Rift Valley Fever (RVF)

Rift Valley fever (RVF) is a viral disease. RVF causes acute disease most commonly observed in domestic animals (such as cattle, buffalo, sheep, goats, and camels) and human. The disease is caused by the RVF virus (RVFV), a member of the... Read more →

Cytogenetics: Analysis of Chromosomes

Cytogenetics is a branch of genetics that studies the structure and function of the cell, especially normal and abnormal chromosomes. The study includes examination of chromosome structure, learning and describing the relationships between... Read more →

Rhizosphere and Bulk Soil – Plant Growth

The rhizosphere is the narrow region of soil that is directly influenced by associated soil microorganisms and root secretions. The rhizosphere contains many bacteria that feed on sloughed-off plant cells, termed rhizodeposition, and the... Read more →
Natural food toxins

Natural Toxins in Food

Food contains natural chemicals, including carbohydrates, sugars, proteins and vitamins. But some foods contain potentially harmful natural toxins. Sometimes a toxin is present as a naturally occurring pesticide to ward off insect attack... Read more →
Global warming

Global Warming – and its Impacts

Global Warming is the increase of earth’s temperature because of greenhouse gases like carbondioxide, emissions from burning fossil fuels or from deforestation. The burnt, cut down or rotted trees contribute to global warming as their... Read more →

Evapotranspiration and the water Cycle

Evaporation and transpiration are the two simultaneous and undistinguished processes. Evapotranspiration is the entity of evaporation and plant transpiration from the Earth’s surface and ocean surface to the atmosphere. Evaporation... Read more →

Biodiesel: A Natural Renewable Fuel

Biodiesel is a natural and renewable domestic fuel alternative for diesel engines made from vegetable oils, mostly soy and corn. It contains no petroleum, is nontoxic and biodegradable. A fuel derived from sources such as vegetable oils... Read more →
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Mechanism of Gene Expression

Gene expression is the process by which information from a gene is used in the synthesis of a functional gene product. And these products are proteins. Genes encode proteins and proteins dictate cell function. Thousands of genes expressed... Read more →
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