Men and Pregnancy
By: J.L. McKenzie
It is about time that men start taking on the responsibilities of childbearing as well as childrearing. There are many social and moral implications to this but I feel that we are in a society that would be accommadating to this situation. Times are changing...
Arachnids: House spiders
By: Carolyn Tytler
"Eency-weency spider went up the water spout... " nursery rhymeThis kindergarden chant often introduces children to the arachnid they're most likely to encounter, for a few years anyway: spiders. These creatures are often mislabelled as insects but they are not. They belong to the arachnid...
By: Janet Grischy
Stick insects, members of the class Arthropoda and the orderPhasmatodea, are herbivores, spending their lives on foliage, moving slowly, depending mostly on camouflage to save them in a world of hungry predators. They are prey for birds, reptiles, spiders and primates. Although they resemble twigs...
By: Laura Cameron
Ever wondered what those little pests called cockroaches are really made of? Thought of trying to dissect one yourself but didn't know how to do it? Well, the answer is here. In the following article I will discuss two methods of dissection for cockroaches and...
By: Jonte Rhodes
Snails are well known for being a generally slow moving and inactive species of mollusk, and are thought by some to sleep for long periods of time. However the reality is that most common species of snail don't sleep for extended periods, and are in...
The lives of cockroaches (Insect Order Blattodea)
By: M E Skeel
It isn't fair. A few rogue species and all Cockroaches get tarred with the same brush. Most cockroaches are harmless creatures, living their lives out in quiet anonymity on forest floors around the world, especially the tropics and subtropics. They are important members of their...
How whales evolved
By: Urbands
The mammals are indicated to be of a certain shape that is coherent with their development. The characteristics have a function similar to their lungs to the use of glands. Whales have evolved from the early existence. At the point of sound an element to...
What disease does the bacteria Bordetella pertussis cause and how?
By: littlebob
Bordetella pertussis is the causative agent of the disease pertussis, better known as whooping cough. Pertussis is primarily a disease found in unimmunized children, although adults may contract the disease and subsequently spread the infection. Pertussis is a disease that carries significant morbidity and mortality...
What disease does the bacteria Campylobacter jejuni cause and how?
By: Victoria Blackburn
Campylobacter jejuni is one of the leading causes of gastroenteritis, inflammation of the gastrointestinal (GI) tract, in humans, known as campylobacteriosis. Ingestion of C. jejuni is rarely life threatening, but it can lead to the development of Guillain-Barre syndrome (GBS) a few weeks after the...
Eating habits of Great White sharks
By: P.L. Hubble
The Great White shark, scientifically named Carcharodon carcharias, is the breed of shark that comes to mind whenever we think of shark attacks. The movie "Jaws" is mostly responsible for this. In reality, there have only been about 250 shark attacks reported in almost 150...

 

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