By: Emma D
Scientists tend to like to organize things into groups and perhaps the most obvious example of this is the classification of living organisms by biologists. Since organisms were encountered by man they have been divided into groups, for example into plants or animals, according to...
By: Heather Lyon
Fungi are one of the four kingdoms in the Eukaryotic Domain. They used to be classified with plants since they look like plants but they are not autotrophic (meaning they do not make their own food like plants do). They are genetically closer to humans...
By: Jake Berensen
The man who discovered the famous hominid "Lucy" that I believed all creatures were created by God in the form they now hold and that neither they nor we evolved from other creatures. He laughed at this and replied with the ridiculous concept that the...
By: Adam Smith - 179372
The giraffe's long neck is a classic example of adaption. It's a very simple concept. When shorter animals eat the leaves at the lower branches of the trees, the trees die.The trees that survive are the trees with higher branches. This is an example...
By: R.A. Scott
In the wilds of the outback of Australia and Tasmania it is rumored that a dog-like creature exists. It is said to be perhaps 6 feet long and weighs in at as much as 45 pounds. This creature has stripes on its back and...
By: R.A. Scott
Rumors of new animal forms have existed forever and continue to this day. Since the beginning of time, man has wondered what different kinds of animals might exist. Over the millennia we have found a multitude of beasties alive and well all over the globe...
By: Maureen Barnes
THE ROOM WAS FULL OF FLYING COLORSWe see them every summer with their beautifully colored wings flying around or landing on flowers and trees. Sometimes if we stand still they will land on us.I have always liked butterflies, so when I had the chance...
By: Dr. Bryan Katz
Gel Electrophoresis - a Crash CourseMy first article will describe the purpose and design of agarose gels used in nucleic acid electrophoresis protocols. My second article will cover polyacrylamide gel electrophoresis used in protein separation, especially in Western Blot assays. Agarose gels are employed...
By: Devonnah Hilgart
Bioengineering is the fastest growing field of engineering. What do bioengineers do? They use a vast knowledge of various sciences combining them with biology to make an affordable way to improve human life. One example is bioengineers using genetics to create genetically modified organisms...
By: Craig Hawkins
Miller's book is an attack on Creationism, but not creation. He believes in God, butnot a God of the gaps or an Intelligent Designer (qua Behe/Irreducible Complexity)....Indeed, Miller gives several examples of claimed irreducibly complex organisms,the kind Intelligent Design advocates use and shows...

 

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