Arctic cap melting rapidly, say US scientists
Source: Associated Press via Philippine Daily Inquirer Vol. 27, Issue no. 256, p.A20 (August 23, 2012)
The topic of the article is clearly stated in the headline as researchers are alarmed over the record
Bio1 Reaction Paper on Food Security
Food security is the condition wherein people have the ready ability to access safe and nutritious
food sufficient for their recommended daily consumption. To assess the food security, we need to
consider the factors o
What is the predator of durian? Why?
The main predator of the durian is the orangutan. Durians are considered the favorite fruit
of orangutans. Even before they are ripe, the durians emit a strong smell that attracts the
orangutans. They des
Bio1 Reaction on Species Extinction
Species extinction is the death or disappearance of all the members of a species all over the
world. It refers to the state wherein the last organism belonging to that species is dead and was
unable to breed and reprodu
The sample consists of 42 students who were asked to answer questions pertaining to their impression
of how well each telecom brand that was assigned to them fulfills certain qualities in network providing.
They were asked to give their notions on the net
Chapter 12 2
Inheritance is the process by
which the characteristics of
individuals are passed to
Genes encode these
A gene is a unit of heredity that
encodes information for the
SUSTAINABLE NATURAL RESOURCES
Sustainability is the capacity to endure
In ecology the word describes how biological systems
remain diverse and productive over time
For humans it is the potential for long-term
maintenance of wellbeing, which in turn de
- a structural and functional unit of biosphere or
segment of nature consisting of community of living
beings and the physical environment, both interacting
and exchanging materials between them.
Types of Ecosystems
A. Natural Ecosystems
WHAT IS BIODIVERSITY?
Biodiversity is a modern term, which simply means
"the variety of life on earth".
This variety can be measured on several different
Two Disciplines in Life Conservation:
One of the most unfortunate misconceptions concerning human evolution is the belief that Darwin, Wallace, and others
have suggested that humans evolved from apes.
On the contrary, it is proposed that mo
THEORY OF EVOLUTION
Darwins Theory of Evolution
The Puzzle of Lifes Diversity
He began to wonder if animals living on different islands had
once been members of the same species that had
developed different characteristics after becoming isolated
The Cell Theory
and the Microscope
Some Random Cell Facts
The average human being is composed of
around 100 Trillion individual cells.
It would take as many as 50 cells to cover
the area of a dot on the letter i
Discovery of Cells
1665- English Scientist
THE CONCEPT OF SPECIES
What are species?
Species are the basic taxonomic units of biological
classification. This grouping of organisms of "like kind" into
discrete and stable units has been traced at least from the
time of Plato and Aristotle.
The term d