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    • Cell Cycle Created: Thursday, October 10, 2013 Updated: Wednesday, July 23, 2014
      Cells grow and replicate through an ordered series of events called the cell cycle.
    • Green Tea Improves Health Created: Friday, June 29, 2012 Updated: Wednesday, July 16, 2014
      Studies suggest that drinking green tea improves health due to a compound called epigallocatechin gallate (EGCg). This compound has cancer inhibiting and anti-inflammatory properties.
    • E. coli Bacteria Created: Friday, June 20, 2014 Updated: Friday, July 11, 2014
      E. coli bacteria are among the numerous bacteria that reside in the digestive tract of humans and animals. While most E. coli strains are harmless, others can cause disease.
    • Cellular Respiration Created: Wednesday, December 10, 2008 Updated: Thursday, July 10, 2014
      Cellular respiration is a process by which cells harvest the energy stored in food. Glycolysis, the citric acid cycle, and electron transport are the three main processes of cellular respiration.
    • Citric Acid Cycle Created: Thursday, July 10, 2014 Updated: Thursday, July 10, 2014
      The citric acid cycle is a stage in cellular respiration that helps to harvest the energy stored in carbohydrates, proteins, and fats. These molecules are broken down into smaller components to be ...
    • Skeletal System Created: Friday, January 18, 2013 Updated: Thursday, July 10, 2014
      The skeletal system is the support system for the body. It gives the body shape, form, and mobility while providing protection for sensitive organs.
    • Lymphocytes Created: Friday, January 25, 2013 Updated: Thursday, July 03, 2014
      Lymphocytes are a type of white blood cell that provide a means for specific and nonspecific immunity. They circulate in blood and lymph fluids and defend the body against cancerous cells, pathogen...
    • Hand Sanitizers vs. Soap and Water Created: Friday, January 23, 2009 Updated: Wednesday, July 02, 2014
      Should you wash your hands with a hand sanitizer or soap and water?" itemprop="description"> Friday, July 16, 2004 Updated: Wednesday, July 02, 2014
      Understanding difficult biology words is not impossible. Become familiar with how to study difficult biology terms.
    • Can Antibacterial Soaps Make You Sick? Created: Wednesday, July 02, 2014 Updated: Wednesday, July 02, 2014
      The chemical triclosan, found in some antibacterial soaps and other household products, may compromise the immune system in children and increase the risk for the development of a number of diseases.
    • Four Steps of Cardiac Conduction Created: Friday, May 21, 2004 Updated: Wednesday, July 02, 2014
      Have you ever wondered what causes your heart to beat? Learn about the four steps of cardiac conduction, the rate at which the heart conducts electrical impulses.
    • Cell Membrane Created: Wednesday, May 25, 2011 Updated: Tuesday, July 01, 2014
      The cell membrane is a thin semi-permeable membrane that surrounds the cell's cytoplasm, enclosing its contents.
    • Mammal Species Created: Friday, July 01, 2005 Updated: Friday, June 27, 2014
      Learn about the characteristics that differentiate mammal species from other vertebrates.
    • Sex-Linked Traits Created: Thursday, March 28, 2013 Updated: Friday, June 27, 2014
      Sex linked traits originate from genes found on sex chromosomes. Hemophilia is an example of a common sex linked disorder that is an X linked recessive trait.
    • Gonads Created: Thursday, February 13, 2014 Updated: Friday, June 27, 2014
      Gonads are reproductive system organs that produce and support the development of male and female gametes. Male gonads are the testes and female gonads are the ovaries.
    • Stem Cells Created: Wednesday, December 01, 2010 Updated: Thursday, June 26, 2014
      Stem cells are unique cells of the body in that they are unspecialized and have the ability to develop into several different types of cells.
    • Stem Cell Research Created: Thursday, June 26, 2014 Updated: Thursday, June 26, 2014
      Stem cell research focuses on utilizing stem cells to generate specific cell types for the treatment of disease.
    • Platelets Created: Wednesday, September 18, 2013 Updated: Monday, June 23, 2014
      Platelets, or thrombocytes, are blood components used in the blood clotting process. These cells appear as miniature plates when viewed under a microscope.
    • Heart Nodes Created: Friday, April 29, 2011 Updated: Monday, June 23, 2014
      Heart nodes are specialized tissues that behave as both muscle and nervous tissue. The sinoatrial node and the atrioventricular node control electrical impulses in the heart.
    • 10 Facts About Cells Created: Friday, October 23, 2009 Updated: Saturday, June 21, 2014
      The following 10 facts about cells will provide you with well known and perhaps little known tidbits of information about cells.
    • Reptiles Created: Wednesday, April 27, 2005 Updated: Thursday, June 19, 2014
      Reptiles are believed to have evolved from amphibians and have developed several adaptations for life out of water." itemprop="description">> Friday, May 16, 2008 Updated: Thursday, June 19, 2014
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    • Antimicrobial Chemical Linked to Breast Cancer Created: Wednesday, April 23, 2014 Updated: Thursday, June 19, 2014
      Researchers have discovered that the antimicrobial agent triclosan promotes cancer cell growth. Triclosan is used in soaps, deodorants, cosmetics, and other household products.
    • Central Nervous System Created: Friday, December 09, 2011 Updated: Thursday, June 19, 2014
      The central nervous system (CNS) is responsible for processing information received from all parts of the body. The two main organs of the CNS are the brain and spinal cord.
    • How To Take Biology Notes Created: Friday, July 11, 2008 Updated: Thursday, June 19, 2014
      Here are some good biology note taking tips that are sure to help you learn how to take biology notes.
    • Spleen Created: Friday, July 12, 2013 Updated: Monday, June 16, 2014
      The spleen performs the valuable function filtering blood of pathogens and damaged and diseased cells. It is an organ of the lymphatic system that aids in the immune response against pathogens in t...
    • Mesencephalon Created: Friday, October 31, 2008 Updated: Monday, June 16, 2014
      The mesencephalon or midbrain is the portion of the brainstem that connects the hindbrain and the forebrain.
    • Kidneys Created: Thursday, June 20, 2013 Updated: Sunday, June 15, 2014
      The main role of the kidneys is to filter blood of toxins and produce urine. They also perform several regulatory functions that are vital to life.
    • Human Brain Quiz Created: Friday, September 21, 2007 Updated: Friday, June 13, 2014
      Take the Human Brain Quiz and discover how much you know about the brain." itemprop="description"> Thursday, June 12, 2014 Updated: Thursday, June 12, 2014
      MRSA is a specific strain of Staphylococcus aureus bacteria that is becoming increasingly difficult to treat because MRSA has gained resistance to commonly used antibiotics.
    • Normal Cells Versus Cancer Cells Created: Thursday, April 18, 2013 Updated: Thursday, June 12, 2014
      How do normal cells differ from cancer cells? Learn about the properties of normal cells versus cancer cells.
    • Integumentary System Created: Wednesday, March 10, 2010 Updated: Thursday, June 12, 2014
      The integumentary system consists of the largest organ in the body, the skin. This extraordinary organ system protects the internal structures of the body from damage, prevents dehydration, stores ...

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