Earthquakes and Safeguards: Everything Ought to be Known 

Earthquake is one of the most devastating natural calamities. It is also known as tremor, quake or temblor. Quake can be resulted from human activity like nuclear explosion too.  Many parts of the earth are prone to earthquake while some parts witness frequent tremors.   How does an earthquake occur?  An earthquake is the vibration

Cryo-Electron Microscopy: Advanced Version of Microscopy

Cryo-Electron Microscopy (Cryo-EM) is an advanced form of microscopy that allows observation of tiny specimens in their natural environment.  It is also known as electron cryomicroscopy. It is an advanced version of transmission electron microscopy (TEM). What is microscopy? Microscopy is the study of tiny objects and specimens that cannot be seen with the naked

Intelligent and Clever Animals and Birds

There are many stories and cartoons in all languages depicting animals and birds as intelligent and clever characters. Fox is often portrayed as an intelligent animal. Among birds, crow occupies the position with   thirsty crow being the classic example for intelligence.  But scientists say ants, elephant, octopus, chimpanzees, dolphins, rats and pigs are more

Bullet Train Service (Shinkansen Service)

A bullet train service is a rail train facility employing high speed passenger trains. The first bullet train service was commissioned in japan in late 1964. The bullet train earned the name from the aerodynamic shape and the speed of travel.  The train service is known as Shinkansen in Japanese language which means   ‘new

Anti-Lock Braking System (ABS)

Anti-Lock Braking System (ABS) is a safety mechanism provided in most of the new models of vehicles. Sudden application of ordinary brake on wet and slippery surfaces leads to skidding. ABS is a security feature to reduce accidents during braking. What is Anti-Lock Braking System (ABS)? Anti-Lock Braking System is an electronically controlled braking mechanism