How Disease-Causing Microbes Make Drug Powerless: Introduction

by Tayo Fasuan

Microorganisms cause diseases. That is perhaps the oldest news ever heard. What might perhaps be news is that most microbes are as old as man himself, and according to the theory of evolution, even older than man. The first living creature is an amoeba-like organism, and from that unicellular being, other organisms eventually evolved.

Food Biochemistry: The Science of Food processing and Technology

By Olamide Adeleye

Food Biochemistry is concerned with the breakdown of food in the cell as a source of energy. Many biochemical reactions and their products are the basis of much of food science and technology. Food scientists must be interdisciplinary in their approaches to studying and solving problems that require the integration of several disciplines, such as physics, chemistry, biology and various social sciences

Facts about your liver

by Patience Joseph Mamman

The liver is probably one of the many amazing organs in the human body when its functions are clearly understood yet happens to be one of the most misused and abused organs largely due to ignorance. This article hopes to draw back the curtains to help us see what this wonder organ is and what it is capable of doing.

Farming: A Natural Way of Survival

by Tolulope Obasuyi

Farming has always been an important requirement for human survival. It ranges from crop production to breeding livestock. Crop production is perhaps the most important due to the fact that it brings about different varieties of food essential to life. However, many of us have ignore or taken farming for granted because it involves getting our hands dirty. Farming has also been seen as a job for the minority because of the obviously ‘neat, good paying, white-collar job’.

Aviation and Space Physiology (Part 1): Introduction

By Patience Joseph Mamman

The field or discipline called Physiology is a life science that deals basically with study of functions in living things, whether plants or animals. Physiology in a general sense is simply one of the branches of life science that focuses majorly on understanding how a living entity functions.

The Antibacterial Effects of Some Medicinal Plants

By Eunice Adedeji

The medicinal effects of some plants found in Ado-Ekiti, Ekiti State were tested on some common bacteria because of the current prevalent resistance of pathogenic bacteria to synthetic drugs used in treatment of diseases. This specific field of study is commonly referred to as Ethnomedicine under the broader field of Botany/Plant Science.

Cosmetics and Cancer: The Beauty and The Killer

by Tayo Fasuan

The fact that cosmetics are directly related to cancer is almost an already over-flogged issue. Someone must have heard about that at least once before now, so it is not almost a new topic of discussion. But are people listening or taking to those obvious warnings? No. The cosmetics industry keep booming year in, year out, churning out thousands of new products everyday; and people are buying.