Monthly Archives: April 2014

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All About Cancer

Cancer, an often times deadly disease, is widely known, but do you know what causes cancer? Do you know the possible treatments of it? How about the many different types of cancer? Cancer, a disease caused by the uncontrollable growth … Keep Reading


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First Cloned Horse Using Oocytes From a Live Mare

The Veterinary Medicine and Biomedical Sciences Department at Texas A&M was responsible for cloning the first horse. Texas A&M’s Veterinary Department has always been the leaders of equine reproduction. To further set them apart, researchers of the program have another … Keep Reading


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The Positives and Negatives of Animal Testing

I’m doing my blog on animal testing. Animal testing is also known as animal experimentation. Animal testing can be used for many different things. It can be used for testing cosmetics, supplements or drugs, pesticides and industrial chemicals. Testing things … Keep Reading


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White Tiger

A White Bengal Tiger (Panthera tigris tigris)Image from Wikimedia Commons Have you ever seen or heard of a White Tiger also known as the White Bengal Tiger? Probably not because White Tigers are very rare and carry a very rare … Keep Reading


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Researchers have found that bacteria killed with gamma radiation for use in vaccines were more effective than the typical method of killing the bacteria with heat or chemicals. Vaccines with heat or chemically treated bacteria did not have as large … Keep Reading


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The Difference Between Chemosynthesis and Photosynthesis

What is the difference between chemosynthesis and photosynthesis? Both processes are vital to their ecosystems. Without these processes, the ecosystems of our planet could never be as advanced as they are today. What are their differences?


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Is Chemotherapy Worth the Symptoms?

Chemotherapy is the treatment of cancer by cytotoxic and other drugs. Its job is to kill any cell that is growing fast, even if it is not a cancer cell. This causes many side effects, such as nausea and vomiting, … Keep Reading


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Cloning

We’ve all probably thought about it at least once. What if I could make more copies of myself? Have one of them doing homework, one of them cleaning my room and the third relaxing by playing Candy Crush (or not, … Keep Reading


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The BRAIN Initiative

The BRAIN Initiative, Brain Research through Advancing Innovative Neurotechnologies. President Obama has granted a group of neuroscience agencies $110 million to develop new technology for exploring the human brain. The human brain is a complex ball of nerve tissue containing … Keep Reading


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Incredible Bird Facts

The smallest bird in the world is the male bee hummingbird from Cuba. This bird weighs in at about .056 ounces and is only 2.75 inches long with the bill and tail accounting for half of the length! The smallest … Keep Reading


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