Energy and Human Life,converting ATP to potential energy

When I first started to learn the laws of thermodynamics and the laws of energy I wasn’t able to fully comprehend just what the...

How can bacteria sense each other: bio luminescence.

Vibrio fisheri are a marine gram negative bacterium and they live symbiotically with marine animals like the squid below. However these glowing bacteria are only...

How can our immune system suppress itself? T-Regulatory Cells

T-Regulatory Cells The adaptive immune system is brilliantly designed to defend us from any type of pathogen through combinations of cell types, T-cells, B-cells, Natural...

Symbiosis Example – Nitrogen fixation by bacteria generates ammonia for plants.

  Symbiosis in biology refers to cooperation of two or more organisms where benefits are shared from the interaction. A classic example of symbiois is...

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...

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...

What is connective tissue?

  connective tissue The tissue that packs our and supports the organs in the human body is known as connective tissue. Connective tissue develops from the...

Poisonous Plants That Will Kill You – Strophanthus and Ouabain

 Its been a while since my last post, but I will try to get back to work making interesting posts. Today I am introducing...

Why do we need Thiamine or better known as Vitamin B1?

Vitamin B1 The human body requires Vitamin B1 to function properly, which is why it is referred to as a vitamin. A deficiency of thiamine...

How have cancer cells been helpful? Hybridoma and the immortal B-cell.

Hybridoma and the immortal B-cell. Most people associate cancer with disease or illness that results in death, however our understanding of cancer has allowed us to do...