By: Omar Salvador
The plant or plantlike organisms we call algae are ubiquitous in habitat and vary widely in many characteristics, including in form, structure, and size. Some algae are microscopic in size and are smaller than some bacteria, while others can become many feet in length, examples...
Everything you need to know about Argentine ants
By: Sylvia Harrison
Argengine ants are one of many different varieties of those pesky little insects that insist on living in our homes and yards. Originally from South American countries like Northern Argentina, Paraguay, Southern Brazil, Argentine ants are an invasive species of ant. They have been introduced...
By: Tarek Musslimani
Muscle cells are polarizable like neurons. Namely they possess a membrane electric potential that can be depolarized and hyperpolarized. Muscle cells contain many nuclei inside their cytoplasm. However, muscle cells do not divide but can atrophy and hypertrophy. For the reason that muscle cells do...
By: Tarek Musslimani
Neurons are the functional cells of the nervous system. The nervous system contains in addition supporting cells that are called neuroglia. Neurons do not divide although they possess nuclei. On the other hand, neuroglia do divide. Because neurons do not divide they are not suceptible...
By: Marvin Somers
Simply put, species develop camouflage because it has a survival benefit – perhaps it helps them hunt or helps them not to be hunted. This is not to suggest however that it is a conscious decision on the part of the species in question. Development...
Facts about copepods
By: M E Skeel
Copepods are arthropods (Phylum Arthropoda) because they have jointed legs and exoskeletons. The Phylum Arthropoda is divided into three large groups: terrestrial mandibulates (insects), terrestrial chelicerates (spiders) and aquatic mandibulates, the Crustaceans. Copepods are crustaceans because they are aquatic and have mandibles. What are mandibles...
Should Men get Pregnant
By: Holly Woods
My reason for not believing a man should be able to conceive a baby and be pregnant is purely based off of religion and selfishness. I think that it is not up to the human race to make these types of decisions. If God wanted...
The habitat of coyotes
By: Heather Hamel
Coyotes are one of the most adaptable animals there is. Their favourite habitat is open grassland or semi forested, near open areas, around some type of water. They love to sleep in bushy or grassy fields, where it is easy to burrow down, but hard...
By: Art Young
Even when it’s 3 a.m. in Las Vegas, the millions of lights and constant traffic of the city make it seem like rush hour. Chief Crime Scene Investigator, Catherine Willows and her second-in-command, Nick Stokes, have just arrived at 27th floor of the...
How Antarctic penguins survive on the world's coldest continent
By: Chris Pine
Penguins spend their entire lives living on the world’s coldest continent and swimming in the coldest waters on the planet. How do the penguins do this without freezing? Here are a few of the methods that a penguin uses to stay warm. 1. Down...

 

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