Word of the Day

Word of the Day: Apoptosis
 
Definition: (noun)
 
1) The death of cells which occurs as a normal and controlled part of an organism’s growth or development.
 
2) Programmed cell death
 
Etymology: 1970s: from Greek apoptōsis falling off, from apo from + ptōsis falling, a fall.

Quote of the Day

Unlike a drop of water which loses its identity when it joins the ocean, man does not lose his being in the society in which he lives. Man’s life is independent. He is born not for the development of the society alone, but for the development of his self.
 
B. R. Ambedkar