Science Discovery

Volume 3, Issue 6, December 2015

  • Comparative Analysis of Manual Fading and Laser Fading Process on Denim Fabric

    Solaiman, Joykrisna Saha

    Issue: Volume 3, Issue 6, December 2015
    Pages: 44-49
    Received: Sep. 03, 2015
    Accepted: Sep. 16, 2015
    Published: Sep. 26, 2015
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    Abstract: Fading is renowned process to develop fabric outer appearance. Difference types of fading process are applied on denim fabric to modify fabric outer surface. Laser fading, Hand sand brushing and Potassium permanganate (P.P) spraying etc are applied on denim for fading. In this research work, the properties of Modern (Laser) and conventional fading ... Show More
  • Ferrian Hydroxyl Topaz from a Carbonatite Lapillus from Thiuvalangadu, Tamil Nadu, India

    Ramachandran Ramasamy

    Issue: Volume 3, Issue 6, December 2015
    Pages: 50-54
    Received: Aug. 22, 2015
    Accepted: Sep. 22, 2015
    Published: Oct. 10, 2015
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    Abstract: A plate like crystal (2 x 1.5 x 0.2 µm) having prismatic and pyramidal faces is identified under scanning electron microscope attached with EDAX probe as a ferrian hydroxyl topaz with its structural formula Si4 (Si1.172Al2.296¬Fe3+2.133 Mg0.307Ca0.347Na0.335K0.293Ti0.088P0.053 SO3 0.079) 7.104 (F5.517OH5.482)10.998 on the basis of 24(O, OH, F). It ... Show More
  • Factors Associated with Parent-Adolescent Communication on Sexual and Reproductive Health Issues Among Secondary and Preparatory School Students in Mekelle City, North Ethiopia

    Zemenu Yohannes, Yonas Girma, Shimels Hussien, Bazezew Fekad

    Issue: Volume 3, Issue 6, December 2015
    Pages: 55-61
    Received: Jul. 11, 2015
    Accepted: Jul. 25, 2015
    Published: Oct. 16, 2015
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    Abstract: Background: Adolescence is a period of transition from childhood to adulthood where new behaviors are more easily learned than when in adulthood. sexual and reproductive health are among the most essential aspects of life for adolescents, but due to cultural taboo and political sensitivities, they often obtain little attention in public health poli... Show More
  • Recent Changes in Rainfall, Temperature and Number of Rainy Days over Northern Oromia Zone, Ethiopia

    Asaminew Teshome Game, Diriba Korecha (PhD)

    Issue: Volume 3, Issue 6, December 2015
    Pages: 62-70
    Received: Aug. 20, 2015
    Accepted: Sep. 01, 2015
    Published: Oct. 16, 2015
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    Abstract: Agriculture is one of the sectors most vulnerable to climate change impact. The main economy of the study area is mainly dependent on rain-fed agriculture, the failure or the goodness of seasonal and annual rainfall amount is extremely critical because the study areas socio economic functioning particularly, food production. Changes in annual, June... Show More
  • Experimental Investigation on Weld Ability of Cast Iron

    Alie Wube Dametew

    Issue: Volume 3, Issue 6, December 2015
    Pages: 71-75
    Received: Mar. 11, 2015
    Accepted: Jul. 06, 2015
    Published: Oct. 22, 2015
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    Abstract: Welding cast iron is used in ships, bridges, pressure vessels, industrial machinery, automobile, rolling stock and many other fields. Problems associated with welding are common issues in these fields. A Study was conducted to investigate Weldability of grey cast iron, as grey cast iron contains graphite in flake form, carbon can readily be introdu... Show More
  • A Universal Process: How Mind and Matter Seem to Work

    Osman Yaşar

    Issue: Volume 3, Issue 6, December 2015
    Pages: 76-81
    Received: Nov. 16, 2015
    Accepted: Nov. 25, 2015
    Published: Dec. 14, 2015
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    Abstract: There are scientific reports suggesting striking similarities between the structures of networked systems, ranging from the tiny brain cells to atoms, to the Internet, and all the way up to even the galaxies. It is further argued that the similarities might be due to the existence of a universal natural growth process. At the microscopic level we d... Show More