Biology 101L 122
Global Warming Essay
27 November 2012
Global warming is defined as the recent and ongoing rise in the global average
temperature near Earths surface and is mostly caused by increasing concentrations of
Process is rapid, high number of offspring, offspring are genetically
identical to parent
What are the types of asexual reproduction? (5)
1. binary fission = 2 equal halves
2. budding = 2 unequal halves
3. spore formation = mushroom an
Commensalism, mutualism, parasitism
One benefits, one doesnt have any affect
One benefits, one hurt
How much of what you eat gets released as body heat?
What is a food chain?
What is the scientific method?
Observation, hypothesis, develop experiment, results, conclusion
What are the five main groups?
Animalia, Plantae, Fungi, Monera, Protista
Who created binomial nomenclature?
Carolus Linnaeus, Sweden
Genus is a
BIO 101L 122
Genetically Modified Foods Paper
16 October 2012
Genetically Modified Foods
Genetically modified foods seem to be present in many ways through what people
consume in their diet. Although I do not know much about geneticall
Topics in Bio
6 December 2012
Profession in Ecology
The biological field offers many variations of jobs for one to consider.
Depending on the field, a degree in biology presents an array of career options. By
1 November 2012
Evolution can be looked at through many different perspectives and opinions.
There are several different theories that attempt to explain evolution and how evolution
will change the hum
What is theory evolution?
Supports how all organisms evolved geographic and organic
What is evidence?
Fossils, comparative anatomy, comparative embryology, comparative
biochemistry, plate tectonics, ada
Topics in Biology
15 November 2012
An endangered animal is defined as an animal in danger of extinction within the
foreseeable future throughout all or a significant portion of its range (Glossary). The
Who is credited for the discovery of the double helix?
Watson and Crick
Who helped them find it?
What are nucleotides made up of?
Sugar, phosphate and a base
What is an example of a gene mutation?
Albino, 1 in every 1000
What happens in
Professor Chris Carille
Biology 101 122
Designer Babies Debate
11 September 2012
Designer Babies Debate
In the first article, Designer Babies: Ethical Considerations, the topic of designer
babies is looked at from many different angles. The article includ
What is the cell theory?
1. cells are basic unit of structure and function
2. all living things are made up of cells
3. all cells come from other cells
What are the exceptions to this?
Viruses and the first cell
Who proved biogenesis?
Pasteur in 1859, liv
What is biotechnology?
Using biological processes for industrial and manufacturing purposes
Altering organisms DNA to improve on it
Creating recombinant DNA that can be inserted into another organism
What are two