Facts about the human brain
By: Sandra Petersen
In the 1960's, John D. Fitzgerald wrote an amusing series of books about a main character whose nickname was "The Great Brain". This young boy could figure his way out of any problem, plot ways to amass great wealth, develop elaborate schemes to either get...
Facts about the human brain
By: Karen Bledsoe
Imagine you're living in Maine and want to drive to a relative's house in Florida, but your only map is the map of the United States that used to fit in your binder in Junior High. You can see where Florida is in relation to...
Facts about the human brain
By: JC Campbell
The human brain is an absolute miracle in its construction, an organ that is unique in the material universe among things animate and inanimate. There is nothing else known to man that compares with the human brain for intricacy.Three pounds of gray matter tucked...
Facts about the human brain
By: Wendy Brock
The human brain is a complex and intricate organ that governs your daily existence. Without it, you cannot survive. What makes this organ particularly interesting is how it works, how much of it is actually used, and the many sections of the brain that oversees...
Why chopping an onion makes eyes water
By: Jonte Rhodes
Onions like many other foods produce a very strong and yet unmistakable smell when they are prepared and cut. However the difference with onions is that many people find that when they chop up onions that their eyes begin to water as if they are...
Facts about the human brain
By: Gemma Wiseman
The human brain is the most complex of any animal, yet it is 75-80% water. In this waterworld, thinking is done by the activity of electricity and chemicals. It is a mass of nervous tissue, regulating physical and mental activity. And if you could harness...
By: Amy Denney
It is such a personal decision for most people when it comes to, for lack of a better word, the disposal of their body after death. There are so many options and so many considerations.Many peoples' religious beliefs dictate the ceremony that surrounds their...
By: Jonte Rhodes
Many people tend to be very wary of using public restrooms because of what they perceive as the health risks associated with them. The reality of most of them however is that they are clean enough to minimize the risk of anyone catching any infections...
By: Eve Redstone
The cobalt radioisotope used in medicine is cobalt-60. This is not a naturally occurring form of cobalt, but is produced by irradiating pure cobalt-59 with a slow neutron source such as the artificial californium, or in a nuclear reactor by using cobalt rods. The most...
By: Kalynn Osburn
Animal Cloning Could Be BeneficialIan Wilmut (embryologist for the Roslin Institute in Scotland) is the man who led the team of scientists that produced the world famouse cloned sheep Dolly. His collaborator in this essay is Keith Campbell, a cell biologist and embryologist who worked...

 

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