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beatrice olayideSpontaneous generation Why was the theory of spontaneous generation an obstacle to the development of microbiology as a scientific discipline?23 MarchComment
andy chuksMolds: Why Molds on Food May or May not Cause Disease to Human Body When Foods like bread spoil they form molds. Molds are fungi that release spores into the air to reproduce. The main body of the mold is not easily seen and consists of threadlike growths throughout the food, while the colored mold that you see on the surface of food is only the spores. By the time the mold is visibly producing spores, the food is filled... Read All08 February 2013Comment
mary amosmedical biochemistry Can a person go for medical biochemistry without he or she having physics? i need answer please29 December 2012Comment
andy chuks I think biochemistry requires for jamb, english, maths, chemistry, biology. For Olevel its credit in English, maths, biology, chemistry any other science subject which may be physics. However it depends on the school, just check with the school in question. 0008 February 2013
gbolahan mudashiru pls help me out with any social science course dat does not requires too much of maths 0023 February 2013
chioma nwankwoMicrobial degradation of pesticides Hello pals....pls i need relevant information and websites i can visit concerning MICROBIAL DEGRADATION OF PESTICIDES...its my seminar topic and i need ideas on how to go about it and websites and references available for research...all ideas are immensely welcome.21 November 2012Comment
williams sodicWhat is Tinea corporis (Ringworm) ? Tinea corporis is a superficial dermatophyte infection characterized by either inflammatory or noninflammatory lesions on the glabrous skin (ie, skin regions except the scalp, groin, palms, and soles). Three anamorphic (asexual or imperfect) genera cause dermatophytoses: Trichophyton, Microsporum, and Epidermophyton. Dermatophytes may infect humans... Read All14 November 2011Comment
ginikanwa emeka are u a microbiology student? 0016 August 2011
andy chuks U're welcome. No am not. 0017 August 2011
olusanya omowumiMicrobiology what could be the most common cause of tinea corporis and how long does it last?20 May 2011Comment
andy chuks Tinea Corporis, popularly known as Ringworm is caused by Fungi called Dermatophytes of the genera Trichophyton and Microsporum. It last for like three weeks during treat ment before it disappears. Read more details here http://goo.gl/WAJX5 0014 November 2011
JP Williams A microscope is an instrument to see objects too small for the naked eye. The science of investigating small objects using such an instrument is called microscopy. Microscopic means invisible to the eye unless aided by a microscope.
There are many types of microscopes, the most common and first to be invented is the optical microscope which uses light... Read All 0029 January 2011
anwuli aghanenuFood microbiology Pls i want some one to ans this question. "Microbial isolates of rotten banana".04 December 2010Comment
JP Williams The bacterial and fungal pathogens associated with watery rot of banana fruits in a market in Lagos, Nigeria were isolated and identified. The bacterial pathogens were Pediococcus sp., Propionibacterium sp. and Pseudomonas aeruginosa. The fungal pathogens which also showed cellulolytic activities were Botryodiplodia theobromae, Aspergillus niger and... Read All 2029 January 2011
henry ezemicrobiology what is the meaning of industrial microbiology and their job opportunities31 August 2010Comment
bright cyrus well industrial microbiology is a branch of microbiology that investigates and controls the activities of microbes in several processes outside clinical analysis. It involves many assays in purification, production ,fermentation etc. Once you are an industrial microbiologist you can gain employment in brewing, food processing, petroleum companies, environmental... Read All 2006 November 2010
olusanya omowumi you can as well go for a two year training in Medical Laboratory Science to make u a medical microbiologist which gives u a preference over an industrial microbiologist and u can then work in all the above listed places, now PLUS Hospital. 0020 May 2011
henry ezeMICROBIOLOGY WHAT are d opportunities of microbiologist and their roles as a profession30 August 2010Comment
andy chuks Microbiology is the study of microbes or very small organisms that are an inherent part of the human existence on our planet.
The study of microbes is a short job description of what a microbiologist does. However, the educational requirements to be a microbiologist are not so short. He needs to be competent in the subject areas of mathematics, English... Read All 0030 August 2010
christiana udo pls i want to know the subject require to microbiology and science laboratory technology 0006 March 2013
andy chuks Subjects required for Microbiology/ Science Laboratory Technology
For Jamb/UTME : Biology - Chemistry - Mathematics, English.
For Olevel/SSCE: You should have credit in English, Mathematics, Biology, Chemistry, Physics, Agriculture. 0007 March 2013
andy chuksIntroduction to Microbiology MICROBIOLOGY is the study of microorganisms, which are unicellular or cell-cluster microscopic organisms. This includes eukaryotes such as fungi and protists, and prokaryotes. Viruses, though not strictly classed as living organisms, are also studied. In short; microbiology refers to the study of life and organisms that are too small to be seen with... Read All13 July 2010Comment