The purpose of this experiment was to determine whether isopods, in this case Armadillidium vulgare, would display a significant response to humidity and light
This gross science project is possibly the best-ever digestion lesson for kids. Using common kitchen items, we simulate digestion from eating to squeezing out a poop from a stocking.
The study of biology requires the memorization of a huge number of terms. Many of these terms, however, have common prefixes and suffixes. The prefix 'meso' is found in a large number of biology terms. Learning the meaning of this prefix and others can simplify the process of memorizing...
In the olden days it was called cold-fire. When walking through the forest, our ancestors discovered glowing mushrooms on rotting wood. They called it ‘fox-fire’. They were fascinated by the fairy tale nature of insects flying through the forest with an eerie and ethereal glow. They...
A chalazion is a lump that forms in the eyelid when an oil gland gets blocked. It is just a swelling and not an infection or a growth. Read all about the chalazion and how it differs from a stye.
Sensitive teeth can make eating hot or cold food items a painful experience. This article is all about sensitive teeth and how to take care.
The human skin is the largest organ of the integumentary system which is made up of multiple layers of epithelial tissues that guard underlying muscles and organs.
Some joints move freely, some move only slightly and the rest don’t move at all. This article is about the different types of joints in the human body and how to classify each one of them.
Mimicry in insects is a fairly common way for them to avoid predators and to obtain a meal for survival. Many insects, especially the praying mantis, have evolved some of the most elaborate mimicries.
Echinoderm means “spiny-skinned animals” that constitutes a phylum with a common name for about 6000 living species of marine animals that make up Phylum Echinodermata such as sea urchins, sand dollars, starfish, brittle star and sea cucumber