By: Triana Rathads
Stomata are often found at higher frequencies on the lower surfaces of leaves, although they can usually be found to some degree on both sides. The higher frequencies of stomata on the lower leaf surfaces is an adaptive feature adopted by a wide range of...
By: Catherine M
Biology is such a wide ranging subject, and there are some great books out there. This list of recently published books suitable for kids from about 5 to 11 years. However, adults may find them compelling reading too.1. Why is Snot Green? The Science...
By: Anonymous124
Let's Label Genetically Modified Organisms It's a warm summer night, and you sit down at a table full of friends and food. You fill your plate with hot grilled corn, potatoes, and a nice garden salad. Would it be surprising to hear that the produce...
By: Anonymous124
The Politics Surrounding Genetically Modified Organisms The issue of genetically modified organisms, or GMO's, has been an ever increasing source of global controversy since the first GMO's were introduced in the 1990's. An organism is considered to be genetically modified when "scientiststake individual genes from...
By: Eva Pronovost
Do you want something a little leafy for your sweetie when it snows? Botanists and gardeners can 'pine' for their passions during the winter, but a little creative thinking can procure a stocking full of green gifts for Christmas.A good stocking stuffer for the...
By: Kallie Szczepanski
Forget the poinsettia, and ditch the amaryllis; here are some much more interesting gifts to buy for your favorite green-thumb!For the beginner, or the botanist who also enjoys cooking, consider a potted herb garden. These handy boxed gifts usually contain a planter, soil, and...
By: Michelle Sprecher
What a perfect time to introduce your children to biology this Christmas. Some hot new book picks for this year promise to keep kids intrigued and learning. Keep them reading and learning with these books. With the just released movie by Dreamworks, the Bee Movie...
By: Jonte Rhodes
Animals like humans have a range of senses that they can use to recognize each other and different ways of communicating. Depending on the survival needs of the particular species most animals will tend to have some sense stronger then others, whereas humans have a...
Is the Human Race Evolving or Devolving
By: Rhonda Coyle
Several months back I had a debate with an atheist on what we tend to categorize as "supernatural" as opposed to what is "natural". This debate followed along the path of evolution. Now I am no scientist, nor do I wish to be; but, I...
Is the Human Race Evolving or Devolving
By: Rulid
The anxiety drenched in the question of whether mankind is evolving or devolving is based on a misconception of the word "evolution". Evolution, as many perceive it, is based on the suggestion that man is superior to other life forms that share this planet. We...

 

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