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Earth's magnetic poles are constantly shifting: they completely reverse their positions about every 200,000 years. This causes...

It is estimated that the Earth’s north and south magnetic poles slowly move and that they completely reverse their positions every 200,000 years or …

Earth Science

An elephant's closest living relatives are manatees and hyraxes. Though elephants can weigh over 1,000 times more than their...

Elephants are most closely related to manatees (also known as sea cows) and hyraxes (small, weasel-like land animals). Though these three animals are …

Marine Mammals

It is possible to patent human genes: in fact, companies do so regularly. The reason for companies to patent genes is so that...

Discuss this Article<p><b>anon334203</b> <br>Post 5<p>Research Monsanto Corporation and gene patents. I hate it too, but this has been going on for a long</b> …

Genetics

Most vertebrates have red blood cells, but there is at least one known exception: the antarctic icefish, which survives by...

<b>anon331320</b> <br>Post 1<p>God is beyond amazing. Though most vertebrates do have red blood cells, there is one known exception: the antarctic icefish. It's …

Zoology

Mushrooms are fungi, which means that they're actually genetically closer to animals than they are to plants. Like animals, fungi...

Mushrooms are fungi, which are actually genetically closer to animals than they are to plants. Scientists use a genealogical path known as the Tree …

Biology