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Academic Guide : Biotechnology

Biotechnology is a relatively new and fast-developing field that integrates interdisciplinary sciences which include biochemistry, genetics, chemistry, microbiology, and engineering. It can be defined as the technological application of biological organisms, systems, or processes by various industries to learning about the science of life and the improvement of the value of materials and organisms in […]

Academic Guide : Food Science and Technology

Food Science and Technology is a challenging multi-disciplinary subject in which biology, physical sciences, and engineering are used to study the nature of foods, the causes of their deterioration, and to better understand the concepts underlying food processing. Food Scientist improves our lives by looking for better ways to select, preserve, process, package, distribute food […]

Academic Guide : Food Science

What is Food Science and Techonology Food Science is the discipline in which biology, physical sciences, and engineering are used to study the nature of foods, the causes of their deterioration, and to better understand the concepts underlying food processing. Drawing on the fields of biology, microbiology, chemistry and engineering, food scientists look for better […]

Academic Guide : Actuarial Science

Why become an Actuary? Actuary is a zero unemployment profession. Demand simply outstrips supply making actuaries one of the highest paid professionals in the world. If you like to have excellent job security, professional status, highly competitive salaries, and job satisfactions, you should consider a career in actuarial science.  Actuary profession is ranked as one of the top […]

Academic Guide : Astronomy

Introduction to Astronomy Astronomy literally means – “law of the stars” in Greek. Astronomy deals with studying and understanding of all the celestial bodies and the material universe beyond the earth’s atmosphere. It is concerned with the study of the universe, from the Sun and its family of planets, satellites, nebulae, asteroids, meteors, and comets, […]

Academic Guide : Biochemistry

What is Biochemistry? Biochemistry is a broad scientific discipline that study the minute characteristics of organisms and their biological processes. It is the study of proteins, lipids, carbohydrates and nucleic acids which are the fundamental molecules of life. It is concerned with the chemistry of the biological processes and deals with the chemical combinations and reactions which take […]

Academic Guide : Chemistry

Introduction to Chemistry Chemistry is everywhere. Anything that can be detected by the human five senses (sight, smell, taste, touch, and hearing) involves chemistry and chemicals. In other words, chemistry is essentially in what we eat and drink, in what we breathe, in what we are and in how we live. It is at the […]

Academic Guide : Mathematics

Origin of Mathematics The origin of Mathematics was believed to come from mankind’s primitive counting systems which were probably based on using fingers. The earliest mathematical records date to the ancient Babylonians and Egyptians of 3000 B.C. In Greece, mathematics was advanced by Thales of Miletus and Pythagoras of Samos through the invention of abstract mathematics, […]

Academic Guide : Microbiology

What is Microbiology? Microbiology is the science of microscopic organisms. It is the study of microorganisms which are too tiny to be visible through naked eyes. Throughout the history, people were ignorant of the existence of the minute organisms that present everywhere, and the implications of this ignorance were huge. By far, microorganisms make up the […]

Academic Guide : Biology

Introduction to Biology In its broadest sense, biology is the study of living organisms and their relationship to the environment. It is a natural science that traces its roots to the study of all phenomena of life as a whole. The history of biology begins with the careful observation of the external aspects of organisms […]

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