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Earth was created around 4.5 billion years ago and life began not long after. Primitive life likely possessed the elemen..

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Ferns and their relatives are vascular plants, meaning they have xylem and phloem tissues. Because of the presence of va..

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The human body is capable of regulating growth and energy balance through various feedback mechanisms. Get to know the e..