Biochemistry or biological chemistry is the study of chemical processes within and relating to living organisms. A sub-discipline of both chemistry and biology, biochemistry may be divided into three fields: structural biology, enzymology, and metabolism. Over the last decades of the 20th century, biochemistry has become successful at explaining living processes through these three disciplines. Almost all areas of the life sciences are being uncovered and
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Praia Grande (Portugal-Sintra)
Praia Grande is a beach in the municipality of Sintra, in Portugal. It is part of the Sintra-Cascais Natural Park. It offers a relatively extensive beach – hence its name. With a strong ideal swell, the beach is famous for its excellent conditions for surfing and bodyboarding. At this beach,
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NewYork-Presbyterian Hospital
The New York-Presbyterian Hospital is a nonprofit academic medical center in New York City affiliated with two Ivy League medical schools: Columbia University Vagelos College of Physicians and Surgeons and Weill Cornell Medicine. It is composed of two distinct medical centers, Columbia University Irving Medical Center and Weill Cornell Medical Center. As of 2020, the hospital is ranked as the 4th best hospital in the
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This Day in Medical History: Patient Bled to Death When Only a 3 x 3 Gauze Was Available
THIS DAY IN MEDICAL HISTORY, 1917 – Patient Joseph Hails suffered from a wound that was exactly 4 inches by 4 inches. His injury wasn’t unique, in fact, many teenagers were “clubbing” at that time. Clubbing in the early 1900s was not what it is today as it was a game
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Anatomy (Greek anatomē, ‘dissection’) is the branch of biology concerned with the study of the structure of organisms and their parts. Anatomy is a branch of natural science which deals with the structural organization of living things. It is an old science, having its beginnings in prehistoric times. Anatomy is inherently tied to developmental biology, embryology, comparative
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Medicine is the science and practice of caring for a patient, managing the diagnosis, prognosis, prevention, treatment, palliation of their injury or disease, and promoting their health. Medicine encompasses a variety of health care practices evolved to maintain and restore health by the prevention and treatment of illness. Contemporary medicine applies biomedical sciences, biomedical research, genetics, and medical technology to diagnose, treat, and prevent injury and disease, typically through pharmaceuticals or surgery, but also through therapies as diverse as psychotherapy, external splints and traction, medical devices, biologics,
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S-500 missile system
The S-500 Prometey (Russian: C-500 Прометей, lit. ‘Prometheus’), also known as 55R6M “Triumfator-M”, is a Russian surface-to-air missile/anti-ballistic missile system intended to replace the A-135 missile system currently in use, and supplement the S-400. The S-500 was developed by the Almaz-Antey Air Defence Concern. Initially planned to be in production by 2014, finally first delivered in 2021. With its characteristics, according to Pravda Report,
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S-400 missile system
The S-400 Triumf (Russian: C-400 Триумф, Triumf, Translation: Triumph; NATO reporting name: SA-21 Growler), previously known as the S-300PMU-3, is an anti-aircraft weapon system developed in the 1990s by Russia’s Almaz Central Design Bureau as an upgrade of the S-300 family. It has been in service with the Russian Armed Forces since 2007. China was the first foreign buyer to make a government-to-government deal with Russia in
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Olaf Scholz is a German politician who has been serving as Vice-Chancellor of Germany and Federal Minister of Finance since 14 March 2018. He previously served as First Mayor of Hamburg from 2011 to 2018 and was Deputy Leader of the Social Democratic Party (SPD) from 2009 to 2019. Scholz is a lawyer and was called to
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