How photosynthesis works
By: Tmari
The energy needed for survival is furnished to plants and animals through various chemical processes; the sunlight provides much of the energy these living organisms rely on for nourishment. Cells are also dependent upon energy; cells need energy to function properly. Plants need energy to...
Structural differences between bacteria and viruses
By: Tami Port MS
Bacteria and viruses are often lumped into a general category of ‘things that can make people sick’. But although they can both cause illness, they are very different agents of infection.All viruses are full time ‘bad guys’; parasites which require a living...
Human Genetic Mutation
By: Jared Rydalch
To simply sum it up, why not? With the current acceleration of development of technology, we may very well be able to activate a series of microbots that physically alter our characteristics on command. That could be one solution, however, one must remember that this...
By: Mohamad Fadzli
The use of plants as medicinal remedies has been going on for centuries. A quarter of the prescription drugs in modern medicine today is produced from raw materials found in the rainforest. Research is being carried out on the effectiveness of many other medicinal plants...
By: Terrence Aym
Back in the 1800s a legend grew in the wilds of Idaho about the 'monster worm' that could choke a horse and fend off predators by spitting. Old-timers back then referred to the creature as the spitting worm; those with a more scientific bent dubbed...
By: Alison Bowler
Protozoa, single celled animals have evolved to exploit every ecological niche. Some are free living while others are parasitic and capable of causing severe, sometimes life-threatening, infection. A number of parasitic protozoa are intracellular parasites living within other cells. One of the major causes of...
The process of cellular fertilization: Eggs, sperm, and zygotes
By: A. C. Bowie
Cellular Fertilization in the Kingdom Animalia Cellular fertilization is the mechanism by which sexual reproduction yields a new generation of organism. Between kingdoms, the process varies far and wide encompassing everything from the simplicity of transferring genetic information between cells via a biological tube to...
By: Judy Evans
The unique Grass tree is indigenous to Australia. The taxonomic name is Xanthorrhoea – difficult to say and even more difficult to spell! For many years the plant was called a ‘blackboy’ as the species that develops a trunk is reminiscent of an aboriginal...
Will we have the Ability to Morph into Animals or at least Develop their Traits
By: Winter Maza
Imagine, for a moment, that science has made astounding achievements in human/ animal DNA Gnome splicing, allowing for greater strength (gorilla), longer & stronger brain functions (sharks) faster running capabilities (cheetahs, pumas, panthers). and then let's take that just a little further, because our...
Anton van Leeuwenhoek's contributions to microbiology
By: Shy Less
The Dutchman Antony van Leeuwenhoek was born on Oktober the 24th in Delft (Holland, The Netherlands) He was a Dutch trader, land surveyor (geometrician), vintage rower, glass blower and microbiologist. He is most famous for his microscope and his pioneerwork for the cell biology and...

 

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