Air pollution is a major problem in our world. Air pollution is a mixture of solid particles and gases in the air that harm the planet as well as us. The Earth does a pretty good job cleaning a limited amount of pollution out of the atmosphere. Unfortunately, man-made pollutant is too numerous for the … Continue reading Air Pollution, Killing Our Planet
The snake problems in the Everglades have become a big problem in the U.S. Some of the main problems these snakes are they are violent, expanding into other states, and there are no natural predators for the snakes. The Burmese pythons are the main problems in the Everglades. One reason why these pythons are a … Continue reading Snake Problems in the Everglades
Epilepsy is a chronic seizure disorder. It effects 30 million people worldwide and 2 million people in the US. Epilepsy is usually controlled by medication, which is mostly anticonvulsant drugs. However recent studies show that medical marijuana/CBD can help treat epilepsy. On the other hand there are some down sides to using medical marijuana. There … Continue reading Treatments for Epilepsy
The Great Pacific Garbage Patch Have you ever thought about where all of your garbage goes? We all know that most of it goes into the landfills in our local community, but does it all really go there? Do you really know? Imagine a landfill twice the size of some states in the United … Continue reading What Do You Know About The Great Pacific Garbage Patch
Lung Cancer is something that people think that they could never get, but actually it is very common. Lung cancer is the uncontrolled growth of abnormal cells. It either starts off in one or both of the lungs. The abnormal cells divide rapidly and form tumors. As these tumors become larger they reduce the lung’s … Continue reading Lung Cancer: Could You Be at Risk?
Many people wonder why some people are left hand dominant and some are right hand dominant. Even crows have proven to show if they are left beaked or right beaked. It shows because they have preferences on what side they hold the stick they use to poke larvae out of holes. Do all animals have … Continue reading Why are Some People Left-Handed?
When people think of sports injuries, they think of injuries that happen suddenly. In reality, most sports injuries are caused by overuse. Overuse injuries are caused by a build up of stress from repeating one particular motion. After awhile your bones, joints, muscles, and ligaments can’t continue to handle the strain. Ignoring these injuries makes … Continue reading Are You Being Affected by an Overuse Injury?
How old are your parents? What about your grandparents? Scientists and doctors alike know that many diseases and disorders are linked to aging. Examples of these include Alzheimer’s Disease, cardiovascular disease and cognitive decline. Some diseases linked with age have methods of decreasing the risk of being subjected to them. However, until recently, they didn’t … Continue reading Aging with Longevity
What if I told you that there is an invasive species that can harm not only the environment but also us. That species is the lionfish, and it has venomous spines that deter predators and can cause painful injury to humans. It has invaded our coastlines and here are some of the impacts that … Continue reading The Invasion of the Lionfish
Africanized bees (Apis mellifera scutellata) are a species of bee made in Brazil. They were created from a lab experiment that mixed European bees and African bees, and they eventually escaped. They were produced by the Brazilian government, and they were released on the mainland instead of an island. Killer Bees are dangerous and relentless … Continue reading The Big Bad Killer Bees