Biotechnology and its Applications

Biotechnology Define: Modern biotechnology provides breakthrough solutions and technologies to combat debilitating and rare diseases, reduce our environmental footprint, feed the hungry, use less and cleaner energy, and have safer and more efficient industrial manufacturing processes. Research areas of biotechnology – Following are three research areas of biotechnology: – Providing the best catalyst in the […]

Microbes in Human Welfare

Those organisms which are not visible with naked eyes and viewed under the microscope are called microorganisms or microbes. These include bacteria, protozoans, yeasts, viruses, etc. we will discuss different types of Microbes. The microbes are almost omnipresent (i.e., found everywhere). They are found in the snow, inside thermal vents (or inside geysers, high acidic […]

Human Health and Disease

Human Health and Disease: Health is defined as a state of complete physical, mental and social wellbeing and not merely the absence of disease or infirmity. Good health is a state of optimum physical fitness, mental maturity, and alertness with freedom from anxiety and social wellbeing with freedom from social tensions. When the functioning of […]

Strategies for Enhancement in Food Production

Due to the rapid increase in the human population, the increase in food production is the major necessity. Animal husbandry and plant breeding play a major role in increasing food production to meet the demand of the ever-increasing population. Animal Breeding Animal husbandry is the science of systematic breeding and raising of domesticated animals as […]

Molecular Basis of Inheritance

Genetic material is the substance which not only controls the formation and expression of traits in an organism but can also replicate and pass on from a cell to its daughter cell or from one generation to next. The major steps in DNA fingerprinting Nucleic acids are of two types – DNA (deoxyribonucleic acid) and […]

Theories of Evolution: class 12

ORIGIN OF LIFE Evolution (evolution theory) is unrolling or unfolding of nature that brings about an orderly change from one form or condition to another resulting in descendants becoming different from ancestors. Many theories were put forward to explain the origin of life. The origin of life is considered a unique trend in the history […]

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