Monthly Archives: September 2016
As of now, there are an estimated 8.7 million species in the world, not all of these identified. With this tremendous number, it’s no surprise that not everyone knows what all of them look like. Some are beautiful. Some are… … Keep Reading
Image from Wikimedia Commons In Unit 2 last week, we learned about cellular transport, and the variety of methods different solutes use to pass the selectively-permeable cell membrane. One of these was the use of aquaporins, which are essentially water … Keep Reading
Something we covered recently during Unit 2 was the ability of plant cells to undergo photosynthesis in their chloroplasts. Photosynthesis is the ability for plants to convert light energy into chemical energy, and this energy can be used later to … Keep Reading
Labor Day was only last week, and already Pumpkin Spice season is in full swing. As Starbucks re-released one of their most popular seasonal drinks, I could not help but wonder one thing: how feasible is death by latte?
As humans, we are constantly finding ways to promote longevity by shoving a big red stop sign in front of Death. Every day, someone is fighting against violence, famine, illness, and/or other life-threatening scenarios. However, with an endless stream of … Keep Reading
Because of my interest in science this year I decided to take AP biology as well as anatomy. Little did I know how much these two coursed would overlap as much as they have so far