By: Darian Peters
The Kingdom Monera is a catch-all top-level classification for the prokaryotic organisms that was in common usage during the mid to late twentieth century. The Monera consists of those organisms that have their genetic material loose in the cell rather than packed into a cell...
Introduction to niological negative feedback systems
By: Darian Peters
In the biological world everything works as a complex web of interactions between many different systems. One of the key types of system is that of the negative feedback systems. In systems theory a negative feedback system is one in which the output of the...
How and why animals developed camouflage
By: Urbands
When in view of certain animals there is notice of color texture from a distance. Development of camouflage has a notion on survival and protection in the area. Some of the animals known for being able to change are turtle, deer and certain fish. Being...
Morphing into Animals
By: Kirsten Campbell - 497684
We will not and can not have the ability to morph into animals or develop their traits in the near future, unless we figure out a way to restructure our DNA completely in a way that if our genetic make up would allow for a...
By: Darian Peters
The concept of a species, a distinct type of organism, is associated in the minds of many with Charles Darwin and his seminal work, The Origin of Species; but the concept had been developing for many years before Darwin. Indeed, discussion of the problem of...
By: M E Skeel
Ornithology is the literally the study of birds. It is a true science of course but it is also a way of life for many amateur bird watchers. Most ornithologists started out as bird watchers. A few lucky ones get to be paid for their...
By: Mayflor Markusic
Fear would strike into the heart of anyone who had the misfortune of coming face-to-face with a shark. However, the goblin shark (scientific name: Mistukurina owstoni) produces two distinctly different reactions. One reaction is a combination of horror and revulsion. The goblin shark, besides its...
Mosquitoes and the diseases they carry
By: Joyce Good Henderson
Mosquito and the diseases they carry:When you travel to places where you are likely to encounter mosquito-borne infectious diseases, preparation and precautions are essential in preventing mosquito bites or illness.MalariaMalaria requires advanced preparation to prevent infection. Female Anopheles mosquitoes carry a parasite which, when...
By: M E Skeel
Chordates are animals that have a dorsal nerve chord. The largest subgroup in the Phylum Chordata is the Vertebrata, those chordates that encase their nerve chord or spinal chord in hard bony vetebrae. The smaller subgroups in the phylum are sometimes put in their own...
Basics of sheep behavior
By: Brenda Nelson
People often make fun of the behavior of sheep following each other to refer to people who follow their leaders blindly as "sheep". However this, and other, behaviors have kept the species existing for thousands of years and should not be considered a negative.FLOCK...

 

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