Moeez Ahmad Khan, a Ph.D. student in the UK, is a genetic researcher currently working to eliminate malaria by genetic manipulation of mosquitoes. He holds a bachelor's degree in molecular genetics from King's College London, UK, and a master's degree in synthetic biology from University College London, UK. He is currently pursuing his Ph.D. at the Pirbright Institute.
Carbon is the basic element of life, but it may soon become the basic element of the rest of the world as well. Graphite, the stable thermodynamic state of carbon under environmental conditions, has been studied and used by humankind for centuries. A single layer of graphite is called graphene and has a thickness of a billionth of a meter.
Mankind is always curious to know how everything started. One of the branches of science dedicated to answering this question is particle physics — the study of really tiny pieces of things i.e. particles. These particles are the really small pieces that build up the world around us and are best described in the language […]
Mankind has always been captivated by the stars and everything that the sky holds. But the current age of space exploration was ushered in by the sustained action of two countries vying to land the first person on the Moon: The United States of America (USA) and the former Soviet Union (USSR). Today, more than […]
Nanotechnology is the science of the extremely tiny. It is the art and science of manipulating matter at the nanoscale. It is a field of research and innovation concerned with building materials and devices on the scale of atoms and molecules. The study of nanotechnology enables us to understand why matter behaves the way it […]