Biology Thought Of The Day: The T-Word

How many times on that 3rd or 4th Thursday of November, the loosened belt and a cozy spot on the couch turns into an afternoon of catching z’s instead of catching the football game.  Inevitably, you’ll hear the term “turkey tryptophan” as the culprit. Amino acids are essential building blocks in the human body.  In […]

Biology Thought Of The Day: Nature’s Dice

Australia is home to some of the more unique animal and plant species in the world. Some of those species are known fairly well for not being overly agreeable with humans.  From crocodiles, spiders, snakes, nettles, to wombats; Australia has plenty of things that can get you.  Wombat you ask? The average wombat can weigh […]

Biology Thought Of The Day: Around Here Somewhere…

DIY:  Finding Your Body TOOLS: None PROCEDURE: Close Your Eyes Stand On One Leg Try The Following: Touch your index finger to your: Earlobe Nose Elbow With your elbows bent, touch your two index fingers together. WHAT’S UP? The experiment that you just tried is a lesson in proprioception, coming from the Latin meaning one’s […]