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The Spider that Lives Underwater

The spider that lives underwater

Spiders know no math! Yet they are masterful architects and construct webs with precise geometry. The complexity of the spider web has inspired research for decades. Spiders live in cracks and nooks, and perch atop trees, all with their web-weaving skills. They can even use their webs like a parachute […]

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Spiders know no math! Yet they are masterful architects and construct webs with precise geometry. The complexity of the spider web has inspired research for decades. Spiders live in cracks and nooks, and perch atop trees, all with their web-weaving skills. They can even use their webs like a parachute

Function of a Vacuole in a Plant Cell

Small vesicles with an important job

Vacuole

Table of Contents Have you ever had a garden vegetable, like a cucumber, that didn’t get rain, and it withered up and died?   Water is required for plant growth and development. Plants, like a cucumber, are made up of  cells, which means they contain a nucleus and membrane-bound .

Function of a Vacuole in a Plant Cell

Small vesicles with an important job

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Table of Contents Have you ever had a garden vegetable, like a cucumber, that didn’t get rain, and it withered up and died?   Water is required for plant growth and development. Plants, like a cucumber, are made up of  cells, which means they contain a nucleus and membrane-bound .

Do Bees Eat Honey?

Uncovering the Sweet Truth About Honeybee Diets

Bee-Apis

Table of Contents Bee of the genus Apis on a flower. Credit: Wikimedia/Maciej A. Czyzewski Bees are amazing insects that play a vital role in our ecosystems. They are known for their ability to collect nectar from flowers and turn it into honey, which is stored in their hives for

Do Bees Eat Honey?

Uncovering the Sweet Truth About Honeybee Diets

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Table of Contents Bee of the genus Apis on a flower. Credit: Wikimedia/Maciej A. Czyzewski Bees are amazing insects that play a vital role in our ecosystems. They are known for their ability to collect nectar from flowers and turn it into honey, which is stored in their hives for

Which is The Biggest Organism on Earth?

The Biggest Organism on Earth

Which is the biggest organism on Earth? This seemingly straightforward question is quite complex! Among animals, blue whales are certainly the most massive animals to ever exist on Earth, weighing more than 150 tons. In addition to their weight, blue whales are quite long as well! The longest blue whale

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Which is the biggest organism on Earth? This seemingly straightforward question is quite complex! Among animals, blue whales are certainly the most massive animals to ever exist on Earth, weighing more than 150 tons. In addition to their weight, blue whales are quite long as well! The longest blue whale

Discovering Digestion: Where Does Digestion Begin?

Exploring the Journey of Food: Where Does Digestion Begin?

Digestive System

Table of Contents Digestive system. Credit: Wikimedia Commons The process of digestion is how our bodies break down food into smaller pieces that can be absorbed and used. Have you ever thought about where digestion starts? Some people might say it begins in the mouth, while others might say it

Discovering Digestion: Where Does Digestion Begin?

Exploring the Journey of Food: Where Does Digestion Begin?

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Table of Contents Digestive system. Credit: Wikimedia Commons The process of digestion is how our bodies break down food into smaller pieces that can be absorbed and used. Have you ever thought about where digestion starts? Some people might say it begins in the mouth, while others might say it

What Do Sea Turtles Eat?

Sea turtle’s jaws play a role in their diet

Green Sea Turtle grazing seagrass at Akumal Bay, Mexico

There are seven living species of sea turtles in the world’s oceans. Each species swims, sleeps, and eats in a different watery habitat. What do these ocean-dwelling reptiles eat when they’re for food? The jaw structure of each turtle is the major factor in their diet. To understand what they

What Do Sea Turtles Eat?

Sea turtle’s jaws play a role in their diet

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There are seven living species of sea turtles in the world’s oceans. Each species swims, sleeps, and eats in a different watery habitat. What do these ocean-dwelling reptiles eat when they’re for food? The jaw structure of each turtle is the major factor in their diet. To understand what they

Close up of a humpback whale

Really_really_close_to_a_Humpback_Whale_in_Antarctica

Whales are one of the most widely distributed marine mammals and are found from seas in the polar regions to the temperate and tropical zones. In total, there are around 40 different species of whales identified, which include the blue whale, the sei whale, the fin whale, the humpback whale,

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Whales are one of the most widely distributed marine mammals and are found from seas in the polar regions to the temperate and tropical zones. In total, there are around 40 different species of whales identified, which include the blue whale, the sei whale, the fin whale, the humpback whale,

Entrepreneur Ayah Bdeir

Ayah Bdeir

When Ayah Bdeir left for college, she had been dreaming of a creative playground that fell somewhere between the worlds of Inspector Gadget and Bill Nye the Science Guy. Instead, her days were filled with a lot of theory, textbooks, and very few chances to create anything with her own

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When Ayah Bdeir left for college, she had been dreaming of a creative playground that fell somewhere between the worlds of Inspector Gadget and Bill Nye the Science Guy. Instead, her days were filled with a lot of theory, textbooks, and very few chances to create anything with her own

Emperor Penguins: Family in the Frozen Wilderness

Baby Emperor Penguins Emerge_from Their Shells Nature

Emperor penguins are a well-known, flightless bird belonging to the Antarctic regions. These are the tallest among penguins, an individual being 45 inches (114 centimeters) tall on average. Emperor penguins spend their entire lives in the Antarctic regions. They survive through clever adaptations for breeding, raising their young, and eating.

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Emperor penguins are a well-known, flightless bird belonging to the Antarctic regions. These are the tallest among penguins, an individual being 45 inches (114 centimeters) tall on average. Emperor penguins spend their entire lives in the Antarctic regions. They survive through clever adaptations for breeding, raising their young, and eating.

How far can we see?

Parts of An Eye

Table of Contents Ever wondered why we can see stars that are millions of miles away? …Why we can’t see in the dark the way some animals can? The answer to these questions lies in the complexity of our visual system.   “Eyes are the windows to the soul;” the

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Table of Contents Ever wondered why we can see stars that are millions of miles away? …Why we can’t see in the dark the way some animals can? The answer to these questions lies in the complexity of our visual system.   “Eyes are the windows to the soul;” the

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