By: Briar Miller
"What a piece of work is man! How noble in reason! How infinite in faculty! In form and moving how express and how admirable! In action how like an angel! In apprehension how like a god! The beauty of the world - the paragon of...
By: Anne StClair
The syrinx is the name given to the vocal organ of birds. The syrinx has a similar function to the vocal cords in the larynx (voicebox) in humans, and is the organ that enables songbirds to sing and talking birds (such as parrots and budgerigars)...
By: Robert Dams
This is going to sound like science fiction for most people who read this article, but don't be swayed it may be evolution of mankind in the future. If you believe in evolution that is?The future of human evolution will be determined by many...
By: L. Merlino
Assessing the future of human evolutionIt is said that at one time giants roamed the land. This is stated in Genesis, the first book of the Bible - yet, how is it that a mere several centuries ago, our average ancestor was lilliputian by contrast...
By: Ruth Woodhouse
Koalas have a reputation as passive animals that spend most of their time "vegging out" in gum trees. You can't really imagine a koala running a marathon - though acclaimed children's author, Mem Fox did write a delightful story book about "Koala Lou", a joey...
By: Randall Dixon
New scientific treatment for Jellyfish stings. It uses glycosaminoglycans to "tell" the jellyfish nematocysts that your skin is the same as the chemical content as the jellyfish therefore the nematocysts do not fire. Has other specific chemical components that stop the pain of those that...
By: Erik Reid
Osmosis is the passive diffusion of water through membranes and usually refers to conditions where the pores in a membrane are large enough to accommodate the solvent (in osmosis this always means water) and the solute, which refers to whatever is dissolved in the water...
By: Derek Arcuri
Microbiology is the study of the interrelationship between the microscopic world and our world. It is basically viewing plant and animal structures, which is in-viewable to our naked eye with an instrument called the microscope. We view the cells of plants and animals because we...
By: Dave Stanford
Koalas are typically known by most as the cute cuddly teddy bear like creatures we see on TV in movies and cartoons. However, these mammals aren't part of the bear family and are related to kangaroos. They spend the majority of their day sleeping, actually...
By: Alexander Lourenco
Of animals known to the world of the scientist, few have been more well-studied than humans; the field of anthropology is in fact devoted to us. An interesting study in evolution, to be sure, as humans are quite possibly the most well-adapted of all species...

 

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