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What are the steps taken for the Conservation of Wildlife?

13 hrs ago

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.

5 Facts that you don’t know about the Infinity Symbol

Apr 12, 2017

Various theories or ideas are propounded for the existence of the symbol Infinity but that time it considered as a philosophical concept. This article deals with some facts related to the Infinity symbol like who had discovered this concept, when it was discovered, first time when it was used, how it was used etc.

Why bursting of Balloon makes sound when pricked with a needle?

Apr 11, 2017

Mostly with birthdays and various parties, we see decoration made by colourful balloons which looks amazing and recall the memories of childhood. Have you ever thought why this happens? Why balloon produces pop sound instantaneously rather than leaking air slowly? Let us find out the reason behind it.

What is Green Muffler and how it is related with pollution

Mar 14, 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.

List of Important Discoveries in Physics

Mar 3, 2017

Discovery is finding something meaningful that was not of knowledge before. This article deals with various discoveries which is like a new increment to knowledge help in the advancement of mankind like production of crop, medical applications etc.

What is an Interceptor missile and how it is useful

Mar 2, 2017

The interceptor missile is an anti-ballistic missile (ABM) which is a surface-to-air missile designed to counter ballistic missiles like intermediate range and intercontinental ballistic missiles launched from any country. It is used to deliver nuclear, chemical, biological or conventional warheads in a ballistic flight trajectory. How interceptor missile works and how it is useful is discussed in this article.

National Science Day a discovery of Raman Effect

Feb 28, 2017

National Science Day is celebrated all over India on 28 February to mark the discovery of the phenomenon of Raman Effect by CV Raman in 1928 and for his remarkable discovery in 1930 he got Nobel Prize which was the first Nobel Prize for India in the field of Science. This article deals with why National Science Day is celebrated, how it is celebrated, when it is celebrated, its objectives behind the celebration etc.

World's First commercial flying Car is now available

Feb 18, 2017

The world's first commercial road and air legal flying car is now available. It is made by Dutch vehicle manufacturer PAL-V who has revealed details of the Liberty. Let us study in detail about this first commercial flying car, about PAL-V, how it works etc.

1000+ GK Question and Answers on General Science

Feb 15, 2017

General Science plays an important role for Exams like IAS, State PSC, SSC and other similar competitive exams. Here, we are giving a complete set of General Science Questions & Answers in the form of Practice Sets that consists of 1000+MCQs. The questions in different competitive examination are such that to test the aspirants general awareness of a variety of disciplines.

How ISRO’s 104 Satellite launch can be a remarkable history

Feb 13, 2017

Till now ISRO has launched maximum 20 satellites at one go; it was PSLV-C34 on June 22, 2016. But now ISRO is going to create a history by launching 104 satellites on board, a flight of Polar Satellite Launch Vehicle (PSLV) on 15 February 2017 from Sriharikota spaceport in Andhra Pradesh. Let us find out how this is possible and what all satellites are going to be launched by ISRO.

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.

Summary on the Computer Science and Information Technology

Jan 31, 2017

The Computer is a man-made electronic programmable machine designed to sequentially and automatically carry out a sequence of arithmetic and logical operations. Here, we are giving summary on the Computer Science and Information Technology which has covered all the fundamentals of computers.

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.

Do you know that our moon is made up of 20 smaller moonlets?

Jan 17, 2017

As, compared to other planets of the solar system, the moon is the only planet that glaze. Origin of the moon is always full of mysteries. Scientists from several years are constantly trying to find out the secrets, and in order to it the current Israeli scientists have claimed that the origin of the moon is due to the merging of 20 smaller moonlets. In this article we will see some facts related to it.

What is Black Box? How does it Work?

Jan 17, 2017

The Black Box or Flight Data Recorder of an Airplane is an instrument which records all the activities of the airplane during its flight. From the security point of view, this box is generally kept at the back side of the airplane.

List of some common man-made Polymers and their Uses

Dec 23, 2016

Polymers are made up of various molecules which combine together to form long chains. They usually have high melting and boiling points like PVC (poly vinyl chloride), polystyrene, cellulose. Therefore, the list of polymers with their uses is helpful in the academic and competitive exam preparations.

Important facts about Metals

Dec 23, 2016

Metals are the elements which form positive ions by losing electrons or donate electrons. Metals are also known as electropositive elements as they form positive ions on losing electrons. In this article we will see some important facts about metals which will be helpful in various exams preparations.

List of Important Metals and their Ores

Dec 21, 2016

Metals are the element that loses electrons easily and have positive ions or cations. It consists of metallic bonds. In this article we will see what are metals, ores, its properties, etc. Also, a list of important metals with ores is given which will give an idea of metals and from where they are extracted and help with your various exam preparations through which you will be able to learn the formulas of elements.

List of Important Alloys and their Uses

Dec 20, 2016

Alloy plays a very important role in our daily life. Utensils in the kitchen, vehicles, mobile phones etc are various alloys which are being used and made by human. Here, we are providing the list of important alloys and their uses which will help in revising at the time of examination.

List of Important Fields and their Founders in Biology

Dec 16, 2016

Biology is a branch of science which deals with life or living matter in all its forms and phenomena. This field has seen many important discoveries which have improved not only our understanding but also our quality of living. Here is the List of Important Fields and their Founders in Biology for various exam preparations.

Summary on Work, Power and Energy

Dec 13, 2016

Work is done when a force produces motion. And for doing work energy is required. This energy we get from the food which we eat and if work is done by machine, then energy is supplied by fuels or by electricity. This article deals with the summary of Work, Power and Energy, its mechanism, formulas and how they are related to each other in a crux form which not only clear your concepts but also help in your preparation and in solving problems.

Roemer’s Determination of Speed of Light

Dec 7, 2016

Do you know that in 1676, the first successful measurement or determination of speed of light was made by Olaus Roemer and became the first person to prove that light travels at a finite speed? His method was based on observations of the eclipses of the moons of Jupiter.

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.

What is Cyber Crime and how it is increasing day by day

Nov 18, 2016

Cyber Crime is an unlawful act where the computer is used as a tool or target or both. These days Cyber Crime is a fast-growing area of crime. Apart from other countries in India also the rate of incidence of cyber crime is increasing day by day. Main focus in this article is what cyber crime is, how it is increasing, types of cyber crime, cyber laws, and what all measures are taken by the government to curb it etc.

5 most polluting countries in the world affected by smog

Nov 16, 2016

To ensure happy and healthy life it is necessary to live in the cleanest countries of the world which are free from pollution or at least non-polluted. As, the polluted air contains very small particles like dust, dirt, smoke, pollen etc. which can be inhaled easily and cause severe respiratory or chronic diseases and also difficulty in breathing. In this article we will see the top 5 polluting countries of the world and what all measures they are taking to curb the smog pollution.

What is SMOG and how it is harmful for us?

Nov 9, 2016

Smog is derived from two words i.e. smoke and fog which is also described as a mixture of various gases with dust and water vapour and makes breathing difficult. In 17 years such an alarming situation raised in Delhi which raised health emergency. In this article we will discuss about the sources of smog, how it affects our health and how it is formed; what are the necessary precautions that we can take etc.

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