The A, B and C of building choices

The A, B and C of building choices

The time has come for you to build a house. You’ve had the discussions, you’ve saved the money, you’ve applied for what you need to , you’ve told you family, you’ve notified your neighbours, the people who had heard you were going to do so now know this for a fact – and it’s time to get it done. Three relatively straightforward steps might make things a lot smoother. Always keep your eye on the big picture You are going to be overwhelmed by the magnitude of the situation at…

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NEET 2017: Baba Farid University of Health Sciences releases all-India merit list

NEET 2017: Baba Farid University of Health Sciences releases all-India merit list

Baba Farid University of Health Sciences (BFUHS) on Thursday released the much-awaited all-India merit list of the National Eligibility-cum-Entrance Test (NEET)-2017. The Central Board of School Education (CBSE) had announced the NEET results on June 23. The NEET is held for the candidates seeking admission to Bachelor of Medicine and Bachelor of Surgery (MBBS) and Bachelor of Dental Surgery (BDS) courses. The release of the list will give candidates an idea in which college they can get admission. BFUHS vice-chancellor Dr Raj Bahadur personally visited the ministry of health and family…

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Brain-Eating Amoeba Detected In Two Water Systems In Louisiana

Brain-Eating Amoeba Detected In Two Water Systems In Louisiana

The Louisiana Department of Health (LDH) has confirmed that two of the state’s water system is positive for Naegleria fowleri, a naturally occurring freshwater amoeba. As such, the authorities are advising residents to take precautionary measures to reduce the risks of infection. Water Systems Positive For Naegleria Fowleri On June 29, LDH announced that two water systems undergoing routine drinking water testing results turned out positive for Naegleria fowleri. The Terrebonne Parish’s Schriever Water system and the Ouachita Parish’s North Monroe Water System both tested positive for the amoeba. Both…

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Gene Editing-Technique Can Help Identify CRISPR Mistakes

Gene Editing-Technique Can Help Identify CRISPR Mistakes

CRISPR in itself is already a revolutionary tool in gene-editing that allows for the development of cures for deadly diseases such as cancer and HIV. Now, a team of scientists took CRISPR one step further by developing a new technique that would make CRISPR much safer and more accurate. CRISPR And CHAMP CRISPR is already currently in use by scientists to manipulate or edit the genetic code of various organisms. The idea behind CRISPR is that this tool will be able to edit or fix a recurring genetic error that…

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