Cactuses growing in deserts
By: Richard Pearman
This contains a lot of Latin names of plants and scientific terms for groups of plants. You can use a search engine to look these up.Let's start by getting a few things straight. Not all cacti grow in deserts. Many grow in semi-deserts, mountains...
Can cats and rabbits cross-breed and procreate?
By: Janet Farricelli CPDT-KA
The product of a mating between a rabbit and cat is called "a cabbit".Cabbits feature the loving, affectionate personality of a cat with the typical anatomical features of a rabbit. If you are wondering where you could purchase such an animal, think again. As...
How humans are descended from sponges
By: Jeffrey Graf
With the advent of new molecular biology techniques, including bioinformatics, scientists have new ways to determine relatedness between organisms. Even if two organisms have no readily apparent comparable features at the macro level, scientists can analyze DNA sequences and protein family function to look for...
By: Jonte Rhodes
Spiders are one of the most fascinating predatory species that can be commonly observed in everyday life, and have evolved very specialized ways of hunting for their prey. However what many people don't know is that there are actually many different ways which spiders use...
What are enzymes and what are they used for?
By: Nayab Sh
Enzymes are the catalysts or chemical substances synthesized in living cell and responsible for metabolic activities within the organism. Subatances which react with the help of enzymes are called "Substrates" and materials produced as the result of a chemical reaction are called "Products". Active sites...
The world of the stonefly (Insect Order Plecoptera)
By: M E Skeel
Stoneflies are members of a small insect order known as the Plecoptera. There are about two thousand species worldwide, living in or around streams, in most temperate and tropical ecosystems. The people who know them best are fishermen, because stonefly larvae are an important food...
The evidence for evolution
By: Schmity Marshall
Cells to little weird animals to gorillas to humans. How could humans have come gorillas?Evolution.Many scientists believe in evolution, humans evolving from earlier primates. They didn't just say "Hey look at that monkey! He looks just like your mother!","Your right! Maybe...
Did Dinosaurs Evolve into Birds
By: Robin Hussey
There is enough similarity between the fossils of dinosaurs and modern birds to conclude that birds did indeed evolve from dinosaurs.The WishboneThe furcula, or wish bone, has been found in many theropod dinosaurs. The furcula in birds is used to strengthen the skeleton for...
Oxygen transport in the human body
By: Lime Red Tetrahedron
Oxygen Transport in the Human BodyIn aerobic cells and organisms (including humans), oxygen is essential for life. This diatomic gas participates in a number of processes in individual cells, processes that create and store energy. This vital substance must be available to each aerobic cell...
By: R.A. Scott
We all know that evolution is a silly lie. Well, at least that is what creationists would want us all to believe. The problem is that evolution is not simply true, it just is. Denying evolution is rather like denying gravity. Gravity is real but...

 

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