Poisonous Plants That Will Kill You – Strophanthus and Ouabain

 Its been a while since my last post, but I will try to get back to work making interesting posts. Today I am introducing...

development of drugs against asthma and allergies

Scientists have found something that the  drugs against asthma and allergies can be improved. To a higher level The TLR4 receptor, present on epithelial and immune cells,...

Energy and Human Life,converting ATP to potential energy

When I first started to learn the laws of thermodynamics and the laws of energy I wasn’t able to fully comprehend just what the...

Why do we need Thiamine or better known as Vitamin B1?

Vitamin B1 The human body requires Vitamin B1 to function properly, which is why it is referred to as a vitamin. A deficiency of thiamine...

Symbiosis Example – Nitrogen fixation by bacteria generates ammonia for plants.

  Symbiosis in biology refers to cooperation of two or more organisms where benefits are shared from the interaction. A classic example of symbiois is...

New Genetic Methods to suppress the effects of Down Syndrome

American scientists have managed to suppress the effects of Down Syndrome in a living cell with a gene switch. The development is a major step...

What are the light reactions of photosynthesis and how is light energy obtained?

light reactions of photosynthesis The energy of sunlight can be harnessed by the reactions known as ‘light reactions’ for the movement of electrons from H2O...

How is THC produced in marijuana plants?

A recent post by ScienceDaily commented on a research publication to the PNAS journal. Researchers have isolated the key enzyme involved in cannabis production...

naproxen vs ibuprofen

  I recently argued with a coworker about the differences between ibuprofen, the compound use in drugs like Advil, and naproxen sodium, the active compound in Aleve....

Why is the electron transport chain like a battery?

electron transport chain A Duracell battery powers a simple circuit consisting of a wire, a small electric toy motor and the battery itself. The electrodes...