Biology Articles

Keep up with the latest trends and new insights in the field of Biology.

CRISPR-DIY
CRISPR DIY – biohacking genes at home

Have you ever thought of changing yourself for the better — genetically-speaking? Lately, CRISPR company..

Hallucinations – a brain glitch – apparently could occur in animals, too. At least, according to a recent experiment on lab mice using optogenetics technique. [Img credit: Rick Harris (Flickr), by CC BY-SA 2.0]
Hallucination – Are we the only ones “seeing” things or animals hallucinate, too?

Hallucination – a brain glitch -- is perceiving something that seems real. It can be quite scary and distres..

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Genetically “curing” an infertile crop plant into fertile again

Modifying plant mitochondrial DNA could improve genetic diversity and thereby increase fecundity and survival ..

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A New Theory on the Origin of Animal Multicellularity

Multicellular life, purportedly, started around 600 million years ago. From single-celled, certain organisms e..

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Geological Periods
Geological Periods

Geological periods is a study guide that cites the different geological periods on Earth's timeline. Each has a brief ov..

Neurology of Illusions
Neurology of Illusions

Illusions are the perceptions and sensory data obtained from situations in which human error prevents us from seeing the..

Pikas are an indicator species for climate change
Indicator Species and Endangered Species

Certain species are capable of expressing characteristics indicative of the state of the ecosystem they occupy. They are..

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Abiotic and Biotic Factors

This tutorial deals with the abiotic factors of the freshwater environment that determine what sort of life would be sui..