Monthly archives: May, 2012

How to crack Medical Entrance Exams

Facts about Medical Entrance Exams One mind-boggling question baffles most of the medicine aspirants:- how to get a seat in the medical college of your choice? What would be the right recipe get a high rank in medical entrance exam and bag a medical course one’s choice of college? MCAT exam in the US or …

Secrets of Stem Cells in Multiple Sclerosis Treatment

Multiple Sclerosis is a disorder in which a persons own immune mechanisms attack the nervous system(myelin sheath of the nerve cells is inflamed) and leads to disability, blindness and sometimes even paralysis. This was first identified as a disease as far back as 1860s; nevertheless the exact reason for this disease is still a mystery. …

EAMCET Preparation Secrets

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EAMCET refers to Engineering and Medicine common Entrance Examination, and is the gateway to admission in prestigious Engineering and Medical colleges in India.This is and entrance examination for the people who are willing to make it to the top notch Engineering and Medicine colleges in India for Admission to undergraduate degree Programs in the field …

Medical Entrance Practice

Preparing for Medical Entrance Exams? As soon as the 10+2 or Intermediate exams are finished, students from all over India start seriously preparing for Medical Entrance Exams, for admission into a Medical college. Aspirants have to keep in mind that, not just preparing well for the competitive exams is enough establish a bright career. Though …

Vitrification

Process of Vitrification 1) Living tissue is mostly made of water: 2) Water is part of a solution with other molecules in living things:  3) When tissue is cooled below freezing, water molecules gather together and form growing ice crystals: 4) Ice squeezes other molecules into a harmful concentrated solution:  5) On a cellular scale, …

The Brain

The human brain is the most complex and least understood part of the human anatomy. There may be a lot we don’t know, but here are a few interesting facts that we’ve got covered. 1) Nerve impulses to and from the brain travel as fast as 170 miles per hour. Ever wonder how you can …

Matrix

A matrix is a rectangular array of numbers arranged into rows and columns. Types of Matrices 1. Row matrix          A matrix having one row and any number of columns is a row matrix   E.g.: A = [a b c d]1xn 2. Column matrix          A matrix having one column and any number of …

Mathematics DIctionary

Every student needs a mathematical dictionary suited to the classes of every level i.e. from School through Graduation. Find the below definitions used in day to day math. Sets : A set is a well defined collection of distinct objects.E.g.: {x, y, z, …}. Types of setsFinite setA set consisting of a definite number of elements …

Turn your organs transparent

Who needs an invisibility cloakwhen you can be transparent? Researchers in Japan recently developed a chemical reagent that turns biological tissue transparent, opening doors to optical imaging techniques and avenues of research that scientists have long only dreamed of. And speaking of dreaming — if you’re going to start turning body parts transparent, where better …

Algal Biofuel Production

Algae offer a promising alternative to terrestrially grown vascular plants as a future source of biofuel (feedstock) Large-scale biofuel production may require the use of algae instead of land plants: The alternative energy industry is poised for rapid global growth as attempts to reduce greenhouse gas emissions and dependence on nonrenewable fossil fuels gain traction. …

Catabolism & Anabolism

Metabolism Consists of Catabolism (Degradative Pathways) and Anabolism (Biosynthetic Pathways) Metabolism serves two fundamentally different purposes: the generation of energy to drive vital functions and the synthesis of biological molecules. To achieve these ends, metabolism consists largely of two contrasting processes, catabolism and anabolism. Catabolic pathways are characteristically energy-yielding, whereas anabolic pathways are energy-requiring. Catabolism …