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Use of cochineal beetles and honey bee in cosmetics

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article image COCHINEAL BEETLES Cochineal Beetles (Dactylopius Coccus) are the important insect which have many importance and present in different areas of the world. The cactus plants are the food of these insects. These insects are oval shaped, flat, soft bodied insects. They present in Mexico and South America. These Insects are feeding on the plant, moisture and nutrients and living on cacti. Female cochineal beetles eat the red cactus berries, so when the beetles…Read More

Bee and bees products

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article image History of bee. (Apis mellifera L.) preceded humans on earth by 10 to 20 million years. Honey bees are one of the oldest forms of animal life still in existence from the Neolithic Age. Primeval humans gathered and ate the honey and honeycombs of wild bees, the only available sweet, as far back as 7000 B.C. Bronze Age societies celebrated preindustrial triumphs by drinking mead, probably the first intoxicating beverage, fermented from honey. The principal medicinal value of honey arises…Read More

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National Science Bee contest held at NUST

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STAFF REPORT IBD: The NUST Science Society has recently held its annual Science Bee Competition in official partnership with Coca-Cola Beverages Pakistan Limited (CCBPL), at the School of Chemical and Materials Engineering (SCME) at the NUST campus. The event was a science based competition open to high school and university students from across Pakistan, and was designed to challenge them on a theoretical and practical level. The two-day event began with the teams being split into…Read More

National Science Bee contest held at NUST

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STAFF REPORT IBD:The NUST Science Society has recently held its annual Science Bee Competition in official partnership with Coca-Cola Beverages Pakistan Limited (CCBPL), at the School of Chemical and Materials Engineering (SCME) at the NUST campus. The event was a science based competition open to high school and university students from across Pakistan, and was designed to challenge them on a theoretical and practical level. The two-day event began with the teams being split into two…Read More

NUST hosts Science Bee competition

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article image STAFF REPORT IBD: The National University of Sciences and Technology (NUST), Islamabad, has recently hosted an event called the Science Bee’ at the School of Chemical and Materials Engineering (SCME).various teams of students from neighbouring high schools and colleges of the federal capital and Rawalpindi as well as undergraduate freshmen from universities participated in the competition.The competition tested the overall scientific ability and knowledge of the students. The first round,…Read More