By: Anne StClair
Put simply, sap is to plants what blood is to animals. Sap is the fluid that carries water and nutrients around the plant, and without it the vascular plants could not survive, any more than animals could survive without blood. (Vascular plants are those with...
By: Christine Anderson
Modeling is a process used by scientists to assist in understanding the how the world works. Making models of molecules helps biologists and chemists define how the molecule is put together and predict the chemical nature of the molecule. James Watson and Francis Crick...
By: A.R. Marth
Yes, cattle do ruminate.The first three sections of the cow's digestive tract are considered by some to be stomach compartments, and by others to be enlarged areas of the cow's esophagus. Cattle have four compartments like this at the beginning of their digestive tract...
By: sTriver
Many people don't know of the wonderful properties of so many household plants and herbs. They can be used for medicine, calming, and other various uses. Below is a list of the plants and what they can be used for, as well as how they...
By: sTriver
This drug is legal to own in almost all countries, including the United States. The law differs from state to state, but it is generally a drug that law enforcement officials have so-far looked over. Salvia Divinorum can be bought at head shops and through...
By: Steven J. Wamback
An Experimental Demonstration of PhotosynthesisSeveral experiments were conducted in order to attain a better understanding of the process of photosynthesis. First, the process of plasmolysis was examined to look at the effects of salt concentrations on a cell. Next, a decolorized leaf was examined using...
By: Maimouna Nyan
Plants have been used as medicinal drugs since time immemorial. During the 16th century, new curative substances were discovered as colonists traveled around the world and began to mingle with new cultures. Common remedies discovered in those days were tobacco (which was good for worms...
By: Cathal Garvey
Like many topics in science today, the Stem Cell debate is stymied by two large gaps in the ability of either side to communicate. These two gaps are 'lack of information or knowledge', and 'lack of appropriate definition'.The former, lack of information, is most...
By: Robert Crachet
What is positive Eugenics? Positive eugenics is the form of Eugenics, which promotes marriage and breeding between people considered "desirable", and though a positive Eugenist may view certain persons as "undesirable", they will not initiate in such practices as non-voluntary sterilization, genocide, active euthanasia, or...
By: Barnabas Stinson
Photosynthesis is a chemical process carried out by most plants in order to store energy as food. Although plants are famous for this, there are also some fungi, bacteria and prostists which are also capable of this process.First of all, let's start with the...

 

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