Identify the creature you found with this quick and easy bug identification guide to commonly found insects, bugs, and related creatures.
Who doesn't love oak trees? They're big, beautiful, useful, and can live for hundreds of years. Here's a list of some common oak species in the US with detailed descriptions and photos of bark and leaves to aid in identification. Happy oak hunting!
Northern Cardinal birds inhabit most of North America. Photos of the mating and nesting behavior of this striking red bird.
Ballistics is a branch of mechanics which deals with the motion of projectiles launched into the air or space. Solving these type of problems involves using Newton's equations of motion
The Jerusalem cricket is an interesting insect with bizarre looks that can be pretty frightening, but as long as you don't provoke them unnecessarily, they won't bite - and they aren't poisonous.
According to genetics, it is extremely rare, but still possible, for a black person to have blue eyes. This article will cover the science behind black people with blue eyes, and will provide some well-known examples.
The deadly nightshade plant, or belladonna, is extremely poisonous. It contains atropine, a potentially dangerous chemical that has some important medical uses.
Pygmy seahorses are tiny animals that are often less than an inch in length. Some have amazing features that disguise them and protect them from discovery.
Hercules beetles are named after the hero of ancient myths. The male has horns that may be very long. The insects can change colour and are found in both the old and the new world.
Learn about the most beautiful species on earth! These unusual species and wonders of evolution are illustrated with pictures and facts.
Honey bees are very smart despite having tiny brains. They can learn; they have good memories, and they can communicate using a unique symbolic language.
Horse chestnut trees are beautiful ornamental plants. They produce a nut-like seed called a conker that is used to play a traditional game known as conkers.
African civets have some unusual features and interesting behavior. Unfortunately, they are kept in captivity on civet farms so that their musk can be collected.
The large or Malayan flying fox is one of the world's largest bats and has a wingspan of up to six feet. Its population is classified as Near Threatened by the IUCN.
In this site I discuss 3 possible avenues to nitric acid preparation. They all involve a nitrate salt and a strong acid.
An interesting hub on velvety cushion like mites called the Red velvet mites, that are found in almost all terrestrial habitat and belong to the family Trombidiidae
Spiders are fascinating animals that kill some types of harmful insects. Their silk is very strong and may be useful for humans. Certain species of spiders are venomous.
You may have heard of many famous twins, long-lost twins, and Siamese twins, but none are quite like our Ronnie and Donnie Galyon.
Learn the difference between the colossal and giant squid, the real sea monsters that spawned the kraken legend, is about more than just size!
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.
Why is the sky blue? Why is the moon sometimes out in the day? How much does the Earth weigh? This article gives straightforward answers to 12 of the trickiest questions I have been asked by kids while teaching. Enjoy!
The pancreas makes an enzyme called trypsin. Once it has been activated, trypsin digests protein in the small intestine. If it becomes active in the pancreas, pancreatitis may develop.
Many crocuses bloom in the early spring and are a lovely sight. One type makes saffron. The toxic autumn crocus makes colchicine, which can act as a medicine.
Lichens are interesting organisms that are important in their environment and useful for humans. Some produce chemicals that are potentially dangerous for us, however.
My list of the most dangerous animals in the USA, where I name the animals which are most capable of injuring and, in rare circumstances, killing people.
We experience many Boyle's law applications in real life every day. Most people don't know it, but an example of Boyle's law is responsible for every moment we are alive.
Learn interesting facts about the behavior of the blue jay, view pictures, and learn how to keep this bully away from your bird feeder.
Rainforests are the natural world's powerhouse of diversity. Estimates of species numbers run as high as 50 million, and it is the trees that capture the energy that drives the forest...
A set of fun experiments that teach kids the fun of chemistry and how to tell a chemical change from a physical change.
Accurate brown recluse spider identification is essential for your safety. This quick and easy guide will help you identify and control brown recluse spiders.
Air flow between the lungs and the environment occurs via a pressure gradient. This hub is on the changes in alveolar and pleural pressure changes in a breathing cycle and the resulting volume changes
You've seen an orange butterfly and you want to know what it is? Here's a quick and easy identification guide to 30 orange butterflies in Europe and North America.
As human beings, we eat, drink and breathe chemicals every day. That doesn't mean, however, that some chemicals aren't insanely dangerous. This article lists the most dangerous chemicals known to mankind, including some that are explosive, corrosive, poisonous and carcinogenic.
Did you know that up to 2% of genes in the human population are actually from Neanderthals? Mood disorders and sleeping patterns are among the traits influenced by these genes. Read on to learn more about the traits modern humans have in common with Neanderthals.
While Australia is home to the most animals who will kill you, Japan seems to be home to the most animals that will make you go "d'awww". Here are my top ten favorite wild animals of Japan.
The base 16, hexadecimal numbering system is regularly used in computer coding for conveniently representing a byte or word of data. This guide shows you how to convert from hex to binary and binary to hexadecimal.
Daffodils are beautiful and interesting flowers. They have some useful features but are also toxic. They are often used by cancer societies as a symbol of hope.
Evolution has produced a multitude of predators down the ages, but which were the deadliest of all time?
Here are the tales of fifteen species that succumbed to anthropogenic extinction as a result of hunting or habitat destruction.
They're talking... we just can't hear them! Adult giraffes do vocalize, but the sound is low-frequency and below the hearing range of a human's ear. Baby giraffes make an audible sound, similar to a cow's moo!
This guide will teach you how to estimate the classification of a soil and how to describe its characteristics, based on the Unified Soil Classification System. It is intended for use in construction materials testing but can be useful for anyone who works with soil.
Buttercups and daisies are attractive wildflowers and a lovely part of summer. Daisies have edible parts that can be used in salads, but buttercups are toxic.
Learn about dragonflies, what they eat, and how they fly as well as the type of habitat in which they live. We'll also explore some of the more popular myths and legends surrounding the dragonfly.
Crows and ravens are similar, but definitely not the same. It's easy to tell them apart once you learn to spot these distinct differences. A side-by-side comparison of American Crows and Common Ravens.
The banana spider is famous for its beautiful web, which appears to be golden when it shines in the sun. The spider's venom is of the same type as that of a black widow, but much weaker.
Bacteria have some amazing abilities. They can live in extreme habitats, produce light or electricity, communicate with each other, and act as predators and magnets.
There are so many different types of crabs around the world. Find out more about these fascinating animals here.
This article explores the top 10 deadliest snakes in the world, from the Death Adder to the Inland Taipan, along with tips on what to do if you're bitten by a venomous snake.
The Columbian ground squirrel is an interesting and entertaining animal. A large population can be found in E. C. Manning Provincial Park in British Columbia.
This is a list of 27 basic pieces of laboratory equipment you would find in a general chemistry lab. Each is named, explained, and shown in a picture.
What different species of animals can interbreed and how is it possible? From mules to ligers learn all about hybrids in this comprehensive article.
This guide explains everything you need to know about circles, including calculation of area, segment area, sector area, length of an arc, radians, sine and cosine.
Honey bees are complex and fascinating creatures. Here are 20 questions--with answers-- to help you understand honey bees and their place in our world.
Look for these silky nests on the Thistle plants about the time that the Thistles are about to flower.When the caterpillars are close to pupating at the end of the fifth instar, they will become suddenly active as they search for a good location to transform into a chrysalis.
We've all experienced short-term, local power outages, but what kind of problems would we have if the power was out for a week, or even longer? What if the blackout was widespread? We depend on electricity for more than lights and TV. We will be in big trouble if the power grid goes down for long.
In this article, you will find a comparison of the Sun's size with the largest stars in the Milky Way. You will really be surprised how big some of these stars are with respect to the Sun or how small the Sun is to them.
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.
Here are the sounds giraffes do make and when they make them. From grunts and bleats, to mews, coughs, hisses, and infra-sounds that are hard for humans to hear, giraffes are not as silent as people think.
Who would win, the Livyatan (Leviathan) Melvillei, the massive predatory whale, or the Megalodon shark? Here's a look at what might have happened when these prehistoric sea monsters clashed.
Working with long texts can be a huge challenge, especially when you need to include code snippets within your documents. Here are three ways to confidently and conveniently do that in Microsoft Word.
Camel spiders and whip scorpions are fascinating and strange arachnids. Whip scorpions are sometimes called vinegaroons because they release acetic acid when alarmed.
Destruction of our environment is the biggest contribution that we make to the extinction of many species in the forest. It is estimated that approximately half the number of the world’s animals live in the rainforests. Learn which species are threatened and what you can do to help!
Here's a (non-comprehensive) list of ocean animals in alphabetical order. There's always more to explore!
The Pallas cat, Pallas's cat, or manul is a small, thick-furred animal of Central Asia with a distinctive appearance. The animal is susceptible to toxoplasmosis.
The different types of shark that fill the oceans are fascinating animals. They have been around a long while but are still top predators...
The southwestern area of British Columbia in Canada has some beautiful wildflowers. In this article I include photos and descriptions of seven of my favourite spring blossoms.
The binary or base 2 numbering system is the keystone of computer systems and digital electronics. This guide shows you how to convert from decimal to binary and binary to decimal
What is an ecosystem, and how does it work? This article looks at the different types of natural ecosystems and explains how they function.
Did you know that wild ginseng root can actually be found right here in America's national parks and private woodlands?
When I meet someone for the first time, I always notice their eyes. Here are some cool facts about people with green eyes.
There are four species of owls native to North Carolina. These owls and their distinctive calls are captivating creatures.
Most commonly, you see brown or blue eyes but some people, whether it be luck or a medical condition, wind up with really cool and rare eye colors.
The mucus that covers fish has several functions, including protection from multiple dangers and serving as food for young fish. The substance may also be useful for us.
If you've ever wondered what types of sharks live in British waters, you might be surprised to learn just how many there are. Read about those sharks, a little about their normal habitat, and whether or not they are dangerous.
Learn to identify songbirds by type and see pictures of common backyard birds. You might be surprised to discover how some of the birds you see in your garden and yard are related. They are all of the order Passeriformes, but then split into many different families.
Tsunamis cause have whenever they hit - death, destruction and carnage. Find out the exact effects on land and in the sea.
If you found a black or dark-colored caterpillar, this quick and easy guide can help you identify it.
Discover a side of Minnesota you might not know about: flowers! 11 flower images and information on what they are and where they grow, including a short video. Take a poll at the end to vote for your favorite.
If you were designing a bomb shelter to prepare for the end of the world, what kind of metal would you build with? Find the smartest answer here.
This article discusses the various components of a power transformer and briefly explains how they work.
In this article, I give essential facts on six of the most dangerous snakes in Florida, all of which are venomous and can deliver potentially fatal snake bites. My list includes the southern copperhead, eastern diamondback, and the cottonmouth.
Fascinating facts and photos featuring the most common beach stones found along Lake Michigan shorelines, as well as several unusual kinds; includes various types of basalt, septarian, limestone, granite, gabbro, diorite, gneiss, schist, sandstone, silt stone, mudstone, geodes, chalcedony and agate.
Here is a comprehensive list of collective names for a variety of animals. Whenever animals gather in groups, they are called the following. Some you may already know, but others are likely to surprise you!
Great wild mushroom photos! Learn why mushrooms and fungi are important and what they do in addition to providing food.
The surface area of a triangular prism can be found in the same way as any other type of prism. All you need to do is calculate the total area of all of its faces.
Different Types of Stars in the Universe - Physical characteristics and images of the many different kinds of stars, from red giants to white dwarfs.
The complete guide to British birds continues with a look at the various species of dabbling ducks that inhabit the British Isles. A dabbling duck is basically a surface feeding duck.
Cinnabar is a beautiful but toxic red mineral made of mercury (ll) sulfide. It’s used as a source of mercury and to make an artist's pigment called vermilion.
There are so many different types of fungi in the world. Almost all of them are beneficial. Find out about them here and enjoy some beautiful photos.
Black widow spiders, scientific name Latrodectus mactans, are among the most venomous of all arachnids. I have been working with insects and spiders for almost 20 years and I get a lot of questions about black widow spiders. This article addresses all of your black widow concerns and curiosities.
Though there isn't much research data available, we can confidently say that the rarest eye color in the world is Green. Amber, Violet/Red and Black are also extremely rare.
Rediscovered by David Hudson, Ormus is an m-state element used by alchemists to revitalize the mind, body, and spirit. Ormus is used for health, anti-aging, meditation, and connecting to the divine.
Use this step-by-step guide to build an awesome plant or animal cell model on a budget. Whether you're making this for science class, a science fair, or a homeschool project, your 3D cell model is sure to impress!
Inky cap mushrooms such as shaggy manes become a black, inky liquid in order to disperse their spores. Some contain coprine, which increases the unpleasant effects of alcohol intake.
Identify that furry or fuzzy caterpillar you found with the help of this quick, easy, and authoritative guide.
A comparison of plant and animal cells using labelled diagrams and descriptive explanations. Learn about the similarities and differences between plant and animal cells as we compare and contrast.
You are walking down the road when, "eek!" you fall into a huge pool of quicksand. There is nobody near enough to hear your cries for help. How will you escape? Can you really drown in quicksand? How can your practice escaping from quicksand from the safety of your own home? This recipe for Cornstarch Quicksand is very similar to the real thing, it is easy to make, and it even lets you walk on water.
Physics aims to give elegant explanations for the phenomena observed within in our universe. These explanations are encoded in the mathematical language of equations. What are the most important and beautiful equations in physics?
Marmots live in mountainous areas of British Columbia. They are social and very vocal animals that often form colonies. The Vancouver Island Marmot is critically endangered.
This guide to identifying 21 beetle types is easy to use and accurate. Find out if your beetle is rare, if it might be a pest, and more.
The urinary system is the excretory system of the body. The nephron does all the work of the Urinary System. Find out how the nephron works.
The State of New York has a beautiful array of mushrooms and other fungi growing among the oak, maple, and beech forests. This photo gallery of orange and yellow mushrooms was taken in Frewsburg, a town in the "Southern Tier" of Western New York. Many of these mushrooms can be found in the wider Great Lakes geographical area.
A description of the historic oil drop experiment that was performed by Robert Millikan to determine the electrical charge of the electron. Included is a diagram of the apparatus used and a discussion of the forces acting on the oil droplets.
North America is home to six species of wildcats. Learn more about the wildcats of North America with pictures and videos.
Fun, fast and enjoyable science project for elementary or older. Step by step instructions and student sample experiment. Videos to learn more about chocolate.
The Sunshine State has all sorts of over-sized bugs and creep-crawlies. This article looks at the biggest spiders in Florida.
Run WMI queries and process or another DOS or Windows process from SQL Server using the SQL xp_cmdshell function. This tutorial walks you through how to setup xp_cmdshell on the server and execute different types of queries and storing those values in tables.
Osteoblasts and osteoclasts control the production and disintegration of bone and the amount of calcium released from the bones into the bloodstream.
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.
Shoebill storks, or shoebills, have a huge and very impressive bill. The animal's unusual features make it a unique bird. I describe 45 facts about the bird and its life.
Learn some facts about common songbirds of Pennsylvania and view pictures to help you identify and attract the birds in your backyard.
The rainbow eucalyptus is an unusual tree with a beautiful, multicoloured trunk. The trunk's colours change as the tree sheds strips of bark, creating living art.
Yes, it's a film title, but terminal velocity is also the maximum velocity reached by an object as it falls through a fluid. This article explains how it works.
Recycling plastic is essential for the well-being of our planet. This article gives simple guidelines to easily identify different types of plastic in line with the international plastic identification code.
Black Caterpillar with Spikes and Red Bands: What is it? Did you find a black fuzzy caterpillar? Does it look like this? If so, you might have a giant leopard moth caterpillar, also known as a great leopard moth or an eyed tiger moth (scientific...
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.
Plants have a reputation for being motionless, passive, and boring. These 20 plants challenge this mundane stereotype.
This hub is all about calculating lottery probability or odds. In order to make it relevant, I decided to base it on the Grandlotto 6/55, the lottery game with the biggest prize money here in the Philippines. There will be two different cases in the hub: the probability of winning the game with all six numbers matching, and the probability of having n numbers matching.
This article answer the questions: "What is Physics?" and "What are the branches of Physics?" Learn about what physics is and its many different branches.
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.
A complete list of all the sharks found in the Mediterranean Sea, with a separate list of sharks dangerous to humans.
IUCN has declared 418 animal species in the Philippines to be either vulnerable or endangered. This article lists the top 50 critically endangered animals in the Philippines.
Researchers are embarking on studies that show a correlation between the color and pattern of the human eye iris and personality and intelligence. What do your eyes tell the world?
After installing the Community Server, you will need to install a MySQL workbench on your Windows machine to complete the process. This hub guides you in installing the MySQL Workbench 8.0.12.
A mycorrhiza is a beneficial association between a fungus and plant roots. Mycorrhizal fungi often form a communication network between trees. Some produce truffles.
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!
Some of the coolest, most fascinating organisms are just now being discovered by scientists, and not only at the bottom of the ocean, either.
At least 1000 types of fish produce sounds. The sounds include pops, clicks, purrs, grunts, hums, hoots, rattles, and tinkles. The swim bladder and hard structures create them.
A guide to solving for centroids and centers of gravity of different compound shapes using the method of geometric decomposition. Learn how to obtain the centroid from different examples provided.
The hull (or outerlayer) of a corn kernel is made up of mostly cellulose. Cellulose does not break apart easily when chewed, and we humans don't have the enzyme to break it down.
Although cockroaches are often seen as disgusting creatures, there are a lot of fascinating truths and fun facts you still don't know about them. Learn more about this amazing creature here.
The monkey puzzle tree is a strange and very interesting plant that is endangered. It's native to South America but grows as a cultivated plant in other areas.
Find all about palm trees, how they grow, flower, fruit and the uses people make of these marvelous plants...
This is a full guide in finding the general term of sequences. There are examples provided to show you the step-by-step procedure in finding the general term of a sequence.
The oceans contain a vast variety of creatures. Here are some marine animals whose names span the alphabet from A to Z.
You found a caterpillar, and you want to know if it can sting you or your family. Identify that stinging caterpillar with the help of this quick and easy guide.
Do wild cheetahs attack, kill, or eat human beings? This article answers this question and provides more information about these extraordinary animals.
Members of the finch family represent all the colors of the rainbow, and more. These seed- and fruit-loving birds literally come in each of the five colors, plus white and black!
Examining what it means to have Irish blood, outlining where Irish DNA comes from and who are the closest genetic relatives of the Irish in Europe. Of interest to anyone with Irish ancestry who wants to understand their genealogy.
ABO Blood System | What is the most common blood type? Find out the most common blood types in the ABO blood system.
Execute PowerShell command (cmdlets) directly from T-SQL on SQL Server. Also execute PS1 script files from T-SQL on SQL Server and optional store the data in a SQL Table.
Most plants in the same family have similar characteristics. These similar characteristics can mostly be seen in their flowers.
When we think of the great predators of the animal kingdom, chimpanzees don't normally spring to mind. Yet, they are in fact among the deadliest predators on the planet. But how exactly do they catch and kill their prey?
Sinkholes are scary and sudden. But are they really deadly? Is there anything we can do to prevent them? A look at recent US and Worldwide deaths, why sinkholes happen, and how to stop them.
Biological perspective links the studies of biology and psychology. Physiological changes and genetics are believed to play a large role in the behaviors of humans and other animals. Biological perspective is the study in psychology that evaluates the physiological and genetic roots of behaviour.
A guide to identifying beach stones found along the shorelines of Lake Michigan, with photos and info about syenite, rhyolite, pumice, dolomite, quartz, wishing stones, heart stones, quartzite, Presque Island serpentinite, diabase, pegmatite, conglomerate, and banded metamorphic rocks!
Regression equations are frequently used by scientists, engineers, and other professionals to predict a result given an input. These equations have many applications and can be developed with relative ease. In this article I show you how easy it is to create a simple linear regression equation from a small set of data.
Are the caterpillars in your garden toxic? Do they sting? Will they seriously damage your plants? The answers are in this easy and authoritative guide to garden caterpillars.
Nemesis Theory says there is a second sun in our solar system, a death star that will one day cause mass extinction on Earth . . .
Human blood is usually red, but it may have a different color. This might indicate the presence of a health problem. Animals have a wide variety of blood colors.
The unexplored bottom of the ocean floor is home to a plethora of weird and creepy sea creatures who never see the sun. In this Hub I list ten of them, and explain exactly what makes them so creepy.
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.
Have you ever discovered a snake in the wilds of Indiana and wanted to be able to identify it? Use this dichotomous key, which includes the most common physical characteristics of adult snakes.
If you see yellow garden spiders in your garden, don't squash them! Be thankful. Argiope aurantia are large, bright, beautiful and beneficial predators. They are also a sign of healthy garden ecology.
Learn the different groups of protozoans, as well as characteristics, structure, examples, and images of the different types. This article also includes informative videos about the different diseases brought about by parasitic protozoans.
It’s hard to make a true-color family portrait of the solar system. It turns out that most photos of planets aren’t true color! Here's my attempt, using the best NASA photos I could find.
Many people believe snakes are slippery, sneaky creatures that will strike when you least expect them and, well, those folks are right. But snakes can also have an unusual grace and exotic allure. Here are some of the most beautiful snakes in the world.
Harvestmen or daddy longlegs are interesting animals that are arachnids but not spiders. They have some unusual features and are often fascinating to observe.
Keeping your favorite recipes organized is a challenge for many of us. Create your own recipe database and never have to hunt for your recipes again.
The hedge bindweed produces large and beautiful flowers. It twines around other plants and sometimes interferes with their growth. It's invasive in parts of North America, including British Columbia.
Several external factors affect the way we perceive eye color. This article discusses how environmental factors can impact hazel eyes, making it easy to mistake them for green eyes.
Learn about how the four different types of volcanoes (composite, shield, cinder cone, and lava dome) form and watch videos of how they erupt.
Plants are equipped to adapt to environmental situations and stressors, just like humans. They also respond to tactile stimulation, but do plants actually have feelings?
Hair loss is a frequently caused side effect of drugs but hair color is another adverse effect that is rare but bothersome. Black or brown hair changing to blond, greying or reddening of hair, and darkening of originally grey hair have been reported in many cases.
See pictures to help you identify the male and female Rose-breasted Grosbeak, plus learn facts about its migration and behavior.
Electrolysis is the process in which a chemical reaction is started with electricity (Andersen). This is usually done with liquids and especially with ions dissolved in water. Electrolysis is used widely in today's industry and is a part of the...
How many eyes do spiders have? Why do they need so many eyes? What do spider eyes look like up-close? This article discusses the eyes and vision of a number of spider varieties.
Originally from Africa, the Guinea fowl has been become popular in many countries, not only as a food source but for some of their unusual and quirky habits.
The basics of mechanics, covering forces, mass, acceleration, motion, friction, torque, weight, vectors and laws of motion.
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.
Can biological control really help get rid of those pesky pests? Let's look at some of the pros and cons of controlling pest populations using natural predators.
Ants may have been the first creatures to learn how to work together in a colony, build cities, and practice agriculture. Learn this and many more fascinating facts about ants here.
Once I was preparing to take a difficult standardized test, which evaluates math and logic skills for university entrance. It was an online exam with a timer and I had to make calculations without using a calculator. Techniques of fast mental math discussed here became a true godsend for me!
If you found a striped caterpillar and you're wondering what it is, then this quick and easy-to-follow guide is for you. This guide will help you identify the caterpillars you find and teach you some fun facts about them along the way.
Exciting disciplines that combine biology and math include biostatistics, epidemiology, bioinformatics, mathematical biology, and population ecology. They offer interesting careers.
Earwigs have a fearsome image but aren't dangerous. They sometimes become garden pests. Natural control methods can be very helpful in dealing with the insects.
Mudskippers are unusual fish that may spend more time on land than in water. They use their pectoral fins as legs and breathe through their skin as well as their gills.
Is Nibiru, the legendary Planet X, a real threat bring to doomsday to our planet? Could it be closer than we feared?
Science has proven that redheads are physically unique among all other people. Find out why, historically, some people thought they were evil, while others thought they held magical powers.
Together with many social and economic benefits of urbanization, there are also environmental problems. Cities comprise less than 3% of the Earth's surface, but there is a massive local pollution.
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.
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.
A handy guide for identifying various types of clouds including information on what makes clouds look different, which are responsible for storms, and how some clouds can help in predicting weather.
Learn how bird feeders impact wild birds and the environment so you understand the good and bad aspects of feeding the birds in your garden or yard.