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1-Take Video: Lactase Persistence

By Cordelia (Cricket) Dotson, V Form

Editor’s Note: The students were charged with designing an experiment to determine if five individuals were or were not lactose tolerant. 85 more words

Experiential Learning

What Your Farts Are Telling You About Your Health — Dec. 06, 2016

Bodily functions can be less than appealing most of the time, causing the discussion of them to be taboo, or at least embarrassing for many. But discussing them can lead to a lot of deeper knowledge about your own body, so that you can better understand your health, which is something that’s most certainly not…

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Living with Celiac Disease and IBS

Celiac is a “serious genetic autoimmune disorder where the ingestion of gluten leads to damage of the small intestine”. Gluten is a protein that is found in wheat, barley, and rye. 659 more words

Bacteria and Yoghurt: A* understanding for IGCSE Biology 5.7

Biology is a great subject to teach:  you get to introduce young minds to the wonders of the natural world, to show them how evolution has been able to take an ancient planet with a few self-replicating molecules in some deep sea vent and end up today with perhaps 100 million different species all occupying unique niches in an ever changing ecosystem.  188 more words

IGCSE Biology Posts

Worst week ever? the lactose intolerance disaster

Last sunday, I accidentally met an old friend after watched Yu gi oh darkside dimension. We ate at Sushi-Tei, and went to for a coffee afterward. 352 more words


Debunking the “myth”: Milk is a deadly toxic substance.

The Dairy Education Board claimed, “Milk is a deadly poison.” The Web site: “notmilk.com” has purported dozens of articles about the evils of this favourite beverage. 489 more words


Are you risky?

Tell me something that you do that is risk taking?
Sometimes … I eat a whole pint of Ben & Jerry’s ice cream even though I am lactose intolerant.