There are many drugs which come from plants for example heroin, morphine and codeine are all processed from Opium Poppy. Cocaine is derived from Coca Leaves, and Aspirin comes from Willow Bark. Drugs have to be tested to make sure they are safe to ensure it doesn’t harm the human, and they have to make […]

An antibody is a blood protein created to fight against any pathogens which have entered your body. A pathogen can be a bacteria, fungi and a virus, as a result they can cause a disease or an infection. After two vaccine doses most adults will develop protective antibodies against the Chicken-Pox virus, the vaccination is […]

Glance into a food bank over the festive season and the idea of hope seems to be far away. Sorrow, yes. Embarrassment, definitely. Or injustice that is so common in our ‘fair’ country. After speaking to the people at the food bank it helped me realise that these people suffering are like you and me. […]

Cohesion holds hydrogen bonds together to create tension on water. Because water is attracted to other molecules, adhesive forces pull the liquid to other molecules. Evaporation is the process of liquid changing to a gas as a result of heat. Xylem is a transport tissue which transports water and solutes from the roots to the […]

Muhsin Ahmed and Andre Briones Microscopes are useful in studying cell biology because it can magnify into an object that is underneath the scope and show its cells. The cell can then  be examined by scientists and therefore it builds understandings of cells. The reason whit is i really helpful is because they can zoom in up to 1000 times  bigger than […]

A lichen is not a single organism; it is a stable symbiotic association between a fungus and algae and/or cyanobacteria. Lichens can be used as to tell us if there is a high amount of air pollution in and around the area, including all the sulfur dioxide concentration in the atmosphere, as Lichen are sensitive to […]