Not all particles can actually pass through a plasma membrane unaided. This is because of the…Continue Reading
Historical understanding of biological building blocks of living things : Cell Theory
How did the modern cell theory develop? Today we take it for granted that living things…Continue Reading
More theories about the origin of life on Earth, there are a lot and still counting.
How does the cosmozoan theory seek to explain life on Earth? According to this theory, life…Continue Reading
What theories are there about the origin of life on Earth?
There are five main theories of the origin of life on Earth:• special creationism• spontaneous generation•…Continue Reading
Living things have came a long way evolving. but what is Evolution?
When we talk of evolution we usually ‘know what we mean’ but, actually, it can be…Continue Reading
Every cell division occurs at gene level, but how exactly?
Some genes have more than two alleles, and then the pattern of inheritance is a little…Continue Reading
If there is a dominant and recessive trait gene, how do we know which is which?
This, again, requires us to look at offspring resulting from a particular cross. Sometimes information is…Continue Reading
Here is how a child can be so different from its parents
Let’s stick with the gene for earlobes. It has two alleles – free earlobes and attached…Continue Reading
Mendel’s experiment on genetics. cool guy really…
Mendel was very methodical. His starting point was to wonder what would happen if he cross-bred…Continue Reading
Basics of Genetics: what makes every living thing how it is
One of biological molecule is the molecule of inheritance – DNA. Let us see in detail…Continue Reading