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Names and accompanying basic descriptions of eleven types of RNA that are not commonly taught (common as in mRNA, tRNA, and rRNA) in basic biology courses. These RNA are found in varying organisms and have many different tasks. This list does not include all types of RNA currently known/understood.
Published by Christina Lee 65 months ago in Biology | +2 votes | 0 comments
Outlines of the major differences of the process of RNA Transcription in Prokaryotes and Eukaryotes. Major transcription stages are listen and described in detail the specific differences. The stages are Initiation of DNA transcription to RNA, elongation of the RNA strand and termination of transcription that indicates the next step of translation.
Published by Katie Wang 65 months ago in Biology | +0 votes | 0 comments
The mollusk biomphalaria glabrata is a freshwater snail that has a protective shell. The biomaterial shell is composed of calcium carbonate and some matrix proteins. Because the freshwater can reproduce asexually or sexually, the snail can choose to mate or not. It can be found in lakes, swamps, and streams in South America. With only 18 chromosomes, it is consider to have a simple genome.
Published by Pang Chang 65 months ago in Biology | +0 votes | 0 comments
It is not an airplane, it is not superman, it is not a space shuttle. It is the Bar-Tailed Godwit. The Bar-Tailed Godwit can fly for 8 days non-stop. Scientists tagged this bird and found out that it is the record holder for long distance flight. The Bar-Tail makes the world's longest trip in air without stopping for food or water. This bird traveled from Alaska to New Zealand (7,258 mi) without getting any sleep and it does not need a co-pilot.Consider this, the Bar-Tail travels farther than an...
Published by Bobby Scott 68 months ago in Biology | +4 votes | 1 comments
This article goes into the different depts in which coral reefs use remote sening in their environment. This is very important aspect in corals because, it can lead to the advancement in monitering, conserving, and forecasting the health in coral reefs which is very important since corals are decreasing in numbers very drastically. Coral reefs usually span over a large geographic range and they host complex and diverse communities of species. Worldwide, coral reefs face threats such as coral bl...
Published by Mario Cortes Garcia 69 months ago in Biology | +1 votes | 0 comments
Genetic engineering, although tagged along with many ethical issues, can be beneficial for society to move forward. It is particularly important for agriculture and nutrition purposes. Today, genetic engineering already has a good stronghold on most of our dinner plates and will continue to do so. Through the examples of genetic engineering in foods to improve commercial value and increase nutritional value, it is viewed that agricultural biotechnology is moving the industry forward.
Published by Saema A 69 months ago in Biology | +0 votes | 0 comments
The article is a review of how I prepared for molecular biology and how others can learn to do better in that class. It has the details of what material is covered in the class and what is necessary for a student that wants to succeed in a class like that.
Published by Brett Sliakis 69 months ago in Biology | +0 votes | 0 comments
A cell cannot divide and go under meiosis or mitosis without having its DNA duplicate. This process is also known as DNA replication, which consists of different complicated steps that involves DNA Polymerase, DNA ligase, nucleases, lagging strands, leading strands, Okazaki fragments, RNA primers and many others. This article will talk about the different steps that involve with DNA replication.
Published by Wendy Ching 70 months ago in Biology | +0 votes | 0 comments
Most anyone that has taken a genetics class has heard of Gregor Mendel. From his close observations of inheritance in Pisum stivum, the garden pea, he came to deduce the laws of inheritance that we apply today. The first of his laws is the law of equal segregation and the second is the law of independent assortment.
Published by Ramona Barragan 71 months ago in Biology | +0 votes | 0 comments
DNA replication is an important process, which all-living organisms have. The replication process takes place in the cell. DNA is double stranded and it has four nucleotides that combine together to form the double helix. The nucleotides in the strands get attached together, through phosphodiester bonds. Those phosphodiester bonds form through DNA polymerase.
Published by Amanpreet Kaur 71 months ago in Biology | +0 votes | 0 comments
A punnett's square is a technique that was created to help aid in determining the probability outcomes of various physical characteristics. To aid in generating a simple punnett square that focuses on the probability outcome of just one trait, this article serves as a tutorial. In this case, this punnet square practice is based on determining the color outcome of cross pollinating two flowers.
Published by Stephanie Fernandez 71 months ago in Biology | +0 votes | 0 comments
Flowers are shaped differently. Some flowers are star in shapes, some are elongated and some are heart in shape. In short, flowers, not only come in different colors and sizes but also in different shapes. Here are some of the most beautiful flowering plants in the world with globular shape or globe-shaped flowers.
Published by Nobert Bermosa 71 months ago in Biology | +2 votes | 1 comments
What type of garden do you have? What garden plants do you have? Different people have different choices. Different places have different flora. This means, we only grow plant species in our garden which are suitable to the prevailing climate. If you are looking for plants that bear flowers without leaves, the list below is the best choices.
Published by Nobert Bermosa 71 months ago in Biology | +5 votes | 1 comments
Many seeds are important food source for both humans and animals. There are several edible, healthy and nutritious foods such as cashew, grapes, various beans and many others. If there are edible seeds, of course there are also non-edible or toxic seeds. Some of these toxic seeds can be very fatal and can cause death – both to humans and animals. Some animals, on the other hand, are immune to the toxin they contain. Here are some of the most toxic seeds in the world you should refrain from e...
Published by Nobert Bermosa 71 months ago in Biology | +4 votes | 3 comments
Strawberries, blackberries, blueberries, cranberries, raspberries and mulberries are the most nutritious and delicious berries in the world. These berries are also the most popular in the world. If there are edible berries there are also toxic or poisonous berries. HereÂ’s an additional list of the most poisonous berries in the world to be avoided. Poisonous plants can be entirely toxic or selected part or parts of it are the only poisonous one such as the berries.
Published by Nobert Bermosa 71 months ago in Biology | +2 votes | 3 comments
We all know that smoking kills. But not all plant species that are being smoke are unhealthy or deadly. There are also plants that give numerous benefits to human when taken moderately. After all, anything that is taken excessively is dangerous and kills. HereÂ’s a list of plant that people smoke, just in case you donÂ’t know.
Published by Nobert Bermosa 71 months ago in Biology | +3 votes | 2 comments
HereÂ’s another collection of the oddest-looking but undeniably pretty flowers from the different parts of the world that you need to see before you perish on the planet. Importance and uses, as usual, of these peculiar plants are also included. Join me once again and letÂ’s travel the world of wonderful flowers. So, just keep scrolling that mouseÂ…
Published by Nobert Bermosa 71 months ago in Biology | +1 votes | 2 comments
What does it take to be different and be well known? Should it be weird or bizarre? Of course, it must be unique in the first place. HereÂ’s an additional collection of bizarre-looking but definitely attractive flowers from the different parts of the world. And as usual, the importance and uses of these uniquely beautiful flowers are included.
Published by Nobert Bermosa 71 months ago in Biology | +2 votes | 1 comments
HereÂ’s another collection of bizarre-looking but definitely attractive flowers from the different parts of the globe that you need to see in your lifetime. Uses and importance of these unique plants are also included. Join me once again and letÂ’s explore the world of wonderful flowers. So, just keep scrolling that mouseÂ…
Published by Nobert Bermosa 71 months ago in Biology | +5 votes | 0 comments
A bouquet of flowers is absolutely beautiful and attractive. Natural bouquet of flowers is much more captivating and lovely. The list of flowering garden plants below are the most beautiful and natural bouquet of flowers you will ever find. The flowers of these plant species seem to have been arranged by florist. Here are the most beautiful plant species that bear pretty clusters of flowers.
Published by Nobert Bermosa 71 months ago in Biology | +10 votes | 4 comments
Star-shaped bearing plants are popular ornamental plants and they are widely grown in many parts of the world. In the first sequel of my article about star-shaped flowers, you have seen nine beautiful star-shaped flowers. On this particular sequel, you will see six more lovely garden plants that bear star-liked flowers. Keep that mouse scrolling.
Published by Nobert Bermosa 71 months ago in Biology | +8 votes | 4 comments
Do you have a garden? How many species of plant that bear star-shaped flowers do you have? There are thousands of different species of flowering plants all over the world but only a few bear star-shaped flowers. Star-shaped flowers are truly beauties to behold. LetÂ’s travel the world over and find the most beautiful star-shaped flowers.
Published by Nobert Bermosa 71 months ago in Biology | +7 votes | 4 comments
HereÂ’s a collection of the bizarre-looking but definitely lovely flowers from the different parts of the globe you need to see in your lifetime or else your life will be incomplete. Some of these flowers can be found up high in the mountains, in desert areas, in the temperate regions and others in the garden.
Published by Nobert Bermosa 71 months ago in Biology | +5 votes | 2 comments
Interesting Facts About Durian, the Foulest Smelling Fruit in the World
Published by Yovita Siswati 71 months ago in Biology | +7 votes | 7 comments
Smoking related diseases such as lung cancer are among the deadliest in the world killing thousands of thousands every year. HereÂ’s the third batch of the most beautiful plants used for smoking and their many interesting facts and other uses.
Published by Nobert Bermosa 71 months ago in Biology | +3 votes | 2 comments
Check the plants listed below. It might be one of the plants that is growing in your yard or in the neighborhood and learn about the importance and uses of these plants. HereÂ’s the third batch of plants including their important uses and benefits just keep that mouse scrolling.
Published by Nobert Bermosa 72 months ago in Biology | +2 votes | 2 comments
What are sea squirts? What are tunicates? What is the worlds strangest looking animal? Weird ocean lifeforms. Facts and information about sea squirts. Trivia about tunicates. Weird looking animals. Learn more about why such odd creatures are considered animals rather than plants. Beautiful, exotic, unusual, animals.
Published by Kaleidoscope Acres 72 months ago in Biology | +3 votes | 1 comments
There are numerous remarkable grasslands in the world. These grasslands that occur naturally on all continents except Antarctica offer livelihood to some people and gives superb natural sceneries as well.
Published by Nobert Bermosa 72 months ago in Biology | +8 votes | 5 comments
Exotic species of orchids grow in Indonesia
Published by Yovita Siswati 72 months ago in Biology | +7 votes | 7 comments
HereÂ’s a list of some of the most unusual and and some useful plants in the world.
Published by Nobert Bermosa 73 months ago in Biology | +4 votes | 4 comments
Abundance of birds are associated with spring and summer, but paradoxically, the driving snow and dropping temperatures of winter may also mean a high productive bird watching.
Published by ecapz 73 months ago in Biology | +4 votes | 1 comments
There are diverse organisms that are present in the community and because of this; different relationships are developed between them. These different kinds of relationships is categorize into two major types of relationships; the Interspecific and the Intraspecific relationships.
Published by hunterfact 74 months ago in Biology | +0 votes | 0 comments
There are different kinds of organic compounds; these are the carbohydrates, the fats and lipids, the proteins, the nucleic acid, and the vitamins.
Published by hunterfact 74 months ago in Biology | +1 votes | 0 comments
While many people associate the elephant with having an extraordinary memory, relatively few know that the idea is actually based on what is commonly termed the “elephant graveyard,” legendary places throughout Africa said to be the final resting places elephants naturally gravitate towards when death approaches.
Published by James R. Coffey 74 months ago in Biology | +9 votes | 9 comments
Know some strange stories, read more strange but true stories.
Published by Jessie Agudo 74 months ago in Biology | +10 votes | 6 comments
The use of compost worms to convert organic waste into nutrient-rich compost (commonly known as vermiculture) has evolved from an inexpensive, eco-friendly way of composting waste material, into a wide-spread method of technology now widely regarded as one of the most innovative, sustainable, and ecologically sound approaches to gardening of the past century.
Published by James R. Coffey 77 months ago in Biology | +9 votes | 6 comments
Animals just like man have great parenting skills.
Published by Felisa Daskeo 78 months ago in Biology | +2 votes | 0 comments
There are different kinds of Arthropods; the Arachnids, the Crustaceans, the Insects, the Chilopods and the Diplopods.
Published by hunterfact 78 months ago in Biology | +1 votes | 2 comments
explaining blood flow in the heart
Published by LSH 78 months ago in Biology | +1 votes | 1 comments
This article has information on the normal electrolyte values in the human body, their values and some of the underlying causes of the abnormal electrolyte values in the human body
Published by Hurbert Michael 80 months ago in Biology | +1 votes | 0 comments
Rumination is the peculiar process of digestion observed in the Ruminant class of mammals. Rumination helps the animals to extract maximum possible nutrients from the plant materials.
Published by DeviPriya Maharana 80 months ago in Biology | +5 votes | 0 comments
Facts about the railroad vine of the sandy beaches in tropical regions.
Published by Patrick Regoniel 80 months ago in Biology | +7 votes | 0 comments
Flora and fauna refer to plant and wildlife, respectively. The indigenous plant and wildlife of a geographical region is often referred to as that regionÂ’s flora and fauna. The flora of the earth produce the oxygen that is breathed by the fauna and in turn, the fauna exhale the carbon dioxide that the flora need to live. One cannot live without the other, and humans cannot live without either; hence their importance. Bangladesh has the plant and animal life typical of a tropical and rive...
Published by Amera Khanam 81 months ago in Biology | +7 votes | 7 comments
A list of magnificent and elegant black-colored animals.
Published by Nobert Bermosa 81 months ago in Biology | +8 votes | 5 comments
There are about 35 phyla of animals that are classified by scientist. The ten well known phyla are Protozoa, Porifera, Coelenterata, Platyhelminths, Nemathelminths, Annelida, Echinodermata, Mollusk, Arthropoda and Chordata.
Published by hunterfact 81 months ago in Biology | +0 votes | 0 comments
The vertebrates have five major classes namely; Mammalia, Aves, Reptilia, Amphibia and Pisces.
Published by hunterfact 230 months ago in Biology | +0 votes | 0 comments
As life has evolved in an aqueous, or watery, environment, cells exist in, as well as and contain, water. Since water and fat/oil do not mix well, membranes have developed on this basis.
Published by Dr. David Warmflash 81 months ago in Biology | +2 votes | 0 comments
Known to East Indian mathematicians as early as the 6th century CE, the first two Fibonacci numbers of this sequence are 0 and 1, and each subsequent number is the sum of the previous two. A pretty cool concept for mathematicians, but how does this apply to nature in general?
Published by James R. Coffey 81 months ago in Biology | +5 votes | 6 comments
A bite-size answer to the question why do feet smell?
Published by Steve Sudbury 81 months ago in Biology | +27 votes | 23 comments
Published by Athena Goodlight 230 months ago in Biology | +0 votes | 0 comments
Epiphytes are amazing adaptors. They are prime examples of how adaptation leads to survival in an environment where plants are constantly competing for resources. Epiphytes are plants which grow above the ground surface, using other plants or objects for support. They are not rooted in the soil nor are they parasitic (ie they do not directly harm the other plant). By growing on other plants, the epiphytes can reach positions where the light is better or where they can avoid competition for li...
Published by Amera Khanam 83 months ago in Biology | +9 votes | 4 comments
Enjoy it, itÂ’s free.
Published by Genicuta-Andreea 84 months ago in Biology | +7 votes | 6 comments
The largest butterflies are known as Birdwings and the largest of these is the Queen Alexandra's Birdwing. It is an endangered species and capturing them is now illegal.
Published by Marion Caragounis 85 months ago in Biology | +3 votes | 4 comments
A list of schools to obtain your biology degree.
Published by Teresa Conti 230 months ago in Biology | +0 votes | 0 comments
The crane is a quiet and calm animal and its powers of concentration are not easily broken, for example, the crane will stand for hours on just one leg without the slightest movement
Published by Nida Cabauatan Abarca 230 months ago in Biology | +0 votes | 0 comments
Learn basic facts about the bacteria that causes bacterial meningitis in children.
Published by Lysis 87 months ago in Biology | +1 votes | 0 comments
If you love ornamental plants that bear multi-colored flowers the list of plants below are the right and best choice for you. HereÂ’s a list of the loveliest and most attractive multi-colored flowers.
Published by Nobert Bermosa 89 months ago in Biology | +14 votes | 5 comments
The Difference Between Poisonous and Non-Poisonous Snakes. Most people do not like snakes. In fact many people just kill them on sight. The attitude that “the only good snake is a dead snake” just means that the person saying it knows nothing about snakes.
Published by Creighton Smith 90 months ago in Biology | +11 votes | 10 comments
This article is a guideline for creating a behavioral list for animal field observational work. It explains the necessity and use of the ethogram.
Published by Creighton Smith 90 months ago in Biology | +6 votes | 0 comments
This article gives an overview of Lowland gorilla habitat and social structure as well as a detailed description of their intestinal tract and wild vrs. captive diets.
Published by Creighton Smith 90 months ago in Biology | +4 votes | 6 comments
This essay explores the reasons that Tarsiers are so hard to classify and why different Primatologists Classify them differently.
Published by Creighton Smith 90 months ago in Biology | +1 votes | 0 comments
Discussion on existing theories of the origins of Platyrrhines in South America. The referenced images can be googled.
Published by Creighton Smith 90 months ago in Biology | +2 votes | 0 comments
What characteristics do most bacteria share? What is endosymbiosis? Find out here...
Published by BlaBla 90 months ago in Biology | +0 votes | 0 comments
Here are some of the most beautiful and unique plants that youÂ’ll find only in the Philippines.
Published by Nobert Bermosa 91 months ago in Biology | +8 votes | 11 comments
Mosquitoes are known as hosts or carriers of several diseases that has threatened man for many years. Those diseases include dengue, yellow fever, dengue, malaria and west-nile fever. These diseases continue to threaten millions of human lives in different parts of the world. Over the years of conducting extensive studies, scientists were able to identify the different attractants that can bring mosquitoes closer to you. Here are some of those attractants:
Published by Rosita Barbo 91 months ago in Biology | +8 votes | 5 comments
Facts about the crown-of-thorns starfish.
Published by Patrick Regoniel 91 months ago in Biology | +11 votes | 9 comments
What is pleasing to the eyes are conceived to be enticing to eat. Some plant foods look odd and peculiar but they are delicious too. HereÂ’s a list of unique and weird-looking but edible plants.
Published by Nobert Bermosa 91 months ago in Biology | +8 votes | 5 comments
Milkweed is a natural wildfood and is edible, and the fluff from the seed pods have interesting uses ranging from flotation devices, insulation for clothing to pioneer-era pillows...
Published by thestickman 91 months ago in Biology | +16 votes | 10 comments
Testicle Orchids are terrestrial orchids that have tubers instead of pseudobulbs. They produce an erect stem. The inflorescence is a cylindrical to globular spike.
Published by Nobert Bermosa 91 months ago in Biology | +4 votes | 2 comments
What species of plants are the tallest, the largest and the oldest? LetÂ’s meet the record title holders, the giants in the plant kingdom.
Published by Nobert Bermosa 92 months ago in Biology | +7 votes | 3 comments
Why bacteria plays an important roles in our world or lives.
Published by Leon 92 months ago in Biology | +4 votes | 2 comments
Can you imagine the world we live in without plants? Some plants are beautiful and some plants are not. Many plants can be eaten and many are poisonous. Some plants are major sources of medicine and some are simply bizarre in appearance.
Published by Nobert Bermosa 93 months ago in Biology | +14 votes | 10 comments
The world's most endangered amphibian, New Zealand Archey's frog, is under threat because of a proposal to mine their only habitat.
Published by Val Mills 93 months ago in Biology | +18 votes | 10 comments
These soft-bodied creatures are noted for their extraordinarily colorful appearances and striking forms. Nudibranches are also commonly called sea slugs.
Published by Nobert Bermosa 93 months ago in Biology | +3 votes | 2 comments
What are examples of beneficial microorganisms? Here are four useful ones employed in natural farming.
Published by Patrick Regoniel 95 months ago in Biology | +4 votes | 5 comments
Weird looking copycats of the animal world.
Published by Patrick Regoniel 95 months ago in Biology | +1 votes | 1 comments
Astacology is the name given to the study of crayfish, the freshwater crustaceans that dwell within the streams and rivers and are an indicator of the health of the river...
Published by thestickman 97 months ago in Biology | +1 votes | 5 comments
Published by Louie Jerome 99 months ago in Biology | +7 votes | 0 comments
Like a cross between a cricket and a scorpion, the mole cricket looks like something that crawled up from Hades...
Published by thestickman 102 months ago in Biology | +2 votes | 1 comments
The lamprey eel is an invasive freshwater fish specie to the freshwater Great Lakes and tributaries. Measures to control its spread into streams and lakes are ongoing and it is a near-stalemate at best.
Published by thestickman 102 months ago in Biology | +0 votes | 0 comments
The world's largest hornet at nearly two inches long, is the Japanese Wasp. Just three or four of these bees working together can destroy a honeybee hive in a matters of hours...
Published by thestickman 103 months ago in Biology | +1 votes | 0 comments
The Cicada-Killer Wasp is a gentle, shy insect. Despite its size and resemblance to the dangerous Giant Asian Wasp (also called Japanese Hornet) these bees are timid and not the killer wasp they appear to be.
Published by thestickman 103 months ago in Biology | +2 votes | 2 comments
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