'Devil's Breath': New nightmare drug erases free will and memory
By: Terrence Aym
One of the most dangerous drugs in the world that destroys free will, warps memory, and kills, may soon be coming to a street corner near you.Currently, alarmed health experts and drug enforcement officials are expressing concern that "Devil's Breath," (the street name...
By: Safa
All living things are composed of cells. Cells are the fundamental units of life. While there are organisms with only one cell in their body (e.g. amoeba), multicellular organisms such as humans consist of millions and millions of cells. The outer layer or membrane...
By: Shannon Farlouis
The False Indigo (Baptisia Australis) is also called the Blue Wild Indigo. This beautiful plant is a member of the pea family and it is native to North America. It also has a few common names like Indigo Weed, Rattleweed, Rattlebush and Horse Fly Weed...
By: J. Lang Wood
Baptisia australis, commonly called False Indigo is an herbaceous perennial that is a member of the pea family. It is easy to grow and produces an attractive pea-like blossom in shades of light blue to deep violet in the warm months. Native Americans once used...
Plant profiles: Nasturtiums (Tropaeolum)
By: Safa
Introduced from South America, Tropaeolum is now found in South and North Americas, Europe and other parts of the world. Tropaeolum, commonly known as Nasturtium, is a flowering plant that produces vibrant blooms, providing ornamental beauty to gardens. The Tropaeolum genus consists of about 80...
By: Shannon Farlouis
There are 700 marine species of crab and the Spider Crab is one of them. Some species of this crab have long legs and that is how they got their name because their legs are similar to spiders. They have thick and rounded bodies and...
By: Dr Pandula Siribaddana
Lying between Africa and Asia, the Red Sea is a protected ecosystem belonging to the Global 200 ecoregions named by the World Wildlife Fund (WWF). It encompasses around 2000 km of coral reefs, which contributes immensely towards its diverse ecosystem. According to marine life experts...
All about lichens
By: J. Lang Wood
Though many people may not even know what lichens are or where they are found, these organisms play an important part in the ecology of our wildlife areas. Lichens are a combination of other species, which makes them unique in the biosphere. Though often confused...
By: Maria C Collins
The Red Sea (Bahr al-Ahmar in Arabic) is unique. The Red Sea lies between North East Africa and Saudi Arabia It is strictly speaking an inlet of the Indian Ocean, lying between the Indian Ocean and the Mediterranean Sea. The man made Suez Canal joins...
By: Dr Pandula Siribaddana
Lichens can be described as a perfect example of a symbiotic relationship between algae and certain fungi. The relationship allows the two organisms to tolerate even the harshest weather conditions and sustain an active life for many centuries. Due to its efficient lifestyle, lichens can...

 

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