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See-through Brains

From Nature Videos

Scientists have come up with a way to make whole brains transparent, so they can be labelled with molecular markers and imaged using a light microscope. 43 more words


Spiciness can be measured, food chemistry

In a previous post I mentioned how cooking is chemistry and there are specialized fields of food chemistry. Something neat to learn is that scales for analyzing the spiciness of food and how intensely it will interact with your tongue have actually been developed. 92 more words


What I have been up to lately

I have been a bit neglectful of my blog of late and I feel I owe my readers (who are not Facebook friends, and thus know already), an explanation.  613 more words


Questions 10-14, 20-23 Week 5 Homework

Distinguish between active and passive transport. Give 2 examples of each- plant & animal.

Passive: No ATP required.

Diffusion and Osmosis. Moves from high to low concentration of particles. 864 more words