A two-faced animal is one individual. The condition is known as disprosopus or craniofacial duplication. Cats with two faces are called Janus cats. Frank and Louie was a famous example of a Janus cat.
The largest leaves in the world belong to Raphia regalis, a species of Raffia Palm native to parts of Africa.
Already a complicated subject, black holes get even weirder when viewed through the lens of string theory. Read on for some odd possibilities for what black holes really are.
In addition to serving the function of respiration, the respiratory system is involved in providing immunity, in olfaction, in phonation, as a reservoir and a filter for CVS and as a metabolic ground
Identifying mushrooms is an activity that anyone can do. Find out how easy it can be. You might even be surprised how fun it is!
If we look out toward the heavens, or if we look deep within atoms, we will find mostly empty space. I'll take you on an illustrative tour to explain why the universe and all matter is basically empty.
In this article, we'll look at the derivation of Albert Einsteins famous equation E = MC2 show how you can come up with it using simple algebra and Pythagorean's Theorem.
One of the most important theories in physics is Albert Einstein's theory of special relativity. The theory of special relativity (and its equations) explained how space and time are actually intrinsically linked to each other, instead of being two separate concepts.
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.
Introduction The science of remote sensing has emerged as one of the most fascinating subjects over the past three decades. Earth observation from space through various remote sensing instruments has provided a vantage means of monitoring land...
The helmeted hornbill has a huge beak and casque, a big patch of bare, wrinkled skin on its neck, a laughing call, and some very interesting behaviour. It's critically endangered.
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.
You are walking down the road when, "eek!" you fall into a huge pool of quicksand. There is nobody near enough to hear your cries for help. How will you escape? Can you really drown in quicksand? How can your practice escaping from quicksand from the safety of your own home? This recipe for Cornstarch Quicksand is very similar to the real thing, it is easy to make, and it even lets you walk on water.
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.
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.
When I received my DNA results from 23andMe, I learned about our family history going back 800 years, in addition to information that gave my sister and me a better understanding of our relationship.
When Elon Musk has a vision, the whole world needs to sit up and take notice. His habit of taking a dream and turning into a reality is indisputable.
You may have heard of many famous twins, long-lost twins, and Siamese twins, but none are quite like our Ronnie and Donnie Galyon.
This guide teaches you how to solve the surface area and volume of different polyhedrons such as prisms, pyramids. There are examples to show you how to solve these problems step-by-step.
If all the elements are arranged in the order of their atomic weights, a periodic repetition of properties is obtained. This is expressed by the law of periodicity.— Dmitry Ivanovich Mendeleev
Our world is filled a multitude of geologic hazards that can cause extensive property damage and even loss of human life. Mass wasting is one of those hazards that can be avoided or mitigated if you are prepared. Learn about the different types of mass wasting and what causes them.
Blow flies are attractive insects that feed on dead and decaying animal matter. Some blow fly maggots, or larvae, are used to help heal human wounds.
Saddleback caterpillars are great to look at, but not so great if you pick one up. They are loaded with extremely irritating venom and their hairs that will stick in your skin are their delivery system. So, stay away from them and teach your children to keep their distance from all caterpillars.
NASA and SpaceX plan to colonize Mars within the 21st century. They are preparing ships, cargo, and crew for an intergalactic voyage mid-2030. Here is everything you need to know about living on Mars.
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.
Principle of operation of transformers can be easily understood from this article. Basic working principle of the transformer is mentioned very clearly and briefly
About 74,000 years ago, a volcanic explosion on the island of Sumatra threw so much ash into the atmosphere that all human life may have been threatened.
It’s well known that elephants mourn their dead. Do they also mourn the death of people who have helped them?
Different snakes may contain different types of venom compounds, with small-scale shifts in venom composition possible within an individual snake due to age, diet, environment/captivity, and season.
Game Theory is one of the most fascinating branches of mathematics with tons of applications to fields ranging from the social sciences to the biological sciences. In this article, we will look at some basic examples of game theory and its application to real-world situations.
Portugal is wonderful for foraging because of the great diversity of edible plants that grow there. There are many herbs too that can be found growing wild, including fennel and milk thistle.
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).
Lung compliance is the ability of the lungs to expand. Elastance measures the work that has to be exerted by the muscles of inspiration to expand the lungs. Factors affecting these are discussed here.
Researchers have found evidence linking the insulin resistance that develops in type 2 diabetes with an increased risk of Alzheimer's disease. The details need to be clarified, however.
How to Develop an Excel App using the VSTO Interop services (com) and C#. This hub also demonstrates how to add a ribbon and interact with the app from the ribbon.
Is Nibiru, the legendary Planet X, a real threat bring to doomsday to our planet? Could it be closer than we feared?
Cooperative behaviour is common and varied among animals. It is traditionally thought that cooperation is carried out to benefit others but recent studies show that it has very selfish roots
For eons agriculturalists have been fighting what they call "bacterial speck" on tomatoes and other crop plants, without anyone realizing that the same bacteria is at the heart of rain and snow.
Surfing the web affords us the opportunity to learn about things that we may be confused about, such as leucistic and albino animals. Some mistakenly assume all white animals have albinism.
A time of turmoil in the solar system, much evidence is found for its lasting impact. Here we examine that and see what conclusions we can reach.
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 zebra is an iconic part of Africa and the mainstay of zoos worldwide. To most observers, zebras only appear in documentaries as the grazing prey of lions. Let's focus a little deeper on this remarkable equine's history, genes and personality.
Humpback dolphins are unusual and interesting animals. Many have a hump on their back and some are white or pink in color. Their populations are vulnerable or endangered. The Atlantic and Taiwanese humpback dolphins are critically endangered.
The Malayan tapir is an unusual animal with an extensible and mobile proboscis, or mini-trunk. Despite its size and bulk, this endangered animal can move fast.
In this Article, I will show writing to a File and Reading from a file using BufferedReader and BufferedWriter.
Speed can be measured in many different ways and the instruments used to measure speed vary with the job.
In this hub I will show you how to find the area of circle giving your answer in terms of Pi (π). First of all you need to remember the formula for calculating the area of a circle: A = πr² A stands for area, π stands for Pi and r is...
This article looks at the the ideas of Dorothy Retallack, who's 1973 book expressed strong ideas on the effects of music on plant growth.
In some of the driest regions on earth people are using low-tech nets to harvest droplets from mist and fog. This technique can bring drinking water to some of the world's most arid places.
Antibiotic resistance is becoming a very serious problem. Phage therapy—treatment with viruses that attack bacteria—may be the solution.
The magnification of a telescope can be improved by using extra optical devices. A Barlow lens and other hand-made devices will allow you to amplify the image seen through the telescope lens
How many cats fit into the trunk of a Honda Civic....and other fun math problems involving our favorite feline friends
The mean average from an ungrouped frequency table can be found by following these three simple steps: Step 1. First you will need to add a new column onto the end of the frequency table. You can label this column fx as you are going to multiply...
A fuel is defined as a material that stores potential energy that, when released, can be used as heat energy.
The complete guide to British birds continues with a look at the various species of dabbling ducks that inhabit the British Isles. A dabbling duck is basically a surface feeding duck.
Pythagoras and trigonometry (basic) both work in right angled triangles. In this hub you will be shown how to choose the correct one. Pythagoras is used when you have a right angled triangle and you need to work out one of the missing side...
Abiotic factors are also known as non living organism or living things. Learn about their part and role in the ecosystem.
The nth term of a number sequence is a formula that gives you the values in the numbers sequence from the position number (some people call it the position to term rule). Example 1 Find the nth term of this sequence. 5 8 11 14 17 First of...
Western red cedar (or western redcedar) is a common and important tree in the Pacific Northwest region of North America. The tree was once very significant in First Nations culture and has some interesting features.
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....
Here is a lab report example with step-by-step instructions on writing a good lab report. When writing a lab report you are presenting scientific facts that support a hypothesis, to an audience.
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.
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"
Are mountain lions dangerous? Mountain lions, pumas, cougars, and the other names these large cats are called live in many areas near human settlements. They rarely attack people, but it's good to know about these cats and what you should do should you ever be stalked by one.
Wondering if a warp drive is possible? This article looks at a few of the possibilities for faster than light travel. We'll investigate the Alcubierre drive and the Krasnikov tube, among others.
The Swan is thought of as a beautiful aquatic bird, that is white. What about the black swan? The black swan bears a completely different color than it's white relative and is just as impressive.
Acanthamoeba is a microscopic, single-celled organism that can infect the cornea of the eye. It causes a disorder called Acanthamoeba keratitis, which is most common in contact lens users.
The carnauba palm and the candelilla shrub are interesting plants that produce a useful wax. Many people are exposed to carnauba or candelilla wax on a frequent basis via the products that they buy.
Prions are misfolded proteins that form inside the body or enter the body from the outside. They alter other proteins and cause serious diseases, including CJD.
Was the "Wow! Signal," captured by a SETI researcher in 1977, evidence of alien contact, and how can we respond?
The ochre sea star is a colourful invertebrate. Unfortunately, its population has been seriously affected by a wasting disease. The condition causes the body to disintegrate into a goo as though it's melting.
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.
In this guide you will learn easy ways anyone can get started in bird watching and become a birder, even if they are a total beginner!
The Spix's macaw is endemic to Brazil but has been declared extinct in the wild. It still exists in captivity. Captive birds may be released into the wild, but it's unknown whether this will restore the population.
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.
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...
Clostridium perfringens is a bacterium that can have big effects on humans. It's a common cause of foodborne illness and may cause multiple sclerosis.
Tomatoes are nutritious fruits (or vegetables) with an interesting history, but they often lack flavor compared to tomatoes of the past. A discovery by scientists should be helpful in creating tastier fruits. Some strategies for obtaining tomatoes with a better taste already exist.
We used variable in our C program to store value but one variable can store only single piece information (an integer can hold only one integer value) and to store similar type of values we had to declare many variables. To overcome this problem we used array which can hold numbers of similar data type. But array too have some limitations, like in our real world application we deal with set of dissimilar data types and single array cannot store dissimilar data.
The very colorful stinging nettle catterpillar will eventually become a very drab-looking moth, but while it is colorful and in the larval stage, stay as far away from it as you can because it's sting is extremely painful.
The animals of the sea are playful and beautiful in their own special way. Learn about these remarkable aquatic animals - some of the largest in the world - manatees and dugongs.
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
Misfolded proteins are believed to be the cause of many serious human diseases. Pharmacoperones are chemicals that may be able to correct misfolding.
Want to learn about microbes? Fun and safe experiment for growing fungi and bacteria using home made potato sucrose gel (recipe included).
Black holes, mysterious objects of the universe, have many different types. Do you know the differences between them all?
Have you wondered what triggers yawning, or why you have to yawn when you see someone else yawn? Check out this article for interesting facts about yawning.
Ever wonder how spiders breathe? Learn more about the respiratory system of spiders and how it works.
Our world will run out of fresh water if we cannot find a way to purify other forms of water. Using these hydrates, a means to provide drinking water anywhere is achieved.
Learn some facts about the American Robin and its migration and behaviors, plus view pictures of this early bird of spring.
Stem can be herbaceous and woody which is one of the main structural axes of a vascular plant. t is also an important part that holds the flowers and leaves of plants.
All about hummingbirds and hummingbird symbolism. The hummingbird is a fascinating little creature, and they are a symbol of joy, hope and happiness among other things. Delve deeper into the mystery of the hummingbird...
The arctic wolves are the least understood or studied wolves out of all the species of wolf on the planet. Living in only the most remote and extreme environments, these predators brave the cold.
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.
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.
This page is part of a series on America's first manned space program, Project Mercury. Links to all the hubs in this series can be found at the NASA Project Mercury Overview. On May 15, 1963, the final mission of NASA's Project Mercury was...
Colombia lies in the "Ring of Fire," an area of seismic instability that surrounds the Pacific Basin and is subject to frequent volcanic eruptions and earthquakes. The country's most notable surface feature is the Andes mountain system
Dinosaurs get all the glory. Their appeal often overshadows other species that existed with them. Non-dinosaur fossils reveal rare glimpses into reptiles, birds and mammals when T. Rex ruled.
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.
The density, mass and volume triangle is as follows: So if you wanted to work out the density, you would cover up density in the magic triangle to give: Density = Mass/Volume (since mass is above volume) So if you wanted to work out the...
The first calipers were seen in China and were used for not only measurements but as a directional compass for ships at sea. This hub provides a list of different calipers and how they are used.
Glaciers are increasingly in the news because they are an important factor to consider in global warming. It's important to know the basics!
The rotation of the material around a black hole is just a visible spin. Beyond that, special tools and techniques are required to find out more about the spin of a black hole.
Lithium is never found in its pure state in nature because of its highly reactive nature. It can be found as a component of minerals and salts present in rocks, springs and in brine water of the oceans. Read on to know more about Lithium.
True plants are currently seen as non-animal organisms that make up the kingdom Plantae. However, there are organisms—like cyanobacteria—that belong to other kingdoms but have plant-like characteristics.
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.
There are many deadly things in the world that can easily bring our lives to an end. But what are the deadliest? Did you know a Japanese delicacy actually contains the 5th deadliest poison known?
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.
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.
In small quantities, nitric oxide has important functions and health benefits in our body. In large amounts, however, it's toxic to nerve cells.
Quantum computing is a new type of computation based upon the physics of quantum mechanics. What are the basic principles that are utilised by a quantum computer? Can we actually build a quantum computer and what could it used for in the future?
Giant viruses are huge entities compared to other viruses and are bigger than some bacteria. They are often large enough to be seen under a light microscope and contain very large genomes.
A guide to solving for centroids and centers of gravity of different compound shapes using the method of geometric decomposition. Learn how to obtain the centroid from different examples provided.
The 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.
A neutrino is a unique type of subatomic particle that is more mysterious than the other more well known particles. How were they discovered and what are their possible uses in the future?
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...
Have you ever been outside and heard the sound of wild geese flying overhead? What a wonderful sound that is. Find out more about the Canada Goose, including facts, information and pictures.
An awfully subjective topic, but take a look and see if you find something you never knew existed. Our solar system has plenty to look at.
Trypanosoma brucei is the causative agent of human African trypanosomiasis (HAT), otherwise known as sleeping sickness, affecting millions of people in sub-Saharan Africa.
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.
They're talking... we just can't hear them! Adult giraffes do vocalize, but the sound is low-frequency and below the hearing range of a human's ear. Baby giraffes make an audible sound, similar to a cow's moo!
Overuse of our groundwater resources has resulted in an ever prevalent problem of Earth fissures. As a property owner or potential buyer of land, there are several things you need to know about these large cracks in the ground in order for you to make an informed decision.
Chemical reactions take place at the molecular level, when the atoms and molecules of the things you start with (reactants) turn into something new (products). All chemical reactions can be split generally into six different categories: ...
Hercules beetles are named after the hero of ancient myths. The male has horns that may be very long. The insects can change colour and are found in both the old and the new world.
A compound H-shape is made up of 3 rectangles. Make sure you can work out the area of an L-shape first before you attempt this one. If you are finding the area of a compound H-shape all you need to do is split the H-shape up into 3 rectangles and...
This is the fourth page of a series of guides to the night sky for beginners. Here, I look at the most prominent objects other than our Moon and the stars, which can be easily seen in the night sky.
Sound is a physical and psychological experience. If the brain goes without stimuli, it will produce its own in the form of hallucinations. Even deaf people experience tinnitus, but is this technically sound. This article defines sound and examines what an experience of true silence might be like.
This article provides a thorough history of Phylloxera including it's deadly effect on the grape and wine industries, how it spreads, possible ways to prevent an outbreak, and what a Phylloxera outbreak is capable of doing to your vinyard.
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.
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.
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.
You've probably used a good few glow sticks in your life, but do you know how they work? What's in them? Who invented them? This article answers all those questions and more.
The graph and location of a parabola depend on its equation. This is a step-by-step guide in graphing different forms of a parabola in the Cartesian coordinate system.
The vapourer moth is the opposite of the ugly duckling: beautiful caterpillars turn into the ugliest female moths you'll ever meet. The males are quite pretty, though.
Carpet, flesh-eating, and trilobite beetles are strange and interesting insects. The first eats carpets and other items made of natural fibers, the second removes flesh from animal skeletons, and the third is reminiscent of prehistoric trilobites.
Every scientific road needs applications. Chaos is no different, and some led to further insights into the discipline. Here are a few of them...
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.
Bone resorption is the process of braking down the bones into its mineral and collagenous constituents through a cellular mechanism. The process may be part of the normal regulation of minerals such as Calcium in the blood or it could also be due to a pathological or disease process, which accelerates the rate of bony breakdown.
Which company or agency will do the most to cure neuromuscular diseases, war injuries, and diabetes in the 2010s?
Sickle cell disease is painful for sufferers and can sometimes be dangerous. Genome editing may one day correct the mutation that causes the disorder.
In 2 years, we saw five disastrous hurricanes; Harvey, Irma, Maria, Florence, and Michael. How might Climate Change Cause Hurricanes to Become More Common? Read more to find out.
Being somewhat of a country boy, from the time I could walk I was being taught how to tell the difference between the 'dangerous' and 'not so dangerous snakes' in the wild. When I was a young child my family lived in a very rural area in Southern...
It was not so long ago that there was a widespread belief that babies were born blind and only gradually become able to see.
The special theory of relativity is a theory by Albert Einstein, which can be based on the two postulates Postulate 1: The laws of physics are the same (invariant) for all inertial (non-accelerating) observers.* Postulate 2: In a vacuum the speed...
Top predators, such as sharks, are vital to the health of all ecosystems, but they are being hunted and killed close to extinction.
In the main, the most important objects found in our solar system are named after figures found in Greek and Roman mythology. This is true of 7 of the 8 planets, as they are named after Roman deities.
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.
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.
The grid method is a great fool proof method to help you with multiplication. As long as you follow these simple steps and have good knowledge of place value and your timetables this is a great method
Ground modification and improvement is often necessary to prepare the ground for a foundation to support a building or other infrastructure. This article explains nine difference deep ground modification techniques and how they are used.
Have you have considered the power potential of the human body? What about the energy stored in a raindrop? In this article I discuss five strange methods that could one day become an integral way that civilization generates electricity.
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.
In winter, the Narcisse Snake Dens contain the world's largest concentration of red-sided garter snakes. The snakes are non-venomous and are sometimes kept as pets.
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.
The Abutilon menziesii is a native plant in Hawaii, endemic and federally listed as a critically endangered species with only about 500 plants remaining in fewer than 10 naturally-occurring populations throughout the Hawaiian islands. This sprawling shrub is known as Koʻoloa ʻula in Hawaii.
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.
Named after the caterpillar's resemblance to an elephant's trunk, the elephant hawk-moth caterpillar interestingly transforms into a colorful moth. Although, when the caterpillar's head recoils, two large eye-like markings behind the head suggest a snake-like animal, often frightening predators.
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.
This article shows how do we create property pages using Visual C++ Microsoft Foundation Class (MFC).
Northern Cardinal birds inhabit most of North America. Photos of the mating and nesting behavior of this striking red bird.
Age and mixture problems are tricky questions in Algebra. It requires deep analytical thinking skills and great knowledge in creating mathematical equations. Practice these age and mixture problems with solutions in Algebra.
Here's another star, Mira the wonderful, which is literally the only shooting star out there. It has some really amazing qualities, and you'll know why it's name is so appropriate.
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?
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...
Stegosaurus is one of the most well known and fascinating dinosaurs, but most people probably don't know much about these amazing prehistoric creatures.
With billions of galaxies in the universe that may have the potential for Earth-like planets in their solar systems, the chance of intelligent life elsewhere must exist. But there are reasons why we may never find it.
Snow leopards are currently endangered due to various threats, but efforts are being made to save the species.
Quick facts about Tyrannosaurus Rex (King of the Dinosaurs). Keywords: Dinosaurs; T-Rex; Tyrannosaurus; Tyrannosaurus Rex; Cretaceous Period; Science; Archaeology; Paleontology; Prehistory; Prehistoric
The tongue is a unique part of the body, and it is a muscle that never tires. The future may see the tongue becoming a biometric authentication as each person’s tongue is totally unique. The way the taste buds work is explained. Potential problems reflected by the tongue is explained.
Wild relatives of some major agricultural crops are in trouble. We need the genetic diversity in wild crops and the lower diversity present in cultivated ones to provide food security for the future.
The main property of a trapezium (as known in Great Britain) or trapezoid (as known in the United States) is that it is a 4 side shape with exactly one pair of parallel sides. Depending on how the trapezium is drawn determines how many lines of...
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.
What is an ecosystem, and how does it work? This article looks at the different types of natural ecosystems and explains how they function.
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
Did an “Intelligent Designer” fine-tune the universe to make it just right for human life? No! Just the opposite. Evolution has fine tuned life to fit the universe.
If you're not afraid of bugs, you might be after you read this article and find out what they look like up close. Brave photographers have made that possible, using macro photography.
Niagen is a precursor in the formation of NAD+ which has been linked to several beneficial effects, including reversing signs of aging.
Earth will one day be rendered uninhabitable, and humans will move forward in colonization and terraforming efforts. Here we debate the ethical dilemmas and relevant laws and policies.
Scolopendra cingulata is the name of a particularly dangerous centipede that lives in Europe, around the Mediterranean basin. Be very wary if you spot one, because they can bite and leave a nasty reaction.