Anatomy: GK, General Studies and Current Affairs

New fossil remains- missing link in auditory evolution

A recent study published in journal Science shows the missing link in the auditory evolution in mammals. Hearing among mammals is aided by 3 small bones in the ear called the hammer, anvil and the stirrup bones. These delicate bones were absent in the earlier reptilian ancestors. Scientists have now found the missing link in ..

2019 edition of World Osteoporosis Day (WOD)

The International Osteoporosis Foundation observes the World Osteoporosis Day (WOD) every year on October 20th to raise global awareness on prevention, diagnosis and treatment of osteoporosis and metabolic bone disease. The 2019 theme is ‘Love your bones and Protect your future’.

World Haemophilia Day

Every year of April 17th is recognized as World Haemophilia Day. It will mark the 30th World Haemophilia Day this year. Need of this Recognition In order to increase awareness of haemophilia and other inherited bleeding disorders along with better diagnosis and access to care for the millions who remain without treatment. About Haemophilia Haemophilia ..

Blood protein made from GM Rice

Human serum albumin (HSA), which is produced in the liver, is the most abundant protein in human blood plasma. Albumin consists half of the blood serum protein. Albumin transports hormones, fatty acids, and other compounds, buffers pH, and maintains osmotic pressure, among other functions. The protein is often used in the manufacture of vaccines and ..