By: Cory Blanchard
Plants grow in many different habitats. Ideal conditions for most are probably to be found in the tropical rainforest. There, warm temperatures and abundant rainfall promote rapid growth. Moving away from this ideal, plants adapted to a wide range of more challenging habitats. When rainfall...
The Shape, intensity, and frequency of a natural disturbance affects Biological Regeneration Patterns
By: Cory Blanchard
The structure and spatial variation of ecosystems at the regional level are strongly influenced by natural disturbances. These disturbances affect the availability of habitats for plants, animals, and people as well as their distribution over the landscape. "A disturbance is any relatively discreet event...
By: John Cane
Most of the world just thinks of Bacteria and Viruses as "germs" and fails to make any real distinction between them. This leads to any numner of problems from a medical standpoint because often patients doctors demanding a treatment for bacteria when they actually have...
By: John Cane
Eugenics is a very simple idea, but the implementation of eugenic programs are so difficult and complex that even if you could achieve a successful eugenics program, we wouldn't want to. In fact our current society is so against the principals of eugenics, that we...
By: odelay
May 27, 1995. Commonwealth Park equestrian center, Culpeper, Virginia. Everything has been going well for Chris so far. He's placed fourth out of the twenty-seven riders in the dressage competition, and is now walking the course for the cross-country event. He has a slight...
By: Ian Usher
I imagine most of the common medicinal drugs which have originated from plants have already been covered in the other articles but there are two aspects to the subject which have always fascinated me.Firstly, that the most common and arguably the most effective drugs...
By: Seymore Booties
Humans can make ten of twenty of the amino acids in their own body. Since there is a lack of resources they can't make the other ten. They must get these other amino acids from other animals and plants. Meaning that we must eat the...
By: Seymore Booties
Life is very complex, but at one point in all of our lives we were only two things: a sperm from your dad and an egg from your mom. They were both very tiny. How did we grow up from that tiny sperm and an...
By: Steve Holder
Sex: Biology ExplainedABSTRACTThis article explores the variety and similarities of sexual reproduction in plants, frogs, chickens, and people in a way suitable for pre-teens as their first "sex talk."COMMON CHARACTERISTICSAlmost every living thing both plant and animal- produces offspring through a process known as...
By: Steve Holder
When we think about insects, many words come to mind annoying, icky, beautiful, ouch! From houseflies, termites, and fleas, to roaches, dung beetles and maggots, to butterflies and dragonflies, to bees and wasps, what we should really be thinking is "abundant."Scientists have discovered about...

 

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