What are the ten organ systems that make up the human body?

 Our body is composed of millions of cells. Our cells form unique cell types and function together to create biological machine. Our cells group...

How do snowflakes form? The center of a snowflake is a bacterium – Pseudomonas...

  How do snowflakes form People often wonder how a snowflakes forms such a unique and beautiful structure? The answer actually lies within a microorganism. As...

bones of the human body

Illustration of Location of Bones in Human Body   The bones of the human body make up the skeletal system. In humans and all vertebrates the...

Why is the electron transport chain like a battery?

electron transport chain A Duracell battery powers a simple circuit consisting of a wire, a small electric toy motor and the battery itself. The electrodes...
Ecosystem Definition: What is an ecosystem?

Ecosystem Definition

What is an Ecosystem? The ecology is a relatively new science devoted to studying the relationships of organisms with the environment. The research field of ecology is the...

development of drugs against asthma and allergies

Scientists have found something that the  drugs against asthma and allergies can be improved. To a higher level The TLR4 receptor, present on epithelial and immune cells,...

Obesity is Linked to Less Diversity of Bacteria in the Gut Microbiome

The gut microbiome can be considered an equivalent of a fingerprint of the gut in the sense that everyone has a unique community of bacteria growing...

pros and cons of caffeine consumption

  I would go so far as to say that our Western society is fueled by an eight carbon organic molecule, C8H10N4O2, or 1,3,7-trimethyl-1H-purine-2,6(3H,7H)-dione3,7-dihydro-1,3,7-trimethyl-1H-purine-2,6-dione, or...

What is a restriction enzyme

restriction enzyme Before the 1970′s the goal of isolating a single gene from a large chromosome was impossible. A gene is much different from a...

What are the four basic tissue types?

Groups of cells collectively organize into a structure known as a tissue. The properties tissue is determined by the different cell types that form...