By: Janet Grischy
Wilderness survival handbooks often warn readers not to eat colorful bugs. Many insects are fine survival food, apparently, but not all. The colorful ones are more likely to be unwholesome. Evidently, it is not enough for an insect or spider to be poisonous, it must...
Function of mucus in the respiratory tract
By: Tami Port MS
erhaps you consider yourself refined. You are well dressed and a model of perfect personal hygiene. Yet, no matter how hard humans try to be civilized, there is no getting around the fact that some aspects of our body, and how it works, are frankly...
Tips for choosing the best microscope for kids
By: Tami Port MS
Microscopes are great educational toys that allow children to explore the world while having fun developing their science skills. But there are several types of scopes, with varying levels of quality and cost, each suited to a different need. Here's how to find the best...
Human Evolution
By: Flairtulip
Evolution, defined as unfolding, change, progression, metamorphosis <www.dictionary.com>, is about what we become in the future as time unfolds. We can only move forward, for the good or the bad only time will tell, but we definitely will not go back...
Overview: Food science & technology
By: Elizabeth M Young
Recent developments in food science range from controversial genetic modifications of plant structure to incredible food preparations to new technologies and tactics for educating the public about food. Education and information are of great important to the average consumer because substantial information can mean the...
Overview: Food science & technology
By: Sarah Lensen
Half a Cup of Liquid Nitrogen, Please Excuse me, young man, an elderly lady asks the grocer, you don't happen to know what aisle the liquid nitrogen would be, do you? I want to spice up and give a new kick to my meatloaf...
Nature's night sounds in the Caribbean
By: James Johnson
Shriek-Shriek, Briiinng, Squawk, Cochi-Cochi, Knock-Knock-Knock-Knock. "Honey I'm going to call the manager, I can't take the noise from the fans, air conditioner and the water pipes" "But I turned off the fan and the air conditioner to enjoy the night, and the sounds aren't coming...
Is the Human Race Evolving or Devolving
By: Elizabeth M Young
It is so tempting to look at the physical, physiological, and social changes in humans over, say, a thousand years, and to confuse those changes with true evolution. Yes, we are taller. When touring the museums of Europe, the short beds are a reminder that...
By: Allison Stine
Man has always wanted to distinguish himself from the animal kingdom and say that he is superior. That man is said not to behave in animalistic ways. But in reality, humans are animals just as trees are plants. Humans have shuddered to think that...
By: Joshua Horn - 257112
Biology is an exciting field for students, for they begin to come to understand how the world around them works and how living organisms function. One of the best opportunities for students to gain practical experience is through science fair projects, where the scientific method...

 

1 14 15 16 17 18 29