By: James Ashman
PAGE and Western Blots.Polyacrylamide gel electrophoresis and western blotting are two of the fundamental techniques in the molecular biologists tool box. Together they allow for the isolation and identification of a single protein of interest from a complex mixture. A common use for this...
By: Santi Meintjes
The fever tree is an African thorn tree of the genus Acacia. Acacias occur naturally everywhere except in Europe and Antarctica, but are most prevalent in Australia (729 species - most well known is the wattle) and Africa (115 species). The scientific name of the...
By: Kevin Fitzgerald - 174683
What animal society works in the following way?There is only one breeding female, the queen, and she's pregnant more or less continuously, producing young as long as she lives. She's larger than other members of her horde. The workers and soldiers are kept from...
By: Stefam Miller
The CellThe cell is a basic building block for all living things, without it, life would not exist. Bacteria and the parasite that causes malaria consist of single cells, while plants and animals are made up of trillions of cells. Most cells are spherical or...
By: Uritza Houghton
A stem cell is an unspecialized cell that has the ability to grow into any one of the body's more than 200 cell types. If scientists find a way to manipulate these cells, then all kinds of diseases, including but not limited to, Parkinson's, Alzheimer's...
By: Tom Palmer - 327901
When a plant species is present in only one or two wildlife preserves on the entire planet, you might think protecting any plants of this species that are found elsewhere would be important. The Endangered Species Act says otherwise in an indirect way. If you...
Is the Human Race Evolving or Devolving
By: Jonte Rhodes
Many people seem to believe in the idea that the human race has stopped evolving, and that to some degree or other we might be devolving. In actual fact there is no separation of the two terms, and evolution is an ongoing process whether we...
Is the Human Race Evolving or Devolving
By: Mark Kinville
Does GOD really exist? If he does evolution becomes nullified, but how can we believe there is a god when every day we see a multitude of horrors on the TV,Internet,and newspapers. In the early 1940's when physics was just becoming popular,society...
By: Leonard Konis
In 1936, biologist John Bittner studying group of mice discovered breast cancer in the family. During the following years, cancer linked to a virus called mouse mammary tumour virus (MMTV). 2 This virus is a B-type retrovirus ("Retroviruses are responsible for certain cancers and slow...
By: Stacey Foxworthy
So what is RNA exactly? We hear a lot about DNA and how it contains the basic genetic blueprints for all living organisms. But what about RNA, the structure that seems to be overshadowed by the larger than life DNA molecule? The fact of the...

 

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