By: Sue Bluze
Ever wondered where the phrase "as dead as a Dodo" comes from?Here is a salutary lesson in man's callousness in driving a species to extinction, due to its extinction occurring during recorded human history, and being directly attributable to human activity.First sighted in...
By: Christopher Dentel
Photosynthesis and Cellular Respiration are perhaps the two most critical chemical reactions that allow life as we know it. Photosynthesis is the formation of glucose and oxygen from carbon dioxide, water, and sunlight (energy). Cellular Reparation is the exact opposite of photosynthesis; energy is released...
By: Jeffrey Graf
DNA is a molecule that is often represented as though it were beads on a chain. There are four types of beads, usually represented by the letters C,G,T and A. Each of these letters refers to a specific type of molecule called a...
By: Sangay Glass
Pst... wanna know the bona fide truth behind sexual reproduction? You know...the details?Well, there used to be only two ways to reproduce until cloning became a reality.Nevertheless, the old ways required a certain amount of effort on the propagator(parents) wanting to do...
By: pepper0617
DNA and family historyWhat does DNA means to us as historians?DNA, deoxyribonucleic acid, is most commonly used to prove a relationship to an individual. Most recently it has been used to prove relationships in families. It can also prove medical history in individuals; DNA...
By: Viknesh
Before meiosis commences, chromosomes undergo replication. At the end of this process, each chromosome consists of a pair of sister chromatids that are joined together at the centromere.Meiosis consists of two consecutive cell divisions; meiosis 1 and meiosis 2. It eventually results in the...
By: Paul Wallis
VIRUSES ON THE MARCH: IS THIS THE VIRAL CAMBRIAN?If you want a reason to study microbiology, you're breathing it, and now is the time to do it. Something extraordinary is happening in global microbiology: the advent of the viruses as a global force. Viral...
By: Noha Samy
Most tigers live in forests or grasslands, for which their camouflage is ideally suited, and where it is easy to hunt prey that are faster or more agile. Among the big cats, only the tiger and jaguar are strong swimmers; tigers are often found bathing...
By: Genome
ETHNOBOTANY OF COTTON (Gossipium herbaceum):ABSTRACT:Cotton (Gossypium sps.) is the world's most important non-food agricultural commodity and its importance in human life is unprecedented. The objective of this paper was to understand the ethnobotany of cotton with special emphasis on Gossypium herbaceum. Literature was reviewed...
By: Bonka's Mom
Jellyfish are intriguing beings from their life cycles to the way that they carry out basic life functions. Jellyfish are classified in the pylum Cnidaria. Also grouped into this category are sea anenomes, hydras and corals to name a few. There are over 9,000...

 

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