Good news! Scientists identify potential drug candidate against COVID-19

Washington: Using state-of-the-art computer simulations, scientists have identied a preexisting drug, used to treat multiple diseases, including bipolar disorders and hearing loss, that could prevent the novel coronavirus from replicating in host cells, an advance that may lead to a therapeutic solution against COVID-19. The study, published in the journal Science Advances, assessed the molecule … Read more Good news! Scientists identify potential drug candidate against COVID-19

9 Proven strategies for NEET exam preparation

You can practice more than 50000 NEET exam questions here at Hourly Book, click on the following links to read and practice questions from different subjects as per NEET syllabus: NEET Biology Exam Questions Chemistry NEET Exam Questions NEET Physics Exam Questions Be acquainted with the NEET Exam Syllabus The NEET (National Eligibility Cum Entrance … Read more 9 Proven strategies for NEET exam preparation

NEET Practice Questions Environmental Issues 2017

1. Select the correct statement from the following. (a) Biogas is produced by the activity of aerobic bacteria on animal waste. (b) Methanobacterium is an aerobic bacterium found in rumen of cattle. (c) Biogas, commonly called gobar gas, is pure methane. (d) Activated sludge-sediment in settlement tanks of sewage treatment plant is a rich source … Read more NEET Practice Questions Environmental Issues 2017

NEET BioDiversity and Conversation Practice Questions 2017

1) The single horned rhinoceros is protected at________ (a) Kanha National Park (b) Kaziranga National Park (c) Anshi National Park (d) Rajiv Gandhi National Park. 2. Conservation of organisms in natural habitat is called (a) ex situ conservation (b) in situ conservation (c) both (a) and (b) (d) none of these. 3. The alien species … Read more NEET BioDiversity and Conversation Practice Questions 2017

Lewis Acid in the Friedel-Crafts Reaction

The Friedel crafts reaction is a very important method for introducing alkyl substituents on an aromatic ring. It involves generation of a carbocation or related electrophilic species. Reaction between an alkyl halide and a Lewis acid is the most prevalent technique of producing these electrophiles. The Friedel crafts reaction is one that is catalyzed by … Read more Lewis Acid in the Friedel-Crafts Reaction

A Basic Insight into the Origin of Senses

Introduction From self-replicating proteins to complex multicellular organisms, life has come a long way since its inception billions of years ago. Today, there are an estimated 8.7 million species on earth that thrive in various environments. Life can adapt to any change and this was conclusively proven through several mass extinctions which occurred during various … Read more A Basic Insight into the Origin of Senses

Chemical Fertilizer vs. Organic Fertilizer

A popular topic among the agriculture specialists and home gardeners these days is the furor on organic fertilizer vs. chemical fertilizer. Now each fertilizer certainly has its pros and their cons, but before we delve in deeper into that, let us first make a few definitions. What is organic fertilizer? Organic fertilizers are substances containing … Read more Chemical Fertilizer vs. Organic Fertilizer

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