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  • Agricultural Susceptibility to Climate Change in Varied Ecological areas of Northwest Ethiopia

    Agricultural Susceptibility to Climate Change in Varied Ecological areas of Northwest Ethiopia Menberu Teshome, PhD Department of Geography and Environmental Studies, Debre Tabor University, Ethiopia, Po Box 272 Agriculture is the most susceptible sector to climate change-induced hazards due to the fact that it affects the two most important direct agricultural production inputs, such as precipitation and temperature. Therefore, this study analyzed the susceptibility of agriculture to climate change in three purposively selected agro-ecological area of Northwest Ethiopia. The quantitative…

  • Nanocomposites for Additive Manufacturing

    Nanocomposites for Additive Manufacturing Rocío Redón1*, L. Ruiz-Huerta2 , Y.C. Almanza-Arjona2 , Y. Rojas-Aguirre3 , A. Caballero-Ruiz2 1 Departamento de Tecnociencias, Universidad Nacional Autónoma de México, Centro de Ciencias Aplicadas y Desarrollo Tecnológico, Universidad Nacional Autónoma de México, Cd. Universitaria A. P. 70-186, C. P. 04510, Coyoacán, Ciudad de México, México; 2 Laboratorio Nacional de Manufactura Aditiva, Digitalización 3D y Tomografía Computarizada, Centro de Ciencias Aplicadas y Desarrollo Tecnológico, Universidad Nacional Autónoma de México, Cd. Universitaria A. P. 70- 186,…

  • Evaluation of cassava (Manihot Esculentum) seed waste Activated carbon for kinetic study on methylene blue dye adsorption from aqueous solution

    Evaluation of cassava (Manihot Esculentum) seed waste Activated carbon for kinetic study on methylene blue dye adsorption from aqueous solution Gumus R.H. Department of Chemical and Petroleum Engineering, Niger Delta University P.M.B 071 Wilberforce Island. Bayelsa State. Nigeria The effect of activation temperature on activated carbon was studied at 400o C, 500oC and 600oC respectively. The characterization properties showed that increased in temperature reduces yield, moisture content, ash content and volatile content but increased fixed carbon, pore volume and porosity….

  • Semblances of “aangdan (organ donation)” with “kanyadan (gift of a maiden)”under hindu marriage

    Semblances of “aangdan (organ donation)” with “kanyadan (gift of a maiden)”under hindu marriage Reeta Dar (PhD Scholar) Health Education Officer, Central Health Education Bureau, DGHS, MoHFW, GOI This article seeks to draw parallels between various rituals and practices of the Indian wedding and the concept of organ donation and transplantation. The purpose of this article is to make it easier for the layman to relate to the concept of organ donation and transplantation. The article attempts to liken “Kanyadan” (giving…

  • Methyl jasmonate ameliorates memory deficits in mice exposed to passive avoidance paradigm

    Methyl jasmonate ameliorates memory deficits in mice exposed to passive avoidance paradigm Anthony T. Eduviere1, Osarume Omorogbe2 and Solomon Umukoro2* 1Department of Pharmacology and Therapeutics, College of Medicine, University of Ibadan, Ibadan, Nigeria 2Department of Pharmacology and Therapeutics, College of Medicine and Health Sciences, Afe Babalola University, Ado-Ekiti, Nigeria Passive avoidance task is a rodent model of memory in which the animal learnt to avoid an aversive stimulus precipitated by fear and it is always accompanied by inhibition of motor…

  • Glycemic control and electrolyte changes in diabetic rats treated with pioglitazone

    Glycemic control and electrolyte changes in diabetic rats treated with pioglitazone *1Adeyomoye O.I and 2Adeola W.F 1 Department of Physiology, University of Medical Sciences, Ondo, Ondo State, Nigeria 2Department of Physiology, Olabisi Onabanjo University, Ago-Iwoye Ogun State, Nigeria This study evaluated the effect of pioglitazone on glucose and serum electrolytes in normal and diabetic rats. Fifteen adult wister rats were divided into 3groups (n=5). Group 1 and 2 served as the normal control and diabetic untreated group respectively and each…

  • Study on genotype x environment interaction of sesame (Sesamum indicum L.) oil yield

    Study on genotype x environment interaction of sesame (Sesamum indicum L.) oil yield Mekonnen Misganaw*, Firew Mekbib, Adugna Wakjira Sesame is an oilseed crop grown for its seed and oil for local and export markets and is a great source of income for farmers, traders, processers and the national economy of Ethiopia. However, its productivity and production are influenced by environmental factors. This experiment was, therefore, carried out to estimate the nature and magnitude of interaction of genotypes with the…

  • Welcome Dr. Parichat Phumkhachorn to International Journal of Bioscience and Medicine

    Dr.  Parichat Phumkhachorn Assistant Professor Department of Biological Science, Faculty of Science, Ubon Ratchathani University, Ubon Ratchathani 34190, THAILAND Biography & Research Interest Welcome Dr.  Parichat Phumkhachorn to Join the Editorial Board of International Journal of Bioscience and Medicine. Dr.  Parichat Phumkhachorn is working as a Assistant Professor at the Department of Biological Science, Faculty of Science, Ubon Ratchathani University, Thailand. Her main research of interest is in the field of Medical Microbiology and Immunology. Her present research focuses on finding bacteriophages for use as…

  • Community Based Management of Malaria: exploring the capacity/performance of Community Based Agents and their motivation

    Community Based Management of Malaria: exploring the capacity/performance of Community Based Agents and their motivation in Tamale, northern region of Ghana 2013 Mukaila Zankawah Mumuni1*, Korkortiakor Baba Sadique Zankawah2, Mohammed A. Soghaier3 Patrick Adam1 Iddrisu Jamaldeen Zankawah4 1Ghana Health Service, Metropolitan Health Directorate, Tamale 2National Health Insurance Authority, Claims Processing Center-Tamale, Ghana. 3 Directorate of Epidemiology & Zoonotic Diseases, Sudan Federal Ministry of Health, Khartoum, Sudan. 4Ghana Health Service, Tamale West Hospital, Tamale Background: The use of antimalarial drugs and…

  • Evaluation of commercial and fresh-picked Origanum vulgare after dehydration

    Evaluation of commercial and fresh-picked Origanum vulgare after dehydration Vanessa Cristina dos Santos Peixoto de Oliveira1, Maria Inês Bruno Tavares1, Eduardo Miguez Bastos da Silva1, Paulo Sérgio Rangel Cruz da Silva1, Tiago Venâncio2 1Universidade Federal do Rio de Janeiro, Instituto de Macromoléculas Professora Eloisa Mano, Av Horácio Macedo 2030, Bloco J, Centro de Tecnologia, Ilha do Fundão, Rio de Janeiro, RJ, Brazil, CEP 21941-598 2Departamento de Química, Universidade Federal de São Carlos, São Carlos, SP, Brazil Origanum vulgare Lamiaceae is one…