, why Thalassemia Day is celebrated etc.

10 interesting facts about Human Brain

Apr 26, 2017
Brain is located inside the skull of the head and is protected by a bony structure in the skull called cranium. It is the command center of the nervous system. It receives input from the sensory organs and sends output to the muscles. This article deals with some interesting facts about the brain, which may be you don’t have studied till now.

Do you know which Human Body Organs can be donated

Apr 18, 2017
The organ system functions according to the particular organ like digestive system; it processes the food, etc. Organism’s survival depends upon the integrated activity of the organs and organ system with that of endocrine and nervous system. This article deals about the list of human body organs and tissue that can be donated and the criteria of their donation.

What is the difference between DNA and RNA

Feb 6, 2017
DNA is a deoxyribonucleic acid and is a hereditary material whereas RNA is ribonucleic acid present in all living cells. Both DNA and RNA is important, if either one of these polymers fails or disappear then life would cease to exist. Without these elements protein will not be able to generate which is important for life to exist and to produce energy.

World’s first stable semi-synthetic organism discovered

Jan 27, 2017
TSRI Scientists have discovered world’s first stable semi-synthetic organism that may be helpful in the discovery of various drugs or medicines. Here we have discussed about this single celled bacterium and also the structure and function of DNA how it works and how hereditary characteristics features travels from one generation to another.

List of Scientific Names of Animals and Birds

Nov 25, 2016
Classification of animals and birds name is also known as 'binomial nomenclature'. In 1973 Carl Linnaeus, classified species into two names, one is genus and other is a specific name. Like Homo sapiens, which stands for humans. In this homo is genus and sapiens is a specific name. In this article list of some animals and birds are provided with their scientific names which will not only enhance your knowledge but also help in your various examination preparations.

Human Skeletal System: Structure|Functions|Diseases

Nov 18, 2016
The Skeleton System provides the hard structure or framework to the human body which support and protects the body. It is composed of connective tissues like bones, cartilage, tendons and ligaments. In this article we will study its structure, functions, disorders of bones and also various types of joints.

List of important Antibiotics, its Source and Action

Oct 10, 2016
Antibiotics are introduced in 1940s and 1950s. They are medicines which are used to treat infections or diseases. Or we can say that it is a type of medication that destroys or slows down the growth of bacteria.

Organ Systems of Human Body

Sep 15, 2016
Organ system is a group of organs that work with one another in order to perform a particular task or set of tasks. These organs have specific functions but cannot function independently of one another. Various organ systems of the Human Body are discussed in this article which not only enhance your knowledge and ease your exam preparation but also help to understand the phenomena of our body.

Specific Branches of Biology: Complete List

Jun 30, 2016
Biology is a natural science in which we study about the life of living organisms consisting of various functions, structure, evolution, taxonomy etc. and is composed of many branches through which the scope of biology is broadened with the unifying concepts that govern all study and research which is consolidated into a single and coherent field.

Biological Science: List of Inventions and Discoveries

Jun 30, 2016
In contemporary world there have been undergone tremendous expansions of Biological Sciences such as Cell Biology, Neuroscience and Evolutionary Biology through the advancement of various inventions and discoveries that not only improved the quality of living but also increases life expectancy.

“General Science” A Complete Study Material

Jun 6, 2016
The Complete Study Material of “General Science” i.e. Physics, Chemistry and Biology is given in a compiled form that will be very helpful for the students of 6th to 12th class, undergraduates and those who are preparing for competitive exams familiar with the diversity of the subject and make them understand the concepts.

Human Reproductive System: Female

Jun 6, 2016
The ovaries in the Human Female Reproductive System produce eggs which meet with sperms in oviducts. It is here that the egg gets fertilised. After fertilisation this egg goes into the uterus and further grows and develops into a baby.

Various Glands and Hormones in Human Body

Jun 6, 2016
There are some special tissues in our body called endocrine glands that secrete chemical substances called hormones. These hormones help in coordinating the activities of living organisms and their growth.

Control and Coordination in Humans

Apr 5, 2016
The nervous system helps in controlling and coordinating various activities of the human body. The three types of nerves, cranial nerves, spinal nerves and visceral nerves run through the body and help in sending and receiving messages in the form of electrical impulses.

Nuclear fission and nuclear fusion

Mar 23, 2016
Nuclear fission and nuclear fusion are two types of nuclear reactions. Fission means to split and fusion means to combine. Therefore in fission reaction a heavy nucleus of atom is bombarded so that it splits and in fusion reaction two lighter nuclei are heated at high temperature so that they combine to form a heavy nucleus.

Mode of Nutrition in Animals

Mar 18, 2016
Nutrition is the process of taking food and using it for obtaining energy, growth and repair of the body Animals depend on other animals or plant for food. They either eat plants or animals or both to fulfil their nutritional needs.

Mode of Nutrition in Plants

Mar 17, 2016
Plants make their own food in the presence of sunlight and hence they are autotrophs. Plants convert sunlight energy into chemical energy. They use carbon dioxide, water and sunlight to make their own food in the presence of chlorophyll.

Sexual Reproduction in Animals

Mar 14, 2016
Sexual reproduction is the production of a new organism from two parents by making use of their sex cells or gametes. In this process male gametes fuses with a female gamete to form a new cell called ‘zygote’. This zygote then grows and develops in to a new organism in due course of time. Sometimes sex cells or gametes are also called as germ cells. The humans, fish, frogs, cats, dogs etc. all reproduce by the method of sexual reproduction.

Human Reproductive System: Male

Mar 14, 2016
The humans use sexual mode of reproduction. The reproductive systems in human beings become functional or start functioning at a definite age called puberty. In complex multicellular organisms like human beings there are special reproductive organs to make sperms and eggs; to bring together sperms and eggs for fertilization; and for the growth and development of zygote in to a baby.

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