What disease does the bacteria Brucella abortus cause and how?
By: Alison Bowler
Brucella abortus is the causative organism of the disease undulating fever or Brucellosis. This is a zoonotic infection with the bacterium caught from animal products. The bacterium is a gram-negative bacillus. The most common animal host of Brucella abortus is the cow. Unpasteurized milk was...
Genetic food modification: Animals
By: Robbie Wilson Engle
Ever since Robert Hooke first observed cork cells in 1665, biochemistry as well as our understanding for cells and genetics has come a very long way. In 1984 when the first brick' cell phones were just coming out, who would have thought that in just...
Lichens: fungi, algae, and bacteria work together
By: Krista Tannahill
When you combine fungi with algae and bacteria what do you get? Lichens! Lichens are a unique and dynamic form of life because each species is made up of more than one organism. They are symbiotic in their structure, with each organism species in the...
Should Men be Allowed to be Pregnant and Conceive Babies
By: G E Barr
NOT ADVISABLEIt seems to me that men have enough problems. According to the Bible, they are going to become something like panty waisted weasels who only care for themselves and will eventually hide in caves swearing that "thing" after them really isn't God, but some...
By: G E Barr
CARCHARODON CARCHARIASWhite sharks are known to be cannabilistic and will raise their heads above the surface to, it is believed, analyze the location of prey, by smell. But it depends on the type of prey.White sharks have a variety of shark attack moves in...
Should Men be Allowed to be Pregnant and Conceive Babies
By: Bobby Brown
We live in a "free" society. By "free" I mean that the government gives a very wide berth to an individual's personal choices. This is why we have freedom of religion, speech, association, and expression. This is not the case everywhere on our planet, but...
The insect world explored
By: Bettina Bergh
The class Insecta are small cold blooded animals with a head, thorax and a segmented abdomen. Adults have one pair of antennae on their heads, and six legs, and 0, 2 or 4 wings on their thorax. Immatures may have 0. 6 or more legs...
Medicinal drugs from common plants
By: Urbands
The drugs that have come from plants in which have use associated with medicine. Medicinal drugs are used in certain occasion where it assists in alleviating potential problems. Plants are a key resource in activities for projects where as in medical work. The creation of...
Charles Darwin's theory of evolution and its legacy
By: Jennifer Allsbrook
As the 200th birthday, February 12, 2009, of Charles Darwin rapidly approaches, I find myself reflecting on the man, his work, and his sheer intuitive nature and depth of perception. I am not alone in these reflections as articles touting his work and ideas have...
The hunting habits of bull sharks
By: Scottie Westfall
The Shark of the River and SeaOn the Mississippi River, not far from the town of Alton, Illinois, two commercial fishermen set out their traps. Herbert Cope and Drudge Collins were familiar with this stretch of the river, and they had made a modest living...

 

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