13 March

Gen. Science UPSC

Viruses Dead or Alive

Viruses Dead or Alive Most biologists say no. Viruses are not made out of cells, they can’t keep themselves in a stable state, they don’t grow, and they can’t make their own energy. Even though they definitely replicate and adapt to their environment, viruses are more like androids than real living organisms.

05 February

Vitamins | विटामिन

Organic compound required in small amounts within the diet to take care of normal metabolic functions are referred to as ‘Vitamins’.
Many vitamins act as (or) are converted into coenzymes; they neither provide energy nor are incorporated into tissues.