By: Joshua Horn - 257112
Molecular dynamics uses approximations of known laws of physics to simulate the motion of atoms and macromolecules. The technique has been used to probe the function and action of many biological molecules, allowing researchers to test hypotheses to an unprecedented resolution. There are many types...
By: Tarek Musslimani
Photosynthesis is defined as the conversion of CO2 to carbohydrates using reaction that utilizes light and water.Photosynthesis is divided into two steps. These steps are firstly: the light reaction and secondly the dark reaction. In the light reaction the synthesis of energy rich molecules...
Mosquitoes and the diseases they carry
By: Imonikhe Ahimie
Mosquito is the name of a blood-sucking fly, a member of the insect family Culicidae and the order Diptera (true flies) and it is distinguished from most other flies by the comparatively long proboscis which projects from the head, a very slender body, and...
By: Imogen French
Chalky environments in Britain usually occur on grassy hills, where the underlying rock is composed of chalk, a type of limestone, and the soil is generally poor, thin and quite alkaline. These areas provide a specialised environment that is host to many native wildflowers which...
By: Alanna Rose
The sunshine state is a great habitat for many different types of palm trees. Palm trees thrive in areas like Florida which hardly ever get below freezing and have hot and humid weather with lots of rain. Even the soil in Florida is perfect for...
Why menthol feels 'cool' and spicy foods feel 'hot'
By: Rex Trulove
The sensation of cool and hot after ingesting certain foods or substances really isn't an illusion. However, the cause is more biological than it is chemical. This is the reason some people feel varying degrees of coolness or heat. Mint has long been used as...
Information about animals with jointed legs, the Phylum Arthropoda
By: M E Skeel
The largest, most diverse phylum of animals is the Arthropoda. The name means jointed legs and all the animals in this group share that characteristic along with an exoskeleton. There are some other common Arthropod characteristics as well. They are all coelomate, meaning that they...
Information about the phylum Mollusca
By: M E Skeel
There are three great invertebrate phyla: Mollusca, Annelida and Arthropoda. Together they make up the majority of invertebrate species. Molluscs are true shellfish and they first appeared back in the Cambrian Period or even earlier. The phylum is quite diverse, containing snails and slugs, classic...
By: M E Skeel
Big, slow-moving, amazingly camouflaged to look like leaves and sticks, the Phasmatids are appropriately known as leaf and stick insects. They are so well camouflaged that even though some of them are among the largest living insects, they are seldom seen. They are the sloths...
The life cycle of kangaroos
By: Erik Dodge
Kangaroos are the largest marsupials in the world. They can be found in Australia, Tasmania, and New Guinea. Grass, grass trees, young shoots and leaves of health plants make up the diet of these herbivores. Standing on two legs, the kangaroo is known for its...

 

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