Characteristics of mammals
By: Laurie Childree
Mammals are able to live in a variety of habitats due to a number of adaptations. There are characteristics that only mammals share such as hair and mammary glands. The mammal has the ability to control the body temperature with sweat glands that aid in...
The life year phase of penguins
By: Yudha Aditya
Emperor penguins, are creatures considered as a tribe- the only tribe- which stays in South Pole, Antartica. It is said that the penguins, were the only ones which stood still when ice started to cover the green South Pole; while the others had gone...
By: Kaush J
The two principal functions of muscles are to produce movement and to maintain posture. Muscle tissues have the ability to shorten or contract. Because a muscle cell's length is much greater than its width, they are frequently referred to as muscle fibres. There are three...
Facts about nematodes
By: Laurie Childree
Nematoda means thread like ones, the group was establishted in 1808 as Nematoidea by Karl Rudolphi. In 1837 it was reclassified by Burmeister as belonging to the Nematodes family, it was 1861 that K.M. Diesing renamed them Nematoda. During 1919 it was argued that...
Native flowers to the Caribbean area
By: James Johnson
Determining which flowers are native to the Caribbean is a difficult task at best. Identifying wild flowers is simple, but all flowers growing in the wild are not native. People have been bring flowering plants from all over the world to the Caribbean and many...
Tips for choosing the best microscope for kids
By: Tami Port MS
Microscopes are great educational toys that allow children to explore the world while having fun developing their science skills. But there are several types of scopes, with varying levels of quality and cost, each suited to a different need. Here's how to find the best...
By: Janet Grischy
No one is yet certain how multicellular life evolved. There are three prominent theories about how it happened, with one a strong favorite among scientists. Symbiosis Throughout the world, many organisms live in symbiosis. Symbiosis is an association of two different species that may (though...
Will we have the Ability to Morph into Animals or at least Develop their Traits
By: A. Ephesos
Humans have been fascinated by animals since humanity's early days, just think about on how ancient Egyptian gods looked like, almost all of them had animal traits in order to point out certain aspects such as nobility, power, wisdom, or even death. However, in...
What are endangered species of reptiles and amphibians?
By: Ian S. Newnham
The Saltwater Crocodile in Australia. In 1971 the Saltwater or Estuarine Crocodile (Crocodylus Porosus) was given endangered species status in Australia. It joined Australia's native Freshwater Crocodile (Crocodylus Johnston) with this protection. The Saltwater Crocodile or Salty grows to about 20' in length can have...
What type of genetic material does a virus have?
By: Tami Port MS
Viruses are simple, yet very successful non-living, infectious agents. These efficient parasites make a living commandeering the cells of organisms and turning them into virus factories. A virus undertakes this monumental invasion with very little of its own equipment. So, what does it take to...

 

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