Science

Mount Etna: Surprise Explosion on Sicilian Volcano

Mount Etna: Surprise Explosion on Sicilian Volcano Mount Etna, Europe’s largest volcano, made headlines Thursday (16th March 2017) when an explosion injured at least 10 people. A BBC crew captured the moment in a harrowing video, showing scorching hot rocks and ash pelleting visitors. None of t.....

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Structure and Functions of Neuron

Structure and Functions of Neuron Overview Nerve cells together with neuroglia form the tissues of the nervous system. A neuron is a specialized type of cell found in the bodies of all eumetozoans. Only sponges and a few other simpler animals lack neurons. The features that define a neuron are el.....

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Lucid Air: Electric Sedan Car by Lucid Motors

Lucid Air: Electric Sedan Car by Lucid Motors Launching an electric car company seems like the go-to folly of today’s billionaires, but Lucid Motors wants to be more than just a vanity project of its well-heeled backers. The Air is significantly less expensive than the Model S 60, especially at.....

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A SolarCity Built by Tesla

A SolarCity Built by Tesla Kauai Island Utility Cooperative (KIUC) signed a 20-year contract with Tesla to buy the solar electricity for 13.9 cents per kilowatt hour. According to KIUC president and CEO David Bissel, it is the biggest solar storage facility in the world. Tesla and KIUC estimate t.....

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About Respiratory Enzyme

About Respiratory Enzyme An enzyme, such as oxidase, that catalyzes the transfer of electrons from its substrate to molecular oxygen during cellular respiration. Enzymes are proteins that catalyze, or affect the rate, of chemical reactions without themselves being altered in the process. Specific.....

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Describe about Glucose Metabolism

Describe about Glucose Metabolism Diabetes is diagnosed when a person has too much glucose (sugar) in the blood. This happens because the pancreas cannot make enough insulin. Diabetes is the condition in which the body does not properly process food for use as energy. Most of the food we eat is t.....

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Introduction of Hepatitis

Introduction of Hepatitis Hepatitis means injury to the liver with inflammation of the liver cells. It may be temporary (acute) or long term (chronic) depending on whether it lasts for less than or more than six months. Acute hepatitis can sometimes resolve on its own, progress to chronic hepatit.....

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Overview about Hepatitis B

Overview about Hepatitis B Hepatitis B is a virus that infects the liver. Most adults who get it have it for a short time and then get better. This is called acute hepatitis B. It is a major global health problem. It can cause chronic infection and puts people at high risk of death from [….....

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To Save the Great Barrier Reef

To Save the Great Barrier Reef To save coral reefs around the world, global temperatures need to level off or decline, according to a new study of the Great Barrier Reef (GBR) over the past 20 years. Warming waters are the key driver of mass bleaching, the study found. As the world continues to h.....

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About Radioimmunoassay (RIA)

About Radioimmunoassay (RIA) RIA or Radioimmunoassay is an in vitro assay that measures the presence of an antigen with very high sensitivity. Basically any biological substance for which a specific antibody exists can be measured, even in minute concentrations. RIA has been the first immunoassay.....

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Description of a Reaction Mechanism

Description of a Reaction Mechanism A reaction mechanism describes the one or more steps involved in the reaction in a way which makes it clear exactly how the various bonds are broken and made. The following example comes from organic chemistry. In any chemical change, some bonds are broken and .....

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About Enzyme Catalyzed

About Enzyme Catalyzed Enzymes are proteins that accelerate biochemical transformations by lowering the activation energy of reactions. Enzyme catalysis is the increase in the rate of a chemical reaction by the active site of a protein. The protein catalyst (enzyme) may be part of a multi-subunit.....

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