By: Christine G.
When the first hominids made their appearance on the continent of Africa four or five million years ago, they were part of the food chain, just like any other animal. They ate plants and were eaten by large predators. Two or three million years later...
By: Sarah Blaskey
Even beyond the whole physical incompatibility issue between cats and rabbits...it is absolutely genetically impossible for cats and rabbits to procreate (or cats and raccoons, for that matter, for anyone who thought that a Main Coon came from a cat mating with a raccoon...
By: Rex Trulove
The biggest problems that man causes occur when he starts thinking that he is somehow above or not part of nature. That has never been true, and never will be. Man is a member of the animal kingdom, and until that changes, man will be...
By: Steve Lussing
While the ordinary microscope will to some extent remain a novelty for many students, I think that probably most children who have expressed an interest in science have at some time in their young lives been at the receiving end of one of those wondrous...
By: Graham Duke
Therapeutic cloning is a huge 'hot button' political issue and as a result both sides of the debate have muddied the scientific waters in the public's understanding. Before one can form an opinion on the ethics of therapeutic cloning, one needs to know the facts...
By: Dave Stanford
The coelacanth was once believed to be an extinct fish, but a number of them have been found in the past 100 years. Even as recent as 2007 two fishermen off the coast of Tanzania have caught one of these types of fish that are...
By: Matias W.
The real cost of genetic engineering is, as a matter of fact, given by the cost of the LOSS of it. Those who oppose genetic engineering often mention the novelty of this science and our imperfect knowledge of genetics to claim that we may be...
By: Sammy Stein
Photosynthesis is an amazing process carried out in amazing organisms - plants. Plants are fascinating as a whole and incredibly complex in ther processes. They use the primary energy source for our planet, the sun, and transfer this energy up the food chain to feed...
Is the Human Race Evolving or Devolving
By: Heather Lyon
We are evolving as all things do in response to environmental pressures, now how much we are evolving has to do with whether you look at the human race as a whole or if you look at different sections of the human population. If you...
By: Dave Stanford
Carpology is the study of the structure and morphology of fruits and seeds, but how can this study help us? Like anything in science, the study of the basics of any species of plant or animal will help us understand more of where we have...

 

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