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The Benefits of Aloe Vera Gel

Many people wonder the medical advantages and benefits of using Aloe Vera Gel. This article should help in informing of you of just that! Where does Aloe Vera Come From? Aloe vera is a plant species that is speculated to originate in the¬†Mediterranean area of Africa. This plant is also known as the ‘harmonious remedy’ by the Chinese people, the …

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Tobacco vs. Marijuana

Both Tobacco and Marijuana are almost if not are used on the same level of consumption. For known reasons with legality issues of marijuana, not all statistics have been reported. This article is here to show the differences between these 2 substances, and hopefully, provide information on which is safer for use and consumption. References for Tobacco: http://apocalypsecometh.com, http://www.nytimes.com, http://www.businessinsider.com, …

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Majestic Wonders of Earth

We’ve all heard of the 8 wonders of the world, but what about the majestic wonders that haven’t made it to the list. This article is here to shed a little light on the places that deserve just as much amount of attention. Crystal Cave The Crystal Cave was made as a result of its glacier meeting the Icelandic coastline. …

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Blood Types Simplified

Understanding the Basics of Blood Types Simply put, a blood type can be defined as a red blood cell that contains a specific surface antigen (surface marker).     Differences in human blood are due to the presence or absence of certain protein molecules called antigens and antibodies. The antigens are located on the surface of the red blood cells …

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Codominance Simplified

¬†Understanding the Basics Of Codominance   Human red blood cells have structures on their plasma membrane known as surface antigens, which are constructed from several sugar molecules that are connected to form a carbohydrate tree. Antigens are substances that are recognized as foreign by antibodies produced by the immune system. Three types of surface antigens, known as A, B, and …

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What are the Structures of DNA Simplified

Understanding the Basics of the DNA Structure DNA is a very large macromolecule composed of smaller building blocks. We can consider the structural features of DNA at different levels of complexity. Nucleotides are the building blocks of DNA (and RNA) A strand of DNA (or RNA) is formed by the covalent linkage of nucleotides in a linear manner. Two strands …

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What is a Punnett Square Simplified

Understanding the Basics of a Punnett Square A common way to predict the outcome of simple genetic crosses is to make a Punnett Square, a method originally proposed by the British geneticist Reginald Punnett. To construct a Punnett square, you must know the genotypes of the parents. What follows is a step-by-step description of the Punnett square approach using a …

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What are Bacteria Simplified

Prokaryotes, which include bacteria and archaea, are usually unicellular organisms that lack cell nuclei.

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