Science and Technology Weekly Brief provides you with all the major updates of the past one week in the field of Science and Tech from an exam point of view. Check out the latest events, know all major details in this field below.
World Alzheimer's Day 2020: It is observed on 21 September to spread awareness about Alzheimer's and Dementia disease. Do you know that in Alzheimer’s disease loss of connections between nerve cells (neurons) in the brain occurs? Let us read 10 important or essential facts about Alzheimer’s disease.
Annular Solar Eclipse 2020: This is the first Solar Eclipse of the year and is known as Annular Solar Eclipse. On 21 June, 2020, India is going to witness the deepest Annular Solar Eclipse. Do you know about the timings, schedule of Solar Eclipse, types of Solar Eclipse etc? Let us have a look!
World AIDS Vaccine Day 2020: It is also known as HIV Vaccine Awareness Day (HVAD). The day is observed on 18 May every year and provide an opportunity to educate communities about the importance of preventive HIV vaccine research. As effective and safe preventive HIV vaccine will help to end the HIV pandemic. Let us study about AIDS, HIV Vaccine.
World Hypertension Day (WHD) 2020: It is observed on 17 May every year. Due to COVID-19 pandemic, World Hypertension League (WHL) has announced that it will postpone the celebration of World Hypertension Day (WHD) until 10 October, 2020. Let us read more about World Hypertension Day, its 2020 theme, hypertension disease, its causes, symptoms and prevention.
National Dengue Day: It is observed on 16 May in India to create awareness about dengue, how is it caused, preventive measures and methods to control the disease in the country. Let us study in detail about Dengue and some facts related to it.
World Thalassaemia Day 2020: It is observed on 8 May to raise awareness about thalassaemia disease, its preventive measures and to avoid transmission among the people throughout the world. Let us read in detail about World Thalassaemia Day, 2020 theme, Thalassaemia disease, symptoms and prevention.
World Haemophilia Day 2020: Haemophilia is an inherited bleeding disorder in which blood does not clot properly. Several factors are responsible for it. World Haemophilia Day is celebrated on 17 April across the globe to make people aware of the Haemophilia disease and its treatment. How haemophilia disease can be cured, its symptoms and causes. Let us find out!
As we know COVID-19 cases in India and in the whole world are rising. On 25 March 2020, cases of COVID-19 rise to 562. Do you know COVID-19 is a communicable or non-communicable disease? What is a communicable and non-communicable disease? Let us have a look in detail!
Do you know that scientists have discovered a new age in the history of the Earth and named it after the name of India's Meghalaya? This has been called as ‘Meghalayan Age’. Let us study through this article what is the Meghalayan Age, how it has been calculated, etc.
The milk that we get from the nearby shops in the packet is known as pasteurised milk. But do you know what is pasteurisation, homogenisation, how pasteurised milk is prepared, is it beneficial for health or not etc. Let us have a look!
Influenza or flu is caused by influenza viruses. It is a contagious respiratory illness and may lead to mild to severe illness. Let us read in detail about Influenza (flu), types of influenza viruses and symptoms.
The space station is a spacecraft, which support a human crew to stay in space for a long time. Would you like to know how space station work and at present how many space stations are there in the Earth's orbit? Readout this article.
Have you ever noticed the earthy odour or smell that comes from the soil after the first rain? The smell makes us poetic and gives the experience of fresh soil. Is there any scientific reason behind the smell? Let us find out!