Bird Nest Designs – How Do Birds Make Nests?

Bird Nest Designs – How Do Birds Make Nests?

You might have heard of the nesting phase of pregnancy, where one or both parents go through a lots of effort making the perfect space for their young one. But birds go through a literal nesting phase before laying eggs, making the perfect space for their chicks. But what types of nests are there? And Read more about Bird Nest Designs – How Do Birds Make Nests?[…]

12 Strange Facts You Didn’t Know About Your Own Mouth
Insect Vision: Ommatidium Structure and Function

Insect Vision: Ommatidium Structure and Function

WHAT?? do insects really see? Since the compound eyes of insects are comprised of a mosaic of small facets, the popular media likes to represent insect mosaic vision like this. However, insects actually see like this. Let us examine the structure of the insect compound eye and learn how the compound eyes visualize the landscape Read more about Insect Vision: Ommatidium Structure and Function[…]

The Werewolf Gene

The Werewolf Gene

Today I’m going to explain how werewolves could possibly relate to plant genetics. First, we have to talk about plant roots. If you watched my video about water movement, you’ll know that vascular plants take in water through their roots. This is a complex process, but what you need to know right now is that Read more about The Werewolf Gene[…]

Why does Smoking cause Dark Lips? | #aumsum

Why does Smoking cause Dark Lips? | #aumsum

It’s AumSum Time. Why does Smoking cause Dark Lips? Coz cigarettes contain black lipsticks. Nooo!! Our skin contains melanocytes which produce a pigment called melanin. Melanin gives our skin its color and also absorbs the sun’s ultraviolet radiation. Thus protecting us from skin-related diseases. Now, when we smoke. We inhale and exhale harmful chemicals like Read more about Why does Smoking cause Dark Lips? | #aumsum[…]

The amazing brains and morphing skin of octopuses and other cephalopods | Roger Hanlon

The amazing brains and morphing skin of octopuses and other cephalopods | Roger Hanlon

This is a strange and wonderful brain, one that gives rise to an idea of a kind of alternative intelligence on this planet. This is a brain that is formed in a very strange body, one that has the equivalent of small satellite brains distributed throughout that body. How different is it from the human Read more about The amazing brains and morphing skin of octopuses and other cephalopods | Roger Hanlon[…]

7.  Pigment Transfer in Skin Cells

7.  Pigment Transfer in Skin Cells

The preservation of the Developmental Biology Film Series was made possible by generous contributions from Publisher of “The Biggest Picture” Producer of the documentary, “Symbiotic Earth” Mammalian skin consists of a superficial epidermis and an underlying dermis. In the epidermis dead keratinocytes make up the outer layer. Immediately below them are differentiating keratinocytes which arise Read more about 7.  Pigment Transfer in Skin Cells[…]