What Is An Envelope Virus?
A virus is a tiny submicroscopic viral agent that replicates within an organism’s living cells. Viruses affect all sorts of living organisms, from plants and animals to microorganisms, such as bacteria and archaebacteria. While most viruses are proteins, some are glycosylated; viruses without glycosylation cause enveloped viruses or enveloped bacterium. Most viruses belong to the class of enveloped viruses. The names of many viruses can be confusing; for instance, the envelope virus that causes acquired immunodeficiency syndrome is called retroviruses. The envelope virus is part of the herpes virus family. […]
Life On Earth – How Did We Evolve?
Earth is the outermost planet in the solar system and the only other celestial object known to host and support life, including plant and animal life. About 29.2 percent of Earth’s surface is water containing oceans, seas and lakes. The remaining portion of the planet is land. It is one of the most common planets in the solar system and is very dry and inhospitable to living things. About two-thirds of the Earth is land, and it receives about half of its sunlight. The planet’s atmosphere surrounds Earth as a […]
Loving You – Developing a Healthy Relationship With Your Partner
Loving You – Developing a Healthy Relationship With Your Partner Love, like all the other human emotions, can be learned and nurtured and if it is well developed, will flourish like any other kind of passion or love. A new study by Dr. Steven Hendlin, an anthropologist at the University of British Columbia in Canada, suggests that people are not as attracted to others as they are to themselves. This may come as a surprise to some who consider themselves to be intensely attracted to others, even at great distances. […]
How NetFlix Can Save the Day
How NetFlix Can Save the Day A movie, also referred to as a motion picture, short film, video short, or digital movie, is a creative work of multimedia art designed to portray experiences, themes, emotions, ideas, beauty, or environment through the application of moving pictures. Motion pictures are made up of images captured on film and transferred from one medium to another. The format of the motion picture is generally dependent upon the medium chosen by the artist. The two most popular motion pictures in the world are the film […]
What Is A Virus?
A virus is a tiny submicroscopic viral agent that duplicates only within the living cells of a living organism. Like a bacterium or a virus, viruses affect all living cell types, from plants and animals to microorganisms, such as bacteria and archaeans. There are over 100 different types of viruses in the human body; most are harmless, however, there are a few that can cause severe illness. Most viruses are copyists – they replicate themselves. This is called replicate virus or host virus. Most viruses produce two types of genetic […]
Why is Our Planet Earth So Blue?
Earth is the fourth planet in the solar system and only incidentally the only heavenly body known to host and support life. Only a fraction of the Earth’s surface (about 2.5%) is covered with land, consisting mainly of islands and continental shelves. About 66% of Earth is covered with oceans, and about the same percentage (66%) is covered with atmosphere. The remaining portion of the planet is made up of watery oceans, lakes, ice caps, etc. The Earth obtains sufficient heat from its orbit to be very cold, and an […]
Learn How to Define Love – Obsessive & Compulsive Love
Learn How to Define Love – Obsessive & Compulsive Love Love is the best gift of nature. It is not a tangible object but a way of life. It is the feeling that we receive from another person and it is the ability to give and receive without expecting anything in return. To love is to give and to love is to be. Love envelops a range of positive and strong emotional and psychological states, from the deepest personal satisfaction, the strongest interpersonal bond, to the easiest pure joy. This […]
What Is a Movie?
What Is a Movie? A movie, also commonly known as a motion picture, short film, or video, is an artistic work of visual art, usually produced by a movie director for the purpose of conveying information, ideas, emotions, representations, characters, or the environment through the means of moving pictures. Motion pictures are of different types – some contain only images and some include sound. The word “motion picture” comes from the word mime, where a motion picture is used to portray some kind of movement. Movies are made in the […]
Understanding the Structure of a Virus
Understanding the Structure of a Virus If you have ever heard about or seen a virus, then you probably know that it is little more than a virus. The rest of the world calls viruses “viruses” but in the United States, we use the term “virus” to refer to any virus that causes disease. A virus can jump from one animal to another or it can enter and live within a human’s body. The term “virus” describes any kind of virus that is infecting living cells, although most viruses are […]
The Earth – What is it and What Does it Mean to Us?
The Earth – What is it and What Does it Mean to Us? Science is telling us that we are living in an earth that is rapidly decaying. Is this true? Have we entered a new era of everlasting life on earth? What is man’s impact on earth? In the light of recent global warming stories, these questions and many more are now more than just idle questions but must be addressed. The earth is moving, as evidenced by the rapid ice melting in the Arctic, the ocean’s rising and […]