By: Allen Greer
A recent exhibit in a Norway zoo displayed "homosexual animals" and promoted the display as proof that homosexuality is completely natural. Geir Soeli, the project leader of the exhibition, told Reuters, "Homosexuality has been observed for more than 1,500 animal species, and is well...
What is forensic entomology?
By: Penny Ann Worthington
The Secret Life of Insects Blood splatter patterns, DNA profiling, bite marks, and ballistics. Each of these has played an important part of forensic criminology within the past few years. One forgotten aspect of forensics is forensic entomology (American Board of Forensic Entomology 2004). Forensic...
By: Andrew Bucur
Cell division is the process by which one cell divides into two cells. The dividing cell is called the parent cell and the cells it divides into are called daughter cells. This process is the biological basis of life. It is the way to...
By: Charlie H.
The Evolution of HumansHere, I'll write about my personal beliefs on evolution and Creationism. You'll note the following is somewhat 'sarcastic' in that it favors Creationism and tends to 'poo-poo' evolution as an "end-all-explanation". Not that evolution does not occur...rather, it is part of...
By: Ray Spendley
Medicine: Something that is used as a cure or remedy. The Native American Indians used roots, leaves, flowers and bark of certain plants, as well as specified animal and mineral substances as remedies. Most of them had or have been found valuable by the...
By: A.J. Carron
Rods are recently discovered "creatures" that are said to zip through the air so fast that they appear to the naked eye only as brief flashes of light.Their existence was first revealed by a Crypto Zoologist who studied the flashes on slow-motion film (digital...
By: Algy Moncrieff
Grass is tough stuff. A plant cell (like those making up grass) has a cell wall, which is not present in animal cells, and this makes plants pretty tough and hard to digest. To be more specific, the cell walls are made up of cellulose...
By: Chidiebere Dimkpa
We know from our studies that evolution is the pattern that nature uses to ensure final and ultimate perfection of her forms. It is an attribute of all living things to modify themselves continually over time to better inhabit their environment.The environment causes slight...
By: Allen Teal
Lichens are comprised of a symbiotic relationship between an algae and a fungus. The green or blue-green algae produces food via photosynthesis that the fungus can eat. The fungus provides an anchor, moisture, and nutrient source for the algae. Together, they look like a flat...
By: Jon Eccles
Camouflage, like any other animal trait, is built up slowly by natural selection.People looking to disagree with this often point to a stick insect, for instance, and ask "what's the point of looking one per cent like a stick?" This is easy to...

 

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