A look at the coelacanth
By: Joyce Ann Mallare - 541627
Dinosaurs inhabited earth million years ago. They weren’t able to survive due to some factors that caused their disappearance. There are theories as to how and why dinosaurs disappeared, but one thing scientists are sure of that these prehistoric animals are ancestors of some...
By: D. Vogt
If you can afford it, it can seem like a tempting option: instead of facing inevitable death at the end of a long, lingering illness, simply freeze yourself in a state of cryonic preservation, and have a reputable corporation store your body in a fridge...
What is bioprospecting?
By: D. Vogt
Bioprospecting refers to the practice of isolating medically useful active ingredients from traditional indigenous medicines around the world or from previously unutilized plants, both usually in developing countries, and both usually (though not necessarily) by agents of multinational pharmaceutical corporations or academic research units. Critics...
The Matrix theories: Homo sapiens - mammal or virus?
By: D. Vogt
One of the most fascinating parts of The Matrix was watching the gradual corruption of Agent Smith. Smith is at all times the arch-nemesis of Neo and the free humans. However, in the beginning, he is a loyal if somewhat overzealous agent of the System:...
Ribosomes: an explanation
By: Nicole Perkes
Protein Synthesis: A brief overview of ribosome function and a new regulatory mechanism Ribosomes are complexes that catalyze the synthesis of all proteins in all organisms. The ribosome is composed of messenger RNA (mRNA) that carries the code for the protein, the small subunit, the...
By: D. Vogt
Sooner or later, the human race is doomed to extinction: the only real question is why this will occur. Although insisting that extinction is inevitable does seem morbid, even gruesome, this need not be the case. As individuals, we know our lives will one day...
Why some believe the human race is in its final days
By: Steve Moss
Why some believe the human race is in its final days Whilst it is good to imagine that in a century or two, we’ll be a united world and acting out Star Trek and Voyager for real, it is not very likely; more probably...
Stem cells as a solution to hair loss
By: Lea Miller
The incredible potential of stem cells derives from their ability to develop into any kind of cell the body needs. Scientists are now looking at ways that stem cells may be able to help those with hair loss. Hair grows in cycles, routinely going through...
Why the human race is doomed to extinction
By: AngelaWhite
The human race is doomed to extinction for a lot of reasons but our inability to learn from our mistakes is at the top of the list. The phrase: History repeats itself, is more true than we often realize and though these hard lessons are...
By: Patrick Sharkey - 585130
Extinction, now it must be said that it is the nature of the universe for things to be created and to be destroyed. So adamant in enforcing this law is the universe that it is as subject as is any other thing within it; the...

 

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