Biology (or Biological Science) is the study of living organisms.

Conway’s Game of Life Models Evolution

The Game of Life - a cellular automaton

Conway’s Game of Life is a simple rule-set that models the evolution of systems. It’s a “zero-player” computer program that demonstrates “cellular automata”.

You are Always Looking at Your Nose

Your nose is in your field of vision, so you are always looking at your nose. Luckily, our brains filter out sensory information we don’t need.

The Tongue Is The Strongest Muscle In The Human Body

Is The Tongue The Strongest Muscle In The Human Body?

Some think the tongue is the strongest muscle in the human body, but it’s difficult to find any definition of “strength” that would indicate this. There is no one way to measure strength and the tongue consists of eight muscles, not one.

There are Different Types of Memory

There are different types of memories.

There are three basic types of memory: sensory memory (what we perceive), short-term memory (what we think about), and long-term memory (what we know).

People Can be Truly Unbiased

Can People Truly be Unbiased?

People can’t be truly unbiased; we are hardwired with bias and create bias constantly as part of the natural neurological process of learning.

Whistle Voice is Different than Falsetto

Whistle Voice is Different than Falsetto

Whistle voice and falsetto are both high vocal registers that use alternative positions of the vocal cords and sound like different parts of a flute.

Everything is Made of “Star Stuff”

We are made of star stuff.

As Carl Sagan correctly stated, “we are made from star stuff”. The elements in our body, and everywhere else were transformed by nucleosynthesis in stars.