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  • A fascinating look at the amazing hummingbird, one of nature's most beautiful creatures. The four most common hummingbirds found in Las Vegas and in the Mojave Desert.

    Types of Hummingbirds in Las Vegas

    Types of Hummingbirds in Las Vegas

    by KathyH12

  • Take a tour of Prokaryotes: The most numerous organisms on our planet. Complete with quizzes, videos, links and summary tables. Excellent for A-level and higher

    Prokaryotic Cell Structure: A Visual Guide

    Prokaryotic Cell Structure: A Visual Guide

    by Rhys Baker2

  • This hub answers tricky biology questions including 'What is Brainfreeze?', 'How Safe are X-Rays?', and 'What are Goosebumps' from my experience teaching biology

    Top 10 Tricky Science Questions: Biology

    Top 10 Tricky Science Questions: Biology

    by Rhys Baker37

  • I have always wondered, do ducks eat fish? I mean they do float in the pond most of the day, right? Well, it turns out ducks, being the omnivorous foragers that they are, eat just about anything.

    Do Ducks Eat Fish?

    Do Ducks Eat Fish?

    by Drake Runner0

  • 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...

    Rainforest Trees for Beginners

    Rainforest Trees for Beginners

    by Will Apse3

  • To work out a fraction of a number all you need to do is divide the number by the denominator of the fraction and multiply this answer by the numerator. Example 1 Work out 3/8 of 48. First of all divide 48 by the denominator: 48 ÷ 8 =...

    Math Help: How to Work Out a Fraction of a Number

    Math Help: How to Work Out a Fraction of a Number

    by Mark2

  • The great horned owl is an avian apex predator. Possibly this bird is the finest predator to have ever lived.

    The Great Horned Owl

    The Great Horned Owl

    by Wesman Todd Shaw27

  • 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 Crampton41

  • This article suggests a list of the thirteen greatest airplanes of all time, emphasizing the importance of each during its time and place in world history.

    13 Best Airplanes of All Time

    13 Best Airplanes of All Time

    by Kelley40

  • Here's a look at the Oklahoma state bird, the Scissor-Tailed Flycatcher, along with Deb Hirt's one of a kind photos. Come take a walk with her into the world of this beautiful bird.

    Facts About the Scissor-Tailed Flycatcher

    Facts About the Scissor-Tailed Flycatcher

    by Deb Hirt92

  • Caracal - Adaptations and Facts - The caracal has a number of anatomical and behavioral adaptations that ensure its success in a diverse variety of habitats.

    Caracal - Adaptations and Facts

    Caracal - Adaptations and Facts

    by Thomas Swan17

  • The reactions of matter whether occurring in natural processes or in the laboratories can be interpreted using another language of chemistry – the equation. A chemical reaction transforms one or more substances into a set of different substances. The substances that enter into a chemical reaction are called reactants and the substances formed are the products.

    Chemical Reactions and Chemical Equations

    Chemical Reactions and Chemical Equations

    by Liwayway Memije-Cruz51

  • What separates human language from that of other animals. Can animal communication exhibit some of the qualities, such as displacement and dual patterning, which are said to set human language apart?

    The Difference Between Animal and Human Communication

    The Difference Between Animal and Human Communication

    by Johnson M Jose70

  • Marmots are large ground squirrels that live in mountainous areas of British Columbia. They are social and very vocal animals that often form colonies. Three species of animals are commonly known as marmots in BC. One of them—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

  • Neurons are highly specialized cells that transmit electrical and chemical signals to target cells. Their anatomy makes them extremely efficient at receiving and transmitting these signals.

    Structure of a Neuron

    Structure of a Neuron

    by Melissa Flagg OSC6

  • Located in Northern Ontario, Algonquin Park is home to over 2000 black bears. We'll learn about black bears facts, habitat and bust some myths surrounding the black bear.

    The Black Bears of Algonquin Park

    The Black Bears of Algonquin Park

    by JessBraz10

  • How to learn your times tables fast. There are a few tricks to help you with your times tables and even a link to my video "How to Learn Your Times Tables Fast"

    How to Learn Times Tables

    How to Learn Times Tables

    by SuffolkJason30

  • A look at the diversity of Arizona's Coconino National Forest and some of the wildlife that makes its home there, in the northern part of the state, including the San Francisco Peaks near Flagstaff

    Wildlife of the Coconino National Forest

    Wildlife of the Coconino National Forest

    by Deb Kingsbury45

  • There are supposedly dozens if not hundreds of poisonous herbs that grow around the world. Doctors and pharmaceutical companies warn us about these herbs..yet some of these herbs are used in our meds.

    4 "Poisonous" Herbs Used in Western Medicine

    4 "Poisonous" Herbs Used in Western Medicine

    by Nicole Canfield19

  • Chemosynthetic bacteria are organisms whose primary source of energy comes from the chemical reactions of inorganic molecules.

    What Are Chemosynthetic Bacteria?

    What Are Chemosynthetic Bacteria?

    by Jose Juan Gutierrez6

  • Pentas lanceolata also known as starflower, Egyptian star clusters, Egyptian star flower & Egyptian stars is grown as a ground cover plant. Do you know that this pentas plant is also a medicinal plant

    Does Pentas Plants Have Medicinal Values?

    Does Pentas Plants Have Medicinal Values?

    by Mazlan3

  • 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 Ten Interesting and Fun Facts About Spiders

    Top Ten Interesting and Fun Facts About Spiders

    by Amanda Littlejohn34

  • Whenever we take a trip into the wilder areas of our planet, we potentially put our lives at risk, often by travelling without taking the time to learn how to deal with dangerous wild animals. This hub gives you all the facts you need to know...

    How to Survive and Avoid Animal Attacks

    How to Survive and Avoid Animal Attacks

    by James Kenny16

  • Exploring the phenomenon of people thinking animals are "sad" in zoos because of the expression on their faces. Can you read an animal's mind by looking at it?

    The Sad Animals in Zoos Myth

    The Sad Animals in Zoos Myth

    by Melissa A Smith82

  • Basking sharks are the second biggest fish in the oceans, and are to be found in all temperate seas of the world. Harmless plankton eaters, basking sharks spend their summers slowly swimming around on or near the surface of the water with their mouths open, filtering plankton and small fishes from the seas. In winter, they dive to great depths in the deepest oceans where they continue to feed off plankton from the foot of water columns.

    Facts About Basking Sharks

    Facts About Basking Sharks

    by sharkfacts9

  • 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 Ten Interesting and Fun Facts About Parasites

    Top Ten Interesting and Fun Facts About Parasites

    by Amanda Littlejohn28

  • There are many methods used to cool the transformer. This article helps you to understand the various cooling methods followed in the transformer.

    Cooling of Transformers

    Cooling of Transformers

    by OSBERT JOEL C1

  • Russia's domesticated silver fox experiment gives genetic clues to the process of animal domestication. Wild foxes from fur farms have been domesticated and made available for the pet trade.

    How the Silver Fox Was Domesticated

    How the Silver Fox Was Domesticated

    by Leah Lefler19

  • 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.

    Why Does Corn Come Out Whole in My Poop?

    Why Does Corn Come Out Whole in My Poop?

    by Barkley Rosehill41

  • A look at the active ingredients in Clorox wipes and Clorox Clean-up and a description of how they work on a scientific level.

    The Science Behind Household Cleaners

    The Science Behind Household Cleaners

    by Leah Kennedy-Jangraw6

  • Simple question, but no simple answer. The easternmost point in the US is up for debate. The location of the first sunrise in the US depends on the season. While West Quoddy Head is the easternmost point in the continental US, it only sees the first sunrise 34 days a year. Cadillac Mountain on Mound Desert Island sees it first in the winter. Mars Hill Mountain sees it first in the summer. Mount Katahdin, the highest point in Maine, never sees it first.

    Easternmost Point in the Continental US or First to See the Sun Rise, Are They the Same Place?

    Easternmost Point in the Continental US or First to See the Sun Rise, Are They the Same Place?

    by bankscottage6

  • 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 Crampton104

  • This is a list of some of the endangered flowers in the world, some of which are no longer found in the wild and are cultivated and grown in botanical gardens for preservation into posterity.

    Rare Blooming Flowers

    Rare Blooming Flowers

    by Dip Mtra12

  • Have humans negatively affected the earth's water cycle? If so, what can we do to reverse it? Here are some interesting facts about the water cycle you may not have learned in school, some of which might help you answer.

    How the Earth's Water Cycle Works

    How the Earth's Water Cycle Works

    by watergeek11

  • Meet Zoe, the only Golden Zebra know to be in captivity today. Zoe is not an albino, she has a condition called amelanism. Read more about Zoe, the rare golden zebra.

    Meet Zoe, the Rare Golden Zebra

    Meet Zoe, the Rare Golden Zebra

    by Sheila Brown99

  • A redox reaction is a reaction that involves both oxidation (the loss of electrons) and reduction (the gain of electrons). In order to identify whether a reaction is redox or not, you can write separate half equations that show how electrons are...

    AS Chemistry - Redox Reactions and Group 2 Elements

    AS Chemistry - Redox Reactions and Group 2 Elements

    by Anthropophobia3

  • The grey wolf is a longtime foe of mankind, and yet, the grey wolf is also responsible for providing to us our dearest animal friend - the domestic dog. Some people love them as much as others do not.

    Canis Lupus—The Grey Wolves of Then and Now

    Canis Lupus—The Grey Wolves of Then and Now

    by Wesman Todd Shaw15

  • As a teacher, particles are one of the first topics I teach pupils upon entering High School. This hub investigates the weird and wonderful world of particles. How do you draw particle diagrams? How many states of matter are there? What is Plasma? What is absolute zero?

    What is the Particle Model - A Guide to Solids, Liquids and Gases

    What is the Particle Model - A Guide to Solids, Liquids and Gases

    by Rhys Baker16

  • A compound shape is a shape that is made up from other simple shapes. In this article we will be working out the area of a L shape (made up from 2 rectangles). To find the area of a compound shape, follow these simple steps: Step 1: Work out the...

    Compound Shapes: How to Find the Area of an L-Shape

    Compound Shapes: How to Find the Area of an L-Shape

    by Mark26

  • Although the highest point in the country reaches no loftier elevation than 568 feet (173 meters), Denmark is a land of scenic variety and beauty. Its landscape shifts from open farmland to beech forest,

    Physical Features of Denmark

    Physical Features of Denmark

    by whyjoker16

  • Buchholz relay is a type of protection relay universally used on all oil immersed transformers having rating more than 500 kVA. From this article its principle and working can be understood.

    What Is a Buchholz Relay and How Does It Work?

    What Is a Buchholz Relay and How Does It Work?

    by OSBERT JOEL C36

  • Wild horses live in many different parts of the US and Canada. They form herds, eat, and live just like they did in the past. Finding them is easy - protecting them is getting more difficult.

    Wild Horses: Where and How They Live

    Wild Horses: Where and How They Live

    by Marye Audet41

  • This contains facts and information about the world’s most deadly animals on land, water, and air. Some are able to live symbiotically with humans while others are better left in the wild.

    10 Deadliest Animals on the Planet

    10 Deadliest Animals on the Planet

    by Jennifer Gonzales2

  • A magnet is an object that has a magnetic field strong enough to influence other materials. The molecules in a magnet are aligned to all face one way, which gives the magnet its magnetic field. Sometimes the molecules can align permanently, making a...

    The Characteristics of Magnetic Fields

    The Characteristics of Magnetic Fields

    by Claire Miller9

  • 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.

    Ants: Their History, Life, and Purpose

    Ants: Their History, Life, and Purpose

    by Theophanes18

  • To say there are quite a few different use of a coconut is a huge understatement, there are hundreds of uses of this fruit of the Palm Tree. Every part of the coconut and the tree has a purpose.

    Different Uses for a Coconut

    Different Uses for a Coconut

    by Suzanne Ridgeway27

  • Vertebrates are a sub-phylum of animals that possess a spinal cord and backbone. But this doesn't mean that they all look the same. This hub looks at the five major vertebrate groups and what makes them unique.

    What are the 5 Main Vertebrate Groups?

    What are the 5 Main Vertebrate Groups?

    by Rhys Baker22

  • Fishing cats are wild animals that feed primarily on fish and are at ease in water. Unfortunately, their population is in trouble due to habitat destruction.

    The Fishing Cat:  A Threatened Animal of Asia

    The Fishing Cat: A Threatened Animal of Asia

    by Linda Crampton115

  • 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.

    Environmental Problems of Modern Cities

    Environmental Problems of Modern Cities

    by Ksenija0

  • If you are worried about the possible presence of dangerous sharks in British waters, you may feel somewhat reassured by how few there really are. Out of the 29 different types of sharks that have been spotted around Britain's coastline, there are only 7 potentially dangerous sharks, not including the great white whose sightings have never yet been confirmed, but are highly suspected of being present.

    Are There Dangerous Sharks in British Waters?

    Are There Dangerous Sharks in British Waters?

    by sharkfacts18

  • This hub explain how do we use c++ bitset class to represent binary numbers and check individual bit fields in it.

    C++ Bitset With Example

    C++ Bitset With Example

    by sirama2

  • Though it may be hard to imagine a world without the moon, many have dared to wonder. What results from its absence has more profound effects than we could have known.

    What Would Earth Be Like Without the Moon?

    What Would Earth Be Like Without the Moon?

    by Leonard Kelley3

  • Zenos Paradox has been around since before Christ and has baffled many people. An explanation and debunking of the paradox; why it is no paradox at all but a simple mathematical description of what we see happening all around us.

    Understanding and Solving Zeno's Paradox

    Understanding and Solving Zeno's Paradox

    by Dan Harmon66

  • Step-by-step guide to multiplying different types of polynomials. Learn how to multiply binomials using the FOIL method. Use the grid method and know why it's the best way to multiply polynomials.

    How to Multiply Polynomials (Examples)

    How to Multiply Polynomials (Examples)

    by Melanie Shebel19

  • Lapidary jokes, fossicking jokes, prospecting jokes, rockhound jokes, geology jokes and many more funny jokes, puns and short tales for lapidarians, rockhounds and jewellery enthusiasts.

    Lapidary Jokes for the Discerning Rockhound

    Lapidary Jokes for the Discerning Rockhound

    by Suzanne Day15

  • Due to the threats encountered by mountain gorillas, it was once thought that they might be extinct by the end of the 20th century. Conservation efforts are helping the species to recover.

    Saving the Mountain Gorilla

    Saving the Mountain Gorilla

    by Natalie Cookson0

  • This article features photos of some of the world's most beautiful and unique birds along with interesting facts about each one!

    The World's Most Beautiful Birds

    The World's Most Beautiful Birds

    by Laurie Bennett6

  • This article aims to answer some tricky chemistry questions I have come across in my experience as a high school teacher: What is an acid? How do fireworks change color? How do glow sticks work?

    Top Ten Chemistry Questions and Answers

    Top Ten Chemistry Questions and Answers

    by Rhys Baker18

  • If we don't have bees, we won't have food. Amazing facts on the frightening loss of bees across the globe. Story and video on why we need bees.

    What Will Happen If Bees Become Extinct?

    What Will Happen If Bees Become Extinct?

    by Marcy Goodfleisch77

  • Noah provides a candid look at some of the realities of writing an OS, the benefits of taking on the task, the experience needed to get started, and shares some of his own personal mistakes.

    Noah's Guide to Writing An Operating System

    Noah's Guide to Writing An Operating System

    by Noah G Wood0

  • Guide to the different tests you can perform on unknown bacteria to identify it. These methods are really important in many fields when you are faced with an unknown sickness or contamination.

    Identifying an unknown bacterial strain

    Identifying an unknown bacterial strain

    by Ophelie Quillier0

  • What makes the Cretaceous sea worse than any other in history is that there isn't just one predator to worry about, but a whole collection of them, including sharks, lightning fast killer fish and fearsome giant marine reptiles called mosasaurs.

    Sea Monsters Of The Cretaceous

    Sea Monsters Of The Cretaceous

    by James Kenny24

  • Cougars and an unidentified large black cougar-like cat have been sighted in North East North Carolina as recently and September 2011.

    The Eastern Cougar in North Carolina

    The Eastern Cougar in North Carolina

    by Donna Campbell Smith64

  • Barium is an elusive element with not many industrial uses when compared with other metals such as aluminum. However, from a medical drink to rat poison, it would be inaccurate for one to say it didn't have an interesting array of applications.

    Common Uses of Barium

    Common Uses of Barium

    by Steven Pearson16

  • Drawing circles and arcs in HTML5 can be quite a challenge. In this tutorial I explain how to draw circles and arcs and how the angles of arcs are measured. This tutorial contains many examples.

    HTML5 Tutorial: Draw Circles and Arcs on Canvas

    HTML5 Tutorial: Draw Circles and Arcs on Canvas

    by simeonvisser16

  • Principle of operation of transformers can be easily understood from this article. Basic working principle of the transformer is mentioned very clearly and briefly

    How Does a Transformer Work?

    How Does a Transformer Work?

    by OSBERT JOEL C13

  • The rapid development of land for use by humans all over Asia poses a serious threat to many animal species, and many Asian governments do too little too late to protect their own environments.

    List of Top 10 Endangered Animal Species in Asia

    List of Top 10 Endangered Animal Species in Asia

    by Edweirdo13

  • When do babies’ eyes change color? Here you'll see some entertaining and informative answers to this question. You'll also see how babies gradually get to their genetically assigned eye color.

    When do babies’ eyes change color?

    When do babies’ eyes change color?

    by Edmund Custers0

  • Whether you enjoy hosting fun parties or want a creative way to make your science presentation come to life, here are easy instructions to bake a scrumptious, scientifically-accurate animal cell cake.

    How to Make an Animal Cell Cake

    How to Make an Animal Cell Cake

    by wildsimplicity51

  • Interstitial fluid bathes cells, giving them nutrients and removing wastes. The interstitium is the space containing the fluid. Some scientists believe that fluid-filled spaces in the body are connected, forming an organ. The spaces may play a role in transporting cancer cells.

    Interstitial Fluid and the Interstitium: Formation and Function

    Interstitial Fluid and the Interstitium: Formation and Function

    by Linda Crampton18

  • The astrolabe has been used by mariner's for centuries. Although its use has largely fallen by the wayside due the development of more sophisticated instruments such as telescopes and GPS, it is still an instrument worthy of study. Build your own simple astrolabe to determine your latitude as did the ancient sailors or use it in conjunction with trigonometry to determine the height of a very tall object!

    The Astrolabe: How to Make One and Understanding Its Use

    The Astrolabe: How to Make One and Understanding Its Use

    by Teresa Coppens17

  • Cicadas come out once every 13 or 17 years. I have learned a lot about Cicadas through my children and just being in an area that has tons of Cicadas.

    Interesting Facts About Cicadas

    Interesting Facts About Cicadas

    by caseymel5

  • Because caffeine is a substance used by the young and old in every country and on every continent its effects affect billions. In order to better understand these effects we must examine first where and why caffeine exists. We must observe its impact in nature on animals, plants and the environment that reveal the potential ways in which it can change, even destroy, life. Then, we will look at how it relates specifically to us, at the many pathways it impacts in our bodies once we ingest it, a

    Can caffeine kill? How it impacts animals, plants, and the environment.

    Can caffeine kill? How it impacts animals, plants, and the environment.

    by Schatzie Speaks20

  • At the dawn of civilization, people worshiped the Sun as a divine being. Today, science has solved many of its mysteries. Here are ten fun, interesting and surprising facts about our nearest star.

    Top Ten Interesting and Fun Facts About the Sun

    Top Ten Interesting and Fun Facts About the Sun

    by Amanda Littlejohn20

  • 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.

    How to Create a Recipe Database

    How to Create a Recipe Database

    by Eric Cramer20

  • Some of the most majestic endangered species are the big cats. There are many different cats that are endangered, including: ocelots, jaguars, bengal tigers, and sumatran tigers.

    Endangered Wild Cats of the Rainforest

    Endangered Wild Cats of the Rainforest

    by Angela Michelle Schultz17

  • 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.

    How to Create Your Own Simple Linear Regression Equation

    How to Create Your Own Simple Linear Regression Equation

    by CWanamaker1

  • Tsunamis cause have whenever they hit - death, destruction and carnage. Find out the exact effects on land and in the sea.

    What are the effects of a tsunami?

    What are the effects of a tsunami?

    by Rickrideshorses365

  • Giardia is an interesting parasite that causes an unpleasant intestinal disorder called giardiasis. Understanding the parasite's features and behaviour may lead to better treatments for the disorder.

    Giardia in the Intestine: The Parasite and Giardiasis

    Giardia in the Intestine: The Parasite and Giardiasis

    by Linda Crampton30

  • 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

  • Students have an excellent chance of doing well on a physics exam if they work efficiently throughout the physics course and follow some tips for writing exams.

    How to Pass a High School Physics Exam

    How to Pass a High School Physics Exam

    by Linda Crampton24

  • Cockroaches. They may be icky but they've got a lot of tricks up their hard little sleeves and you might be shocked to know what they're capable of and where they came from. Turn your repulsion to fascination right here with one click. I dare you.

    The Fascinating Truth About the World's Oldest Pests: Cockroaches

    The Fascinating Truth About the World's Oldest Pests: Cockroaches

    by Theophanes25

  • I'm going to show you how to create simple search using PHP and MySQL. You'll learn: How to use GET and POST methods Connect to database Communicate with database Find matching database entries with given word or phrase Display results You...

    Simple Search Using PHP and MySQL

    Simple Search Using PHP and MySQL

    by csk157203

  • A hydrate is a compound that absorbs water molecules and incorporates them into its structure. Inorganic, organic, and gas hydrates exist. The latter may become an important energy source.

    What Is a Hydrate (Chemistry)?

    What Is a Hydrate (Chemistry)?

    by Linda Crampton29

  • 65 million years ago, a massive asteroid crashed into the Earth. It wiped out 70 per cent of all life, including the most successful, the dinosaurs. But what if the asteroid had missed? What would the world be like today, if the dinosaurs had survived...

    What If The Dinosaurs Had Never Died Out?

    What If The Dinosaurs Had Never Died Out?

    by James Kenny73

  • When I received results of genetic testing from 23andMe, I learned about our family history going back 800 years and I also got to see interesting comparisons between my sister and me. This information gave us a better understanding of issues we had while growing up, as well as future health risks.

    A Review of DNA Testing to Discover Your Ancestry and Health Risks

    A Review of DNA Testing to Discover Your Ancestry and Health Risks

    by Glenn Stok20

  • Test which surfaces create more friction, see how strong friction is, learn how to reduce friction, and even discover the side effects of friction. There are sliding friction experiments, a phone book friction experiment, a way to make rice stick together, an experiment to create frictional heat, and lots more friction experiments for all ages.

    How to Do a Friction Science Experiment

    How to Do a Friction Science Experiment

    by Candace Bacon30

  • 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.

    What Is the Biological Perspective

    What Is the Biological Perspective

    by Teresa Coppens4

  • Few people are aware of how black widow spiders contributed to the World War II effort, but they had a significant impact. In fact, a LIFE magazine article published on August 30thof 1943 credited each of several government employed arachnids with spinning between 100 and 180 feet of thread a week.This thread was then used to make cross hairs in the gunsights of U.S. Army instruments of war.

    American Black Widow Spiders Bring Victory in World War I and II

    American Black Widow Spiders Bring Victory in World War I and II

    by Schatzie Speaks29

  • 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 Taylor8

  • Recycling plastic is essential for the well-being of our planet. Before plastic can be recycled, it must be sorted and separated, either at source or at a recycling facility. This article gives simple guidelines to easily identify different types of plastic in line with the international plastic identification code.

    How to Identify Different Types of Plastic

    How to Identify Different Types of Plastic

    by grumpiornot6

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