Maud Menten

Maud Leonora Menten was a German-born biochemist who discovered the Michaelis-Menten equation, which is one of the best-known equations of enzyme … [Read more...]

Jellyfish in B.C.

With spring finally showing itself, the promise of eventual summer hums through the air. I can't help but look forward to the next break so soon after … [Read more...]

Three Things You Can Thank Water For

Water is great, so I’m going to write an blog post about it. There are six main roles water plays in the human body, and today I’m going to cover the … [Read more...]

How Much Sleep Do You Really Need?

I usually feel sleepy when I go to school even though I have around 8 hours of sleep each night. I have friends who sleep around 6 hours each day and … [Read more...]

Mendelian Genetics

In biology class, we've just begun our genetics unit, and so far it has been very interesting. What I have enjoyed most so far are genes. We've begun … [Read more...]

Obsessive Compulsive Disorder

Rachel via Flickr Obsessive compulsive disorder (OCD) does not mean perfectionism or organization. Many people tend to use the abbreviation as a … [Read more...]

Why are They Leaving?

Since a very young age, I have been fascinated by animal migration as some of the most amazing performance of endurance are displayed. In this blog … [Read more...]

Let’s Talk Parrots

Parrots are one of my favourite animals, they're intelligent, beautiful and can be faithful companions. I remember once when I was about 10, someone … [Read more...]

Love is in the Air

Tuesday was Valentine’s Day and Love was in the air. There are three stages of falling in love with different hormones involved at each stage. In … [Read more...]

On sticklebacks, snakes, and newts

Before we go into the details of what a fish, reptile, and amphibian are all excellent examples of, lets explain why it happens. Evolution is the … [Read more...]