Nature of Electricity​ | Basic Concepts | Basic Electrical Engineering

Nature of Electricity According to Modern electron theory of matter, all matter whether solid, liquid or gas is composed of very small particles called molecules. A molecule is n turn made up of atoms. An atom consists of a central part called nucleus and around the nucleus (called extra-nucleus), there are a number of electrons […]

We Could Harvest Electricity from Human Tears, This Is How It Works

They say there’s no use crying over spilled milk but it turns out tears can have a use after all; generating electricity. Well more accurately an enzyme in tears, lysozyme, can be used to generate a tiny amount of electricity. Lysozyme is also found in saliva, mucus, egg whites, and milk, so spilled milk seems […]

The Antibiotic Apocalypse Explained

What would you say if we told you that humanity is currently making a collaborative effort to engineer the perfect superbug? A bug that could kill hundreds of millions of people? Well, it is happening right now. We are in the process of creating a superbacterium. Bacteria are among the oldest living things on this […]

Medical uses of nuclear technologies

In Canada the regulation of nuclear energy and substances is done by the Canadian Nuclear Safety Commission. We work to protect your health, safety, and the environment. One of the many fields that uses nuclear technology is medicine. This technology has been a part of our health care system since the nineteen-fifties hospitals use substances […]

What Are You?

Are you your body? Well, kind of, right? But, is there a line where this stops being true? How much of yourself can you remove before you stop being you, and does the question even make sense? Your physical existence is cells, trillions of them, at least ten times more than there are stars in […]

How Much Heat Can Your Body Take Before Killing You?

It may be hot in the summer where you live, but here’s a question: how hot is too hot? Like, at what temperature does your body ACTUALLY start to break down? That escalated quickly. Well, so have the world’s seasonal temperatures. In Death Valley, one of the hottest places on earth, the average temperature for […]