Bioterrorism: Past, present & future
By: Eric Youmans
Bioterrorism is a potential disaster that every hospital should be prepared to deal with. There are many ways in which biological agents could be used against a civilian population. In 2001, letters with Anthrax were sent to members of the U.S. Congress. This is...
By: G E Barr
Explaining Forensic Science The word Forensic, stems from the Latin word, forensis, which tranlated means, "of or before the forum". What Forensic Science does, is satisfy the legal/ethical entity when a crime, civil action, inexplicable death or catastrophic circumstances arise. Many times, when a crime...
Why earthworms come out in the rain
By: Rick Bavera
Earthworms in the rain: What are they doing slithering along the sidewalks, driveways and through the grass? The "conventional wisdom" always told us that all those earthworms came up out of the ground during heavy rains so that they would not drown. It turns out...
Should Men be Allowed to be Pregnant and Conceive Babies
By: Dee Holder
I was going to write to the other side, as I think there is no moral reason a man can't do this or should not be allowed to. If for example you had a couple where it is a health risk for the woman to...
By: Sarah Ganly
Many people have heard of San Pedro Cactus, and many people know of the psychoactive effects of this plant, but many people do not realize that there are many other psychoactive cacti available to them. This article will help you learn more about the psychoactive...
What are Gram-positive Bacteria? Distinction Between Gram+ and Gram- Microbes
By: Tami Port MS
All bacteria (the domain Eubacteria) and bacteria-like Archaea, are prokaryotes. Prokaryotic cells are simpler than the eukaryotic cells of the human body. One of the most striking distinctions is that prokaryotes lack a membrane bound nucleus. Their genetic material is naked within the cytoplasm; their...
By: M E Skeel
Apterygote means wingless but not all wingless insects are included in the Apterygota. Some insects are secondarily wingless. This means that they have evolved from winged forms but have lost the wings over time. Lice and fleas are examples of these sorts of insects and...
By: M E Skeel
Our ancestors probably first discovered oysters when they were hunting and gathering food along seashores thousands of years ago. The tasty, nutritious molluscs also yielded pearls, and archaeological studies provide evidence that pearls were as highly prized in ancient cultures as precious metals and jewels...
By: M E Skeel
Invertebrates are animals without backbones. Most of the world's animals are invertebrates but most of the big, obvious animals are vertebrates. Why? Because the vertebrate bone structure allows animals to attain much larger sizes than is possible in the invertebrates. So although we are not...
By: M E Skeel
There are six species of rockhopper penguins, all belonging to the genus Eudyptes. They are medium-sized penguins with distinctive yellow feathers over their eyes so they are also known as crested penguins, Like eyebrows, these feathers can be used to express surprise, anger and other...

 

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