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..

Biological Energy
Biological Energy – ADP & ATP

ATP is the energy source that is typically used by an organism in its daily activities. The name is based on its structu..

Principles of Hormonal Control Systems
Principles of Hormonal Control Systems

Hormones are essential in the regulation of the activity of the various biological systems of the human body. The ineffi..

Physiological Homeostasis
Physiological Homeostasis

Homeostasis is essential to maintain conditions within the tolerable limits. Otherwise, the body will fail to function p..