By: Steven J. Wamback
Forensic scientists, crime scene investigators (CSIs), pathologists, archaeologists, paleontologists, biology students, medical students, science teachers, as well as bone and skull-collectors all require skills in working with and in preparing animal or human bones and skeletal remains. Here you will learn to prepare a medium-sized...
By: Dr. Bryan Katz
On a superficial level, all species of fish are aquatic vertebrates with a head, body, and tail. For classification purposes, it is useful to divide fish into three main groups: jawless fish, cartilagenous fish, and bony fish. Jawless fish are considered the oldest species of...
By: Kenneth Andrews
Pop culture is riddled with penguins. Those plucky little southern hemisphere flightless birds have been referenced everywhere from films to corporate branding, as they are cute enough to appeal to children and adults alike, and are also sociable creatures with a community spirit, which appeals...
By: Nan C Avery
Oil spills have adverse affects on all marine life. It affects fish, crustaceans and invertebrates as well as their habitats. Oil spills are increasing. They affect penguins in many ways. The oil coats their feathers, penguins ingest the oil, and it causes birth defects or...
Guide to where wild anise grows
By: M. L. Kiser
Wild anise (Pimpinella anisum) is a flowering plant in the (Apiaceae) carrot family. Its flavoring is similar to fennel, liquorice and tarragon. It is an annual herb, but can also be bi-annual and perennial. You’ll find wild anise in Europe, North America, Russia and...
By: L.S. Watts
Penguin species are at various locations spread across each continent in the Southern Hemisphere. The only penguin species that can be found in the Northern Hemisphere are those housed at zoos and aquariums. For the most part, many people envision icy-cold conditions when they think...
The courtship and breeding cycle of king penguins
By: L.S. Watts
King penguins are unique when it comes to their courtship and breeding cycle compared to other penguin species. Most king penguins take three to eight years to reach sexual maturity and they also have the longest breeding cycle of any penguin species on the planet...
By: Norman Green
Wild Anise is a perennial plant which is native to North America. Scientifically named Osmorhiza longistylis, it also goes by other common names such as Aniseroot, Longstyle Sweetroot and Sweet Cicely. The whole plant is aromatic, having a strong smell of licorice. A member of...
Guide to where wild anise grows
By: Earl Roske
If you live anywhere that wild anise grows, you cannot mistake the black licorice aroma that characterizes its presence. The fragrance of anise permeates the air and all you have to do is follow your nose. Its small flowers brush out on long steams creating...
By: Jean Horak
Shigella is a gram-negative, rod-shaped bacterium that belongs to the tribe Escherichieae within the family Enterobacteriaceae. These bacteria are closely related to the genus Escherichia which is best known for the E. coli species. Unlike E. coli, none of the Shigella species are part of...

 

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