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Biology

What is DNA and How Does it Work?

DNA – Definition, Structure, Cells, History and More

You must have heard statements like “You are a mastermind and that’s in your DNA” or when you goof up, people say, “You are a moron, it must surely be in your DNA.” Umpteen times, isn’t it? So, what...

Reproduction

What is reproduction?

Biology in essence is the story of life on earth. While individual organisms die without fail, species continue to live through millions of years unless threatened by natural or anthropogenic extinction. Reprod...

A Study of Nutrition in Animals

Nutrition in Animals All living organisms (both plants and animals) need certain nutrients to be alive and grow. Food is the source of these nutrients. Plants can prepare their own food through photosynthesis, ...

cell cycle and cell division

Cell Cycle and Cell Division – Definitions, Differences and Types

We all know that our body is made up of multiple organs that work together to keep us functioning, active and alive. But did you know that our entire body, including our organs, is made up of very small units w...

heredity and evolution

The Science behind Heredity and Evolution – Class 10

According to science, there is a certain order and process in how we came into existence. Knowing the concept of Heredity and Evolution in CLass 10 is crucial. It is for this reason that we are going to underst...

Understanding Control and Coordination in Animals – Class 10

What happens when you touch a hot utensil? You will immediately take our hand away from that utensil so that you do not get burnt or get hurt. This happens because you realise what you are touching is too hot a...

Plant Anatomy

Plant Anatomy

Plants can be defined as living, eukaryotic, multi-cellular organisms that belong to the kingdom Plantae. Did you know that there are more than 3000,000 species of plants and the fact that they play a crucial r...

Classification of Fungi

Kingdom Fungi: Structure, Features and Classification of Fungi

Do you know what the above picture shows? Yes, you guessed it right- it is a bowl of mushrooms! Apart from various health benefits but some mushrooms are really delicious to eat when prepared right. However, th...

The Composition of a Plate – Food Components

Food Components: Food is the sustaining element of life. Food is broken by the body to produce energy which helps the body sustain itself, work to find more food and reproduce. Only plants synthesize their own ...

Animal Kingdom Classification

Animal Kingdom Classification

Animal Kingdom Classification         Our planet Earth is home to around 10 million species of animals and this large population demands a system that segregates one species from the other based on cert...