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Last answer by H.A. Collins 66 months ago +0 votes:
What a great question!  Now that you mention it I remember reading that a big chunk of my state, Ohio, used to be swamp full of Malaria.  It didn’t take much time to find the answer to your question about what happened to malaria in the U.S.  The answer is.....(drumroll please).... Deeee Deeee Teee!  Yes D.D.T., good old dichlorodiphenyltrichloroethane, mother of all ter... more
Last answer by Jessie Agudo 66 months ago +0 votes:
According to a famous pathologist, sleep is the body's great restorer. And the best sleep is early sleep before midnight. During good rest, each cell of your body has a tiny granules of chemicals such as hormones and other form of energy store which are depleted during the day and take hours to be replenished. Your nervous system, needs a good night's sleep to be at it's best the next day. more
Asked by qoipoi in Biology3 answers
Last answer by Guimo Pantuhan 67 months ago +0 votes:
I have written a related article a year ago... I believe there is a greater cause of global warming than human activity. Global warming is partly a natural phenomenon, and according to the latest news, there is an active solar flare going on right now that greatly affected world temperature. We cannot... more
Last answer by DeviPriya Maharana 67 months ago +1 votes:
Fish and mammalian livers are rich in vitamin A. Vitamin D is found in the blubbers of whale, seal and walrus and fishes like trout. Contrary to popular beliefs Eskimos also consume plant parts such as berries, mosses and partially digested plant material from reindeer stomach. According to modern research, vitamin C molecule has a similar configuration to glucose molecule and is not absorbed prop... more
Last answer by Rama lingam 67 months ago +0 votes:
Jaz, when human beings have high fever, they will have a high temperature.Therefore, running high temperature is a symptom to know that they have fever.Similarly,what are the symptoms to show or just tell that a person is hungry. more
Asked by Rama lingam in Biology2 answers
Last answer by Jerrod Nazarian 67 months ago +0 votes:
Tracing our origins back to the beginning of life on the planet earth is no easy task.  Sceintists have certainly traced the origin like forms of life.  We have a very good understanding of what types of life sprung from the primordial ooze that 'cooked' life.  This science is called biopoiesis; the study of how biological life could arise from inorganic matter through natural proce... more
Last answer by Annie Hintsala 67 months ago +0 votes:
Daylight savings time began in an effort to conserve fuel after World War One.  The theory was, if you had more time in the daylight to get stuff around the house done, you would.  That theory has continued, so to co-incide with the lengthening of days, usually around the first day of Spring, most countries will 'Spring forward' by an hour.  It is thought that this, in the U.S. at l... more
Last answer by Teresa Conti 67 months ago +1 votes:
The deepest place on the earth is in the Pacific Ocean.  It is called the Mariana Trench and the depth is still under discussion.  The lowest part of the trench is 6.7 miles deep, or 35,800 feet below sea level, although one measurement came up with 6.85 miles.  This is where the film producer James Cameron is going to visit in a sub he helped design for this purpose.  The tren... more
Asked by lucia anna in Biology3 answers
Last answer by Jaz 67 months ago +0 votes:
From what I gather they build mounds out of organic material to incubate the eggs. The heat from the composting material helps with the incubation. The megapodes remove and add organic material as needed to keep the eggs at the proper temperature until the eggs hatch. more
Last answer by Nobert Bermosa 70 months ago +1 votes:
Here the some of the most beautiful and unique plant endemic to the Philippines   more
Last answer by Elishia Hartley 81 months ago +0 votes:
It Is mostly due to the curvature of the earth. The different colours that we see are due to the light rays from the sun hitting different molecules In our upper atmosphere. Using a spectrometer you can define what each gas/molecule each colour represents. For example we know blue represents water molecules etc. more
Last answer by BlaBla 89 months ago +1 votes:
The studies that investigated this question have generally yielded the same result, namely that black is the most attractive color to mosquitoes, followed by blue, brown and red. the least attractive colors seem to be green, yellow and white. Depending on the species, this order can differ a little bit, but black is always the most attractive color. Blue also consistently scores high.  More d... more
Last answer by Denise Wirtz 99 months ago +0 votes:
*chortling with merriment* Hi Stickman! Actually, I was referring to longer-term than immediate "human recycling" - :D My curiosity goes to recycling within the earth specifically, and I am not specifically a scientific mind, if that makes sense. My question is related to rotting naturally or being cremated - and which is more "useful" to the earth. From the standpoint of, say, the dinos... more
Last answer by Robert Morgan 105 months ago +1 votes:
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Last answer by Marco Grandinetti 104 months ago +0 votes:
Well, since i've done some research myself and other people may want to know, i might as well answer. It began around the industrial revolution, and has poisoned our water slowly. It is poisoning the reef barrier, and is poisoning the ocean. more
Last answer by Steve Fisher 104 months ago +0 votes:
Genetics. In human DNA, gender is determined by two chromosomes. These two chromosomes usually are either classified as "X" or "Y." A girl ("Biological Female") has two "X" chromosomes. Noted as XX. A boy ("Biological Male") has one "X" and one "Y" chromosomes. Noted as XY. "X" and "Y" literally refer to the shape of the chromosome. So girls have some extra genetic material boys don't have. This e... more
Asked by Pebs in Biology1 answers
Last answer by mvl1014 104 months ago +0 votes:
Remember that for a trait to be passed on, it doesn't have to be beneficial. It can be "not un-beneficial." That is, if it doesn't stop them from spreading their genes, the trait is carried on. If a homosexual man is married and has kids but decides when he's 40 that he's been homosexual his entire life, it's an evolutionary moot point. He's already had kids and passed on his DNA. And since homose... more
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