By: Jason Hernandez
When I was in my last year of undergraduate education, my professor, Jack Longino, was a myrmecologist - an ant scientist. In Costa Rica, he showed us various "ant plants," that is, plants which have a symbiotic relationship with ants. One of the most...
Should Men be Allowed to be Pregnant and Conceive Babies
By: Jimmy Nightingale
John Cleese once said: "Where's the foetus going to take, are you going to keep it in a box?" ('Life of Brian, 1979) The image that immediately come to mind is twofold - a man pregnant, and worse, a man delivering a baby. Not...
By: Sage Doak
Predators play a key role in evolution. Predators force the adaption of prey animals which in return forces the adaption of predators. This has lead to the biological arms race idea.One of the simplest examples of evolution is in a scenario where you have...
By: Sage Doak
Birds are descendants of dinosaurs. To understand how birds evolved from dinosaurs you must first understand how bird like features evolved and developed such as feathers, flight, toothless bills, hollow bones, and many others. I will try and provide a basic overview of some of...
By: Katie Madison
Microbiology is the study of microorganisms. Microorganisms can be classified into two groups: unicellular and cell-cluster microscopic organisms. Unicellular, as you know, are single celled organisms. These organisms are microscopic and therefore can not be seen by the naked eye. It is here that the...
By: William Perry
A quick look at how archaeopteryx and orynthorhynchus have characteristics that are shared and unique. These two animals all have a shared characteristic with the dinosaurs, similarly humans have many shared characteristics with dinosaurs yet have many shared characteristics with Orang-utangs (98% shared DNA). These...
By: Marybeth Davis
Communication is very important. communicate with sounds and body language. To growl, the croc snorts air through the throat or nostrils. The sound is like an idling outboard motor throwing a spray of water into the air from the crocodiles back. Baby crocs 'chirp' when...
By: Ann Affriol
There's a place where past, present and future meet. "Where is it" ? Look for it in the inner space of the cell. There, at a stop along the way on the human life cycle, time and destiny are breached and turn back, as mature skin...
By: Marybeth Davis
The cuttlefish is a marine sepiida (octopus, squid) resembling a small clear squid, and is probably one of the most overlooked, yet incredible wonders of the world, rated as one of the highest intellectually-inclined invertebrate species in existence. Not actually a fish - though baring...
By: Janet Grischy
E. O. Wilson, noted biologist and professor at Harvard, has dedicated his life to the study of ants, and through them, to the study of social behavior. Out of that study came a groundbreaking and controversial book, Sociobiology, first published in 1975. That book attempts...

 

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