By: Neeraja Sankaran
Too much of a good thing is always bad for you, whether the you in question is a human being (haven't we all suffered ill effects of over indulgence at some time or another?) or a near-invisible microbe. Both salt and sugar are good...
By: Deb Franklin
What's in YOUR medicine cabinet?Right now, right this minute, you probably have a cornucopia of herbal based compounds in your medicine cabinet. Most people are unaware of the intimate connection between the plants in their yard or garden and the medications they take on...
By: P.G. Alexander
Mankind is unlike any other species on this planet. Simply put, we are special, and so is the process through which we evolve. The evolution of lower lifeforms is cold. It's harsh. It's Darwinian. It's what you read in a textbook-a game of chess played...
By: Sahana
Although this topic falls more into the realm of science fiction rather than science, it is a very interesting one. Logically, there are only three directions in which mankind can go in. One, they can go out into space and either find new habitable planets...
Functions of membrane proteins
By: Effie Moore Salem
Membranes are thin sheets of tissue that cover, connect or protect organs in humans and proteins are bodily material that are, essentially, the building blocks of all cells. The human body is composed of various forms of cells clumped together to perform certain functions. What...
By: Sangay Glass
Animals identify each other in much the same way as humans do. They use sight, sound and smell. Most important is that they have become quite familiar with their species group as well as take note of the habits and quirks of their predators and...
How salt and sugar prevent microbial spoilage
By: Effie Moore Salem
The method of sugar and salt preservation of food is basically done in the same way, chemically speaking, in that water withdrawal is the main result, although the way this comes about is different. The type of food preserved is usually of a different variety...
By: Austin Janeway
In terms of the biological concepts, sexual reproduction is a vital process to ensure the propagation and genetic variation of a species in a given environment. As reproduction is a key factor in the definition of living organisms, it is vital not only in the...
By: Effie Moore Salem
The nesting habits of the leatherback sea turtles is the biggest reason they are continually being threatened with extinction. They nurse in the sand and in plain sight of humans. Although never having seen one, or even of knowing of their existence before this research...
By: Mary Rupert
As the largest of all living turtles, the Leather back turtle has been listed by the United States as an endangered species since June 2, 1970. This magnificent creature differs from other sea turtles in many ways, the most notable being that it lacks the...

 

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