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My home in Western Uganda lies on the foothills of the Rwenzori Mountains. Surrounded by rolling hills of tea plantations so verdant that it mocks any preconceived notions of Africa, is the community of Kyakatara. 473 more words

Peace Corps

Why do men exist?

From IFLScience:

The existence of men has long puzzled scientists. Sexual reproduction is inefficient and costly, yet the majority of multicellular species opt for this method to keep their genes going. 181 more words


Day 87 - Exit Slip

Science 9 – Trying hard not to get mired in smaller details of reproduction, students did some practice with small concept maps of sexual reproduction and slide show overview of asexual vs sexual reproduction. 21 more words

Science 9

Meiosis in Action!!! - Expanding the Gene Pool, One Cell at a Time

My classmate and friend, Monica Kastilani worked with me to create this project on meiosis, one of the most essential processes of cell division. Meiosis is not only important for sexual reproduction, but it also increases genetic diversity among sexually reproductive organisms to reduce mutations as well as help organisms to survive.  284 more words


Why Does Gender Exist in Nature?

The origins of gender can be traced back to the very driving force of life – the struggle to survive.

Life forms, succinctly defined, are complex chemical machines assembled from raw materials in their environment according to a set of instructions called DNA.   852 more words


Speculation Unlimited Part II: The Creation of Life

While my ideas about the nature of matter are a little bit out there, my ideas about the early stages of life vary little from the established view and as a result my speculation isn’t particularly groundbreaking or controversial.  1,867 more words

Science And Philosphy