The diet of llamas
By: Annalyn Andriyenko
Llamas are interesting animals used as pack animals in the Andes and other areas throughout South America. They are a camelid, a type of even toed mammal that goes along the lines of the family of camels, some cattle, pigs, hippos, goats and even antelope...
By: Stephanie Happ
The short answer to why viruses are referred to as obligate parasites is that they cannot reproduce outside their host. Some authorities employ the word 'grow' for reproduce. Both terms bear the limitations of both English and current scientific understanding. Viruses don't have reproductive systems...
Interesting facts about Charles Darwin
By: Bennett Horton Jr.
Charles Darwin is well known as the father of evolutionary theory and the man who coined the term “evolution.” An interesting fact is that Darwin didn’t coin that term; philosopher Herbert Spenser did. In the original printings of Darwin’s ground-breaking work...
By: Jennifer Vose
Cells divide in order to replace worn out or old cells, and to create reproductive cells, or gametes. Mitosis is the division of non-sex cells, or somatic cells. Meiosis is the process by which a parent cell can make gametes, or sex cells. In mitosis...
By: Briar Miller
In September 2003, Randall Miller, a paleontologist from the New Brunswick Museum, found the oldest intact shark fossil ever, taking us back 410 million years. This example of Doliodus problematicus is only 9 inches long but shares the essential shark characteristics we know and love...
By: Perry McCarney
The mature flowering plant or angiosperm is a comparative newcomer to the plant world, although that is still millions of years. They grow one or more flowers; the flower may have sterile sepals and/or petals, male stamen and/or female carpels. If it has all 4...
Pregnant Men
By: Morgan Carlson
Sure, why not? It isn't exactly my thing, but who am I to tell someone what to do? By all means, if that gender allowance will advance other potential advancements in medicine and biological science, I'm all for it. So what is the real issue...
The Matrix theories: Homo sapiens - mammal or virus?
By: Morgan Carlson
The great thing about the Matrix and its components was that though a great diversity existed among the machines, their behavior closely mimicked their human creators. Their acts of hunting, construction, herding, and using, however, was less similar to the acts of man at the...
Leatherback sea turtle nesting habits
By: Nina Stubblefield
The sandy beaches sparkle in the semi darkness of the moonless light in the night sky as it had done long before time was every written. The waters in the deep blue were dark and cool rushing in and out onto the sandy shoreline. As...
March flies, deer flies, horseflies - information about the Tabanidae
By: M E Skeel
March flies: in the Northern Hemisphere they show up in spring so they get this name. Deer flies and horse flies: these names come from some of their favorite targets. All belong to the dipteran family Tabanidae. Deer flies belong to the genus Chrysops while...

 

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