Ant Acid. The acid produced by ants is called formic acid

Ant Acid. The acid produced by ants is called formic acid. … The most common species of black ant in the United States is the black carpenter ant, which delivers a small amount of formic acid through its jaws as it bites. Formic acid is also found in stinging nettles and the bites and stings of other insects.  More...

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Theme of 2017 World Metrology Day

┬áThe World Metrology Day (WMD) is observed every year on May 20 to mark the signing of the Metre Convention on May 20, 1875. The Convention set the framework for global collaboration in the science of measurement More...

By gktoday On Sunday, January 17th, 2016
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The pyramids of a biomass representation

Biomass is the amount of living material in an organism. The pyramids of biomass represent the relationship between different trophic levels in terms of biomass. In grassland and forest ecosystems, there is generally More...

By gktoday On Sunday, January 17th, 2016
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The Red List of IUCN provides the list of threatened species

The Red List of IUCN provides the list of threatened species. It is recognized as the most comprehensive, objective global approach for evaluating the conservation status of plant and animal species. It was founded More...

By gktoday On Sunday, January 17th, 2016
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Nilgiri Biosphere Reserve first International Biosphere Reserve in India

┬áNilgiri Biosphere Reserve located in Tamil Nadu, Kerala and Karnataka was the first biosphere reserve established in 1986.The Nilgiri Biosphere Reserve is an International Biosphere Reserve in the Western Ghats More...