By: Jason Hernandez
Since the dawn of human culture, the world of animals has fascinated humans. There seemed no end to the kinds of animals; and early humans soon noticed that not all animals fit into neat categories. What were our primitive ancestors to make of the bat...
By: Glenda K. Fralin
Traveling into areas teaming with wildlife as rich as the tropical regions of Central America will bring a person into proximity with some of the most beautiful and dangerous creatures. Incidents of snake bite do occur but are not as frequent as one may think...
By: Tenebris
Approximately 150 species of snakes can be found throughout Central America; with over 130 in the protected ecology of Costa Rica alone. While snakes can be found in every terrain in this region, most live in low to mid-elevation rainforest environments. Their most common prey...
By: Brandi Carpo
Reptilian dining habits vary between species with most reptiles being carnivorous. Reptiles use their teeth only to hold their prey, as opposed to chewing or tearing apart their prey as do many mammals. Some reptiles have specialized feeding habits and dine on a single type...
By: Perry McCarney
This article evaluates the potential for Bemisia tabaci, commonly called sweet potato whitefly to become invasive in New Zealand. It is not currently known to be extant in New Zealand, but it is on the "100 of the world's worst invasive alien species" list in...
By: Emily Barker - 191455
Embrionic Stem cell research is something that is currently and has for a while caused a lot of controversy. Many religious people believe that it is wrong to interfere with nature and by using these stem cells which are taken from a human fertilised egg...
By: Jason Ryu
Photosynthesis is the method of plants to gain energy transforming light into bonds of sugar. Sunlight's cardinal function is to affect every organism by providing sufficient amount of energy; every food and fossil fuel we consume is a product of photosynthesis, the process that transforms...
Is the Human Race Evolving or Devolving
By: Jim Mcfalls
To echo one of my previous articles...Evolution is always happening. There is no such thing as "devolution." The very definition of evolution includes responding to the environment in such a way that the odds of reproducing are increased. There is no "better" or...
By: Gabie Nic
In all species, sexual behavior is directed by a complex interplay between steroid hormone actions in the brain that give rise to sexual arousability and experience with sexual reward that gives rise to expectations of competent sexual activity, including sexual arousal, desire, and performance. Sexual...
By: Tina Lehman
I have been an amphibian biologist for nearly 20 years. Throughout this time, scientists have been observing worldwide declines of amphibian populations. Because of their permeable skin and biphasic (terrestrial and aquatic) life cycle, amphibians are considered indicators of environmental decay. Finding a reason for...

 

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