By: Virginia Gaces
To be able to understand how the size of a molecule is related to its biological function, you must first know the concept of a lock and key. When the key does not match the lock, then you are unable to open the lock. This...
Surprising talents of members of the animal kingdom
By: Mari Mckee
There are many members of the animal kingdom with surprising talents. Some of these animals are dogs, chimpanzees, birds, jelyfish, frogs, and octopus with suprising talents. Humans can learn much from the extraordinary talents found within the animal kingdom. Canine cancer detection There are dogs...
By: Michael Totten
The two major paradigms that guide zoological research are Darwin’s theory of evolution and the chromosomal theory of inheritance. Darwin’s theory of evolution is based on Charles Darwin’s 1859 book, “On the Origin of Species by Means of Natural Selection.&rdquo...
Overview of the wild cats of Montana
By: Rex Trulove
Montana is blessed with an abundance of wildlife, from birds to rodents to big game to bears to wild cats. Having both prairies and mountains, as well as a relatively small population of people, in addition to the size of the state, the variation in...
What are heterotrophs and autotrophs?
By: Jose Juan Gutierrez
Living organisms obtain their energy in varied ways. Some organisms, including animals, fungi and bacteria capture their energy by feeding on the organic substances produced by other living organisms; such organisms are known as heterotrophs. Other organisms obtain their energy from inorganic molecules. These organisms...
How autotrophs differ from heterotrophs in obtaining energy
By: Jose Juan Gutierrez
All living organisms that inhabit the planet may be divided into two distinct groups based on their feeding habits; autotrophs and heterotrophs. Autotrophs are those organisms that use inorganic molecules to manufacture the organic material they need to survive; these organisms include plants, algae and...
By: Ernest Capraro
The fun thing about ionic bonds is that they really aren't anything like covalent bonds. There is no sharing of electrons, and there is no pairing up of atoms. There isn't even a single ionic bond that you can point to, since the bonding happens...
Animals on the verge of extinction
By: Chrystina Trulove-Reyes
Many people are aware of the fact that many animal species are in danger of becoming extinct. Mostly this is due to human activity, from shrinking habitats to pollution. It is very important to know what animals are endangered so that we can become more...
Giant tarantula species found in Sri Lanka
By: Leigh Goessl
A previously undiscovered type of spider was recently found in a remote location of the globe. Not your ordinary run-of-the-mill house or outdoors spider either. Scientists have said they believe they have identified a new giant tarantula species. According to Yahoo! News, the giant spider...
The planet's most unexpectedly deadly creatures
By: Mari Mckee
Some of the most beautiful and innocuous creatures can be surprisingly deadly to humans. Be wary of their beauty. Deadly creatures are not like dogs or cats wanting to be petted. There are also deadly creatures that are not at all appealing or attractive and...

 

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