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  • For some duckweed is a menace, for others it's a Godsend. Here in Brazil, we have built duckweed ponds and are encouraging it to grow to use as an animal feed . This is just one of its many uses.

    The Benefits of Growing Duckweed

    The Benefits of Growing Duckweed

    by Mary Wickison89

  • The first of four basic guides to the night sky, and what can be seen with the naked eye or binoculars. This page identifies the many kinds of objects you can see when you look up at the night sky

    Astronomy—A Beginner's Guide to the Night Sky

    Astronomy—A Beginner's Guide to the Night Sky

    by Greensleeves Hubs32

  • The main difference between DNA and RNA is that the pentose sugar in the nucleotide of RNA is ribose while in DNA it is deoxyribose. RNA uses uracil as a base while DNA uses thymine. RNA is chemically less stable than DNA.

    What Are the Differences Between DNA and RNA?

    What Are the Differences Between DNA and RNA?

    by Sherry Haynes0

  • If you're a pet owner you'll be familiar with these pests. However, its not just our pets that ticks like to feed on.

    Ticks: What You Should Know

    Ticks: What You Should Know

    by Helen Murphy Howell0

  • Prior to the discovery of blood groups, blood transfusions were often deadly. Physicians attempted the use of milk and animal blood as an alternative to human blood, but met with limited success: the discovery of blood types allowed modern transfusions to safely take place. Blood typing, blood groups around the world, and the genetics of blood types are discussed in this article.

    Blood Types:  History, Genetics, and Percentages Around the World

    Blood Types: History, Genetics, and Percentages Around the World

    by Leah Lefler24

  • The dragon blood tree of Socotra Island has an unusual appearance. It secretes a red resin called dragon's blood when its bark is injured. The resin is used in many ways.

    The Strange Dragon Blood Tree of Socotra Island

    The Strange Dragon Blood Tree of Socotra Island

    by Linda Crampton56

  • This is the third page in a series of guides for anyone who wants to learn a little more about our night sky. This page looks at those most numerous of all objects visible in the night sky - the stars

    Astronomy—A Beginner's Guide to the Stars

    Astronomy—A Beginner's Guide to the Stars

    by Greensleeves Hubs10

  • Some heart transplant patients inherit character traits from their donors. Bacteria in the gut produce neurochemicals that help control basic physiological and cognitive processes. Science suggests that there are separate brains located both in the heart and gut that regulate emotion and intuition.

    Second Brain Found in the Heart and Gut Neurons

    Second Brain Found in the Heart and Gut Neurons

    by Juliette Kando FI Chor114

  • The uses of math for the layperson are essentially endless. No matter whether you are a struggling student, a homeowner, or someone simply trying to lose weight, math is the universal language that has an something to offer everyone.

    Practical Applications of Mathematics in Everyday Life

    Practical Applications of Mathematics in Everyday Life

    by Christopher Wanamaker39

  • Everywhere we turn during the spring season we are filled with awe just to see all the beautiful blossoms on the luxurious trees and showy shrubs! The following article features the most popular varieties with gorgeous photos along with interesting facts and growing tips. Be inspired!

    9 Amazing Spring Blossom Trees and 8 Spring Flowering Shrubs

    9 Amazing Spring Blossom Trees and 8 Spring Flowering Shrubs

    by Kathi4

  • A collection of all the essential facts about the southern black racers snake. These snakes are non-venomous and common throughout the southeastern United States.

    Facts About Southern Black Racer Snakes

    Facts About Southern Black Racer Snakes

    by Paul Goodman35

  • Nothing makes tourists whip out their cameras faster than seeing an unusual-looking animal on vacation. Getting up close and personal with furry friends we have yet to encounter is always a highlight. Here we present our list of 12 of the strangest-looking animals in the world.

    12 of the Strangest-Looking Animals in the World

    12 of the Strangest-Looking Animals in the World

    by SanjayG1230

  • Learn some facts about the American Robin and its migration and behaviors, plus view pictures of this early bird of spring.

    American Robin Facts and Pictures

    American Robin Facts and Pictures

    by Eric Dockett14

  • Acanthamoeba is a microscopic, single-celled organism that can infect the cornea of the eye. It causes a disorder called Acanthamoeba keratitis, which is most common in contact lens users.

    Acanthamoeba Facts, Eye Infection, and Keratitis

    Acanthamoeba Facts, Eye Infection, and Keratitis

    by Linda Crampton44

  • While Power BI has the technology to allow users to import data from many data sources easily, many data analyst and business users don't realize that it is just as easy to export data from Power BI. I will show you how.

    4 Ways to Export Data From Power BI

    4 Ways to Export Data From Power BI

    by Kevin Languedoc10

  • What role does water play in life and what would happen if we were to lose it or it didn't exist? There are already parts of the world where we can see how life would change, if there were no water. This article explores it further.

    Why Water Is Important to Life

    Why Water Is Important to Life

    by Susette Horspool47

  • All about the elusive, cute Dumbo octopus, which can be found in oceans around the world. Here is information about feeding, living environment and reproduction habits of this octopus.

    The Rare Dumbo Octopus, Grimpoteuthis

    The Rare Dumbo Octopus, Grimpoteuthis

    by Louise Elcross2

  • Commercial farming of one of the world’s most popular types of seafood is causing environmental degradation on a large scale and is a potential source of health issues.

    The Dirty Secret of Shrimp Farming

    The Dirty Secret of Shrimp Farming

    by Rupert Taylor10

  • The bunya pine produces huge and often very heavy cones. Its large seeds are both edible and tasty. The tree has a strange appearance and some unusual features.

    The Bunya Pine: A Strange and Useful Tree

    The Bunya Pine: A Strange and Useful Tree

    by Linda Crampton108

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