The role of predators in the animal food chain
By: Nicholas Widzins
Predators play an important role in the food chain. Without them herbivores would die. Predators are carnivores and eat meat. There are predators in almost every place on earth. People are the biggest predators on earth. We are capable of taking any animal on earth...
What is bioinformatics?
By: Wendy R.
Bioinformatics is a field of Science where Biology, Computer Science and Information Technology merge. A concern of Bioinformatics is the ability to quickly retrieve data, so that researchers can use each other's information to work towards a common goal. A well known use of bioinformatics...
By: M E Skeel
The short answer to this question is that Entomology is the study of insects. All words ending in -ology are the study of something, as -ology is Greek for study. The rest of the word also comes from the Greek word gor six legged arthropods...
By: Paul Arnold
Ever since humans realized what a wonderful planet this can be countless attempts have been made to keep us on it for as long as possible. For generations scientists, seers and sages would create lotions, potions and formulas they believed would give the drinker immortality...
By: John Gugie
I believe that genetic altering is right, if done for the right reasons and under the right conditions.I can understand genetic altering being done to prevent specific illnesses or disabilities. While I think that it should be done for these reasons, I do not...
By: Jared Garrett
Do snakes eat steaks? Do frogs eat eggs? Can an iguana become obese? How does a turtle go on a diet? The questions surrounding what reptiles eat can be as varied as those mentioned above, but the answers are really quite simple. For the purposes...
By: Fiona Thompson
The diverse and fascinating ecosystem of Central America has seen the region become hugely popular with tourists interested in the natural world. But while the lush rain-forests or mountainous regions can seem like a paradise, there are unseen dangers lurking and Central America has more...
By: April Self
Noticed any slippery, slimy or scaly creatures lately? The world of reptiles is an amazing place! And if a reptile has got your 'interest' radar buzzing, then you have plenty to buzz about. Reptiles have amazing eating habits, and some can be pretty versatile when...
By: Laurie Childree
There are four animal groups that fall under the title of reptile; these animals are turtles and tortoises; lizards and snakes, crocodiles and alligators and the tuatara. Reptiles are vertebrates with scaly skin to keep their bodies from drying out. The reptile looks like a...
By: Kelli Tallon
Do stem cells save lives? This is a question that has yet to receive a clear answer, as the research is still in it's infancy. Sure, there is anecdotal evidence of a person being "cured" by stem cells, but science has yet to reach the...

 

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