Bioterrorism: Past, present & future
By: Ben Taylor
"Bioweapons." The very word gives people shivers which crawl down their spine like a thousand ants. It is a word that is equated with "nuclear holocaust" in people's minds right next to a picture of what they believe the end of the world will...
Introduction to niological negative feedback systems
By: Darian Peters
In the biological world everything works as a complex web of interactions between many different systems. One of the key types of system is that of the negative feedback systems. In systems theory a negative feedback system is one in which the output of the...
By: Darian Peters
The concept of a species, a distinct type of organism, is associated in the minds of many with Charles Darwin and his seminal work, The Origin of Species; but the concept had been developing for many years before Darwin. Indeed, discussion of the problem of...
The status of biometric technology for security use
By: Mike Walker
Biometric security technology for purposes of identification was once the domain of James Bond films, but has within the past decade moved beyond fiction and even high-end military and governmental applications and now can be found in a variety of situations. Biometric identification of persons...
By: Robert A. Campbell
Simply put, biochemists study the molecules of life. The discipline grew out of a combination of organic chemistry and biology, as scientists in both of these fields became more aware of the importance of the chemical processes taking place within organisms.Organic chemistry is devoted...
What biochemists study
By: Andrea Mahr
Biochemists study biochemistry, which is the chemistry of living organisms.* To go a little further back in history: biochemistry is a relatively new science.*In former times, "organic" chemistry was thought to be the chemistry of living organisms, and exclusively possible within living organisms...
Pregnant Men Pregnant Man
By: Gary Piquette
The Pregnant Man in the 21st CenturyThe idea of a man becoming pregnant and delivering a baby has been discussed for ages, and even with science and medicine advancing rapidly in the last several decades, a biological man still has not delivered a baby. The...
Humnan Race is Devolving
By: Rosemary Redfern
To evolve means to develop and achieve gradually. To devolve means to pass on, delegate or transfer duty or authority.The human race has an amazing capacity to learn. With learning can come development and achievement. The human race also has an amazing capacity to...
What biochemists study
By: Dana Moses
Biochemists study biochemistry, which is the chemistry of life. Studying biochemistry can offer insights into how organisms function at their most basic level, which can eventually lead to advances in medicine. The biochemistry underlying life for most organisms is surprisingly similar, from single-celled bacteria, yeast...
By: Eric Fauble
Animal experimentation. This is the topic most people around the world see almost every day. There is one question many people seem to ask: is it right or is it wrong? It all really depends on what the animal is being tested on, of course...

 

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