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ChemistryEnceladus and Water - What this Means for Life

The Isotopes of the Fukushima Disaster

The Water of Comet 67P

Why is There Titanium Dioxide in My Doughnut?

Impact Craters and Life on Mars?

In the Most Unlikely of Places: Can Life Exist on Titan and Pluto?
Atomic Structure

The Periodic Table

Isotopes

Chemical Bonds

Polarity and Hydrogen Bonds

Properties of Water

Acids, Bases and pH
BiomoleculesBiomolecules and Functional Groups

Carbohydrates

Nucleic Acids

Proteins

Lipids

Hydrolysis and Dehydration Synthesis
Cell BiologyFeatures of Eukaryotic Cells

Prokaryotic versus Eukaryotic Cells

The Endomembrane System

The Plasma Membrane & the Fluid Mosaic Model

The Semipermeable Membrane

Osmosis and Tonicity

Diffusion

Channel Proteins

Active, Passive and Bulk Cell Transport

The Sodium-Potassium Pump

Cell Junctions

How Enzymes Work

Enzymes and Activation Energy

Enzymes and the Induced Fit Model

Cell Division and CancerVariations in Meiosis: The Parthenogenetic Lizards

What is the link between BRCA1 and cancer?

Cancer, Elephants and p53
Mitosis

The Cancer Gene We All Have
Enzymes and the Energy ReactionsHow Enzymes Work

Enzymes and Activation Energy

Enzymes and the Induced Fit Model
DNA Biology and BiotechnologyThe DNA Hard Drive

Engineering a Better Mosquito

Alpha to Beta: Modifying Chromosomes to Fight Diabetes

Editing the Genome - CRISPR and a HIV Cure
Three Parent In Vitro Fertilization
Mendelian Genetics and Patterns of InheritancePunnett Square

Monohybrid Cross

Dihybrid Cross
GeneticsHow Many Genes? For the Water Flea – More than any other Animal

Sodium Channels and Pain Genetics

Principles of EvolutionFounder Effect – Minus the Iguanas and Finches

Evolutionary Wars and Chili Peppers

The Link Between Comets and Biology

The Evolution of the SuperBugs
Prokaryotes and VirusesBringing Planctomycetes to the Classroom

Five Things to Know about Chikungunya

Naming the 2015-2016 Influenza Viruses: H3N2 and H1N1

H7N9 Virus and Humans

Editing the Genome - CRISPR and a HIV Cure

Things to Know about Ebola

The Human Microbiota and Obesity

Connecting Zika and Birth Defects

The Evolution of the SuperBugs

Can You Catch A Cold from Being Cold?
Viral Life Cycle

The Ebola Virus
Fungi Biology and EvolutionEvolutionary Wars and Chili Peppers
Plant Biology and EvolutionEvolutionary Wars and Chili Peppers

Orchid Evolution and the Black Orchids of Belize
Animal Biology and EvolutionMergansers on Lake Tahoe

The Opah: The World's First Warm-Blooded Fish?

Our Newest Primate Cousin: The Star Wars Gibbon
Human EvolutionDid Our Primate Ancestors Help Make a Murderer?

Never Heard of miR-941? Don’t Worry, Neither Have the Apes

Denisovans and High Altitude Adaptations

Meet Lucy's Cousin

Homo naledi Resource page

What Neanderthal Genes Can Tell Us About Human Migration
Homeostasis and TissuesAdipose – The Misunderstood Tissue

Physiology of Long-Distance Swimming

High Altitudes and Human Physiology
Digestive System and NutritionAre We Suppose to Eat a Paleo Diet?
Nervous SystemSodium Channels and Pain Genetics

Never Heard of miR-941? Don’t Worry, Neither Have the Apes

The Value of Biodiversity - Pain Relief and Cone Snails

Microglia, EP2, and Alzheimers
Channel Proteins
Immune SystemCan the Flu Vaccine Give You the Flu?

New Thinking About Herd Immunity

Can You Catch A Cold from Being Cold?
How Herd Immunity Works
Respiratory SystemHigh Altitudes and Human Physiology
Endocrine SystemAlpha to Beta: Modifying Chromosomes to Fight Diabetes
Skeletal and Muscular SystemsOlympic Physiology: The Toll of Competition
Reproductive SystemsThree Parents - One Baby

Connecting Zika and Birth Defects
Three Parent In Vitro Fertilization
Development and AgingSoft Drinks Can Speed Up Cellular Aging
Conservation Biology & Climate ChangeHow to Change a Biome – Just Add Heat

The Value of Biodiversity - Pain Relief and Cone Snails

2.3 Million Species - The Tree of Life

Climate Change Claims its First Mammal Species
Understanding Climate Change: Are High Temperatures the New Normal?

How Greenhouse Gases Warm the Atmosphere
EcologyLinking Invasive Mussels to Algal Blooms

The Onset of the California Mega Drought

Wildlife Conservation in the French Riviera

The Lionfish Invasion of Belize

 

 

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