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SymbiosisDeFined: The Trials and Tribulations of Symbiotic Organisms.

11 Mar 2022 8 minute read 0 comments Hubert Huzzah

Most people think of Symbiosis as some sort of vague cooperative existence. That is not really accurate. It scrapes the surface of a complex subject. Symbiosis is from the Greek word συμβίωσις, symbíōsis, "living together". All that actually means, t...

Immortal Truth: A Neuroscientific Critique of Postmodernism

16 Nov 2021 38 minute read 0 comments MatTehCat

Abstract   In this paper, I juxtapose the postmodern worldview with neuroscientific literature on metaphor, problem-solving and creativity, prediction, value, and theories of perception. By doing this, I highlight how postmodernism, and thus social c...

What Even Is It? Eugenics

17 Apr 2022 2 minute read 0 comments ThinkingRed

In 1883, Sir Franic Galton coined the term eugenics, the idea of forced sterilization to eradicate “unfit” traits. From the beginning of the 20th century up until the 1960s, politicians accepted this oversimplified version of genetics as a fact,...

Etch A Cell - Fat Checker: Trace Fat Lipids to Advance Breast Cancer Research

6 Apr 2022 1 minute read 0 comments orbithunter

What is Etch-A-Cell Etch-A-Cell is a Zooniverse citizen science project which aims to determine the number, size, and location of lipid droplets in cells, and to map its relationship to other parts of the cell. In this project, volunteers are asked t...

The Truth About Neurodivergence — The Natural Variations Between Human Brains

30 Apr 2022 1 minute read 5 comments valo

Neurodiversity is a term used to describe the variation in human brain function and wiring. It includes conditions like autism, dyslexia, ADHD, and bipolar disorder. Neurodiverse individuals often have unique strengths and abilities that can contribu...

An Introduction to The Asian Common Toad

23 Jun 2022 2 minute read 0 comments burn-it-down

In Asia, there are seven species of common toads. All of them are arboreal, meaning that they spend most of their time in trees. They’re also nocturnal creatures, so you won’t be able to observe them during the day. However, Asian common toads can ma...

Who are bees? What do they do? - #1

27 Apr 2020 6 minute read 1 comment jday1235

Welcome to the first installment of my NBoNA Blog! jday the New England Naturalist here to begin my dive into the world of native bees! So, without further delay, let's get started so you can see why I think native bees are an important topic to car...

introduction to the world of stem cells

13 Jul 2021 6 minute read 0 comments DaLuSt

prefaceSince the beginning of time, scientists have dreamed of creating immortality. Is this picture with the emergence of stem cells perhaps getting closer than ever? Imagine a cell that can become any other cell with the push of a button. Any old c...

Wild Rose was a cure for rabies

4 Jun 2021 1 minute read 2 comments Aaronaa

Wild Rose, also known as Dog Rose, grovs on roadside areas, forest edges, railway embankments and thickets. You can find her almost everywhere. It is a known herbal raw material due to the rich source of vitamin C as well as A, B1, B2 ,, E, K, folic...

Time does it exist?

2 Jun 2021 2 minute read 0 comments Blurryface

First to my loyal readers.. Thank you...   I stumbled across a few articles and blogs discussing time travel and its ability to exist as well as time being an imagined state of perception...so i decided to way in!   Time is percieved as an illusion....