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Do you know which Human Body Organs can be donated

Dec 4, 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 cytology and some terms related to it

Nov 29, 2017
Cytology is also known as cell biology. It is the study of cell. It is important for the researchers or biologists in generating vaccines, medicines etc. This article deals with the importance of cytology, what is cytology and various terms related to it.

What are the suicidal bags of cell?

Nov 16, 2017
Lysosomes are found in animal cell, they are also known as suicidal bags of the cell. A human cell contains around 300 lysosomes. They not only digest large molecules but also responsible for breaking down and getting rid of waste products of the cell. They have enzymes which allow them to carry out these processes. Let us find out how lysosymes look, what are its function, why they are known as suicidal bags of the cell etc.

Composition and Functions of Blood

Nov 10, 2017
Blood is a red coloured liquid which circulates in our body. It is red in colour because it contains a red pigment called haemoglobin in its red cells. Blood is a connective tissue, it consists of four things namely Plasma, Red blood corpuscles (Red blood cells or RBCs), White blood corpuscles (White blood cells or WBCs) and platelets. Blood helps in transportation of substances, protect against diseases and regulates body temperature.

Why Lichens are important for environment?

Nov 7, 2017
Lichens are found world-wide and mainly grow on various places like on the bark of tree, walls, rocks, gravestones, roofs and soil etc. It plays an important role in making the environment free from pollution. This article deals why lichens are necessary for the environment, where it is found and what are its economic importance.

What is the role of Helium in Medicines?

Nov 6, 2017
Helium is the lightest noble gas. It consists of various physical and chemical properties due to which it is used in respiratory ailments therapies. Due to its inert gas property it helps in neuroprotection, in surgery, in MRI technique etc. This article deals with the role of helium in medicines and how it is used in various techniques for the treatment of patients.

Is Nitrogen important for Human Body?

Nov 1, 2017
Nitrogen is represented by the symbol N. It is abundant in the environment but humans can’t use it directly from air or soil but depends upon green plants and microbes to convert it in to the usable form for using it. But the question arises that why Nitrogen is important for humans and how they use it etc. are discussed in this article.

How Silk is produced from Silkworm?

Oct 31, 2017
Silkworm is an insect that makes silk. Its scientific name is Bombyx Mori. The world's first practice of silk production was started in China. Clothes made from Silk and other things are liked by everyone because of its texture. But the question arises, how silkworm produces silk is discussed in this article.

How many types of Kidney Stones are formed in Human Body

Oct 31, 2017
Kidney stone is a common disease. It causes severe pain in back or in abdomen. These stones are made up of minerals and salts deposit in the form of crystals and formed anywhere in the urinary tract. Do you know how many types of kidney stones are formed in the human body and how they occur? What are the symptoms of the formation of Kidney stones etc. are discussed in this article.

What is the function of hydrogen in the human body?

Oct 26, 2017
Hydrogen is the first element of the periodic table. The most important function of hydrogen in the human body is to keep you hydrated. Water is made up of hydrogen and oxygen and is absorbed by the cells of the body. Therefore, it is a crucial element which is used not in our body but also as a fuel, in military weapons etc. This article deals with the importance and function of hydrogen in the human body.

List of Important Biological Phenomena

Oct 25, 2017
Biological phenomenon is the series of chemical reactions or other events that result in a transformation. These are regulated by various mechanisms. In this article we are discussing about the important biological phenomena and its impacts.

Do you know how human brain works?

Oct 24, 2017
Brain act like computer for our body. It processes information receives messages and sends back to the body. With the help of brain human able to think and experience emotions. It is a very important part of the human body. But the question arises how brain works. Which part of the brain responsible for various functions and communication? All this will be discussed in this article.

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 Blood Pressure and how it is measured?

Jun 16, 2017
Blood Pressure is the pressure at which blood is pumped around the body by the heart. This article deals with the systolic and diastolic pressure, how blood pressure is measured, what is hypertension etc.

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.

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.

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