Baby's got blue eyes! But where do blue eyes come from? Fascinating look at how our genetics changed in a small Neolithic village by the sea.
Adult or somatic stem cells can produce different types of specialized cells. Doctors may one day be able to use them to repair injuries and treat a wide range of diseases.
Cloning factories have quietly sprung up and are producing clones (pigs, dogs, horses, cows) for a number of reasons. China leads the way.
Step-by-step instructions for baking a fun, scientifically accurate plant cell cake.
There are two major divisions of life on this planet - prokaryotes (ancient organisms lacking a nucleus and membrane bound organelles) and eukaryotes (more recent organisms with a complex system of membrane bound organelles) Take a look at the distinguishing features of both here.
How are proteins made? What is the difference between transcription and translation? Why are digestive enzyme pills a waste of money? What is a polypeptide? What is the degenerate code? This hub answers these questions and more. Enjoy!
An article made for biology students to revise the stages of the cell cycle. Includes the main points of each phase/stage of the cycle and also a "what you need to know for the exam" section at the end.
Overview of post-translational modifications and relevant biological examples from humans
Functions of Membranes: Separating the cell contents from the outside environment. Separating organelles from the cell's cytoplasm. Cell recognition and signalling. Holding organelles that are involved in metabolic processes in place. ...
“It is not always the magnitude of the differences observed between species that must determine specific distinctions, but the constant preservation of those differences in reproduction.”― Jean-Baptiste Lamarck