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...

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...

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...

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...

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...

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...

naproxen vs ibuprofen

  I recently argued with a coworker about the differences between ibuprofen, the compound use in drugs like Advil, and naproxen sodium, the active compound in Aleve....

What is an ELISA assay

ELIZA ASSAY In this 96 well plate the wells with the darker wells have a greater concentration of a specific protein than lighter wells. Any...

How is blood pressure measured in small animals?

  How is it that pharmaceutical companies can develop drugs for humans that lower their blood pressure? Drugs like Lipitor, Levacor, Zocor, and other blood...

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...