Category - Science

Ideally, science is both an established body of knowledge and the process of discovering new knowledge. It is the study of the world by watching, listening, observing, and recording. Curiosity in thoughtful action about the world and how it operates is what science is all about.

Quantum Physics

Close your eyes for a second and think of the smallest particles on the planet. Most of you probably thought about atoms or cells – but what about the particles that make up both atoms and cells? Atoms are made up...

Chemical Bonding

Chemical bonding plays an important role in Chemistry – they help to form compounds with elements. Today, we will be discussing the different types of bonds and intermolecular forces of attraction. Covalent Bonding...

Enzymes – What Are They?

We know that proteins help with many different functions. One of such proteins is enzymes. After the translation of mRNA into enzyme molecules, they can help to catalyse biochemical reactions. Today, we will be talking...

Atomic Structure

Most of us know what atoms are – they are so small that almost none of us have seen them with our own eyes. However, with the advancement of technology and science, we can now visualise and understand them and their...

Cells – The Building Blocks of Life

From young, we have learnt that cells make up living things. Cells are the smallest building blocks of life and form larger living tissues and organs that make up the organism. Today, we will be discussing the cell...

Organic Chemistry – Alkenes

Unless you have studied chemistry at some point in your life, you probably would not know what alkenes are. However, if I were to tell you that alkenes are used to make plastic, you would probably have a better idea...

Organic Chemistry – Alkanes

You probably have heard of the term “alkanes” before but may be wondering what they are. We often encounter Alkanes in our daily lives – natural gas, liquid petroleum gas (LPG), propellants, fuels, and...

World’s Deadliest Snakes

Snakes are beautiful, shy creatures that live in various environments such as forests, swamps, grasslands, deserts, freshwater, and saltwater. Snakes are predators that eat rodents, insects, birds, eggs, and young...

Lipids – What Are They?

In today’s world, many people are constantly trying to lose weight. Now and then, I often hear something like, “I’m so fat, I need to lose weight” or “I need to cut down on these fats”. Well, losing weight is one thing...

CELLS!

Stem Cells – Ethical Or Not?

Most of us have heard of the term “stem cells”. However, not many of us understand what they are beyond the fact that they can cure certain diseases. With that, let us find out what stem cells are and what...

Viruses – Living or Non-Living

With the COVID-19 pandemic, we have heard a lot of viruses of late. Many are confused – are they living or non-living? Can we kill the COVID-19 virus? This confusion has been around for a long time, and many people are...