By: Lauren Reynolds
Predators use a diverse array of strategies to capture prey. One strategy is the using a trap, such as spiders do. So the casual question presented for this article was: What causes specific prey-capture strategies in sympatric web-building spiders?There were a few hypotheses presented:...
By: Lauren Reynolds
Huddling is a tactic used to save energy and avoid heat loss, especially in small animals such as birds and rodents. It also explains group-living and the relationship between families. One specific group being observed was the African striped mouse (Rhabdomys pumilio) in the Succulent...
By: Logan Schulz
What Is Anthrax?Anthrax is one of those things that people are very afraid of yet they do not know much about it. A very large reason why people are so afraid of Anthrax is because of the recent terrorist attacks in the past decade...
By: Matt Doughten
The Chokecherry (Prunus virginiana) is considered to be of the bird cherry species, (meaning it has flowerous leaves and is deciduous)and can be found throughout the continent of North America. The average height of the Chokecherry is around 5 meters or 17 feet tall. Leaves...
Do Organisms always Evolve into more Complex Forms
By: Andrea Brooks
No, organisms do not always evolve into more complex forms. At first I was tempted to say yes, evolution leads to the more complex. I feel myself to be more complex than my prehistoric ancestors, but am I? In cognition, maybe, but physically maybe not...
By: Matt Doughten
You hear the debate often, Creationism versus Evolution. Evolution is just a theory. What is evolution and who is Charles Darwin? What inspires people to put the fish with legs emblems on their cars?The theory of evolution was formalized by Charles Darwin, however, it...
By: C M Hegberg
Dr. Lynn Rogers, volunteer director of the Wildlife Research Institute (WRI), is one of the world's experts on black bear behavior. And he has shown the world that black bears can be lived with in peace. However, he cautions others severely that his techniques have...
By: Jonte Rhodes
Salvia Divinorum is a naturally growing psychotropic herb from various locations in South America. It is cultivated mainly for sale as a legal alternative to marijuana and can be bought in alternative lifestyle, marijuana paraphernalia shops or online. It is legal in most countries and...
By: Jonte Rhodes
Acarology is the scientific study of a particular sub family of arachnids that contains mites and ticks. It is not a very often publicized area of study, and there are very few scientists who study it compared to most other zoological or biological fields of...
Digestive systems: Why a cow can eat grasses, but we can't
By: Damry Damry
A cow eating grasses may not be so interesting. It may be just an ordinary activity of a creature trying to continue its life. But, have you ever wondered and compared to yourself, why and how can that happen? How and why you can not...

 

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