Mechanisms of Speciation

Mechanisms of Speciation

What is speciation? Well, speciation is the formation of a new, distinct species through the process of evolution. There are three causes for speciation. The …

 

Antibiotic Resistance

Antibiotic Resistance

Antibiotic resistance is when an antibiotic loses its ability to effectively regulate or kill bacteria. This means that the bacteria will continue to multiply. Antibiotic …

 

Ecosystem Restoration

Ecosystem Restoration

On our last day in Fiji, we were granted with the opportunity to replant coral reef. Then, visited the Votua Village where we received a …

 

Lactase Evolution

Lactase Evolution

Lactose intolerance is the inability to break down lactose (a sugar found in milk and dairy products) in digestion because the body hasn’t produced enough …

 

Koroniva Research Station

Koroniva Research Station

While visiting the Koroniva Research Station today, I learned about many different species of bugs and plants. One bug that interested me in specific was …

 

Prokaryotes in Fiji

Prokaryotes in Fiji

Prokaryotes are a group of organisms that do not obtain a membrane-bound nucleus. Cells that do obtain a nucleus are called eukaryotes. Eukaryotic cells have …

 

Plant Study

Plant Study

The Tavola tree, also known as the Beach Almond tree (English name) and/or the Terminalia Catappa grows near and on the beaches as well as …

 

Dolphin vs. Human

Dolphin vs. Human

Fiji is home to the many hundreds of thousands of dolphins around the world. These marine mammals are in fact very similar to humans ourselves. …

 

Monocot or Dicot?

Monocot or Dicot?

  This plant is a Hibiscus. Also known as Hibiscus rosa-sinesis, which is it’s scientific name. This plant’s seed structure consists of two seed leaves, and …

 
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