A broad category referring to the study of the physical universe including nature and biology.

Humans Impact Climate Change Fact

Humans impact climate change. Since the industrial revolution the burning of oil, coal, and gas has had an increasing effect on climate.

Only Male Turkeys Gobble Myth

Male “tom” turkeys and female “hen” turkeys both “gobble”, but typically male turkeys “gobble” and female turkeys “yelp”.

Humans are Animals Fact

Humans are animals. Humans have unique traits regarding morality and language, but biologically humans are a type of animal known as a mammal.

Vampire Bats Suck Blood Myth

Vampire bats don’t suck blood with their teeth; they use their teeth to pierce an animal’s skin and then lap up the blood with their tongue.

All Cells In a Human Start as One Cell Fact

All the cells in a human body start as one cell, a fertilized egg containing 1/2 the mothers DNA and 1/2 the fathers. That cell divides many times creating a unique human being.

Humans Have Many Different Types of Cells Fact

The human body has about 37 trillion cells, comprising 200 different types. Each cell has structures responsible for making hundreds of thousands of different proteins from 20 types of amino acids.

We Know How Complex Cells Evolved Fact

Complex cells (eukaryotes) likely evolved from single-celled organisms (prokaryotes) absorbing other prokaryotes, becoming single complex cells over time (endosymbiosis).