Minglebox Education News - sciencecareer http://www.minglebox.com/news Education News and Views that you can use. en-us Sat, 26 May 2018 02:25:12 GMT Sat, 26 May 2018 02:25:12 GMT http://www.minglebox.com/rss Minglebox Feed Generator contact@minglebox.com contact@minglebox.com 5 Minglebox Education News 142 18 http://www.minglebox.com/news http://www.minglebox.com/images/global/logo-of-minglebox.gif <![CDATA[Science At a glance]]> Science is an enterprise that builds and organizes knowledge in the form of testable explanations and predictions about the world. It is a protean field with ever changing principles and theories that keeps bobbing out with time as a result of myriad developments and discoveries.    As science involves an in-depth study and practice, a critical discernment of the area of specialization is vital at the beginning of one's career (after 10th).   Course Details Depending on the streams chosen at 10+2 level, one can opt for undergraduate degree/diploma courses in..

]]>
Sat, 07 Jul 2012 05:11:05 GMT data-0001-fdbffeac385cc8d301385fd932202deb
<![CDATA[Agricultural Science ]]> Though modernization and technological advancements have been on the go for the past few decades in India, agriculture still remains the numero uno occupation, offering employment to more than two third of the labor force in the country. Agricultural sector contributes 20% GDP(gross domestic product) to the Indian economy and is widely acknowledged as the 'backbone of our economy'. In fact, the giant leap in technology has worked in favor of this field significantly, contributing to the increase in India's productivity and quality and thereby, proliferation of exports. As a result, there is an..

]]>
Thu, 28 Jun 2012 11:08:55 GMT data-0001-fdbffe85383209b0013832c791277bff
<![CDATA[Aquatic Science ]]> Aquatic Science is the multidisciplinary study of aquatic systems, encompassing both freshwater and marine systems. It deals with the human impact on and interaction with aquatic systems from the molecular level of contaminants to the stresses on entire ecosystems. In a planet where water covers roughly three-quarters of the total surface, an Aquatic Science course is no moth in comparison to the other fields of study. The Indian peninsula boasts of rich water resources, brimming with exotic plants and animals, waiting to be explored. Along with it, the robust growth in fishing industry..

]]>
Thu, 28 Jun 2012 11:11:48 GMT data-0001-fdbffe85383209b0013832ca35340098
<![CDATA[Astronomy]]> Astronomy, in simple terms, is the study of heavenly bodies and their motions, forms, dimensions, masses, the effects they produce upon one another, their physical conditions and probably their history and future developments. Though it is one of the oldest branches of science, the arrival of sophisticated technological equipments has adorned this field, intriguing the current crop of students to pursue this field. This branch is further divided into Astrophysics, Astrometeorology, Astrobiology, Astrogeology, Astrometry, Cosmology etc. Courses & Eligibility: A student can opt for..

]]>
Thu, 28 Jun 2012 11:16:01 GMT data-0001-fdbffe85383209b0013832ce128604d0
<![CDATA[Biochemistry]]> Biochemistry, also known as biological chemistry , is the study of chemical processes in living organisms, including, but not limited to, living matter. Biochemistry governs all living organisms and living processes. Advancement in modern medical science has lead to simultaneous growth of this field and is now preferred by a good number of students. A biochemist does a close study about the structures and functions of enzymes, proteins, carbohydrates, fats, and other numerous processes related to metabolism of the mankind. Researching skills are mandatory in this field. Some prerequisites..

]]>
Thu, 28 Jun 2012 11:18:59 GMT data-0001-fdbffe85383209b0013832d0c6df086d
<![CDATA[Bioinformatics]]> Bioinformatics is the process of gathering, storing, analyzing and merging biological data using computer technologies to improve the quality of life of individuals. In other words, Bioinformatics is the amalgamation of computer science, biology, genetics, mathematics and other medical specialties. The role of a professional involves studying the risk factors that lead to the development of a disease. They also analyze clinical trails of new medicines before they are released into the market. Due to the sudden increase in health complications and unprecedented diseases Bio-informatics..

]]>
Thu, 28 Jun 2012 11:21:56 GMT data-0001-fdbffe85383209b0013832d37c220c20
<![CDATA[Biostatistics]]> Biostatistics, in simple terms, is the application of statistics to a wide range of topics in biology. Often called as biometry or biometrics, it deals with the application of statistical methods and techniques for the purpose of data collection, data management and data analysis related to living organisms and biological systems. The role of a Biostatistician is to identifying and assess the risk factors that lead to the development of a disease . Research problems include the study of factors affecting heart and lung disease, testing new drugs to combat AIDS, assessing indoor air quality in..

]]>
Thu, 28 Jun 2012 11:24:34 GMT data-0001-fdbffe85383209b0013832d5e4ce0f65
<![CDATA[Earth Science ]]> Earth Science is the study of the Earth and its neighbors in space. It is an exciting science with many interesting and practical applications. Earth scientists use their knowledge about Earth processes such as human activity, natural disasters, changing conditions, availability of resources etc and formulate methods to protect the people and the planet. The aura of today's world is filled with enormous threats due to increased natural calamities and the disheveled state of humans who seem to have lost control. While the environmentalist have already pressed the panic button, there's a no..

]]>
Thu, 28 Jun 2012 11:28:29 GMT data-0001-fdbffe85383209b0013832d97cf013cf
<![CDATA[Electronics]]> Electronics is the branch of science and technology that deals with the study of flow and control of electrons (electricity) and the study of their behavior and effects in vacuums, gases, and semiconductors, and with devices using such electrons. All applications of electronics involve the transmission of either information or power. Electronic science is completely theory based while the same engineering course involves practical applications like designing and constructing electronic circuits etc. Most of the gadgets and electrical equipments that we use in our day-to-day life have strong..

]]>
Thu, 28 Jun 2012 11:33:37 GMT data-0001-fdbffe85383209b0013832de2bc11ad1
<![CDATA[Geology]]> Geology is a branch of science that deals about the earth's origin, environment, minerals, history, surroundings et al. Professionals in this field are called as Geologist who play a vital role in exploring mineral wealth and natural resources. Geologist determines the quality of soil by conducting geo-chemical/geo-physical tests and explores natural resources deep in the sea. Their reports on density of earth helps in constructing roads, dams, bridges and underground tunnels . Owing to the availability of diverse natural resources and modernization which has lead to infrastructural..

]]>
Thu, 28 Jun 2012 11:46:53 GMT data-0001-fdbffe85383209b0013832ea527a2adc
<![CDATA[Horticulture]]> Horticulture is another version of agriculture that deals with the cultivation of plants, vegetables, flowers, fruits, herbs, shrubs, bushes, ornamental trees and landscaping for gardens, maintaining nurseries, green houses, gardens, orchards and plantations and also floriculture or cultivation of flowers. Despite being the second largest producer of fruits in the world, India wastes nearly half of its production every year due to the dearth of trained professionals. With sophisticated technologies and cultivation techniques bobbing up, a career in horticulture doesn't seem like a bad option..

]]>
Thu, 28 Jun 2012 11:49:35 GMT data-0001-fdbffe85383209b0013832eccad42dca
<![CDATA[Home Science]]> Home science is the art of managing resources efficiently, as well as aesthetically with the help of scientific knowledge and methods. Being a branch related to both Science and Arts it includes many disciplines like chemistry, physics, physiology, biology, hygiene, economics, rural development, child development, sociology and family relations, community living, art, food, nutrition, clothing, textiles and home management. More colleges are now offering various courses in Home Science, owing to its wide application in industries like food preservation and training, clothing and textiles and..

]]>
Thu, 28 Jun 2012 11:51:59 GMT data-0001-fdbffe85383209b0013832eefe293197
<![CDATA[Meteorology]]> Meteorology is the study of Earth's atmospheric interactions with its surface causing different climatic and weather conditions. It is a branch of Earth Science, mainly focusing on weather processes and forecasting. The aggravation in the environmental hazards such as global warming, forest cover reduction, erosion etc. has created a demand for researchers in this field. A number of technical institutes and various universities of the country have reacted sharply by providing various courses in Meteorology, creating a new scope for this field. Meteorology is a rare field of science; hence..

]]>
Thu, 28 Jun 2012 11:54:16 GMT data-0001-fdbffe85383209b0013832f1141d33f3
<![CDATA[Molecular Biology ]]> It is the study of biology on a molecular level including the structure, function, and makeup of biologically important molecules such as DNA, RNA, and proteins. The field of molecular biology involves many other areas of biology such as biochemistry and genetics. A molecular biologist studies about the functions of cells at molecular level. The scope of molecular biology is very wide and covers the problems in the fields of transcriptomics, proteomics, bioinformatics, biomedicine, molecular enzymology, molecular virology, and molecular immunology, molecular development biology, and molecular..

]]>
Thu, 28 Jun 2012 11:56:34 GMT data-0001-fdbffe85383209b0013832f3302636a8
<![CDATA[Oceanography]]> Oceanography, in simple terms, is the study of the oceans as ecological systems with specific importance to coastline, estuaries, coastal waters, shelves and the ocean bed. It is a very amusing and challenging field as candidates are taken to the ocean for practical training on various physical, biological, chemical and geological aspects of the ocean. They could be assigned to collect samples, conduct surveys, and analyze data using sophisticated equipment in the sea for long hours. An Oceanography expert, generally, deals with distribution of organisms and minerals in the oceans, the..

]]>
Thu, 28 Jun 2012 11:58:50 GMT data-0001-fdbffe85383209b0013832f542ca393b
<![CDATA[Environmental Science ]]> Environment is the science closest to nature and takes into account its sustainable development. It may be defined as a very large field encompassing issues of pollution, waste treatment, wildlife, study of the atmosphere, et al. It interprets the impact of human actions on terrestrial and aquatic ecosystems, and develops strategies for restoring ecosystems. The environment that we live in is in the brink of a collapse owing to the disheveled state of human proliferation . With intricacies building like never before, the world seems to have waken up to the need of the hour as the Governments..

]]>
Thu, 28 Jun 2012 11:38:04 GMT data-0001-fdbffe85383209b0013832e2450120b0
<![CDATA[Forensic Science ]]> Forensic Science is a branch that deals with collecting and solving criminal evidences by applying a set of principles in a scientific way. Scientists, in this case, make use of the latest technology to convert the clues collected from a crime scene into evidence that is admissible in a court of law. It is generally a crime/laboratory-based profession, at times, dealing with civil cases like authentication of a signature on a will, claim of the products in liability et al. Forensic artists can draw a likeness of a person based solely on eyewitness accounts. They are called to identify..

]]>
Thu, 28 Jun 2012 11:40:52 GMT data-0001-fdbffe85383209b0013832e4d1882418
<![CDATA[Food Technology and Processing]]> Food technology is the application of science to the selection, preservation, processing, packaging, distribution, and use of safe, nutritious, and wholesome food. As it deals with one of the three basic essentials of life (food, clothing and shelter) the importance of food technology in keeping us healthy can never be overlooked . The prospect of supplying best quality of food to one of the largest and diversified population has created vast career opportunities for the best food technologists. Also, the fast paced life style has accounted for the growing demand for packed and processed food..

]]>
Thu, 28 Jun 2012 11:44:00 GMT data-0001-fdbffe85383209b0013832e7afdd27c2
<![CDATA[Plant Pathology ]]> Plant Pathology is a branch of botany that deals with the study of plant diseases and the initiatives taken so as to control such plant ailments. Professionals in this field, who are called pathologists, utilize modern scientific equipment and techniques to prevent diseases occurring in plants so as to develop new disease resistant plant varieties. Eligibility Criteria & Courses: The eligibility criteria for Graduate courses are +2 or equivalent with Physics, Chemistry and Biology with minimum of 50 % marks. Selections are made on basis of merit and through entrance exams. After..

]]>
Thu, 28 Jun 2012 12:01:55 GMT data-0001-fdbffe85383209b0013832f817823d4d
<![CDATA[Photonics]]> Photonics is a discipline of Physics that deals with the study about photons, the primary particle of light. Photonics, in recent years have become fundamental technology in computing, security, telecommunication and many other applications. This technology is used in biotechnology, microbiology, medicinal sciences, surgery and life sciences. It can also be used in low signal loss optical fibres for long haul under-sea and terrestrial communications, industrial and military applications. Due to the advent of sophisticated equipments and new techniques the field is getting bigger, magnetizing..

]]>
Thu, 28 Jun 2012 12:04:25 GMT data-0001-fdbffe85383209b0013832fa5e303eec