Archive for February, 2013

Leukocytes (White Blood Cells)

February 28, 2013
Leukocytes (White Blood Cells)

The human body has an intricate defence mechanism that protects us from all the invisible, tiny terrorists that can attack us and pull us down, the dreaded bacteria and other irritants.  The defence mechanism is enabled by the immune system of our body.  The tiny saviours and protectors that come to the body’s defence...
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Career Options for Biotechnology Masters Students

February 28, 2013

There are several job opportunities for biotech masters students in many of the industries like in research, chemicals, food, tanning, forensic science laboratories, clinical research, drug and pharmaceutical industries. In these industries, the candidates are selected based on their experience. For biotechnology masters, the job roles are as follows: In food processing industries :...
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Soil Pollution and Its Causes

February 27, 2013
Soil Pollution and Its Causes

Phrases like “son or daughter of the soil” indicate the deep connection that humans have had with the very “earth” beneath our feet.  Are we slowly losing touch with a part of the earth that has been revered as we go about with development drives?  Do you do gardening?  What will happen to the...
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Water Pollution-The Development Catastrophe

February 26, 2013
Water Pollution-The Development Catastrophe

Water covers 70% of the earth’s surface and can be considered as the elixir of life. It is the most precious “gift” that human beings have been blessed with. Imagine what would happen if we did not have water even for one week. You may already be drinking at least 8 glasses of water...
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Causes of Air Pollution

February 25, 2013
Causes of Air Pollution

The industrial age brought with it wonder gizmos and transportation solutions which have made life more comfortable and brought easier connectivity between far-flung areas.  The fall-out of this rapid industrialization without careful thought, planning and implementation can be seen in the air quality levels in many developing countries.  Developed countries have also battled with...
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