By: G E Barr
KNOCK KNOCKThe sweat which forms on my forehead might disgust Agent Smith and my need to live and dream might cause him patronizing hysteria, but my status is above any machine. Agent Smith was merely a piece of the machine. A figment of an unusual...
The hunting habits of bull sharks
By: Jonte Rhodes
The bull shark (Carcharhinus leucas) is one of the more common large shark species that can be found in many coastal areas in warmer waters. They are also known to be one of the most dangerous species of shark to humans, and also have a...
By: Jonte Rhodes
Most people tend to think that sea spiders are merely some kind of spiders that live in the sea, however this isn't the case at all. In actual fact sea spiders are completely unrelated to land spiders, and are only called spiders at all because...
What are Branchiopods?
By: M E Skeel
Branchiopods are a subclass of the Class Crustacea, that branch of the Arthropods that have mandibles and live in the water. Branchiopods are one of the most primitive groups of crustaceans and first show up in the fossil record back in the middle of the...
By: M E Skeel
Ectoprocts are tiny, sessile marine and freshwater invertebrates that live in colonies. They are moderately successful, having about 500 species worldwide and they are abundant,m found attached to hard substrates such as rocks, shells and wood in the benthos from shallow waters to 6000...
Information about the Myriapods (Centipedes and Millipedes)
By: M E Skeel
Myriapods are terrestrial arthropods with many legs. Centipedes, millipedes and the lesser known pauropods and symphylans are the four main groups of myriapods. None of them have a thousand legs, as the name millipede suggests. The maximum count is 175 pairs, which is still a...
Information about Pentastomes (Phylum Pentastoma)
By: M E Skeel
Pentastomes are also known as tongue worms because their shape is reminiscent of a vertebrate tongue. They are all respiratory parasites of vertebrates with larval forms infecting intermediate hosts such as arthropods and vertebrates. There are about a hundred species world wide and they are...
Information about segmented worms, Phylum Annelida
By: M E Skeel
There are many different sorts of worms but the height of worm evolution is found in the annelids or segmented worms. There are four classes in this phylum. Oligochaetes are terrestrial and freshwater worms that have few hairs. The most commonly recognised are the earthworms...
Why DNA is the molecule responsible for inheritable traits
By: Joshua Horn - 257112
DNA is the molecule present in every cell of a living organism and is comprised of individual molecules known as nucleotides. The nucleotides are strung together to form very long strand of DNA that clump together and form chromosomes. Along these strings of nucleotides are...
Evolution and how it affects humans
By: JC Campbell
The theory of Evolution has without doubt affected the thinking of people in the past century and had a profound effect on the views of many. We have now reached a point where people who dispute the theory of evolution are considered simple-minded and gullible...

 

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