Bacteria are single-celled, prokaryotic organisms that come in different shapes. They are microscopic in size and lack membrane-bound organelles as do eukaryotic cells, such as animal cells and plant cells. Bacteria are able to live and thrive in various types of environments including extreme habitats such as hydrothermal vents, hot springs, and in your digestive tract.
Some popular holiday plants can be poisonous or toxic, especially to children and pets. Here's a look at some of the most common poisonous holiday plants along with some reassurance about plants many people think are poisonous that really aren't that dangerous. 01 of 08 Holly - Poisonous The toxic chemical in holly is theobromine, a stimulant that naturally occurs in chocolate, though in lower concentrations.
In 1888, inventor George Eastman invented a game-changing kind of dry, transparent, flexible photographic film that came in a roll. The film was designed for use in Eastman's newly designed, user-friendly Kodak cameras. This innovative camera and film combination opened the pursuit of photography to a whole new breed of photographers, allowing amateurs to ply the craft alongside professionals with amazing and relatively easy to achieve results.
The members of Big Ten Conference can brag about more than athletics. These schools are all members of the Association of American Universities, schools distinguished by their excellence in research and teaching. Each also has a chapter of Phi Beta Kappa. Several of these universities make the lists of top public universities, top business schools, and top engineering schools.
One of our top environmental issues, invasive species get relatively little attention. First, we need to differentiate a few terms. A species referred to as alien or non-native is found outside of its natural geographic range. Exotic means practically the same thing. The alien designation generally implies that humans were instrumental in moving it to its new location.
The New Jersey Plan was a proposal for the structure of the U.S. federal government put forward by William Paterson at the Constitutional Convention in 1787. The proposal was a response to the Virginia Plan, which Paterson believed would put too much power in large states to the disadvantage of smaller states.