Tarantula and Toad

Tarantula and Toad

Did you know some animals live in harmony to mutually benefit one another? These coexisting creatures create a symbiotic relationship, such as the narrow-mouthed toad and the tarantula. Toads are typically a meal for tarantulas; however, the narrow mouthed toad...
The Tick’s Saliva

The Tick’s Saliva

Have you ever looked closely at a tick? If you live in the country you’ve probably had your fill of these little bloodsuckers. Yet, ticks are master chemists! The tick’s saliva produces an anesthetic which allows the tick to attach itself to our skin and sip our blood...
Genetic Spelling Mistakes

Genetic Spelling Mistakes

There are currently 4,000 known genetic diseases which have accumulated on the DNA code of human beings. All of these mistakes are harmful (frequently fatal) to those born with these permanent errors to their DNA. We are all carrying around part of this damaged...
God’s Alligator Design

God’s Alligator Design

The American Alligator is a highly complex animal that is designed for survival in swampy waters. The alligator is perfectly camouflaged, appearing to be a floating log in a swamp—that is, until it lunges with agility and speed to catch his prey. His eyes, nose and...
Tonsils: Far From Useless

Tonsils: Far From Useless

When was the last time you thought about your tonsils? For over 100 years, your tonsils were thought to be of no use. For years doctors were surgically removing people’s tonsils because they were thought to be “left over” from our evolutionary past. However,...
Who Chose the Constellations?

Who Chose the Constellations?

When you look up at the night sky, the constellations called “Ursa Major”, “Leo” or “Virgo” do not really look anything like bears lions or virgins. We would not be able to identify them as anything but a random group of stars, unless we learned their names and shapes...

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