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Science and Tech Weekly Brief: Important updates from January 16-22, 2021

1 day ago
Listed below are some very important events that took place in the field of science and technology in the previous week from January 16 to 22, 2021. Take a look at the details below

Lumpy Skin Disease: Transmission, Symptoms, Prevention and Treatment

3 days ago
Lumpy Skin Disease (LSD) has been reported in various Indian states like Assam, Odisha, Maharashtra, Kerala, Karnataka, Chhattisgarh, Madhya Pradesh, etc. Let us study LSD in detail, its transmission, symptoms, treatment, prevention, etc.

Science and Tech Weekly Brief: All important updates and questions from January 9-15, 2021

Jan 15, 2021
Listed below is the gist of the past week of events of Science and Technology, in brief, followed by some questions regarding the topics.  Take a look at the article below and speed up your preparation for your exams.

What is Quantum Key Distribution (QKD): Significance, uses and challenges

Jan 13, 2021
Know all about Quantum Key Distribution, its usage, its significance and how it is the most secure technology for messages and signals here. 

What is Spectrum Auction? Know all about spectrum, bands and why an auction is conducted

Jan 13, 2021
Know all about the Spectrum and its auction process here. Know what frequency is, how many types of spectrums are there and all other details relevant to the Spectrum here. 

What is a dry run of Vaccine? 2nd vaccination dry run for COVID 19 conducted in India

Jan 8, 2021
The Government of India had planned a dry run of the COVID 19 vaccine in the country before actually delivering the main vaccine on January 2, 2021- Know all about the process and the details of the administration of vaccine here

What is Flue Gas Desulphurisation?

Jan 8, 2021
Desulphurization is the removal of Sulphur Dioxide. The flue gas desulphurisation plants remove sulphur dioxides from the flue gas which is produced by boilers, furnaces, and other sources. Let us read in detail about the flue gas desuplhurisation.

Trans Fatty Acids: Definition, Usage, Harmful effects, and Key Facts

Jan 7, 2021
According to the World Health Organisation, approximately 5.4 lakh deaths take place every year worldwide due to the intake of trans fatty acids. Let us study in detail Trans Fatty Acids (TFA) or Trans Fats.

What is the difference between Covishield and Covaxin? Know all about the vaccines against COVID-19 approved in India

Jan 7, 2021
The Drug Controller General of India (DCGI) has formally approved Serum Institute's Covishield and Bharat Biotech's Covaxin vaccines for restricted emergency use against COVID-19 in India. How do these vaccines work, to whom they will be given, etc? Let us find out here. 

What is the difference between Autotrophic and Heterotrophic modes of nutrition?

Dec 31, 2020
All living organisms need energy to perform various life processes and the source of energy for all living organisms is food. It is available from different sources. There are two types of modes of nutrition Autotrophic and Heterotrophic. Let us study the difference between them.

What is the difference between Alpha, Beta and Gamma Rays?

Dec 29, 2020
During radioactivity three main types of radiations are emitted by radioactive particles namely alpha, beta, and gamma. Let us study these rays and what is the difference between them.

What are Genetically Modified Pigs?

Dec 28, 2020
The U.S. Food and Drug Administration approved a first-of-its-kind intentional genomic alteration (IGA) in a line of domestic pigs. Let us read more about it.

What is Solar Wind Hack? Know all details of the cyber attack on USA here

Dec 28, 2020
Recently there has been a massive cyber attack on the US government and private agencies. Know all about Solar Wind Hack and the parties affected, involved and its effects here

Science and Tech Weekly Brief: Important updates from December 21-25, 2020

Dec 25, 2020
Take a look at the detailed list of major events in Science and Technology that have occurred in the past one week that is from December 21-25, 2020. Know all details here

Shigella infection in Kerala: Symptoms, Causes, Prevention and Treatment

Dec 23, 2020
Recently an emergency meeting has been conveyed by the Health officials in Kozhikode district and kicked in preventive measures after 6 cases of Shigella infection and nearly 2 dozen suspected cases were detected. What is Shigella infection, how is it caused, its preventive measures, treatment, etc? Let us find out!

Mucormycosis, a rare Fungal Infection linked to COVID-19: Causes, Symptoms, Types, Prevention and Treatment

Dec 22, 2020
Mucormycosis is an unusual type of fungal infection identified in patients recovering from COVID-19. Let us read in detail about Mucormycosis, its symptoms, types, and treatment, etc.

COVID-19 Vaccine Hesitancy: All you need to know

Dec 21, 2020
Recently, several online surveys have been conducted regarding COVID-19 vaccine acceptance among the general population. Let us read more about vaccine hesitancy. What does it mean, reasons for vaccine hesitancy, etc?

Science and Tech Weekly Brief: Important updates from December 12- 18, 2020

Dec 18, 2020
Take a look at the detailed list of major events in Science and Technology that have occurred in the past one week that is from December 12-18, 2020. Know all about ISRO’S 42nd Communication Satellite, and a new kind of Plasmodium causing deadly malaria here

What is the difference between Baking Soda and Baking Powder?

Dec 18, 2020
Baking soda and baking powder both are leavening agents and are used to help baked goods rise. Let us have a look at the difference between baking soda and baking powder.

What is Plasmodium Ovale Malaria?

Dec 15, 2020
Recently in the news that Plasmodium Ovale which is not a very common type of malaria has been identified in a soldier in Kerala. What is Plasmodium Ovale? Let us study in detail including various kinds of malarial parasites.

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