Biology articles about the living world around us and inside of us
Plants get sick just like people do. So pesticides were developed to protect plants from diseases. It turns out, nature has it's own way of hel
Exosomes are tiny, spherical packages of information that cells exchange with each other to communicate. Tiny, but not small. Information inside of
Every day, the cells in our body divide millions of times to renew themselves. Each time, the copying has to be compeleted with extreme percision.
The oceanic whitetip shark (Carcharhinus longimanus), also known as Brown Milbert's sand bar shark,
The aardvark is a medium-sized mammal that lives in Africa. It is known for its burrowing and as an insectivore. Burrowing because
You have probably heard how a dinosaur should sound from one of the movies you have watched. But in reality, we really
The basking shark is the second biggest shark species after the whale shark. But it's teeth are tiny. It feeds by scooping up microscopic plank
Anna's Hummingbird (Calypte anna) is a permanent resident from northern Baja California to Vancouver, British Columbia. Southern range
The Goblin Shark is a rare creature of the deep. It has a long flat snout lined with sense organs that detect electrical impulses from prey. Below
The Angel Shark (also known as the Monkfish) was once common in coastal areas of the northeastern Atlantic and Mediterranean. It has a wide, flatte
Cholera has been the cause of the biggest pandemics in history of mankind. When you study the function of the Cholera bacteria, it lo
Water is the basic requirement for life. All living organisms need a constant supply of water to survive. Some organisms live in water, in fact 2/3
Ants act as one giant super-organism. Individual ant is not important. Serving the community is the primary purpose. Like pre-programmed robots, ea
Clark's Nutcracker gets its food by cracking nuts from pine trees. It has a strong bill to pry open the cones of trees and remove the nuts.