Darwin was right: Scientists find 'missing link'
By: Kenneth Andrews
In a discovery which will be ignored by blinkered creationists, Darwin's theories about evolution have been supported (again). Australopithecus sediba, first discovered near Johannesberg in 2010, could be the missing link with which modern humans can trace their origins back to primates, a new ancestor...
By: Julie Thomas-Zucker
The process of prussic acid formation in genus Sorghum occurs when HCN, a type of hydrogen cyanide acid, enters the environment of Sorghum grass. It is a triple chemical bond between hydrogen, carbon, and nitrogen. It takes nineteen pounds of mature sorghum or to 7...
By: Terrence Aym
Dr. Denise L. Herzing intends to do something no person has ever done in the long history of the human race: establish a real dialogue with another species. Her goal is simple, achieve a two-way conversation with dolphins, perhaps the smartest mammals on the planet...
By: Gemma L. Reece
Bear grass - also known as bear lily, elk grass, squaw grass, turkeybeard and fire lily, is a plant commonly found in many parts of North America. Closely related to the lily family of plants, bear grass grows best in mountain environments, it is a...
By: Alice Shoaf
September, 2011 will forever mark history for gamers participating in the controversial Foldit Program, and researchers in the biomedical community as well. Foldit published a breakthrough paper in which civilian scientists, participating in a Foldit game, cracked a protein structure puzzle that has evaded molecular...
Arguments against Charles Darwin's theory of evolution
By: Maylin Ramos
“For I am well aware that scarcely a single point is discussed in this volume on which facts cannot be adduced, often apparently leading to conclusions directly opposite to those at which I have arrived. A fair result can be obtained only by fully...
By: Kristopher Miller
The rainforest is home to almost half of Earth’s most amazing, unusual, and even the most deadly animals. The animals that live in it use different methods to survive in a beautiful yet hostile environment. Camouflage Apart from soldiers using camouflage to disguise themselves...
By: Jacob Hirsch
As the world now moves into the beginning of October, one invasive species is coming to the close of its blooming period. The common knapweed (Centaurea nigra) is a species of plant originating in Southern Europe and the British Isles but that has been introduced...
By: Erin Yorke
Common toadflax is a perennial flowering weed with attractive yellow flowers. "This showy, erect plant is leafy, with a grass-like habit, smooth and bluish-green below. The leaves are linear-lance-shaped, acute, rather close, not whorled. The stems are numerous, downy, and glandular above. The general shape...
By: Ali Weetly
Mitosis is a process in biology where eukaryotic cells and their nuclei divide to produce two cells, identical to the first. There are a few steps in this process. Mitosis is an important part of biology and is the way that reproductive cells can divide...

 

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