Tsunamis are a natural disaster with devastating effects. Here you'll find a detailed breakdown of what causes a tsunami, which is perfect for school projects and essay answers.
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?
Learn the most tantalizing facts about this toxic, hellish world that's ironically known as Earth's sister planet!
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.
Learn about the different types of computer languages and how they are different from one another. Compare their advantages and disadvantages.
There are many extinct animals that once lived in the rainforest, and many more that are endangered. We, who have the best capability of protecting these animals, should take actions to preserve life.
My attempt to satisfy the question 'Can Life Exist in the Sirius Star System'. I hope you find it educational and enjoyable as I did doing the research
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
Elephant shrews or sengis are small mammals with long, mobile, and very sensitive noses. Despite their name, they aren't shrews but are related to elephants and manatees.
The history of life series moves on to the period where not only complex lifeforms evolved, but came to take over the world. But they didn't have everything their own way, the Paleozoic era bore witness to natural disasters that make our problems seem minute...
Svalbard reindeer live on an archipelago near mainland Norway. They are the smallest subspecies of reindeer. Research indicates that their bodies are shrinking in size.
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!
Lions declared endangered in 2015. Read about African conservationist Kevin Richardson and who the main culprits are for the demise of the endangered African lion population.
Adrenaline or epinephrine is a hormone made by the adrenal glands. It's important in the stress response. Noradrenaline or norepinephrine is both a hormone and a neurotransmitter and is also involved in the stress response.
What are the most dreadful earthquakes of India. Below is the list of biggest earthquakes of India with images.
This article features photos of some of the world's most beautiful and unique birds along with interesting facts about each one!
Some think there are none, but this is a complete listing of all recorded shark attacks in British waters which may surprise you!
Osteoblasts and osteoclasts control the production and disintegration of bone and the amount of calcium released from the bones into the bloodstream.
Most of the top 10 worst shark attacks in the world involved maritime shipping disasters where people were thrown into shark-infested waters.
Formic acid is found in the sprayed venom of some ants and the secretions of some stinging nettles. The acid is dangerous at high concentrations but has important uses.
Mechanics is a branch of physics which deals with forces, mass and motion with applications in engineering construction, the design of machines, ballistics and space travel.
Learn interesting facts about the behavior of the blue jay, view pictures, and learn how to keep this bully away from your bird feeder.
The North Star is one of the most famous stars in the sky, even though it is not the brightest star. What kind of star is the North Star, and why is it so special?
Dandelions have culinary benefits and also produce a latex that can be used to make rubber. This is important, since the supply of natural rubber is decreasing.
Mucus has vital functions, such as trapping germs in the airways, protecting the stomach lining from an acid attack, and lubricating the passage of materials through the digestive tract. Excess mucus can cause health problems, however. Mucus in the nose is often referred to as snot.
Considered by Einstein to be his "greatest blunder," it in fact may describe the mysterious expansion of the universe.
Bleach has potent antimicrobial properties and is also able to remove stains from fabrics. It has many uses, but it's potentially dangerous.
Chimaeras are strange fish that are sometimes known as ratfish, rabbitfish, elephant fish, or rhinochimaeras. The lines on their surface often look like seams.
Australia has a reputation for being home to many of the world's most dangerous animals. Here is a top ten list of the most deadly.
This article deals with the characteristics of the three main types of oak trees - the white oak, the red oak and the black oak trees. Read on to find out more about these oak trees.
Earwax is made by the lining of the ear canal and has important functions. An adequate amount of wax is necessary, but too much can lead to impaction and pain.
This article suggests the biggest man-made environmental disasters in the history of the United States. These disasters may not have killed people, but they severely damaged the ecosystem and will cost millions, if not billions, of dollars to clean up.
Need to align a graphic on a webpage? Are you trying to put captions under your images? Here's the codes you need to make things work.
Hurricanes are one of the most common natural disasters to happen near ocean waters. They can be very destructive dependent on category and location.
Because of human destruction of their habitats, species whose geographical range is small are at the greatest risk of being endangered. Here you'll find a list of ten of the most endangered animals.
The kakapo is a flightless parrot that's endemic to New Zealand and is critically endangered. It's the heaviest parrot in the world. Sirocco is a famous member of the species.
Reflex action makes it possible to swiftly pull back your hand if you accidentally touch a hot pot, thanks to a pathway of signals called a reflex arc.
If you found a black or dark-colored caterpillar, this quick and easy guide can help you identify it.
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.
Find all about palm trees, how they grow, flower, fruit and the uses people make of these marvelous plants...
The different types of shark that fill the oceans are fascinating animals. They have been around a long while but are still top predators...
This article will introduce the reader to several flowers that don't exactly look like flowers, but more like...something else.
The standard model is a particle physics theory that tries to describe the fundamental building blocks of our universe. It does this by categorising the different types of elementary subatomic particles and the forces that can occur between them.
No one wants to die, but these animals present a really bad way to go. Which of these ways would you rather be killed by an animal if you had to choose. Danger lurks with every creature on this list.
The queen bee is the mother of the honey bee hive. The life cycle of the queen bee and her affect upon the hive is fascinating. These FAQ will explain all.
What are the events of Metaphase? What are the events of Anaphase? How do you distinguish Telophase from Anaphase? What is Cytokinesis? This detailed hub looks at these questions and more. Includes a narrated video of the stages of mitosis
Find out how to perform AC test in determining if a trinomial is factorable. Once proven factorable, proceed with finding the factors of the trinomial using a 2 x 2 grid.
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!
15 extinct bird species of the world. From the Mauritius Island's dodo to the recently extinct Bachman's warbler.
The differences between angiosperms and gymnosperms and their relationship to coniferous and deciduous plants.
Galileo not only spotted new objects in the sky but also laid the groundwork for advancements in physics. What were they?
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?
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
Working out the odds of an event occurring allows us to estimate the number of times that event will take place in future trials. Permutations/combinations are also an important part of the analysis.
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,
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.
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.
Shoebill storks, or shoebills, have a huge and impressive bill. The animal's unusual features make it a unique bird. Its population has been classified in the "Vulnerable" category of the IUCN's Red List.
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...
This article takes a look closer look at the oxidizing type of permanent hair dye and how it works on a scientific level.
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.
Bacteria have some amazing abilities. They can live in extreme habitats, produce light, communicate with each other, and act as predators and magnets.
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...
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.
Do front- and rear-fanged snakes simply differ based on the location of their fangs? No, there are a few other morphological differences related to their venom delivery systems as well.
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.
Part two is finally here! This one has lots of pretty moths, beautiful butterflies, blue birds and the occasional crane thrown in too. Read on to discover even more pretty creatures...
Bored with the 9, I mean 8, planets? Looking for some REAL cosmic fun? Well check out the moons of the Solar System in which you reside!! There are a lot of interesting tidbits...
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...
False killer whales are slender black or grey dolphin relatives. They are social and acrobatic animals. A stranded calf was rescued by the Vancouver Aquarium in 2014 and was named Chester.
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.
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.
Snakes are fascinating reptiles that have a wide variety of appearances and behaviors. Some snake characteristics are both strange and surprising.
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!
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.
While both cause infection and disease, viruses and bacteria are entirely different! Read all about them and more here.
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.
The Y chromosome contains haplogroups which allow people to trace their family history, genes which control male development, and may actually be disappearing.
Parkinson's disease is caused by the death of brain cells that produce dopamine. Stem cell technology may provide a more effective treatment than current methods.
Understanding percentages and learning how to calculate them is a fundamental skills of mathematics. This articles describes how to calculate a variety of types of percentages that are used in our world each and every day.
A look at the difference between the Northern Lights and the Southern Lights. Plus what makes the Aurora Borealis and Aurora Australis so spectacular.
Daffodils are beautiful spring flowers that have a wide variety of colours and shapes. Yellow daffodils are often used by cancer societies as a symbol of hope.
This will answer some questions on the Common Raven, and you will see what a great looking bird this is. Come and enjoy.
Exploring the incorrect theories of lift and describing what really happens to an aeroplane wing in the air...
Who doesn't love oak trees? They're big, beautiful, useful, and can live for hundreds of years. Here's a list of some, with pictures of bark and leaf descriptions 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.
Evolution has produced a multitude of predators down the ages, but which were the deadliest of all time?
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.
Unripe lychees and ackee fruits contain toxins. Both fruits should be eaten only when ripe. In addition, it's very important that ripe ackee is prepared properly.
Free physics problems help online with solutions on average velocity and average speed that walk you through each problem.
The lion is a multi-cultural symbol of power and strength. But how much do we really know about them? Among the things we know well about them, is their hunting ability. This Hub explores the hunting behaviour of the lion in-depth...
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?
Our television sets are covered with news stories about hurricanes right now, but today's storms can't compare to those of yesterday.
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...
An examination of the Titanic shipwreck site from a geological perspective. What been happening in the area around the shipwreck since it hit the North Atlantic ocean floor more than 100 years ago.
Here is an example of A-level biology coursework on the effect of substrate concentration (hydrogen peroxide) on the rate of activity of the enzyme catalase.
A summary of the Franck-Hertz experiment and how it helped to demonstrate the early quantum theory. Explanations are given for the apparatus used and the graphs that are obtained from the experiment.
Nuclear decay results in the emission of three different types of radiation. Each of these types has different qualities, which contribute to their industrial uses, some closer to home than expected!
Search option in database enabled website is one of the most important features of that website. Providing the search facility to the user allow him/her to retrieve the information from website that he/she is looking for.
Titanoboa may be the world's largest snake of all time. Let's see if this monstrous beast could still exist in places such as the South American rainforest.
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"
Volcanic vents are fractures on the summit of a volcano through where lava is ejected. There are various types of volcanic vents; however, all vents connect the magma chamber, which is a pool of hot molten rock, to the vent on top of a volcano.
Learn facts about the Black-capped Chickadee and see pictures of the brave and spunky little black-and-white songbird who wears a mask! The Black-capped Chickadee song is well-known throughout its habitat, and even if you don't recognize this little bird with the black head you've probably heard it.
Horsehair worms are long and slender animals that writhe and form shapes resembling knots with their body. They are parasites during part of their life cycle and at one point control the behaviour of their host.
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...
What are the differences between the three types of human muscles? Find examples and complete descriptions of cardiac, smooth, and skeletal muscles.
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.
While the endurance and survival of humans in space is researched, distant travel is being considered among scientists. I discuss the methods of intergalactic travel.
Stages in the Life Cycle of Stars - From protostars to white dwarfs, neutron stars, black holes and supernovae. The stages in stellar evolution are described.
Diamonds are very important to our society because of the meanings we attach to them. But, where do diamonds come from? They form in four ways: deep eruptions, subduction, impact, and collisions in space.
5 properties of water: cohesion, high specific heat, high heat of vaporization, lower density of ice, and high polarity.
The dawning of Age of Aquarius is more than just a lyric from a 1970s musical. It is a very real astronomical phenomenon that will occur in the not too distant future. To understand when this new age will occur requires a bit of understanding of the constellations of the Zodiac, as well as the dynamics of Earth's orientation in the Solar System that cause the astrological age to change over time.
Most plants in the same family have similar characteristics. These similar characteristics can mostly be seen in their flowers.
The practice of cloud seeding (weather manipulation) for rain has spread throughout the world during the 50 years since its methods were first discovered. What does it look like now as an industry?
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?
Mother Natures uses colors in weird and wonderful ways. You can see this in the eyes of people with Heterochromia iridum, people with two different colored eyes.
So why do aggressive wasps always bother people? This article explores not only the problem itself, but how to avoid it and why we as humans largely cause much of the problem ourselves....
Everyone know about the physical differences between mean and women. But why are they different anatomically? The answer lies just below our skin in our blood and other cells in the body.
Acorn worms have an amazing ability to regenerate body parts. We have most of the worm's genes used in regeneration. Scientists hope to enable us to make new body parts.
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
What do you know about invasive spiders, scorpions and slugs? Introduced species cause big problems in the UK, so find out how the arrived and the effects they have on native species and ecosystems
The monkey puzzle tree is a very strange and interesting plant. It's native to South America but grows in parks and gardens in other areas as an introduced plant.
Varanus salvator, the Asian water monitor, is one of the most accessible large lizards on Earth. If you know where to look, one can get up close and personal with these giants of the reptilian world
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.
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.
Mole and worm lizards are very unusual reptiles. They have elongated bodies that resemble those of earthworms and have one pair of legs or none at all.
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.
A detailed visual tour of the eukaryotic plant cell. Complete with videos, quizzes, links and summary tables. Excellent for A-level and higher.
Roses are beautiful and often fragrant flowers that have inspired gardeners for many years. They produce a useful oil and tasty fruits called rose hips. The flowers have many symbolic meanings.
The anatomy of the European Honey Bee (Apis Mellifera) is truly amazing, from its hairy eyes to its clawed feet to its barbed stinger. Powerful jaws, two stomachs, 24 "knees," and more.
The axolotl is a fascinating and critically endangered amphibian. It stays in its larval form throughout its life and has very impressive powers of regeneration.
Ellenberg's indicator values can be used to estimate abiotic factors at a site. They can also be used to monitor changes in abiotic factors over time.
Natural disasters aren't always disastrous. There are benefits to having a flood, hurricane, and volcanic eruption. Most of these benefits will not take effect immediately. This hub inspects three popular natural disasters, their disadvantages, and their benefits.
Learn facts about the real Megalodon shark and get answers to frequently asked questions about the biggest shark that ever existed!
Bomber aircraft are the slower cousins of the fighter aircraft, but by speed standards they are still super-fast. Want to know how fast they are? Read on.
Once you've managed to overcome your fear of spiders, they turn out to be fascinating creatures. Here's 8 unusual facts about these arachnids.
Finding the mean, median, and mode of a data set is an important first step in learning and implementing basic statistical techniques. This hub will teach you how to calculate these measures.
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.
Like many aspects of particle physics, electrons offer their own unique problems. Here is a sampling of some of the most interesting ones.
Hammerhead flatworms are a type of land planarian. They have a strange appearance and are sometimes very long. The animals hunt for earthworms and other invertebrates and are invasive in some areas.
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 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
Often thought of as impenetrably difficult and complex, Physics explains the inner workings of the Universe...and your wireless network...and boomerangs...and electricity. This hub looks at ten of the best questions asked of me this year.
The Ethiopian wolf lives in Africa at high elevations. It's the most endangered member of the dog family, or the Canidae. The animal faces some serious threats.
Discover some of the theories and ideas of one of the most unique minds of our time: Stephen Hawking. This is also a brief biography and bibliography of that brave and original soul.
English and Spanish bluebells and hybrids between the two species live in British Columbia and in Britain. In each location, the flowers are admired for their beauty but are also a concern. The concerns are a little different in each location but are important.
Need help with math? Get math help online with the Math Made Easy! series of geometry tutorials, including surface area of a cylinder.
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.
What is a snake? Which snake is the most venomous or the longest? How can I identify venomous snakes in the US? These frequently asked questions (faqs) about snakes (and many more) are answered here.
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
The hedge bindweed or morning glory twines around other plants and interferes with their growth. Bindweed produces large and beautiful flowers in summer.
Cone snails use their venom to paralyze their prey. Although the venom is often dangerous for humans, it contains chemicals that have important medical uses.
The black widow and the brown recluse are the only two poisonous spiders in North Carolina. Good housekeeping can reduce the risk of being bitten by them.
In this article, we will explore creating a simple thread in C-Sharp Console Application. We will also see the use of Thread Join() method.
Bumble bees have surprisingly capable brains. They can play a simple version of soccer and pull a string to get a reward. They may even experience optimism.
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.
Finding the modal class from a grouped frequency table is actually quite easy to do. All you need to do is to look for the group that has the highest frequency. This is because the mode is the number that comes up the most times. Make sure you write...
Cougars and an unidentified large black cougar-like cat have been sighted in North East North Carolina as recently and September 2011.
These gentle cats' numbers continue to dwindle as they are hunted and continue to lose more territory every year. Despite being solitary in nature, they are not very aggressive towards one another or humans.
Chocolate is a snack beloved by millions. But what exactly is in the sweet treat? How long has it been around for? Is it really an aphrodisiac and antidepressant? And why on earth is it so addictive?
If you are asked to work out the product of two numbers then you need to multiply the two numbers together. If you are asked to find the sum of two numbers then you need to add the numbers together.
X-rays are a great tool for science, and so are lasers. So combine them and what do you got? Some awesome physics.
What is the rarest blood type? This is an important question since blood transfusion has become a big part of modern medicine.
This article explains creating a Timer from Threading namespace and executing a function through Timer Callback.
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.
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 atmosphere is a thin layer of gases surrounding the surface of the Earth. The gases composing the atmosphere are distributed in a layer of approximately 150 km (93 miles).
Have you ever stopped and wondered why all the large and dangerous animals seem to live in Africa? Or why we seem to harbour an incurable fascination with monsters? The answers to these questions could well lie in our past, where our remote ancestors lived alongside Africa's real monsters...
Why do cells divide? Are mitosis and cell cycle the same thing? What are the stages of the cell cycle? What are the stages of mitosis? This article answers all these questions.
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.
Saola, a rare species to sight and one of the most critically endangered species in the world, with very little information available about their behaviour and the number of individuals existing
A detailed guide on how to make litmus paper using red cabbage to test whether substances are acidic or basic. Bases turn green or blue whilst acids turn it red.
The frilled shark is a strange, deep water shark with a wide head, a huge mouth, and a long, eel-like body. It’s caught as bycatch and is near threatened.
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.
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.
Second Beach at Port St John's, South Africa, has earned the reputation of being the most dangerous beach in the world for shark attacks, after suffering 6 fatalities in just six years.
There are many fascinating and beautiful types of mollusks. This page is packed with pictures and facts on the kinds you can easily find, plus some that you might want to avoid at all costs.
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?
Anyone who has ever tripped and fallen knows that gravity works. The question is, how does it work for plants. What makes plants grow up and roots grow down? Geotropism is the answer.
Researchers have found that people with osteoarthritis seem to have a lower than normal level of FOXO proteins in their damaged joints. Increasing the protein level might help to treat the disease.
Volcanoes are natural features of the Earth's lanscape. Volcanoes form from the natural internal forces acting inside the Earth. Mos volcanoes form at the boundaries of tectonic plates either in the ocean or on land. Others may form away from the boundaries of plate tectonics; however all volcanoes are formed from the natural internal energies occurring inside the planet.
Naked mole-rats have a strange appearance and some very unusual features. Studying the rodents might help researchers to understand and treat human health problems.
This article looks at how mankind can terraform the moon and make it habitable. We'll talk about the current conditions, what needs to change, and how we might go about doing so. Comments welcome!
The pancreas makes a digestive enzyme called trypsin, which digests protein in the small intestine. Trypsin is normally released in an inactive form but sometimes becomes active within the pancreas. This activation may cause pancreatitis.
This post describes a method called Color Coherence vector (CCV). it is a way to encode an image into a low dimensional vector representation. Due to its simplicity, It is used as a fast robust way for image comparison.