By: Lime Green Sphere
White Birches thrive throughout the Northern Hemisphere. Today, White Birches are a principal source of pulp and paper products. In the past, Native peoples of North America used White Birches both for nourishment and medicinal purposes.Range:Temperate regions where winter temperatures do not fall below...
By: Lime Green Sphere
Don't think that there would be any uses for the foul-smelling elderberry? Believe it or not, the elderberry has many uses and has been used by First Nations peoples of North America for centuries. As you may already know, elderberry trees are not a single...
By: Danelle Karth
Understanding the difference between hemp and marijuana is often difficult. This isn't because the concept itself is a hard one, but rather because it goes against what we have been taught. We have been taught about the evils of marijuana and cannibis and as such...
By: Anita Gates
The relationship between the structure of DNA and three different biological functionsGenes are composed of DNA, which can function as hereditary material.DNA has the ability to replicate; the capacity to carry information and to process this information within the cell.A DNA molecule (...
By: Tina Lehman
Amphibians are perhaps the most unique group of vertebrates on earth. There are over 5,000 species living in very diverse habitats. Amphibian literally means "double life," and are named so because most species require both land and water to carry out their lifecycle...
By: Daniel Restivo
The mitotic cell cycle is as follows:Gap 1SynthesisGap 2MitosisCytokinesisMitosis is the process by which the original cell (parent cell) divides to create an exact copy of the original cell (daughter cell). The mitotic cell cycle is composed of 5 stages that allow the cell to...
Is the Human Race Evolving or Devolving
By: Emily Elizabeth Ellis
Very interesting question.Unfortunately, the answer I would have preferred is not among the choices offered, so I'm forced to say that the human race is devolving. However, I'd like to clarify that I do not believe the human race is devolving indefinitely. I believe...
By: Sid Gribbin
If biological evolution had its way, we would be living for around 40 years, which was round about the average lifespan that modern humans have had for the vast part of their existence on earth. Disease was nature's way of ensuring that our species evolved...
By: Kerry Griffin
Edward Locard once stated that every contact leaves a trace. Although crime and its subsequent investigation is behind this concept, now referred to as Locards Exchange Principle, I believe the theory can be applied to bioscience lecturing.If the lecture is good, traces of the...
By: Dimpel Patel
What Is Parthenogenesis?Parthenogenesis comes from the Greek parthenos, meaning "virgin" and genesis, meaning "creation." It has been called "the virgin birth." It is a form or reproduction that doesn't require the egg to be fertilized. It is also called asexual reproduction and...

 

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