The Algae growing as planktons, benthos, epiphytes and in other common aquatic habitats provide a major source of food to small fishes, aquatic amphibians, and other animals. Since man is dependent on fishes to supplement his diet, the algae prove to be a very important indirect source of human food. The practice of direct consumption of algae as human food is also present around the world. A list of more than hundred species can be made which provide direct food to the human beings, especially to the coastal people of the world. Continue reading 11 Algae that are Used as Human Food.
In Industrial Microbiology, microbes are used to synthesize a number of products valuable to human beings. This industry has provided products that have deeply changed our lives and life spans. There are various industrial products that are derived from microbes such as beverages, food additives, products for human and animal health, and biofuels.
With the beginning of civilizations and human settlements, the consumption of food by the human population increased and thus, the need to preserve excess foods became essential for survival. Since then, many traditional and household methods of food preservation have evolved to limit food spoilage. Such as cooking, the addition of spices and fermentation. Continue reading 11 Methods of Food Preservation used by Food Industry
Fifty years ago people believed that the war of humankind against the infectious diseases was virtually over and science had won over infectious diseases such as pneumonia, whooping cough, polio and smallpox with the help of antibiotics, vaccines, and some aggressive public health campaigns.
Organ Transplant is a process of picking an organ from one individual and placing it in a different individual, such as a kidney transplant. It is generally carried out to replace a diseased organ with a healthy one. The organ transplant may sometimes lead to various complications in the individual receiving that organ. These complications are mediated through host body immune responses against antigens of the transplanted organ. Continue reading All You Need To Know About Organ Transplant.
Biosphere Reserves (BRs) are specified areas of natural and cultural landscapes that include minimally disturbed, man-modified and degraded ecosystems. These are meant for preserving genetic diversity in various natural biomes.
Antibiotics have been around for many years and if your baby is 3 years or few months old then it is evident that you may get confronted to antibiotics 4 to 5 times in a year and may have fears and doubts about antibiotics. Moreover, many of you may have a habit of taking antibiotics on an old prescription. These habits are not good for your baby’s health. However, if antibiotics are used wisely, they can provide significant benefits.