Category: Difference Between

Difference between epidemic and pandemic

Difference between epidemic and pandemic Epidemic – It is an outbreak of disease or virus that is spreading faster and affects most people in a single region. The spread of the epidemic is limited to a particular region. An epidemic is not necessarily contagious. Some Examples are the Ebola virus in Western Africa and SARS which …

Difference between turtle and tortoise

Essay Topic: How do tortoises differ from turtles?   Introduction All roses are flowers but are all flowers roses?? Sorry for the minor deviation of the topic, but I just wanted you to understand “ all tortoises are turtles, but all turtles are not tortoises” in the simplest way !!. Turtles, tortoises, and terrapins stem from …

Difference between Hepatitis A and Hepatitis B

Hepatitis is the inflammation of the liver which if left untreated can lead to scarring of the live tissue, cirrhosis and even liver cancer.  This condition is often caused by Hepatitis viruses but other health conditions, including the presence of auto-immune health conditions can also cause you to develop Hepatitis. The viruses causing your liver to …

Difference between Alligator and Crocodile

As Humans, we often find coming face to face with an alligator or a crocodile unsettling, to say the least – even a glimpse of those serrated teeth just a couple of feet away from your own is enough to make the most hardened wildlife expert think twice.  But so often, it can be hard to …

Difference between vegans and vegetarians

Even though vegan sounds like a shorter version for vegetarian both of these are different in many ways. Vegetarians are those who do not consume meats of animals such as chickens, goats, cows, pigs, fish and so on, vegetarians however do consume dairy products such as milk and also don’t mind using animal derived products such …

Difference between Prokaryotic and Eukaryotic Cells

When we want to categorize organisms at an advanced level we can divide them into Eukaryotic organisms and Prokaryotic organisms. This distinction of organisms is seen to be the most important distinction for all groups of organisms. Eukaryotic celled organisms have membrane bound cell organelles such as mitochondria, Golgi apparatus and so on. While prokaryotic celled …

Difference between RNA and DNA

One of the main purposes of a living organism is their ability to reproduce. It is the nucleic acid that is responsible for the uniqueness of one individual from another. This uniqueness must be preserved and transferred to the next generation, that is, the progeny. All organisms use this nucleic acid for the storage of their …

Difference between speed and velocity

In Physics, the terms speed and velocity are very different, even though in layman terms, they would denote one and the same thing, and you would not be quite completely incorrect. Yet, despite the fact that there is a distinct difference between these two terms, even physicists differ on these definitions, which is why you can …

Difference between climate and weather

It’s often easy to mistake between the two; eight out of ten people would find it hard to clearly delineate between the two. Simply put, weather relates to the conditions of the atmosphere over a particular whereas climate refers to how the atmosphere behaves for longer periods, and over longer durations. Often people mistake one for …

Difference between Affect and Effect

The English language is an arcane one, replete with errors, issues, and exceptions but then again, most languages would fit the same description. But one of the most heavily studied languages by large groups of people happens to be the English language. In fact, we all use English to communicate our ideas, opinions with others; English …