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7. 01- Basis of Life - 3ESO-BiologyGeology. An On-Line Biology Book. Biology Exams 4 U. Tree of Life Web Project. The Tree of Life Web Project (ToL) is a collaborative effort of biologists and nature enthusiasts from around the world.

Tree of Life Web Project

On more than 10,000 World Wide Web pages, the project provides information about biodiversity, the characteristics of different groups of organisms, and their evolutionary history (phylogeny). Each page contains information about a particular group, e.g., salamanders, segmented worms, phlox flowers, tyrannosaurs, euglenids, Heliconius butterflies, club fungi, or the vampire squid.

ToL pages are linked one to another hierarchically, in the form of the evolutionary tree of life. Starting with the root of all Life on Earth and moving out along diverging branches to individual species, the structure of the ToL project thus illustrates the genetic connections between all living things. Animation Development: Biology. K-Science Animations. BioVisions. Video Clips for Biology! University of South Carolina School of Medicine. Bozeman Biology Videos. Cell Size and Scale. Some cells are visible to the unaided eye The smallest objects that the unaided human eye can see are about 0.1 mm long.

Cell Size and Scale

That means that under the right conditions, you might be able to see an ameoba proteus, a human egg, and a paramecium without using magnification. A magnifying glass can help you to see them more clearly, but they will still look tiny. Smaller cells are easily visible under a light microscope. It's even possible to make out structures within the cell, such as the nucleus, mitochondria and chloroplasts. To see anything smaller than 500 nm, you will need an electron microscope. Adenine The label on the nucleotide is not quite accurate.

Musclulature Anatomy Chart. Skeleton.jpg (JPEG Image, 480 × 704 pixels) FUCK YEAH NERVOUS SYSTEM. “Your worst enemy, he reflected, was your nervous system.

FUCK YEAH NERVOUS SYSTEM

At any moment the tension inside you was liable to translate itself into some visible symptom.” 18 Amazing Facts About the Human Body - Infographic. 50 Incredibly Weird Facts About the Human Body. Human body : 18 amazing facts. Chemical Composition of the Human Body. A-level Biology Factsheet. 100 Very Cool Facts About The Human Body. The Brain The human brain is the most complex and least understood part of the human anatomy.

100 Very Cool Facts About The Human Body

There may be a lot we don’t know, but here are a few interesting facts that we’ve got covered. Nerve impulses to and from the brain travel as fast as 170 miles per hour. Ever wonder how you can react so fast to things around you or why that stubbed toe hurts right away? It’s due to the super-speedy movement of nerve impulses from your brain to the rest of your body and vice versa, bringing reactions at the speed of a high powered luxury sports car.The brain operates on the same amount of power as 10-watt light bulb. Hair and Nails While they’re not a living part of your body, most people spend a good amount of time caring for their hair and nails. Facial hair grows faster than any other hair on the body. Internal Organs Though we may not give them much thought unless they’re bothering us, our internal organs are what allow us to go on eating, breathing and walking around. Bodily Functions Senses. Skeleton.png (1500×1200)

Chemistry. How chemistry works: Gorgeous vintage science diagrams from 1854. By Maria Popova Illustrated retro reactions from the father of Popular Science.

How chemistry works: Gorgeous vintage science diagrams from 1854

The Six Types of Chemical Reaction. All chemical reactions can be placed into one of six categories.

The Six Types of Chemical Reaction

Here they are, in no particular order: 1) Combustion: A combustion reaction is when oxygen combines with another compound to form water and carbon dioxide. These reactions are exothermic, meaning they produce heat. An example of this kind of reaction is the burning of napthalene: 2) Synthesis: A synthesis reaction is when two or more simple compounds combine to form a more complicated one.

Concepts in Biochemistry - Interactive Animations. Animation Development: Chemistry. Flash Animations. 20 Amazing Chemical Reaction GIFs. 15 Awesome Chemistry GIFs.

You don’t need to watch Breaking Bad to know that chemistry is pretty awesome.

15 Awesome Chemistry GIFs

Below, we explore our favorite 15 chemistry GIFs and the science behind them (when we could figure it out): Melting Metal With Magnets The Science: The copper wire has a significant amount of AC electricity running through it, causing it to act like a really strong electromagnet. In the metal slug, eddy currents form due to the magnetic field the copper wire is causing while the copper wire has high frequency AC flowing through it. The metal slug’s electric resistance causes a portion of the electric energy to turn into heat, but the heat builds up until the metal slug becomes white hot and melts. Orange LED Light In Liquid Nitrogen The Science: When an LED is immersed in liquid nitrogen, the electrons lose a lot of thermal energy, even when the light isn’t turned on. Periodic Table of Elements [Interactive]

Isotope. ChemReference: Periodic Table and Chemistry Reference. Salksperiodictable - Periodic Table. Science-Elements-Periodic-Table-Chemistry.jpg (JPEG Image, 1920 × 1200 pixels) - Scaled (81%) Periodic-table.png (PNG Image, 2500 × 1456 pixels) - Scaled (54%) Molecular Library. [ About the Database ] Links to Other Molecular Databases K-12 Resources EDinformatics- Contains a large number of information databases.

Molecular Library

Also has an excellent Math and Science Section Physics 2000 Physics 2000, is an interactive journey through modern physics! Have fun learning visually and conceptually about 20th Century science and high-tech devices. For more info, email: mr23@nyu.edu. Build an Atom. Atomic Orbitals. 600px-Periodic_table_(spiral_format).SVG-1.png (PNG Image, 600 × 600 pixels) I13-01-periodictable2.jpg (JPEG Image, 1292 × 926 pixels) - Scaled (89%) Dynamic Periodic Table. Chmistry Links. Chemistry is EASY! How do you write electron configurations? Wernerulrich. Biology. Biologi. Biology. Biology. Biology. Biology.

Microbiology. Bio. Quantum Biology. Human Cells have Electric Fields as Powerful as Lighting Bolts -A Galaxy Insight. Using newly developed voltage-sensitive nanoparticles, researchers have found that the previously unknown electric fields inside of cells are as strong, or stronger, as those produced in lightning bolts.

Human Cells have Electric Fields as Powerful as Lighting Bolts -A Galaxy Insight

Previously, it has only been possible to measure electric fields across cell membranes, not within the main bulk of cells, so scientists didn't even know cells had an internal electric field. This discovery is a surprising twist for cell researchers. Scientists don't know what causes these incredibly strong fields or why they' are there. Biophotons: The Human Body Emits, Communicates with, and is Made from Light. Sayer Ji, Green Med InfoWaking Times Increasingly science agrees with the poetry of direct human experience: we are more than the atoms and molecules that make up our bodies, but beings of light as well.

Biophotons: The Human Body Emits, Communicates with, and is Made from Light

Biophotons are emitted by the human body, can be released through mental intention, and may modulate fundamental processes within cell-to-cell communication and DNA. Nothing is more amazing than the highly improbable fact that we exist. We often ignore this fact, oblivious to the reality that instead of something there could be nothing at all, i.e. why is there a universe (poignantly aware of itself through us) and not some void completely unconscious of itself? Consider that from light, air, water, basic minerals within the crust of the earth, and the at least 3 billion year old information contained within the nucleus of one diploid zygote cell, the human body is formed, and within that body a soul capable of at least trying to comprehend its bodily and spiritual origins. Biology. Biologie.