What is Vermicompost? How to make Vermicompost?

Vermicompost is a bio-fertilizer, which is made by decomposing organic wastes by earthworms or other insects. Vermicompost is odorless, clean and organic material, which contains sufficient amounts of nitrogen, potash and potassium and many essential micro-nutrients for plant growth. Vermicompost is the most preferred nutrient source for organic farming. It is compatible with crops and […]

why it is difficult to kill a virus

What is a virus? Virus is collection of genetic code, i.e DNA or RNA which is covered by protein coat. Virus needs a host to replicate. Viruses usually kill the host cells and cause damage to the organism. Viruses can not be killed by antibiotics, only antiviral and vaccines work in case of viruses. We can […]

What is Corona Virus mutation?

What is a Corona/Wuhan virus ? Wuhan virus is a disease that originated from China Wuhan which causes respiratory tract infection. This virus spreads through person to person contact and cause mild to deadly infection. What is a Mutation? The change in DNA sequence that happens during mistakes in DNA copy or as a result […]

What is boiling? Difference between Evaporation and Boiling?

Evaporation and boiling are both methods of evaporation found in liquids. They differ from each other due to the speed and condition of evaporation. Evaporation is the evaporation of a liquid at room temperature as far as boiling refers to the evaporation of a liquid when its boiling point is heated. This is one of […]

What is an Osmosis and Diffusion? Difference between Osmosis and Diffusion?

The basic difference between the two is – osmosis is the speed of solvent (water) from a region of high concentration through a semiconductor membrane to maintain equilibrium in a region of low concentration. On the other hand, diffusion can be described as the circulation of molecules (solid, liquid or gases) from a region of […]

What is Bone and Cartilage? Difference between Bone and Cartilage?

A bone is a rigid connective tissue, while cartilage is a soft connective tissue.  Bone forms the skeletal structure of the body, while cartilage is found in the nose, ears, ribs, larynx and joints and also acts as a shock absorber in these joints. Bones protect against mechanical damage and support the motion of the […]

What is fission in Biology? Difference between Binary fission and Multiple fission?

In biology, fission is the subdivision of a cell or a multicellular body into one or more parts and regenerates each part into a complete individual. It is a simple mitotic division in which each new cell receives half of the cytoplasm of the parent cell.   The line of cytoplasmic can be either diverse […]