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.
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.
Irises are beautiful flowers that have a wide variety of colours. Some are used to make orris root, which has a lovely scent but can cause an allergic response.
Have you ever seen how a cashew grows? When I first saw one, I was shocked. They don't grow like other nuts. The fruit of the cashew tree is a perfect fruit for juicing.
What is fractional distillation? How does it work Why is crude oil both important and useless? What is cracking? What is supply and demand? Why do long hydrocarbons have higher boiling points? Modern living is built on crude oil - this hub explains how crude oil is changed into the things we use everyday, from petrol to plastic!
Foxgloves are beautiful but poisonous flowers in the wild and in the garden. They contain digitalis, which is a useful heart medication but can also be dangerous.
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.
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.
Do you have problems converting between cups, pints, quarts, and gallons? Many people do. Learn a method of conversion that will help you to remember the units and will give you a visual way to go about converting between units. This method is useful for children and adults.
Figuring out how the moon was created is one of the deepest mysteries of archeological astronomy. We do have ideas though...
Although we often think all spiders make webs, the majority of spiders do not. Here are the four kinds that do not make webs.
The debate is hardly over yet, but the scales-versus-feathers controversy just gets more and more interesting. Which dinosaurs certainly had feathers, and which dinosaurs might have?
Discover 5 of the most terrifying prehistoric predators that lived in ice age North America during the time of the megafauna.
What is the difference between tRNA and mRNA? How does a cell make only the proteins it needs?These questions are answered as we explore the stages protein synthesis - the process of Protein Production.
Intergalactic travel is being considered among scientists as the endurance of humans in space is researched. Inhabiting Mars may be the next step, but can we go even farther, considering requirements for human survival?
5 properties of water: cohesion, high specific heat, high heat of vaporization, lower density of ice, and high polarity.
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.
This guide shows you the math behind working out a bolt circle diameter (BCD) or pitch circle diameter (PCD) and gives tables you can use in your calculations.
Its hard to find a simple answer to the question, How long do ants live? It could depend on caste, habitat, diet, and a lot of other factors that differ from one species to another. Ants have been around for at least 100 million years, and to this day there are at least 12,000 different ant species.
Al-Biruni a pioneering Muslim scientist figured out a truly remarkable and ingenious method to calculate the radius of the earth (and subsequently its circumference etc.). This was very simple yet accurate requiring just four measurements in all to...
What were the most destructive natural disasters in the history of our planet? Earth has weathered many hurricanes, earthquakes, and tsunamis. Are humans responsible for some of these disasters?
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.
The black vulture and the turkey vulture are often called "Buzzards." These birds are anything but Buzzards. Buzzards are European birds related to Eagles. Vultures and condors differ from buzzards.
Eurasian Eagle Owls have made a comeback in the UK. Discover some interesting facts about the Eagle Owl; behavior, reproduction, habitat and why the Eurasian may become threatened again.
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.
Having a surgical biopsy taken can be traumatic. Waiting for results adds to the stress. Here is a step by step description of how biopsy tissue is processed in the histopathology laboratory.
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.
This hub is solely written bearing in mind helping school kids with their assignments. I have written down briefly with illustrations where possible, what mountains are, how they are formed, the types of mountains and how you identify the different types of mountains. I hope you enjoy reading this, and it helps you with your requirements.
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.
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.
The respiratory system is an amazing and intricate network of tubes and sacs. Here are some surprising facts related to breathing, gas exchange, and sneezing.
Ringworm is a dermatophyte, meaning a fungus that feeds on keratin: skin, hair, nails, etc. More specifically, ringworm feeds on the outer layer of skin and hair follicles and this causes the hair to become brittle and break....
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...
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...
The respiratory physiology is on the process of incorporation of oxygen in the environment for the utilization of energy from the organic compounds and for the elimination of carbon dioxide
The Airbus H 160M can catch up with a Boeing Apache in no time. A transport helicopter flying faster than an attack helicopter is not something to expect. Airbus is breaking the mould and making transport helicopters go faster.
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.
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....
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.
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.
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.
Because caffeine is a substance used by the young and old in every country and on every continent, it affects billions.
Pigments play vital roles in our bodies. These pigments include melanin in the skin, rhodopsin, zeaxanthin, and lutein in the eyes, and hemoglobin in the blood.
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.
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.
A genealogy timeline can help you organise your family history and open up new lines of enquiry. Learn how to create a genealogy timeline to uncover more of your family history.
Among natural hazards and disasters, earthquakes are the most dangerous and disastrous happenings on the earth's surface.
Most people confuse bees, wasps, and hornets, but there are several significant differences between the three. This article was written to educate you about those differences.
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 of dollars to clean up.
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.
Mark Lynas's "Six Degrees" is a modern classic, outlining potential effects of various levels of global warming. It's summarized, evaluated, and updated here, with links to 7 supplementary Hubs.
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.
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.
Universe is an amazing place, full of stars, planets and what not. Today we're looking up at 5 amazing stars of the universe.
Learn interesting facts about the behavior of the blue jay, view pictures, and learn how to keep this bully away from your bird feeder.
If you're worried about the dangers of chemical fires, and are curious as to how they start and how to douse them, come take a look at this article!
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 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!
Hunting for morel mushrooms in Southern Oregon is well worth the effort. Here is a guide for those who love to hunt morels and hike in spring in the woods.
Biologists were shocked when a strange prehistoric animal was found alive in 1938. The Coelacanth was presumed extinct for 65 million years.
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.
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
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.
You may have heard of many famous twins, long-lost twins, and Siamese twins, but none are quite like our Ronnie and Donnie Galyon.
A basic discussion on the null hypothesis, z-scores, and probability. This article includes examples of the null hypothesis, one-tailed, and two-tailed tests. A coin is tossed and comes up tails ten times: is this just random chance, or is an unfair coin being used? Learn when to reject the null hypothesis: if the probability (P) is less than the chosen significance level, the null must be rejected.
Ever wonder how spiders breathe? Learn more about the respiratory system of spiders and how it works.
Plants have a reputation for being motionless, passive and boring. These 20 plants challenge this mundane stereotype. I threw in a few fungi; I cheated a little. Enjoy!
Chimaeras are strange fish that are sometimes known as ratfish, rabbitfish, elephant fish, or rhinochimaeras. The lines on their surface often look like seams.
Considered by Einstein to be his "greatest blunder," it in fact may describe the mysterious expansion of the universe.
A completed lab report that explains the process of determining different aldehydes and ketones, thus classifying them in their respective groups. Includes Method, Abstract, Results, Intro etc.
Some people believe that NDE is proof of an afterlife. However, science provides alternate, and more plausible, explanations.
As a Romanian living in the U.S., I was often told by numerous Americans that the capital of my native country is Budapest, which is wrong, that we speak some Russian dialect, which is again wrong, or that our currency is euros which is far from being true. Their innocence was only matched by my own, when mixing the U.S. states or even presidents.
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.
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.
Learn more about the Drake Equation, a tool used to predict the number of intelligent alien civilizations in our Milky Way Galaxy.
A guide to the best places in the world to see wild tigers, such as Bengal tigers in India's national parks or Sumatran tigers in Indonesia.
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.
This article looks at the basic similarities and differences between animal and plant cells, and the functions of different organelles, and how cells are adapted to perform certain functions.
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.
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.
What is the rarest blood type? This is an important question since blood transfusion has become a big part of modern medicine.
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.
Some of the coolest, most fascinating organisms are just now being discovered by scientists, and not only at the bottom of the ocean, either.
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
Learn the most tantalizing facts about this toxic, hellish world that's ironically known as Earth's sister planet!
Bleach has potent antimicrobial properties and is also able to remove stains from fabrics. It has many uses, but it's potentially dangerous.
This hub answers tricky biology questions including 'What is Brainfreeze?', 'How Safe are X-Rays?', and 'What are Goosebumps' from my experience teaching biology
Chemical weathering is one of the forces that shapes our landscapes. Man-made structures are affected, too, Find out how...
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.
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
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.
Camel spiders and whip scorpions are fascinating and strange arachnids. Whip scorpions are sometimes called vinegaroons because they release acetic acid when alarmed.
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.
Arriving at work shortly after sunrise on a recent spring morning my wife noticed a beautiful white flower on one of the cacti in the gardens on the grounds where she works. Unlike many other species of cacti, such as the majestic saguaro or the...
Paper chromatography is a type of planar chromatography which can be performed faster and in an easy way. It is useful for detection of components in a mixture.
Chloroform can act an anesthetic, but it’s toxic and causes serious health problems. There are ways to limit our exposure to the chloroform in the environment.
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.
Komodo, bearded, and frilled dragons are lizards. They are impressive animals which have features that remind people of the dragons of myth and literature.
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.
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.
Bone marrow is an essential tissue. It contains stem cells that produce all of our blood cells. Bone marrow transplants are used to treat some serious diseases.
Moray eels and wolf eels have elongated bodies and live on the ocean bottom. They have each developed some very interesting and unusual body features and behaviours.
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 Copperhead is a dangerous pit viper found throughout the Southern United States. It is the smallest and least deadly of pit viper snakes, and should be avoided, but not killed for no reason.
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.
Find out why the fake Megalodon search aired by the Discovery Channel for Shark Week 2013 ticked off a lot of people, and why the hoax matters.
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...
Lobsters are interesting animals to observe and study in a natural setting. They are popular food items, but the way in which we kill them is controversial.
Spiders are very beneficial and should not be killed. This article provides some interesting scientific facts about spiders, along with their symbolism.
Involving many principles of science, this particular paradox follows a consequence of black hole mechanics and has far-reaching implications, no matter what the solution is.
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.
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.
Octopuses have fascinating abilities. Some have fins that help them move. Others demonstrate intelligence. The genome of one species is very unusual.
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...
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.
This is a brief description of the structure of planet earth, written specifically to help educate curious children.
The difference between the colossal and giant squid, the real sea monsters that spawned the kraken legend, is about more than just size!
This article features photos of some of the world's most beautiful and unique birds along with interesting facts about each one!
Snakes are fascinating reptiles that have a wide variety of appearances and behaviors. Some snake characteristics are both strange and surprising.
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.
Oregon grape is an attractive plant with edible berries. The plant contains berberine, which may have important health benefits.
This article explains with clear text, illustrations and videos all about diffusion, osmosis, active transport, surface to volume ratio and the temperature and concentration gradients in cell biology.
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.
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.
Osteoblasts and osteoclasts control the production and disintegration of bone and the amount of calcium released from the bones into the bloodstream.
Some scientists are trying to bring extinct animals back to life through a process called cloning. The idea is exciting but also controversial.
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 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.
See pictures to help you identify the male and female Rose-breasted Grosbeak, plus learn facts about its migration and behavior.
The tallest and longest mountain ranges, with pictures. The world's tallest mountains are in central Asia; the world's longest ranges are on other continents. Geology of mountain ranges.
The resplendent quetzal is a vibrantly colored bird characterized by the long tail feathers of the males.
TLC chromatography or thin layer chromatography is an analytical technique for easy identification of photo-constituents.
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
Dark matter and dark energy are still huge mysteries in astrophysics. Alternate theories exist to help explain them.
Electrical fuse is a simple, less resistive, self sacrificial and cheapest device used to interrupt a circuit under short circuit, excessive overload or over current conditions.
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.
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.
Though largely abandoned, the idea of a missing planet or asteroid field between Mercury and the Sun continues to intrigue us.
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.
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
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.
High rupturing capacity (HRC) fuses are totally enclosed fuses with definite known- high breaking capacity which have been developed after intensive research by manufacturers and supply engineers.
Astronauts living on the International Space Station help with the study of human survival and endurance in space. The challenges they encounter are unique due to the lack of gravity that we take for granted on Earth.
What are Decibel levels and why are they so important? How can you measure them and when are they too "loud"?
Exploring the incorrect theories of lift and describing what really happens to an aeroplane wing in the air...
Discover the biggest sharks in the world! Do they really deserve to be feared? Read this before you head off to the beach!
What are the world's rarest and most endangered butterflies? This quick and easy guide tells you all about these beautiful and critically imperiled insects.
This article is about the largest flower in the world, the Amorphophallus titanium. It is also called the Corpse Plant because of it's bad odor.
The only naturally occurring poisonous spider in Maryland is the Black Widow spider. Learn how to identify several other spider species, their habitats, behaviors, and what you can do to deter them.
Paper chromatography is a useful technique used to separate the components of a solution. Kids can learn some simple chemistry by watching or performing this process.
Cougars and an unidentified large black cougar-like cat have been sighted in North East North Carolina as recently and September 2011.
15 extinct bird species of the world. From the Mauritius Island's dodo to the recently extinct Bachman's warbler.
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!
Which company or agency will do the most to cure neuromuscular diseases, war injuries, and diabetes in the 2010s?
A first in a series of hubs profiling the remarkable and wonderful birds that inhabit the British Isles. This particular hub explores the divers- sometimes known as loons and the magnificently plumaged grebes...
Parthenogenesis is the development of an egg into a complete organism without the need for fertilization by a male. This process is responsible for "virgin births" in the animal world and has been recorded in several insect, amphibian, and reptilian species.
Nobody knows exactly where this probe is nowadays. NASA lost contact with it in 2003, ending a 30-year mission. But there's a milestone here, it's now the furthest derelict man-made object.
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...
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.
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...
Narwhals are strange and fascinating Arctic whales. The males—and sometimes the females—have a very long tooth that grows through their lip, forming a tusk.
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.
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?
The article is written in rather technical level, providing an overview of linear regression. Linear regression is based on the ordinary list squares technique, which is one possible approach to the statistical analysis. Both univariate and multivariate linear regression are illustrated on small concrete examples. In addition to the explanation of basic terms like explanatory and dependent variables, we will see how to interpret results obtained by a regression analysis.
This hub explain how do we use c++ bitset class to represent binary numbers and check individual bit fields in it.
Bootstrap modal box is very good option for building web application that require user interaction. It provide good experience to the user of your website.
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 pictures...
Despite contrary advice, marrying a first cousin can indeed result in a greater probability of birthing a child with genetic defects. The Amish avoid these close marriages, too.
Do you know the history of Leo the Lion? Can you locate it in the sky? Find out the answers to these questions and learn some interesting facts about this ancient constellation.
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.
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.
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.
Many animals take to the air to fly or glide. Some 'balloon' thousands of miles on the wind. This page explores the most impressive examples...
The giant hogweed causes burns and blisters. Grapefruit juice interferes with many medicines. The chemicals that cause these effects are called furanocoumarins.
Intraocular pressure is defined as the pressure inside the eye. It was what gives our eye their shape and keeps vital structures in the eye in place. But there are other things about the pressure in the eye that can actually cause problems.
More than half of PhD students leave physics after earning their degree. The reasons include a lack of financial reward or job security.
Fun dry ice experiments. Make foggy bubbles, screaming metal, frost things over, pop the caps off containers, blow up a balloon, and more.
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.
Defines polynomials by showing the elements that make up a polynomial and rules regarding what's NOT considered a polynomial. Learn about different types, how to find the degree, and take a quiz to test your knowledge.
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 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 Surinam toad has a strange, flattened body. During reproduction, the female’s skin absorbs the fertilized eggs and the young toads develop under her skin.