By: Wendy R.
There are many great biology fair ideas out there which can give you an interesting hands-on experience. You just has to decide where your personal interest lies and go from there. The choices are considerable and can be involve using animal, plant or even human...
By: Maria C Collins
When the sky is full of formations of birds flying south for the winter you know that summer is over. Some butterflies also migrate a phenomenal distance on their tiny wings. What about those bird and animals that do not migrate. Winter can be hard...
By: Maria C Collins
Crypto zoology is often disparaged as myth peddling rather than a science. It is often coupled with the paranormal, in all its various guises including those that are shorthand for hoaxes. The word Crypto zoology comes from the Greek; crypto meaning hidden and zoology, the...
Different types of turtles: Their characteristics and descriptions
By: Virginia L. Allen
Of all the more commonly known turtles such as the Box turtle, Snapping turtle, and Painted turtle, little may be known of the many other varieties of turtles that make their mark on the fascinating world of nature. The book "The Illustrated Encyclopedia of Animals...
Prokaryotic Microbe Cell Biology
By: Tami Port MS
Prokaryotes are evolutionarily ancient, for billions of years the only form of life. Here's a summary of the basic "parts & pieces" of these primitive cells. Prokaryotes Pro = "before", karyon = "nucleus"Prokaryotes were the first type of cell to evolve, and unlike eukaryotic cells...
Is the Human Race Evolving or Devolving
By: Marti Johnson
If our race had not evolved beyond the first bipedal, cave and tree dwelling beings, we would have become extinct. Evolution has less to do with getting better than it has to do with changing to meet the changes in our world. We have had...
What is Salvia Divinorum?
By: Sarah Ganly
Salvia Divinorum has been given a bad rap; it has been exploited by the uninformed media, and it has been used by the uninformed public in ways that are not proper. Salvia divinorum is not a party drug; in fact it is not something...
By: Maria C Collins
People like penguins. The recent success of the film "March of the Penguins" clearly shows this love. Who would have thought that a French nature documentary would be a smash hit at cinema box offices? Yet "March of the Penguins" has proven to be the...
What are enzymes and what are they used for?
By: Helena Whyte
The school definition says that enzymes are biological catalysts. Enzymes are protein molecules. Enzymes increase the rate of reaction in a cell without the enzyme being used up. Enzymes increase the rate of only one type of biological reaction. Enzymes act on specific molecules. Researchers...
Why are gymnosperms different than angiosperms?
By: Helena Whyte
Gymnosperms are plants that produce seeds but do not develop a flower or fruit. The name comes from Greek words and means naked seed. Gymnosperm seeds attach to the upper surfaces of exposed scales. Usually these scales bearing seeds are grouped together in cones. The...

 

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