Monthly Archives: October 2014
Image from Wikimedia Commons Increased heart rate. Hyperventilation. Tense muscles. Clammy hands. Dry mouth. Trembling. Dilated pupils. Goose bumps. Immobility. All are common symptoms of a certain emotion; fear. It’s common knowledge that Halloween and horror movies just naturally go … Keep Reading
Enjoy this video while you study for the Unit 3 Exam.
Why am I in AP Biology? Do I plan to major in biology…no. Do I need more homework in addition to other classes, athletics and other activities…no. The answer to these questions is no because the questions are very upfront, … Keep Reading
Image from Wikimedia Commons White blood cells (WBCs), also known as leukocytes, are a common topic of conversation when flu season starts. Since they are associated with the immune system, they are linked to fighting diseases and therefore essential for … Keep Reading
Circuits of the basal ganglia in Parkinson’s diseaseImage from Wikimedia Commons Parkinson’s disease is a serious degenerative nerve condition that causes tremors a lack of movement, slowness of movement and problems walking. The disease becomes increasingly disabling with the symptoms … Keep Reading
All organisms consist of cells and form from preexisting cells. These cells constantly divide to replace dead or damaged cells. Cellular division, or mitosis, allows organisms to replace injured cells as quickly as possible; however, with major wounds, such as … Keep Reading
Mitochondrial Mutations: Does the Age of a Pregnant Mother Really Affect the Baby’s Genetic Mutations?
Today in the United States, health is one of the biggest concerns upon Americans. When it comes to the birth of a mother’s baby, families hope and pray that the newest member to the family is healthy. It was discovered … Keep Reading