By: Stacey Foxworthy
Ribosomes play a vital role in the continuation of life on this planet. Proteins consisting of amino acids are an essential component of life. Ribosomes are responsible for assembling these very important structures. Translation is the process by which ribosomes are able to combine the...
Do Organisms always Evolve into more Complex Forms
By: Sammy Stein
Yes, they do!I give you as an example teenagers!When they were small, they were simple beings- uncomplicated and only needing the basics in life of food, hygiene, emotional support and the occasional tidy round in their rooms. They were simple organisms.Now however...
By: Dominick Murray
The lifespan of a dragonfly comprises of two-stages. After breeding the female dragonfly will deposit her eggs under or onto aquatic vegetation. Once the eggs have hatched the first stage in the lifestyle of a dragonfly can begin. This stage of a dragonfly's lifestyle is...
By: Mushroom
A tree shares one thing in common with a human being it's a living organism. And like all living organisms their life expectancy will depend on their environment in which they live. Trees living in open areas are more prone to damage caused by gale...
By: Ogo A. Bellard
Amidst the echo of crashing waves and seagulls in a cave on Pinnacle Point, Mossel Bay, South Africa, anthropologist Curtis Marean co-director of a team of archaeologists stares outward to the deep swells of the Indian Ocean. Perhaps in a brief quiet contemplation that this...
Should animals be used for experimentation
By: Alicia M Prater PhD
To ask if animals should be used for experimentation, one needs to narrow down the type of experimentation being conducted. Medical research requires the use of animals to verify whether a new medicine or compound is fatal to use in humans. The development of new...
By: Leonard Konis
Leonotis Leonurus (Lion's Tail (Flowers sometimes resemble the ears of a lion 13 ) or Wild Dagga or Cannabis 4) member of the mint family of plants. 1 Wild Dagga is a strong shrub, which grows: Two to three inches tall and 1.5 millimeter...
By: David R. Chase
Jellyfish have been surfing the ocean currents for over 650 million years, constantly reproducing and adapting to survive in our changing seas.There are several types of jellyfish - possibly more than two thousand, according to marine experts - but almost all of them follow...
A look at the lifecycle of a jellyfish
By: Shawna Blake
Of all of the natural environments that make up this vast world, that of the Ocean is the most intriquing. The ocean is beautiful, fascinating, and full of wonder. It's one of the few places that man can not constantly observe through long periods of...
By: Mark Hopkins
The Nile Crocodile, Crocodylus niloticus, is a formidable predator, once revered by the Ancient Egyptians but now much reduced in numbers by over hunting and habitat destruction. Its range includes Madagascar, Egypt and central Africa, as far south as Namibia, Zimbabwe and Botswana. It favors...

 

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