Lo and behold! Welcome our holy grail – glucose! While glucose’s essence as the holy grail may be debatable, glucose… Read more Intracellular Digestion vs. Extracellular Digestion
Lovely, isn’t she? (Yes, the furry one above.) She’s Your 65-Million-Year-Old Mother. Through modern computer analysis and evolutionary data, Maureen… Read more Evolution: Homology vs Homoplasy
1835 was no ordinary year for Charles Darwin. Aboard the famous ship Beagle, Darwin embarked on a journey as a… Read more Natural Selection in Action: Darwin’s Finches
Blood flows through the heart in the following order: body –>inferior/superior vena cava –> right atrium –> tricuspid valve –> right ventricle –> pulmonary arteries –> lungs –> pulmonary veins –> left atrium –> mitral valve –> left ventricle –> aortic valve –> aorta –> body…
Everyone’s house favorite – Donny the Drosophila, AKA the fly. With two healthy wings, compound eyes, a thorax, and much more,… Read more Gene Mutations in Drosophila Embyrogenesis
Telling the difference between light microscopes, electron microscope, and indirect immunofluorescence (IMF).
In biology, the central dogma is the scientific idea that describes the process of transcription and translation. Transcription is the process of making mRNA from DNA. It is also known as RNA synthesis.
This lesson discusses the size scales relevant to cell biology.
What makes something living? What are the characteristics of living things? All life has a common origin, but how do we know? This lesson examines various characteristics that define life and the origin of life. Various famous scientists and their biological discoveries are also discussed.
The cell membrane is a mosaic and fluid structure. This lesson elucidates the difference between fluidity and flexibility of the cell membrane, and the factors that affect membrane fluidity.