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The Emperor penguin (scientific name: Aptenodytes forsteri G. R. Gray, 1844) is one of seventeen species of flightless birds in the family of penguins, and with the King penguin...
Respiration is the gas exchange effected by living organisms for the purpose of sustaining vital metabolic processes. In the case of most animals, oxygen is taken into the...
A Predictable Change
A new technique can change a
plant's characteristics to make biofuels.
A core objective of Oak Ridge National Laboratory's BioEnergy...
The Arkansas River, the sixth largest in the United States, rises in the Collegiate Peaks of Colorado and discharges to the Mississippi River.
The river course is commonly...
Wind turbine bird mortality is a by-product of large scale wind farms, which are increasingly promoted as an alternative to fossil fuel derived energy production. To adequately...
The heat of combustion (ΔH c0) is the energy released as heat when a substance undergoes complete combustion with oxygen. The chemical reaction for combustion is...
A herbivore is an animal that obtains its energy and nutrients by feeding on plants. Different types of herbivores eat different plant parts. For example, folivores...
This Review article, written by Luisa V. Giles, Prabjit Barn, Nino Künzli, Isabelle Romieu, Murray A. Mittleman, Stephan van Eeden, Ryan Allen, Chris Carlsten, Dave Stieb,...
Biological diversity in Madagascar and the Indian Ocean Islands can be defined as the biodiversity on a series of islands scattered in the western Indian Ocean off the...
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