Category Archives: Geology

Written on Oct, 09, 2016 by in | Comments Off on MICROBE’S-EYE VIEW OF THE WORLD: BACTERIA SAVING OUR LIFE
MICROBE'S-EYE VIEW-OF-THE-WORLD-BACTERIA-SAVING-OUR-LIFE

This is not rollicking sci-fi with some imaginative and dark touches, scrabbling for treasure amid alien detritus. It’s about a real world we live day in day out. This is about science and not for average young adult territory, who might find it boring for the story that it tells. Still, it’s good to know the bug that saves your …

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Written on Mar, 06, 2016 by in | Comments Off on THE SPICE ROUTE
spice route

Roman Egypt under Emperor Augustus, began to look for trades in the east. According to the historian Strabo, within a few years after occupation of Egypt in 30 BCE, 120 Roman boats were sailing to India each year from the port of Myos Hormos on the Red Sea. It was not a commercial success. Archaeologists have explored Roman artefacts such …

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Written on Jul, 29, 2015 by in | Comments Off on CLIMATE CHANGE AND ITS ADVERSE EFFECT ON EARTH
CLIMATE CHANGE AND ITS ADVERSE EFFECT ON EARTH

Written for a book            July 29 2015 Dr Mohendra Irengbam BSc, MBBS, MD, MRCGP (Lond), FRSH (Lond), Columnist, The Sangai Express, Imphal and the incumbent president of the Knowledge Exchange Network – a global Manipuri Diaspora Corporation. I firmly believe that climate change is due to global warming because of human activities. With a background of my graduate studies in …

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Written on Apr, 15, 2014 by in | Leave a comment

As a newspaper columnist of a top local paper in Manipur, while living abroad, I have the ability to report on topics of interest that are specific to Manipuri community, even they are international issues, since most world events have a quick impact on Manipuris. A newspaper columnist of a local paper, worldwide, usually focuses the column on a particular …

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Written on Jan, 15, 2012 by in | Leave a comment
plate tecnoics

Normal science involves the acquisition of experimental data. It requires a certain scientific method in doing so. ‘World of Earth Science’ in 2003 explained the scientific method: ‘Looking at the scientific model of our planet, it is not always apparent that science can predict natural events’. Scientists have long been trying to understand nature. The formulation of the scientific model …

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Written on Jan, 15, 2012 by in | Leave a comment
plate tecnoics

  How the Himalayas & the Tibetan plateau were formed Normal science involves the acquisition of experimentaldata. It requires a certain scientific method in doing so. ‘World of Earth Science’ in 2003 explained the scientific method: ‘Looking at the scientific model of our planet, it is not always apparent that science can predict natural events’. Scientists have long been trying …

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Written on Dec, 03, 2011 by in | Leave a comment
Surface of the Earth

I learnt in school that the most of the Earth’s surface (70%) is covered with water, and the remaining 30% is taken up by the seven continental landmasses. However, underneath the water that fills the oceans and the landmass, the Earth’s surface layer – crust is made of rock. As the earth cooled down 4.5 billion years ago, the Eath surface …

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