Daily Archives: 04/19/2012

Choose Your Cover: Finding Effective Sun Protection

With all of us feverishly trying to keep up with the latest fads Hollywood exports, finally there is a fashion tip that will truly enhance our lives. Recently, Tom Cruise’s former sidekick Nicole Kidman was quoted by the Associated Press … Continue reading

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What Is A Fossil?

What is a fossil? While this is a simple question, the answer can be simple or a bit more complicated. The short and sweet answer to that question is “A fossil is the remains or evidence of any creature or … Continue reading

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Different Branches Of Chemistry

Chemistry is generally divided into two broad branches: organic chemistry and inorganic chemistry. Other types of chemistry include physical chemistry, biochemistry, and analytical chemistry, with each field branching off into several specific subfields. Here’s a brief description of the most … Continue reading

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Evolution Theory And Humans’ Nature

We all learn evolution theory in schools. Well most of us do. However, what’s taught in schools are just basic. What most people, especially religious fundamentalists do not want you to know is that evolution theory can very naturally explain … Continue reading

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MALARIA, the silent killer…A simple guide for travellers

What is malaria? Malaria is a very serious disease caused by protozoan parasites of the genus Plasmodium. Four species of the parasites produce the disease which is transmitted by the female anopheline mosquito. The most dangerous is P. falciparum. If … Continue reading

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The Invisible Ether and Michelson Morley

The concept of the invisible ether or ‘aether’ is an old concept dating to the time of the ancient Greeks. They considered the ether as that medium which permeated all of the universe and even believed the ether to be … Continue reading

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Finite Element Analysis: Post-processing

The following four-article series was published in a newsletter of the American Society of Mechanical Engineers (ASME). It serves as an introduction to the recent analysis discipline known as the finite element method. The author is an engineering consultant and … Continue reading

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Wind Energy: Umm Leads The Way For American Universities

In March 2005, the University of Minnesota-Morris became the first public American university to install a large-scale wind turbine to help meet the school’s electrical needs. Since it was installed, the generator has supplied some 60 percent of the university’s … Continue reading

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Chandrayan I

It was on July 20, 1969 that “Eagle”, the lunar module landed on the moon and American Astronaut Neil Armstrong took “that one small step” paving way for “a giant leap for mankind” . In 2007-08, India will launch Chandrayan … Continue reading

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