Monthly Archives: October 2015
We all know that plants are photosynthetic because they can create their own energy by harnessing sunlight through chloroplasts or carotenoids. Well as I went through freshman biology, and now AP Biology, it seems that photosynthesis (the process used by … Keep Reading
As an aside from the cellular respiration discussed exhaustively in class, I would like to discuss the topic of pulmonary respiration, or breathing. This essential transfer of gasses supplies each cell with the oxygen needed to undergo cellular respiration, and … Keep Reading
Chronic Regional Pain Syndrome, also known as CRPS, is a rare neuro-inflammatory disorder. Silas Mitchell, a physician who treated soldiers with injuries, first documented CRPS during the Civil War. He called it causalgia, Latin for “burning pain”. Since this first … Keep Reading
Every organism requires energy in order to survive. Energy is acquired for things like cell growth, repair, active transport across cell membranes, reproduction, and synthesis of cellular products. Earth’s surface organisms’ ultimate source of energy is the sun. This has … Keep Reading
The world of science, specifically biology is constantly changing, modifying and discovering. One new and exciting discovery in the world of biology was in the recent researching of SS. Sezary Syndrome is a very aggressive and complicated leukemia of mature … Keep Reading
Cross River Gorilla (Gorilla gorilla diehli)Image from
I’ve always been amazed that one of the most beautiful things involves the death of something.