By: Kevin Fitzgerald - 174683
Recently, I was reading and interviewing and looking through microscopes to find out about acarology, the scientific study of ticks and mites. As part of my study, I was peering down at a tiny, elongated creature at the nether end of a binocular microscope. It...
By: Tenebris
Biology is the study of life; microbiology the study of microscopic life. While the virus is certainly microscopic, to consider why viruses should be included under microbiology is to examine what makes the virus a life form and not simply a replicator.There is no...
By: Can Tran
The type of fungi used in making break is yeast, more specifically "baker's yeast." Without baker's yeast, you're not going to be able to make some bread. My mother bought a breadmaker last year since it was in perfect condition at good will at...
By: Can Tran
Ah, yeast one of the most important fungi let alone one of the most important ingredients. Yeast is basically one of the most important ingredients to making alcohol. Without yeast, there would be no beer, no wine, no alcohol. All alcoholic beverages do contain ethanol...
By: Adewale Olowode
In a small community of about 5,000 people, a wastewater conduit got leaked and there was spillage all over the the place.A so-called expert was invited by the local community administrators to look into the problem and proffer solution. According to him, he...
By: Can Tran
The difference between algae and fungi is one of your basic questions in your life sciences classes in middle school. To just about anybody that can see, we can say that fungus are poisonous mushrooms that grow on your trees, your front yard, back yard...
By: Gilbert Okindo
When we examine the ecosystem,we have producers,consumers and decomposers.Of these,the producers are the most important as explained below. Producers,which are mainly plants,especially the green plants contain chlorophyll.This is the green coloring matter found in the leaves of most...
By: Pat Fox Ph.D.
In order to appreciate how animals have been named, it is first important to understand that there is a classification system by which all living organisms are categorized.Carolus Linnaeus first devised the system during the 1700's that is still in use today. Linnaeus understood...
By: Angela S. Young
Giraffes are the tallest animals that exist today. Male giraffes can reach about 19 feet in height. Their necks are about 1/4 of their body size, yet only have 7 vertebrae, the same as you and I!The main reason a giraffe has a long...
By: Pat Fox Ph.D.
There are two basic types of branches of zoology: Specialization by types of animals, and specialization by processes or functions of animals. Specializations across types of animals may be broad categorizations of animals, or may become very specialized to just a few or even one...

 

1 34 35 36 37 38 371