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The menopause: dreaded, derided and seldom discussed

What if the menopause was something we thought positively about or were able to discuss openly without fear of derision?

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Care

Pollination and Germination

Asexual Reproduction in Plants

This is simple. A sexual reproduction means to reproduce the same species of organism without the involvement of any gamete cell. Also there is only a single parent involved in this process. 687 more words

Science

The Castration Anxiety Received in Sibling Relationships

By Karen Barna

Nothing is more painful than to suffer the hatred of an envious and jealous sibling. Sitting at my dining room table I can still recall the painful expression that came across my twin sister’s face during a dinner conversation in which she exclaimed, … 1,570 more words

We're not sure how birds or bees fit into the story

Buster has developed quite a curiosity these days. Formerly, the pinnacle of his curiosity was wanting to know where I had hidden the Tootsie Rolls. Now, he has blossomed into a regular preschool philosopher, wondering things like: “How do clouds get up in the sky?” 431 more words

Humor

Paradox of Sex

There are lots of discussions about the maintenance of sex. Seeing many species get along perfectly well without males, why is sex still important? Unless something stops them, asexual species can grow exponentially – one, two, four, eight, sixteen …They can produce clones of themselves and some of them can have over 1 million descendants after only a few days. 174 more words

Evolution

PANDA PORN

What I do to keep you all up to date with what is going on in China beggars belief.

Recently I read -in the Chinese press –  about the latest initiative in the battle to get panda’s to procreate.  185 more words

Meiosis and Stuff!

1. How does meiosis differ from mitosis? What is the ploidy number of the products in both processes?

Mitosis is a process of asexual reproduction in which the cell divides in two producing a replica, with an equal number of chromosomes in each resulting diploid cell. 665 more words