Biology

Yarn to Fabric

What is Yarn? Yarns are the continuous, strands produced from a short and staple fibres. These materials vary in their sizes and texture and form a suitable for knitting, weaving or otherwise intertwining to form textile fabrics. They are made from both natural and synthetic fibres. Properties of Yarn The properties of yarn are as […]

Xerarch Succession

A xerarch succession is a form of plant succession starting in a bare ground that is very dry or is limited by the availability of water, and eventually culminating in a mature forest. Such communities usually originate from extremely dry environments – such as rock deserts and sand dunes. In fact, the term “Xero” means […]

Women's Health

In biological terms, women are quite different from men and are more susceptible to diseases than men. There are certain health issues which are unique to them. These health issues mainly involve complications during pregnancy, abnormal menstruation and other diseases related to specific female organs such as breasts, ovaries, etc. There are many other diseases […]

Wildlife Sanctuary

What is a Wildlife Sanctuary? A wildlife sanctuary is an area where animal habitats and their surroundings are protected from any sort of disturbance. The capturing, killing and poaching of animals is strictly prohibited in these regions. They aim at providing a comfortable living to the animals. India has beautiful wildlife sanctuaries, with dense forests, […]

Why Is DNA Negatively Charged?

DNA is negatively charged because of the presence of phosphate groups in nucleotides. The phosphate backbone of DNA is negatively charged, which is due to the presence of bonds created between the phosphorus and oxygen atoms. In DNA structure, a phosphate group comprises one negatively charged oxygen atom, which is responsible for the entire strand […]

Why is Cell Division Necessary?

As we all are aware, reproduction is an essential process for continuity of life. Cell division is necessary to create genetic diversity. In unicellular organisms, cell division is a significant process through which a unicellular organism develops into a new organism. In multicellular organisms, the process of cell division helps in maintaining a balance between […]

Why Is Biotechnology Important To Humans?

What is Biotechnology? Biotechnology is the life science, which generally deals with the study of living organisms. It is an application of biology and different other techniques to change or to modify products for specific human use. Biotechnology is also known as biological technology. Also Read: Biotechnology and Its Principles Importance of Biotechnology in Human Life  Biotechnology […]

Why Do We Respire?

Functional Significance The human body is made up of cells. The cells perform various activities such as nutrition, excretion, transport, and reproduction. They require energy to carry out these processes. This energy is provided by the food we eat. The food has energy stored in it. This energy is liberated during respiration. The air we […]

Why Do We Fall Ill?

Health Health is one of the most crucial aspects of an individual’s life. Not being healthy or fit enough disables one from carrying out normal day-to-day activities. Why do we fall ill? We can fall ill because of various reasons listed below: One can fall ill if they dwell in a surrounding which has polluted […]

Why Does Food Taste Bland When You Have A Cold?

A common cold is usually nothing more than a minor inconvenience. Most people suffer from it at least once a year, especially during winter. Symptoms usually involve fever, blocked or a runny nose, sore throat, cough, and body ache. We also lose the ability to perceive the taste of food. So why does this happen […]