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...
Several external factors affect the way we perceive eye color. This article discusses how environmental factors can impact hazel eyes, making it easy to mistake them for green eyes.
Taxonomy is how we classify living things into groups. This biology page explores the classification levels of Domains, Kingdoms, and Phyla. Many colorful illustrations and you-tubes are included.
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.
Learn why biology is important, how it relates to daily life, and the effect biology has in modern medicine. Get a feel for life science by exploring the various fields of biology.
Different bugs are present on a corpse during each stage of its decomposition. Using facts known about these insects, information can be learned about the body they infest. General details are provided here on the five levels of corpse decay: fresh, bloated, active, advanced, and dry.
Diabetes can affect your feet and lead to other complications. This article is about how diabetes can affect your feet and how to take care, read on.
The sheer ingenuity of nature in helping animals survive is astonishing. The way animals have learnt to hide is explored in the science of Mimicry, Camouflage and Aposematism.
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.
Pearls are precious gems produced by mollusks such as oysters, mussels and clams. This article is about pearls, how pearls form, types of pearls and other interesting facts.