Principles of food preservation
By: Yousef Shafi
The product is handled and treated. Cells can be damaged in numerous ways, which could result in excessive leakage of enzymes; hence, faster deterioration of the product. Various ways of damaging cells are rough handling on the part of personnel, gnawing by insects and rodents...
By: M E Skeel
This is a huge topic because there are so many kinds of arthropods. There are three broad groups to consider; insects, crustaceans, and the chelicerates (spiders and their cousins). Spiders and insects are terrestrial animals and so have similar to solutions to the problems associated...
By: L L - 558339
Before I start to tell you what the molting process of a hermit crab is, I am going to explain exactly what molting is. According to Merriam Webster dictionary www.merriam-webster.com molting is "to shed hair, feathers, shell, horns, or an outer layer periodically"...
By: Erich Rosenberger M.D.
There are literally thousands of different types of bacteria. Since the start of civilization (and even before) bacteria have been the leading cause of death and disease. We fight a constant battle against these microscopic critters - and usually loose those battles. The bacilli are...
By: Erich Rosenberger M.D.
The kidney are organs that are responsible for filtering the blood and making urine. Urine, of course, is a waste product, you need to filter the bad stuff out of your blood and save it somewhere until you are ready to get rid of it...
Trees of Australia: Tuart
By: Judy Evans
The tuart (Eucalyptus gomphocephala – also known as the ‘white gum’ because of its pale bark and wood) is only found in Western Australia, along the narrow coastal corridor of the Swan Coastal Plain from Jurien Bay to Busselton. The tuart is a large...
Trees of Australia: Tingle
By: Judy Evans
There are three species of tingle tree. The largest and most impressive is the Red Tingle tree (Eucalyptus jacksonii). The tingles all belong to the family of myrtles (Myrtaceae). The tingles, along with the karri, jarrah and tuart, are all unique to Western Australia and...
The basics of the stages of mitosis
By: Erich Rosenberger M.D.
Mitosis is the process by which cells in your body divide. Cell division is the way in which organisms grow. Without a properly regulated mitotic process, tissue growth would become disordered and crazy. The stages of mitosis are well mapped out by cellular biologists. Each...
Trees of Australia: Karri
By: Judy Evans
The Karri tree is one of four tree species that dominate the forest areas of south west Western Australia. The majestic karri is the tallest of Western Australia’s native trees and grows up to 90 metres in height. It is one of the world&rsquo...
Trees of Australia: Jarrah
By: Judy Evans
The four dominant tree species of the south west of Western Australia are jarrah, karri, tingle and tuart. These are all unique to the state and the forest regions of each species are home to a very diverse range of fauna and other flora species...

 

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