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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.

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

An alloy is a mixture of metals or any other element. It may be a mixed solid mixture of two or more different elements, at least one of which is metal. Also, alloys are homogenous in molten state but in solid state they may be homogeneous or heterogeneous.  In this article list of only important Alloys are given with their uses which will be helpful in your academic as well as competitive preparations.

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.

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 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.

5 Scientists from Ancient India

Nov 3, 2016

You will be surprised to know that a lot of scientific knowledge was evolved in ancient India, so many years ago. During this period Science and Mathematics were highly developed and Ancient Indians had contributed immensely. Ayurveda is the indigenous system of medicine that was developed in Ancient Period. Even the science of Yoga was also developed as an allied science of Ayurveda. In this article we will see the contributions of some scientists of ancient India.

15 amazing Science facts that will blow your mind!

Oct 24, 2016

Sometimes we stuck into various thoughts and different ways of thinking and need to blow our mind to think outside the box. These 15 amazing facts about science will make you think that science is not only we read in books but more than that which really fascinates you.

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.

Computer Abbreviation for competitive Exams

Oct 8, 2016

Computer is the backbone of all the industries, organisations and human life. In the recent exams almost 3 to 5 questions are asked related to computer. So to fulfill this requirement of the aspirants we are providing some important Computer Abbreviation for competitive Exams.

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.

Space Missions to the Sun: Brief Analysis

Aug 26, 2016

The Sun is the star at the centre of the solar system. It is mainly composed of hydrogen and helium. There are various solar missions launched by observatories to study high resolution and close-up view of Sun and its inner heliosphere (the innermost region of our Solar System) to predict and to better understand the intractable or restive behaviour of the star on which our lives depend.

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.

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.

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.

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.

Thermal Expansion of Solids, Liquids and Gases

Mar 23, 2016

The change in temperature of a body causes expansion or contraction of that body. Most of the substances expand on heating and contract on cooling. This is called thermal expansion. It is interesting to know why the level of mercury rises with temperature, wires attached to electric poles contract or expand with change in season, etc. This all is due to thermal expansion.

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