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Extinct Animals of the Rainforest

The rain forest is rich with life. Despite being such a great home for so many, each year more and more rain forest animals have become either endangered or extinct. The declining population of many species will continue to decline since the rainforest’s trees continue to be destroyed every day. As natural habitats become depleted, […]

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Protein Functions in the Human Body and in Our Cells

Proteins are vital components of our bodies. They form part of the body’s structure and perform many essential functions. They enable us to move, distribute oxygen around the body, clot blood when we’re wounded, fight infections, transport substances into and out of cells, control chemical reactions, and transmit messages from one part of the body […]

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Ernest Rutherford: Father of Nuclear Physics

The rugged South Island of New Zealand, known for its mountains, glaciers, and lakes, was truly frontier country during the mid-1800’s. Bold settlers from Europe were attempting to tame the land and survive half a world away from their homelands. Ernest Rutherford, who would go on to be the favorite son of this island nation, […]

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Endangered Animals in the Rainforest

Destruction of our environment is the biggest contribution that we make to the extinction of many species in the forest. It is estimated that approximately half the number of the world’s animals live in the rainforests. Due to the rapid disappearance of rainforests many animals living in them are now endangered. Every plant and animal […]

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Elizabeth Kolbert’s “The Sixth Extinction”: A Summary Review

Elizabeth Kolbert presents a rare blend of erudition, eloquence and down-to-earth observation and investigation. Her ‘breakthrough’ book was 2006’s Field Notes From A Catastrophe, and The Sixth Extinction has only enhanced her reputation further. She is a staff writer for The New Yorker, and a professor at Williams College, and has won several awards and […]

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Different Types of Stars in the Universe

Stars are enormous spheres of ignited gas that light the cosmos, and seed it with the materials for rocky worlds and living beings. They come in many different types and sizes, from smouldering white dwarfs to blazing red giants. Stars are often classified according to spectral type. Although they emit all colors of light, spectral […]

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Daffodils: Beautiful Flowers and a Symbol of Hope

Spring always seems like a magical time of year to me. New plant life pushes its way out of the ground, buds open, and fresh colour decorates the landscape. Birds and other animals appear very soon after the plants emerge. Courtship and reproduction follow in a glorious burst of activity. Daffodils are a beautiful symbol […]

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Cooling of Transformers

The Transformer is a device used to convert the energy at one voltage level to the energy at another voltage level. During this conversion process, losses occur in the windings and the core of the transformer. These losses appear as heat. The transformer’s output power is less than its input power. The difference is the […]

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