By: Wendy Pettit
Microbiology: The study of microorganismsMicrobiology is the scientific study of microorganisms, which are unicellular or cell-cluster microscopic organisms. These microorganisms include eukaryotes, which have a nucleus, and prokaryotes which do not have a nucleus. Eukaryotes are known as fungi and protists, and prokaryotes are bacteria...
By: Richard Heath
Biotechnology Careers.Biotechnology, as an industry, unofficially started with the launch of Genentech in 1972. During the final quarter of the last century, the industry was booming. The number of jobs doubled during the 90's alone. Then, with the new century, the dot.com bust...
By: Mag McDermott
Eggplant, a tender annual, will grow well anywhere tomatoes or peppers thrive. It does best in a warm, rich soil, planted after any danger of a late frost has past. With recent interest in eggplant varieties, spawned by the renaissance of heirloom vegetables, many different...
Did Dinosaurs Evolve into Birds
By: Richard Heath
The question before us here is whether birds evolved from dinosaurs, or whether birds evolved from something else. The question is not did birds poof into existence by magic. Although there is, as I shall argue, another option.So, look out of your window -...
By: Heather Lyon
Meiosis is the complex two part process of cellular division that creates sex cells or gametes (notably sperm and eggs). Meiosis is important because it has a chromosome reduction phase that halves the chromosome number in the gametes so that the number of chromosomes in...
By: R.A. Scott
Eurypterids. I'm guessing you're not familiar with that word, neither was I. Sea Scorpions are not something you're likely familiar with either. Eurypterids are classified as Arthropods, which are spiders and lobsters and other creatures. The thing is that sea scorpions no longer exist and...
By: Mushroom
Laetiporus sulphureus is a common, brown rot, soft bracket fungus which is mainly found growing on old oak trees. The fruit bodies of this fungus can appear as early as spring, and may reproduce several times until late autumn. This fungus gets its common name...
By: Mushroom
Dabble With A Death CapThere is an avenue of trees leading through a localhousing estate, it's beneath these trees during theautumn period that groups of edible mushrooms are tobe found. Local people out walking their dogs ormaking their way to the shops never stop to...
By: Melissa J Luther
Animal experimentation. This subject is a source of great controversy. Personally, I hate seeing some of what happens in the research laboratory. However, scientist that I am, I recognize the need for some way to test new products and drugs. Only two ways exist: in...
By: Ernest Capraro
Biotechnology is usually a reference to the application of traditionally non-biological sciences to living organisms. As we gain a greater understanding of the human body, the potential for advancement is growing at a tremendous rate. The result is that a field still in its infancy...

 

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