Biology Blog

Can A Fly Kill You?

"A fly? You must be kidding me!" Well I am not really taking about the normal house fly which looks like this: An image of a normal house flyImage credits: Wikipedia I am talking about the Tsetse fly which looks like this: An image of the Tsetse flyImage credits: The New York Times Now, the … Continue reading Can A Fly Kill You?

Not fat. Just bubbly?

"Hey! I'm not fat, I'm just a little bubbly and that is cute". Well, no doubt, you're adorable. Humans come in different shapes, colours and sizes and all of them are adorable! But let us not forget, we all have the same organs and a similar way of functioning. At one point, you may become … Continue reading Not fat. Just bubbly?

Benefits and Detrimental effects of the Microbiome

In my previous article, I have explained about what the microbiome is, here, lets talk about some benefits of the microbiome! Image depicting the human microbiome Image obtained from Nature.com (https://www.nature.com/collections/fiabfcjbfj) It provides some essential nutrients: Vitamin K: This is essential for responding to injuries by regulating blood clotting. It is also helpful for bone … Continue reading Benefits and Detrimental effects of the Microbiome