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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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About Yellow Fever

About Yellow Fever Yellow fever is a viral disease that is transmitted primarily by mosquitoes. Yellow fever can lead to serious illness and even death. It is called ‘yellow fever’ because in serious cases, the skin turns yellow in colour. This is known as ‘jaundice’. ellow fever virus is.....

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BMW i8 Spyder: Its Tech Is Undeniably Cool

BMW i8 Spyder: Its Tech Is Undeniably Cool The BMW i8 Concept Spyder included a slightly shorter wheelbase and overall length over the BMW i8 Concept, carbon-fibre-reinforced plastic (CFRP) Life module, drive modules made primarily from aluminium components, interlocking of surfaces and lines, 8......

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Too Much Screen Time May Raise Diabetes Risk in Kids

Too Much Screen Time May Raise Diabetes Risk in Kids Kids who get too much screen time may be more likely to have risk factors that increase their chances of type 2 diabetes, new research says. Watching television, playing video games or sitting in front of a computer or other device for more tha.....

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All about Polymerase Chain Reaction (PCR)

All about Polymerase Chain Reaction (PCR) Polymerase Chain Reaction, or PCR, is a technique to make many copies of a specific DNA region in vitro or in a test tube rather than an organism. PCR is based on using the ability of DNA polymerase to synthesize new strand of DNA complementary to the off.....

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Apple’s ResearchKit Generates Reliable Health Data

Apple’s ResearchKit Generates Reliable Health Data Health data collected entirely from smartphones can be reliable, research from Mount Sinai Hospital claims. The researchers involved found — as noted by The Verge — that Apple’s ResearchKit platform and an app for asthma were fair.....

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Carbocation or Carbonium ion

Carbocation or Carbonium ion All carbocations also known as carbonium ions carry a positive charge on a carbon atom. The name tells you that – a cation is a positive ion, and the “carbo” bit refers to a carbon atom. However there are important differences in the structures of va.....

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Zika Virus (ZIKV)

Zika Virus (ZIKV) Zika virus is a mosquito-borne flavivirus that was first identified in Uganda in 1947 in monkeys through a network that monitored yellow fever. It was later identified in humans in 1952 in Uganda and the United Republic of Tanzania. Outbreaks of Zika virus disease have been reco.....

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New GOP Plan Would Leave 24 Million More without Health Insurance

New GOP Plan Would Leave 24 Million More without Health Insurance The Republican plan to replace the Affordable Care Act would leave 24 million more Americans without health insurance by 2026 than under current law, according to an analysis Monday from the Congressional Budget Office. The long-an.....

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Chevrolet Malibu Overview 2017: Best Midsize Car for Families

Chevrolet Malibu Overview 2017: Best Midsize Car for Families The 2017 Chevrolet Malibu is a solid mid-sizer in the segment, punctuated by good, efficient powertrains, and a quiet ride. With handsomely styled sheetmetal and an aggressive front end, the Malibu is set to slice through the tedium th.....

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Sony’s Touchscreen Projector: That turns any Surface into a Touchscreen

Sony’s Touchscreen Projector: That turns any Surface into a Touchscreen Sony has announced that a projector that can turn any surface into a touchscreen will go on sale in the Spring (2017). The prototype was buggy and difficult to use. But a year later, the Xperia Touch as it’s now calle.....

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