Do something, earth is getting warm
March 8th, 2016 | M. Mubashar Mushtaq | No Comments
"Anything else you’re interested in is not going to happen if you can’t breathe the air and drink water don’t sit this one out, do something"……(Carl Sagan). Few days back global warming was considered as just the topic for science conference but with the changing environment and it’s effects it seem like worst nightmare is becoming true. From the last few years we have seen significant changes in our environment and rain pattern. Floods are increasing and we are…Read More
Vermitechnology: Easy to convert trash into cash. How to do?
January 10th, 2016 | Zubair Aslam, Ahsan Khan and Muhammad Jalal | No Comments
Pakistan is an agricultural country and but it has 1.95 percent population growth rate, which is higher than average growth rate of South Asian countries. At present it is the sixth most populous country in the world with projected population of 188 million. Pakistan with population of 363 million in 2050 is expected to retain the same position. The world population rate is increasing at high rate and by 2050; it is expected to be 9.9 billion. To feed this much population, increase in…Read More
Do impact factor journals create real impact?
July 21st, 2015 | Technology Times | No Comments
IN RECENT years many scientific journals have multiplied an "Unreal" impact factor (IF) through falsification such as publishing a large number of Review Papers or asking the authors to cite the published papers of those journals even where not that appropriate. The journals having 3+ impact factor means the great impact on developing news science. But the question is, "Where is this impact coming from?" Impact factor is the tricky thing, a game that certain researchers…Read More
West Nile Virus: Do we need its surveillance and control programme?
August 27th, 2014 | Kanza Syed, Dr. Urfa Bin Tahir and Aleem Raza | No Comments
When considering the life of the mosquito, we can say that it has a very extraordinary adventure. It begins with a bite, a painless bite. The mosquito comes in the night, alights on an exposed patch of flesh, and assumes the hunched, head-lowered posture of a sprinter in the starting blocks. Then she plunges her stiletto mouth-parts into the skin. The mosquito has long, filament thin legs and dappled wings; she’s of the genus Culex (Cx), the only insect capable of harboring the diseases in…Read More