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Doctor measuring the waistline of a woman. Image credit: New Africa/Shutterstock.com

8 Ways Obesity Can Kill You

Here are eight medical conditions and diseases that you are more likely to get if you are obese.

May 30, 2020 05:00

A postage stamp printed in West Germany showing an image of Gregor Mendel, circa 1984. Image credit: catwalker / Shutterstock.com

What Did Gregor Mendel Do With Pea Plants?

Mendel managed to track how the parental genes get separated and how it influences the offspring. This led him to recognize the pattern of dominant and recessive traits.

May 29, 2020 09:46

All living things share some similar characteristics. These characteristics may not appear in the same shape or form in every living thing, but they are always present.

7 Main Characteristics Of Living Things

All living things share some similar characteristics. These characteristics may not appear in the same shape or form in every living thing, but they are always present.

May 27, 2020 08:45

Domestication syndrome is a term that describes the permanent changes that appear in plants and animals as a result of domestication.

What Is The Domestication Syndrome?

Domestication syndrome is a term that describes the permanent changes that appear in plants and animals as a result of domestication.

May 22, 2020 11:02

Mercury thermometers are now being replaced by digital thermometers. Photo by Matteo Fusco on Unsplash

Why Is Mercury Used In Thermometers?

Mercury has a high coefficient of expansion, which made it ideal for use in thermometers. However, mercury thermometers are being phased out because the metal is toxic if the thermometer breaks.

May 21, 2020 04:14

Water is one of the most important sources of life for us, and not only is it healthy, but it is also a unique substance with some interesting properties.

5 Unique Properties Of Water

Water is one of the most important sources of life for us, and not only is it healthy, but it is also a unique substance with some interesting properties.

May 11, 2020 11:15

Antioxidants neutralize free radicals and have beneficial health effects.

What Are Antioxidants?

Free radicals do not have to remain “free” in your body, however. The solution lies in antioxidants. 

May 6, 2020 03:06

There is in fact a yellow fever vaccine available.

Everything You Need To Know About Yellow Fever

Fortunately, a lot of people have found that Yellow Fever causes little to no symptoms for most cases, and the virus tends to be found mainly in Africa and South America.

May 5, 2020 17:23

In other words, tinnitus is a symptom of an underlying health condition and is not a disease in itself.

What Causes Tinnitus (Ringing In Your Ears)?

Various things can cause Tinnitus such as hearing loss, a brain or head trauma, pressure in the ears caused by the common cold or flu, and even a build-up of ear wax.

May 5, 2020 17:07

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