Why the human race is doomed to extinction
By: Rosemary Redfern
The most likely scenario for humans to become extinct is that we cannot alter our behavior patterns. The normal event is that a species emerges to fill a niche, lives there for a while, then, when that environment changes, unless the species changes its way...
By: Lindsay Grahaem
An elephant's proboscis, more commonly known as its trunk, is incredibly important to an elephant. The trunk is an appendage which infact evolved from the merging of the nose and the superior upper lip; as early biologists noted however, several of the ways an elephant...
By: Lindsay Grahaem
An elephant's trunk, or it's proboscis is of vital importance to an elephant. Early biologists referred to the elephant's trunk as it's 'hand', but it is infact a tool evolved from a merging of the nose and upper lip. The primary uses of an elephant's...
The habitat of collared lemurs
By: Lynn-Nore Chittom
Collared lemurs live in the humid forests of Southeastern Madagascar. They share their habitat with the more dominant ring-tailed lemurs and are often roused by the more aggressive lemur breed to move to other trees, though they are usually able to protect their chosen territories...
By: John Atchison
Which came first, the chicken or the egg. Ah, the great philosophical questions of our time. We have many deep questions that have perplexed the mind of scientists for what seems like eternity. These great minds ponder answers to genetic riddles, finding the cures for...
Scientists reportedly crack chicken or egg riddle
By: JoAnne Windsinger
The Chicken, the Egg, and the Genesis connection For centuries, people have debated and wondered about the age-old question, “Which came first, the chicken or the egg? British researchers cracked the mystery recently at Sheffield and Warwick universities according to a newspaper called the...
By: Judy Evans
Eucalyptus regnans has several common names including Mountain Ash, Stringy Gum, Victorian Ash, Swamp Gum and Tasmanian Oak. Builders, furniture makers and architects all hold the mountain ash in high esteem. It is one of the tallest tree species in the world and the tallest...
By: Judy Evans
The Quandong or native peach is a native Australian tree which belongs to the Santalaceae family and has the botanical name of Santalum acuminatum. It is also known as the sweet, desert or Western quandong. When in full fruit, the tree droops with its crop...
By: Charles Simmins
Nearly everyone has expe­ri­enced a mos­quito bite, the raised bump, the unbear­able itch­ing. The story of mos­qui­toes and man is a com­plex tale of adap­ta­tion, co-existence and far too often, a deadly illness. The United...
Do venus fly traps really work
By: Wayne Cracknell
Everyone has heard the stories, or maybe even seen footage of it. An unsuspecting fly goes off looking for some sweet nectar to get its grubby little feelers on. The fly spots the source of some juicy nectar and lands to feast upon it. The...

 

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