Biology is a natural science that deals with the study of life and living organisms, including their structure, function, growth, evolution, distribution, and taxonomy. Biology recognizes the cell as the basic unit of life, genes as the basic unit of heredity, and evolution as the engine that drives the synthesis and creation of new species.
What role do computers play in the study of biology? Most people understand that computers produce spreadsheets, help analyze data, graph results of experiments, and prepare final reports for ...
Overview: Life Sciences and Medicine 2000 B.c.-A.d. 699
The achievements of ancient peoples are difficult to document because few written records have survived from the period before 2...
Overview: Life Sciences and Medicine 700-1449
The Ancient World
The Greeks had made important contributions to the life sciences, including writings on medicine by Hippocrates (c.460-c.377 B.C.), work...
Overview: Life Sciences and Medicine 1450-1699
There was relatively little interest expressed in the life sciences during the Middle Ages. However, several factors developed in the lat...
Overview: Life Sciences and Medicine 1700-1799
Though his research did not directly involve the life sciences, the seventeenth-century physicist Isaac Newton (1642-1727) greatly influe...
Overview: Life Sciences 1800-1899
Natural history, the description and classification of natural forms, had been the main occupation of life scientists in the eighteenth century, and it expanded drama...
Middle-Class Victorian Men and Women Collect, Identify, and Preserve Plant and Animal Species, Broadening Human Knowledge of the Natural World and Transforming Biology Into a Mature Science
Overview: Life Sciences 1900-1949
Three giants of nineteenth-century life sciences set the stage for many of the biological investigations undertaken in the first half of the twentieth...
Overview: Life Sciences 1950-Present
Background: Advances Between 1900-1949
Early in the twentieth century the rediscovery of Gregor Mendel's (1822-1884) work on heredity in pea plants led to t...
There is an intimate connection between sexual reproduction and the maintenance of mobile DNA sequences. If mobile DNAs are invariably harmful, then they will lower the fitness of their hosts. In a cl...
All the systems are interrelated by hormones. The sensory system's main organ is hormones, without hormones there would be no use for the reproductive system because the hormones is what gets us attra...
Bacterial Transformation--Ampicillin Resistance
E. coli, or Escherichia coli, is a type of bacteria commonly used by molecular geneticists in recombinant DNA research. One reason ...
Biological relativity of the minds perception of time
The human mind compares every moment and event to a predetermined basic rate at which any given mind believes that moment or e...
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The Consequences of Transforming Plant Cells by Agrobacterium tumefaciens sp. (B6S3) in Task to Produce Crown G...
To investigate the effect of Temperature on the reaction between Rennin and milk.
In this investigation, I am trying to find out how temperature affects the rate at which Rennin clots milk. To do th...