Drinking affects many different regions of the brain and body. Drinking too much can even cause a painful and sudden death. Did you know that depending on your gender and how much you weigh there is a limit on what you can ingest before dropping dead from alcohol poisoning? If a stupor is all you’re […]
Energy crisis is one of the most important problems faced by people these days. As petroleum products are not renewable energy sources, we have to look beyond them. Even though there are plenty of these resources inside the earth, no one knows when we lose it completely. Besides that, they are very harmful to environment […]
The purpose of Ketogenic diet is to force the human body to remain in its glycogen-deprived state and sustain mild ketosis. Ketosis is known as the phase when the body burns fat to be used for energy. To achieve the ketosis stage, you must learn to lessen your carbs intake and to increase your consumption […]
A peptide is a chain of amino acids that can act as a basis of protein in the human body. Because peptides can be used as a protein, they are very popular and commonly used in a variety of products that people use every day such as cosmetics, medications, and body building protein powder. There […]
It seems like body hair doesn’t have an important purpose, so many of you probably ask – why do we grow body hair when we don’t need it? The answer to this question is provided by a team of researchers who found out that our body hair can help us detect parasites and bugs. This […]
Physicists from the New York University have created a unique method which replicates the biological cell-to-cell adhesion. This method can also be applied in different industrial applications.
Blood is an essential part of the body of every human and most animals and insects. This is a liquid which is red in color. Blood is a living tissue which constantly circulates throughout the human body. Blood contains two main components: 1- Blood Cells 2- Blood Plasma Blood plasma is nonliving, pale yellow, intercellular […]
Blood Transfusion Blood transfusion is something very common and this simple operation is performed in every hospital. Carl Landsteiner was the first scientist to discover that special antigens can be found on the surface of some antibodies in the plasma and erythrocytes.
Blood Clotting: The process of blood clotting has several stages: 1- Blood platelets are ruptured by the injury. 2- They release thromboplastin. 3- Thromboplastin turns prothrombin in thrombin. 4- Thrombin converts the liquid fibrinogen in solid fibrin fibres which create a web at the wound. 5. The blood cells caught in the web form a […]
Fission takes place in single celled organisms. It is further divided into two types binary fission and multiple fission. 1- BINARY FISSION In binary fission two single celled organisms are produced through mitotic division. In this process, the nucleus and cytoplasm are divided as well, which results in two single celled organisms that are identical […]