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What is Mobile Wallet and how does it work?

Sep 27, 2018
Mobile Wallet is also known as Mobile Money or Mobile Money Transfer. It is a technique that is getting popular every day. But do you know what is mobile wallet and how it works, what are the advantages and disadvantages of using it. Let us study through this article.

Why more than 300 combinations of medicines are banned in India?

Sep 19, 2018
Health ministry had banned more than 300 combinations of medicines or drugs in India. Do you know what are fixed drug combinations, why they are harmful for health, why government had banned these medicines in India? Let us find out through this article.

Reasons behind the earthy odour of soil after first rain

Sep 6, 2018
Have you ever noticed that when first drops of rain fall on the dry land, the unique earthy odour comes out of the soil or surrounding environment? Why does this happen. Is there any scientific reason behind it? Let's study through this article.

What is Pasteurised or homogenised milk?

Aug 28, 2018
The milk that we get from the nearby shops in the packet is known as pasteurised milk. But do you know what is pasteurisation, homogenisation, how pasteurised milk is prepared, is it beneficial for health or not etc. Let us study through this article.

Do you know Women have more active brain than Men

Aug 24, 2018
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.

Why do particles of matter constantly move?

Aug 20, 2018
Matter is that occupies space and has weight. Everything around us is made up of particles. The particles which make up matter are so small that we cannot see them with a high power microscope. One of the characteristic of particle is that it constantly moves. Let us prove it through this article.

Why Doctors wear white Coat?

Jul 30, 2018
It has been seen mostly that the profession is identified with uniform, such as police khaki uniform, black coat of the lawyer, white coat of the doctor etc. But do you know why doctors wear a white colour coat, what can be the reason behind this. Let's study through this article.

What is Super Blue Blood Moon?

Jul 27, 2018
A supermoon is a moon that is full when it is at its closest point in an elliptical orbit around the Earth and a total lunar eclipse or blood moon in which Earth's shadow upon the lunar eclipse gives it a reddish colour. This article deals with super blue blood moon, its features and significance.

What is ‘Meghalayan Age’ in Earth’s history?

Jul 25, 2018
Do you know that scientists have discovered a new age in the history of the Earth and named it after the name of India's Meghalaya? This has been called as ‘Meghalayan Age’. Let us study through this article what is the Meghalayan Age, how it has been calculated, etc.

What types of toxins are present in Tap water?

Jul 13, 2018
What type of toxins and chemicals are present in tap water, why tap water is injurious to health or not suitable for drinking these days, what type of diseases are caused due to these chemicals etc. are discussed in this article.

Do you know that Apple seeds are Poisonous?

Jul 12, 2018
Apple is considered good for health. Even the doctor says to eat an apple every day. But do you know that apple seeds are poisonous or can be deadly. Let's study through this article.

What is the chemical composition of Sweat?

Jul 11, 2018
Sweat is the natural phenomenon of our body. It maintains the temperature of the body. It is also known as perspiration. Let us study the chemical composition of sweat through this article.

What is ‘High Grade’ Metastatic Cancer?

Jul 5, 2018
Cancer is caused when abnormal cells divide in an uncontrolled way and can develop almost anywhere in the body. Let us study through this article about the high grade metastatic cancer, its symptoms, where it spreads in the body, causes etc.

What is the difference between Drug abuse and Drug addiction?

Jun 26, 2018
Drug abuse is taking larger doses than were prescribed and it might lead to addiction. Nowadays it is common problems plaguing adolescents, teens and adults. Let us study about the difference between drug abuse and addiction through this article.

What is Ozone Pollution and how it affects health?

Jun 20, 2018
We all know that ozone protect us from UV rays coming from the sun. Then what is ozone pollution, how it is harmful for health and environment. Let us study from this article about ozone pollution.

What is PM 2.5 and PM10 and how they affect health?

Jun 11, 2018
PM stands for Particulate Matter. PM2.5 and PM10 are minute particles present in the air and exposure to it is very harmful for health. When the level of these particles increases and penetrate deeply in to the lungs, you can experience number of health impacts like breathing problem, burning or sensation in the eyes etc. Let's study through this article what are PM2.5 and PM10 and how they affect health?

What does Apgar score mean?

Jun 7, 2018
Apgar score is the test given to infants just after birth to test the condition whether he or she has breathing problem or not, what is the colour of the baby, about his or her heart beat etc. Let us study more about Apgar score, who invented it, what does Apgar stands for, it has any limitation or not etc. through this article.

What is an Alkali and Alkaline solution?

May 29, 2018
Alkali is a basic hydroxide or ionic salt which is soluble in water. All bases are not alkali. They turn red litmus paper to blue having pH value greater than 7. Let us study through this article about alkali, its properties, uses and about alkaline solution.

The Concept and importance of pH Scale

May 29, 2018
S.P.L Sorenson, a Danish biochemist in 1909 devised a scale known as pH to represents the H+ ion concentration of an aqueous solution. The pH value of any solution is a number which simply represents the acidity and basicity of that solution. The pH value of any solution is numerically equal to the logarithm of the inverse of the hydrogen ion (H+) concentration. Hence, the pH of solution is referred to as the negative logarithm of hydrogen ion.

10 important facts about Alzheimer's disease

May 25, 2018
In Alzheimer’s disease loss of connections between nerve cells (neurons) in the brain occurs. Progressively brain disorder which slowly destroys memory and thinking skills etc. In older adults it is the most common cause of dementia. Let us study 10 important or essential facts about Alzheimer’s disease through this article.

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