Conflict Resource

A conflict resource is a natural resource that’s been traded in an environment of exploitation, conflict and human rights or humanitarian law violation. In other words, if there’s tension (such as war) relating to or behind the commercial use of a particular natural resource, the specific substance is a conflict resource. Such conflict resources, in […]

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Bureau of Indian Standards (BIS)

Formerly called the Indian Standards Institute, the Bureau of Indian Standards (BIS) is an establishment promoting quality of goods and services and offering certification. Set up on April 1, 1987 courtesy a parliament act dated November 26, 1986, and taking over the responsibilities, assets and liabilities of Indian Standards Institution (ISI), BIS is concerned with […]

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Method Acting

Method acting is an acting style, usually having a connection with movies, where the actor tries to deliver a performance extremely close to reality. It entails meticulously analyzing a character’s motivations, identifying with the character personally, and also resorting to “substitution” method, where the actor tries understanding the character’s emotions by applying his/her own personal experiences […]

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Periodic Table

Also called Mendeleev’s table, the periodic table is an organized grid comprising Earth’s chemical elements. There are 118 elements (as of July 2016) on the table, which are purposely positioned to depict their chemical property differences and similarities with other elements. Out of the 118 elements, 94 are natural and the remaining 24 produced synthetically. […]

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Cation

A cation or a positive ion is an atom that has more protons (positive electric charge) than electrons (negative electric charge). This difference means the atom has a positive electric charge. Since electrons can move between atoms, a cation can become an anion, or vice-versa. Silver, ammonium, etc. are cations; meaning, they would carry a […]

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