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Biology

The Cell

What is Adaption?

https://www.britannica.com/science/adaptation-biology-and-physiology

Cool Stuff:
"...It was so big that Russell suspected it had been faked, a concern that was dispelled through X-rays of its skeleton. Comparison with living geckos led to the surprising conclusion that it likely came from New Zealand, a country about 19,000 kilometres from France."
Read on here...
Natural and Artificial Selection
http://www.learnalberta.ca/content/kes/pdf/or_cf_sci_gr09_uA_03_natural.pdf

Cell Organelles
Quizlet (by Volunteers)


Cells and Systems 2.0


https://quizlet.com/ca/349448934/cells-systems-20-flash-cards/
Cells (on Khan Academy)

https://www.khanacademy.org/test-prep/mcat#cells

Multicellular versus Unicellular Organisms
   
Diffusion Through a Membrane Lab - Part 1 making the model cell

Microscope Parts and Functions https://quizlet.com/ca/349443813/microscope-parts-functions-diagram/

Your Body's Molecular Machines

 

Lab Reports

Lab Report Tutorial

https://people.ucalgary.ca/~biolcore/biol233/Lab_Report_Tutorial.pdf
How to Write a Lab Report for 8th Graders PDF download

 

 

Research

Trichoplax Adhaerens
(Tplax)

Looking beyond classical system...

Tplax has the smallest known genome in the animal kingdom, no neurons, no muscles, goes directly from cells to organisms, makes no tissues, no tissues.
Reproduces by tearing itself into pieces.

   

University Courses

Introduction to Human Behavioral Biology
Lesson 1
Prof. Robert Sapolsky
Stanford University

Click here for full lecture collection (25 lessons).
   

     

Biology in Space

https://www.livescience.com/64230-worms-spacex-launch.html

"Thousands of microscopic worms will be launched into space — wriggling around in SpaceX's next cargo shipment to the International Space Station aboard the SpaceX Dragon."

 

Introduction to Genetics

Khan Academy: https://www.khanacademy.org/test-prep/mcat/biomolecules/mendelian-genetics/v/an-introduction-to-mendelian-genetics

 

Genetics: Editing RNA

Trying out change, experiment with RNA so not to mess with future generations.

What you need to know about CRISPR

 

 
Did you know? Mature red cells do not contain DNA. The inability to carry out protein synthesis due to lack of DNA means that no virus can evolve to target mammalian red blood cells.

   
   

 

 

 

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