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List of important hormones and their functions

Mar 12, 2019
Various glands are present in our body which secretes hormones which are essential for the growth, development, reproduction etc. Different hormones have different effects on the shape of the body. This article deals with the list of important hormones and their functions.

World Wide Web: Invention, History and Uses

Mar 12, 2019
The first web browser known as World Wide Web or WWW or W3 is discovered by Tim Berners-Lee in the second half of 1980s. It is basically a system of internet servers that support specially formatted documents. Let us study about World Wide Web in detail whether invention, history, benefits, disadvantages etc. through this article.

1000+ GK Question and Answers on General Science

Mar 6, 2019
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 for a variety of disciplines.

What is Atmospheric Waves Experiment (AWE) mission?

Mar 5, 2019
Atmospheric Waves Experiment (AWE) is a new mission of NASA that will focus on airglow of colourful bands of light in the atmosphere of Earth to know about what combination of forces drive into space weather in the upper atmosphere. Let us study about Atmospheric Waves Experiment in detail, its features, objective and significance through this article.

Key facts about NASA’s ARTEMIS Mission

Mar 5, 2019
According to NASA the white flash represents energy released during a magnetospheric sub storm and ARTEMIS Mission suggest that the solar wind and the Moon's crustal magnetic fields work together to give the Moon a distinctive pattern of darker and lighter swirls. How this happen, let us study through this article. Also, we will study about the ARTEMIS/THEMIS Mission with objectives, features, significance and some facts.

National Science Day 2019: Theme, History and Significance

Feb 28, 2019
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.

What is Airport Surveillance Radar (ASR)?

Feb 26, 2019
Airport Surveillance Radar (ASR) is a high performance S-Band radar system which is used at airports to detect and display the position of aircraft in the terminal area, the airspace around the airports. Do you know what is radar, how this technology works, where it is used, what is stealth technology etc. Let us study through this article.

Charles Darwin: Theory of Evolution and Natural Selection

Feb 25, 2019
The theory of Evolution by natural selection is first formulated in the book named “Origin of Species” written by Charles Darwin a famous biologist. He had explained about the evolution, what is natural selection, how it happens, postulates, observations and conclusion. So, let us study about the Darwin’s theory of evolution through this article.

What is Domain Name System (DNS) and its Significance?

Feb 25, 2019
Indian Government will soon launch a public Domain Name System (DNS) server to protect users from malware or phishing with enhanced security features. But what is DNS, how it works, what is its importance etc. What is Domain and IP address? Let us study through this article.

Grid Connected Rooftop Solar Programme: Meaning, Importance and Challenges

Feb 21, 2019
Phase-II of the Grid Connected Rooftop Solar Programme has been approved by the Cabinet Committee on Economic Affairs. Let us study about Grid Connected Rooftop Solar Programme, its importance and challenges. Also, what is Solar Rooftop System, its benefits, impact are also discussed in the article.

Induced Pluripotent Stem Cells (iPSC): Meaning, Function and Significance

Feb 21, 2019
Do you know about stem cell, what is its importance, where they are used etc? Even Japanese government has given permission for the trial of human induced pluripotent stem cells to treat spinal cord injury. How it works? What is embryonic stem cell, adult stem cell, difference between embryonic and adult stem cell. Let us study through this article.

List of Main Branches of Physics

Feb 19, 2019
Physics is the branch of natural science in which things related to motion; gravity, space, energy, time etc. are studied. Mainly it has two branches, but also divided into subdivisions. Let us study the list of major branches of physics through this article which will also help in the preparation of various competitive examinations.

What is Chemical Explosive and its typology?

Feb 15, 2019
The use of chemical and explosive materials by criminals and terrorist groups poses a significant threat not only to the public safety on a large-scale but also severely impact economic and political stability in the contemporary world. Explosives are those substance which provides extreme heat and energy and a sharp cracking sound on combustion. They usually have less potential energy than fuels, but their high rate of energy produces a great blast pressure.For a chemical to be an explosive, it must exhibit all of the following: Rapid expansion (i.e., rapid production of gases or rapid heating of surroundings);evolution of heat;rapidity of reaction; and initiation of reaction.

List of Organs that help in Digestion of Human Body

Feb 5, 2019
In the process of Digestion, food is broken down into smaller parts to provide energy. The digestive system is made up of the gastrointestinal tract, which is a series of organs joined from mouth to anus. This article deals with the list of organs that helps in the digestion.

What is the difference between Uttarayan and Dakshinayan?

Jan 14, 2019
Uttarayan is alsko known as Makar Sankrant and in India it is celebrated with various names. It is the period of harvest. It is basically the movement of Sun from South to North. Let us study about the meaning of Uttarayan and Dakshinayan, its importance, history and difference between Uttarayan and Dakshinayan through this article.

GK Questions & Answers on General Science (Set 1)

Jan 9, 2019
Questions and Answers on General Science (Set 1) consists of 10 MCQ to make you understand various terms used in daily life and are important as well as exam point of view like IAS, PSC, SSC, Railway etc.

What is DNA Technology Regulation Bill 2018?

Jan 9, 2019
DNA Technology Regulation Bill 2018 allows regulated use of genetic information to establish the identity of various categories of persons like offenders, suspects, undertrials etc. What are the features of DNA technology Bill, what is DNA technology, recombinant DNA technology, how it works, uses of DNA technology, what is DNA etc. Let us study through this article.

General Science A Complete Study Material

Jan 2, 2019
Understanding the basics of General Science can lead any aspirant to achieve good marks in the examination. Therefore, We have compiled a complete study material on General science with major subjects like Biology, Chemistry and Physics.

What is Ozone Pollution and how it affects health?

Dec 24, 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 are the impacts of Nitrogen Pollution?

Dec 24, 2018
Nitrogen constitutes 78% of Earth’s air. It is essential to exist life on earth but too much of everything is dangerous in the same way excess amount of nitrogen may be dangerous for soil, plants, living beings, etc. Let us study through this article about Nitrogen, its uses, nitrogen pollution, how it is caused, what are the impacts of nitrogen pollution etc.

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