Category - Biology

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...

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...

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...

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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...

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Cancer – Mutations, Growth, and Causes

To many of us, cancer is a potentially life-threatening condition. The majority of us are bound to know of people who have suffered or are suffering from cancer – we hope for their speedy recovery. Some of us ourselves...

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...

Proteins – What Are They?

We often hear the term “proteins”, and usually use them when talking about food. However, do you know what proteins are? What they are made up of, or what do they do? It is pretty tricky to explain exactly what they...

Carbohydrates – What Are They?

When we talk about carbohydrates, we usually think of food rich in starch – rice, bread, and noodles. Or perhaps, you may have thought about food with a lot of sugar, such as sweets and dessert. Well, you are not wrong...

The Human Brain

The human brain serves as the command and control center for the human nervous system. It is in charge of receiving signals from the body’s sensory organs and transmitting information to the muscles. It weighs...