By: L.S. Watts
It is a known fact that dolphins are highly intelligent and social creatures. They typically live together in pods. Some pods are small with only a few dolphins and other individual pods are quite large with as many as fifteen dolphins. In these pods they...
Hunting techniques of dolphins
By: Jose Juan Gutierrez
Dolphins are among one of the most intelligent animal species. Dolphins are marine mammals closely related to toothed whales (orcas) and porpoises. There are approximately 32 dolphin species, being the most familiar the bottle nose dolphin. Most dolphin species are found in the shallow waters...
Biography: Richard Dawkins
By: Becca More
Richard Dawkins was born in Nairobi, Kenya on 26 March 1941. When he was eight, his father moved back to England after serving in Africa during World War Two and it was in England where Dawkins spent the remainder of his childhood on the farm...
By: Terrence Aym
The U.S. military Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency (DARPA) has seen the future, and the future is bugs. Bionic bugs.DARPA, the visionary arm of the Pentagon, is tasked with anticipating and shaping the battlefield of the future. Like the famous RAND corporation with...
By: J. Lang Wood
Richard Dawkins is a prominent name in the fields of biology, science and religion. His deep reliance on evolution in his study of human behavior and his outspoken lectures have made him one of the best-known atheists in the media. He has spent his life...
Animal behavior: The differences between "nature" and "nurture"
By: Christyl Rivers
Animals, including human animals, are enormously influenced by both nature, inherited traits, and nurture, environmental influences. Neither exists independent of the other, so both together drive all animal behavior and traits. Often the dualistic view that everything is one thing or another is simplistic, and...
By: Sharon Rowe
The Woolly Bear Caterpillar is the lava of the Isabella Tiger moth its Latin name (Pyrrhactia Isabella) other common names for this caterpillar are Fuzzy Bear and the Hedgehog Caterpillar. The home range of the Woolly Bear Caterpillar is Northern Mexico to southern Canada, but...
By: Bilal I
As you may know, all living things around you, including yourself, are made up of cells. Furthermore, all cells have what’s known as a “cell membrane”. Technically, the cell membrane is a biological membrane that separates the interior of all cells from the...
How maggots help solve crimes
By: Sun Meilan
Most people blanch at even the thought of maggots, because of their association with decaying vegetation, flesh or manure. However, maggots certainly have their uses. They can be used to clean wounds, but one of the most amazing advantages that they have is that they...
By: J. Lang Wood
Nasturtium, Latin name Tropaeolum in a variety of species, is an old-fashioned annual that can bring attractive foliage and colorful blooms to your garden areas. Nasturtiums have a number of uses and can help to deter insects. These flowers are easy to grow and can...

 

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