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  • 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 Crampton40

  • Draco lizards are sometimes known as flying dragons. They have a skin fold on each side of their body that extends to form a wing-like structure and enables them to glide through the air.

    Draco Lizards and Flying Dragons: Strange Reptiles

    Draco Lizards and Flying Dragons: Strange Reptiles

    by Linda Crampton37

  • Since ancient times, the Moon has fascinated and inspired people. The Moon is often associated with magic and mystery. Now science has unveiled those mysteries. Ready for a moonwalk? Read on!

    Top 10 Interesting and Fun Facts About the Moon

    Top 10 Interesting and Fun Facts About the Moon

    by Amanda Littlejohn36

  • Have you have considered the power potential of the human body? What about the energy stored in a raindrop? In this article I discuss five strange methods that could one day become an integral way that civilization generates electricity.

    Five Alternative Forms of Energy You Have Never Heard of

    Five Alternative Forms of Energy You Have Never Heard of

    by Christopher Wanamaker28

  • Spiders both fascinate and frighten people. Check out these weird, amazing, interesting and fun facts about spiders taken from science, history, literature and mythology with cool photos and videos.

    Top 10 Interesting and Fun Facts About Spiders

    Top 10 Interesting and Fun Facts About Spiders

    by Amanda Littlejohn34

  • Parasites are everywhere. They live on your skin, in your hair and even inside you! Some are harmless, many are necessary for health, and a few are DEADLY. Let's find out more about crazy PARASITES...

    Top 10 Interesting and Fun Facts About Parasites

    Top 10 Interesting and Fun Facts About Parasites

    by Amanda Littlejohn28

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  • Astrochemistry is an interdisciplinary field with an overlap between chemistry and astronomy. It is the study of the abundance of and reactions between molecules in space.

    Astrochemistry: Spectroscopy in Space

    Astrochemistry: Spectroscopy in Space

    by Katherine Marquis0

  • Ring of Fire is a common expression applied to a geographical area bordering the Pacific Ocean. Within this "Ring of Fire" earthquakes and volcanoes are more common than any other place on the planet.

    A Few Facts About the Ring of Fire

    A Few Facts About the Ring of Fire

    by Harry Nielsen12

  • Gold has fascinated humans since it was first discovered. It has inspired love, poetry, art and music as well as greed, murder and warfare. Discover about gold with these amazing facts, pics, videos!

    Top 10 Interesting and Fun Facts About Gold

    Top 10 Interesting and Fun Facts About Gold

    by Amanda Littlejohn75

  • Many people struggle to tell these two reptiles apart, but it isn't that difficult when you know what to look for. What is the difference between alligators and crocodiles? Well, there are essentially 8 main ways to tell them apart...

    The 8 Main Differences Between Alligators and Crocodiles

    The 8 Main Differences Between Alligators and Crocodiles

    by Paul Goodman98

  • Hair color is primarily genetic, and red hair is caused by mutations in the MC1R gene. The gene for red hair also causes an increased sensitivity to sunlight and a reduced sensitivity to anesthesia. Contrary to internet rumors, redheads are not going extinct! Famous redheads include Queen Elizabeth I and Malcolm X.

    Redheads: The Genetics of Hair Color

    Redheads: The Genetics of Hair Color

    by Leah Lefler111

  • The great horned owl is an avian apex predator, and perhaps the finest predator to have ever lived. In this article, I will detail just about everything you need to know about these magnificent raptors, including what they look like, what they eat, and how they live.

    The Great Horned Owl: A Magnificent Avian Apex Predator

    The Great Horned Owl: A Magnificent Avian Apex Predator

    by Wesman Todd Shaw48

  • 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 Wanamaker38

  • ppm is mentioned in many user manual specifications sections of appliances, gadgets, and materials. Why should this be? Why not use per cent (%) or even decimal fractions? ppm is important for accuracy and for safety reasons and is explained here along with conversion methods between the parameters.

    1ppm – Have You Ever Wondered What 1ppm Means?

    1ppm – Have You Ever Wondered What 1ppm Means?

    by Stive Smyth0

  • 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 Tasmanian devil is an endangered animal whose population is decreasing. The main reason for the decrease is devil facial tumor disease. Immunotherapy may one day be used to treat the condition.

    Tasmanian Devils and Devil Facial Tumor Disease (DFTD)

    Tasmanian Devils and Devil Facial Tumor Disease (DFTD)

    by Linda Crampton27

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  • Maple trees belong to the genus Acer and family Sapindaceae. Maple trees are admired for their stunning display of fall leaf colors. This article is an in-depth look at the red maple, sugar maple, and silver maple trees.

    Interesting Facts About Maple Trees - Description and Uses

    Interesting Facts About Maple Trees - Description and Uses

    by Nithya Venkat32

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  • Birds are among the most beautiful creatures on Earth. They're also some of the weirdest! Check out these crazy-but-true interesting and fun facts about our feathered friends...you'll be amazed!

    Top 10 Interesting and Fun Facts About Birds

    Top 10 Interesting and Fun Facts About Birds

    by Amanda Littlejohn45

  • This article looks at the processes by which rocks melt and the different ways they cool and solidify to form igneous rocks.

    How Do Igneous Rocks Form?

    How Do Igneous Rocks Form?

    by Melissa Clason1

  • Exciting disciplines that combine biology and math include biostatistics, epidemiology, bioinformatics, mathematical biology, and population ecology. The disciplines offer interesting careers.

    Careers That Combine Biology and Mathematics

    Careers That Combine Biology and Mathematics

    by Linda Crampton50

  • Marmots live in mountainous areas of British Columbia. They are social and very vocal animals that often form colonies. One species—the Vancouver Island Marmot—is critically endangered.

    The Marmots of British Columbia: Wildlife in Canada

    The Marmots of British Columbia: Wildlife in Canada

    by Linda Crampton64

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