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Probiotics: A Healthy Food for Human

Posted By Dr Tejpal Dhewa, Assistant Professor, Department of Microbiology,BCAS (University of Delhi), New Delhi. Probiotic organisms are live microorganisms that are thought to be beneficial to the host organism. Lactic acid bacteria (LAB) and bifidobacteria are the most common types of microbes used as probiotics; but certain yeasts and bacilli may also be used

Periodontal disease and Diabetes

Posted By Geetanjali Bhatia, Assistant prof. Dept. Microbology, Beehive College of Advence Studies, Dehradun, India. There is ample evidence of the biological and epidemiological links between periodontal disease and diabetes, especially, type 2 diabetes mellitus. Diabetes mellitus is very prevalent, affecting over 217 million people worldwide, and its prevalence is expected to increase in the

EIA notification and its Implementation in India

Posted By Ashok Kumar, Asst. Manager En-Vision Enviro Engineers Pvt. Ltd. Surat-395009, Gujarat (India) Government of India has initiated the process of further rationalizing the Environmental Impact Assessment (EIA) Notification 2006 with the issue of a draft notification inviting comments. These revisions have been made in view of experience gained in the last two years. The proposed

Commercial Aspects and Scope of Biochemical Engineering

Posted By Ashok Kumar, Asst. Manager En-Vision Enviro Engineers Pvt. Ltd. Surat-395009, Gujarat (India) Biochemical engineers can work in manufacturing, pharmaceuticals, healthcare, design and construction, pulp and paper, petrochemicals, food processing, specialty chemicals, polymers, biotechnology and environmental health and safety industries, among others. Within these industries, biochemical engineers rely on their knowledge of mathematics and

E-Waste and Health Impact

Posted By Ashok Kumar, Asst. Manager En-Vision Enviro Engineers Pvt. Ltd. Surat-395009, Gujarat (India) In India, the quantity of e-waste or electronic waste has now become a major problem. Disposal of e-waste is an emerging global environmental and public health issue, as this waste has become the most rapidly growing segment of the formal municipal

Genetic Engineering

Posted By Miss Rashmi Verma, PhD research Scholar, Graphic Era University Dehradun, India. Genetic engineering is a very important part of Biotechnology. The term genetic engineering may be defined as Recombinant DNA Technology (RDT). RDT means the artificial addition, deletion or rearrangement of base pair sequence in DNA to modify the organism and its function.