#Biology

NTA is expected to announce the revised dates for JEE Main 2021 April and May session by June end. Both April and May attempts might be held in a gap of 20-25 days. Reports suggest that the ...

.New Delhi, Delhi, India
A microbiologist said that usage of antibiotics for COVID-19 could worsen the “already alarming antimicrobial resistance levels” in patients. (Photo Credit: Representational Image/Unsplash)

  • Antimicrobials were over-prescribed during the surge of COVID-19, says data
  • An expert said fear of missing a secondary infection and lack of therapy led to the over-prescription
  • The fatality rate of patients with secondary infections was as high as 60%, according the study

Glycolysis takes place in the cytosol of a cell. (Photo Credit-representative image/Unsplash)

  • Glycolysis, a series of reaction that help extract energy from glucose
  • Ancient pathway of metabolism, present in majority of living organism
  • It has the foundation of both aerobic and anaerobic cellular respiration

New Delhi, Apr 22 (PTI) Preliminary results of a study have shown that Covishield vaccine protects against the B.1.617 variant of coronavirus, also known as the double mutant strain, Rakesh ...

CRP is known as c-reactive protein or serum. (Photo Credit: Pixabay)

  • A CRP test measures the level of c-reactive protein in a person's blood
  • Normally, one has low levels of CRP in their blood, high levels signify that there might be a serious infection or disorder
  • The test maybe helpful in order to monitor conditions that cause inflammation like pain, swelling or redness in injured area

.New Delhi, Delhi, India
Pollution is pushing the human race to an "existential crisis", says a study. (Photo Credit: Unsplash)

  • According to environmental scientist Dr Shanna Swan, pollution is threatening sperm count
  • A chemical is affecting the human endocrine system, which produces hormones
  • Most men would be unable to produce sperm by 2045, Swan says

.Bhopal, Madhya Pradesh, India
Police in Madhya Pradesh's Hoshangabad district plan to subject a Labrador to a DNA test after two people claimed ownership. (Representative Image/unsplash)

  • Two people have claimed ownership of a Labrador, who has signaled recognition at both the persons
  • Shadab Khan said he had brought the dog from Panchmarhi hill station
  • Kartik Shivhare said he got it from Babai