Knowledge Update

Library Collaboration

In this 21st century, effective collaboration is no longer an option for libraries but certainly a necessity. The world around libraries is changing rapidly (Pinfield, Cox, & Rutter, 2017) Nowadays, universities are facing financial cutbacks, pressures for

New Biomolecules through Evolution

Biomolecules are made in the living system and some of the Biomolecules which find applications are made in the laboratory/industry. Biomolecules can be synthesized by using pure chemical methods (synthetic) or pure biological methods or

Can your Body Mass Index (BMI) Kill You?

According to a recent study [1], both very high and very low levels of Body Mass Index (BMI) are associated with an increased risk of death due to various causes. The research suggested that BMI of between 21-25 kg/m2 is associated with the lowest risk of dying from cancer and heart disease. The study looked at how BMI is associated with the risk of death both overall, and from a full spectrum of different causes.

Greta Thunberg is a 17-year-old Swedish teenager who has captured headlines across the globe as the poster-girl for activism against climate change and is one of the nominees for this year’s Nobel peace prize. She is currently the most familiar face drawing the world’s attention to this man-made problem.

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