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Plants are the major source of the foods that we consume every day. Plants are the major source of many products that we use. In short, plants are very beneficial and important to us but not all plants are good for us. Some plant species, although they are not deadly, can cause human beings severe pain. Check the list of plants below and try to remember them well because an encounter to any of these plants can cause you severe pain discomfort and anxiety.
Published by Nobert Bermosa 63 months ago in Biology | +5 votes | 1 comments
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 66 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 Canadian Horseshoe Falls is the Canadian side of Niagara Falls. It got its name from its shape, which is similar to a horseshoe. The length of its brink is 2,600 feet and its height is 167 feet. The volume of the water that passes through this falls per second is 600,000 gallons. A third of the Canadian side of Niagara Falls is situated in US territory, according to the US Geological Survey.
Published by Marky Chavez 70 months ago in Biology | +1 votes | 1 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
Flowers come in different colors and in different shapes. Some flowers are star-shaped and some are globe in appearance. Some shapes of flowers are simply amazing and crazy that makes them look more beautiful and more attractive. These head-turning weirdly-shaped flowers are good addition to your garden. So, if you are looking for differently and uniquely-shaped flowers just keep scrolling that mouse down and see some of the most peculiar and bizarre shaped of colorful garden flowers.
Published by Nobert Bermosa 71 months ago in Biology | +3 votes | 2 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
Berries are important food source both for humans and animals. There are several species of berries worldwide. Oftentimes, these berries are colorful and attractive. There are numerous edible berries but there are also poisonous or toxic. Of these toxic berries, some can be very fatal and can cause death – both to humans and animals while some animals are immune to the toxin the contain.
Published by Nobert Bermosa 71 months ago in Biology | +9 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
Some plants are impressively unique from the others. But despite their peculiar appearance, they are equally important just like the others or even of greater importance for their many and diverse uses. One good example of an odd-looking plant species with many importance and uses is the – Burdock. Here are some of the most interesting facts, uses and importance of Burdock.
Published by Nobert Bermosa 71 months ago in Biology | +3 votes | 0 comments
Roses and Tulips are among the most popular garden plants in the world. You might want to try species that bear multi-colored flowers for your garden. Several species of garden plants stands out from all other species because they bear differently-colored or multi-colored flowers. In the first sequel, you have seen 11 pretty multi-colored flowers. On this sequel you will see nine more garden plant species with uniquely colored flowers.
Published by Nobert Bermosa 71 months ago in Biology | +4 votes | 2 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
Interesting Facts About Durian, the Foulest Smelling Fruit in the World
Published by Yovita Siswati 72 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 72 months ago in Biology | +3 votes | 2 comments
Anywhere you will go you will find different varieties of shrubs. One way or the other, you will find these plants useful. Here are more species of shrubs with their uses and interesting facts.
Published by Nobert Bermosa 72 months ago in Biology | +0 votes | 1 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
Without grazing land these grazing animals will not likely to survive long. Here are some of the most remarkable grazing lands for domestic and wild animals from around the world.
Published by Nobert Bermosa 73 months ago in Biology | +2 votes | 2 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
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 79 months ago in Biology | +1 votes | 1 comments
The plants are the producers in the environmentÂ’s nutrient cycle. There are nutrients that they need in order for them to survive; plants make their own food using these so-called nutrients.
Published by hunterfact 79 months ago in Biology | +0 votes | 0 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 82 months ago in Biology | +5 votes | 6 comments
A bite-size answer to the question why do feet smell?
Published by Steve Sudbury 82 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 85 months ago in Biology | +7 votes | 6 comments
Holidays that haveme amount of sunlight, while each solstice marks the time when Earth’s axis is most tilted with respect to the Sun. Today, we are ate, the Babylonian Ishtar, and the Roman Venus, all of whom were associated with Venus, the planet. Like all peoples of the Ancient Near East, the Israelites spent a great deal of time looking at the skies and watching the lights. Third in brightness after th Asherah was also a  Holidays that haveme amount of sunlight, while each solst...
Published by Dr. David Warmflash 85 months ago in Biology | +2 votes | 2 comments
A list of schools to obtain your biology degree.
Published by Teresa Conti 86 months ago in Biology | +0 votes | 0 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
Evolution produced the processes of anaerobic and aerobic respiration, including the breakdown of glucose, known as glycolysis. According to the Theory of Endosymbiosis, mitochondria are descended from bacteria that were engulfed by the ancestors of Eukaryotes.
Published by Dr. David Warmflash 88 months ago in Biology | +2 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
This essay compares the common features of various primates and those traits adaptive origins given separate sets of environmental pressures including diet and habitat.
Published by Creighton Smith 90 months ago in Biology | +2 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 92 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
Some orchid species bear flowers that resemble bees, flies and spiders; hence, they were commonly named Bee Orchids, Fly Orchids or Spider Orchids. Here are some of the prettiest and unusual-looking bee and fly orchids.
Published by Nobert Bermosa 92 months ago in Biology | +11 votes | 3 comments
Facts about the endemic pangolin or scaly anteater found in Palawan, Philippines.
Published by Patrick Regoniel 93 months ago in Biology | +9 votes | 7 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
A list of peculiar-looking but pretty flowers.
Published by Nobert Bermosa 93 months ago in Biology | +6 votes | 2 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 94 months ago in Biology | +18 votes | 10 comments
The Great Northern Loon on the Chesapeake Bay. A fasinating and beautiful visitor to the Chesapeake.
Published by David Sullivan 94 months ago in Biology | +13 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
Corals are massive wonders of the sea. Discover its many forms.
Published by Patrick Regoniel 95 months ago in Biology | +2 votes | 0 comments
Here are six endangered mammals in the Philippines' last frontier that people may never get to see because of their limited distribution.
Published by Patrick Regoniel 96 months ago in Biology | +4 votes | 3 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
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 103 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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