Organism
In biology, an organism is any contiguous living system, such as a vertebrate, insect, plant or bacterium. Although more than 99 percent of all species of organisms that ever lived on the planet are e...
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Sometimes we close our eyes to wait for the worst But then what could destroy us turns into grace and kindness. So, the relief...
Becoming: From zygote to tadpole, in six stunning minutes
Watch a single cell become a complete organism in six pulsing minutes of timelapse Native to central and southern Europe, the amphibious alpine newt breeds in shallow water, where its larvae are born...
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How to get great photographs of wildlife when the subjects are in the forest, hidden by lush foliage and bathed in diffused light? Nature photographer Robert Wallace shares his secrets for getting s...
The Animals That Can Freeze and Come Back to Life
These cold blooded creatures have an uncanny ability to survive the bitter cold.
Mysterious 'Fairy Lantern' Plant Reappears After 151 Years
This bizarre subterranean plant lives off of mushrooms instead of the sun, and was rediscovered after 151 years.
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How Does a Plant's Immune System Work?
How Does a Plant's Immune System Work?
How Big Genitals Can Lead to Extinction, According to Science
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We can't be the only people who had to watch this more than once... this octopus finds a tiny vent in the side of a fishing boat and squeezes his entire body, legs and all, through. It’s seriously...
Evolution
The evolutionary history of life on Earth traces the processes by which living and fossil organisms have evolved since life on the planet first originated until the present day. Earth formed about 4.5...
Phylogenetic tree
A speculatively rooted tree for rRNA genes, showing major branches Bacteria, Archaea, and EucaryotaA phylogenetic tree or evolutionary tree is a branching diagram or "tree" showing the inferred evol...
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Prehistoric life
The evolutionary history of life on Earth traces the processes by which living and fossil organisms have evolved since life on the planet first originated until the present day. Earth formed about 4.5...
Prehistoric life - Wikipedia
Archaea
The Archaea (/ɑrˈkiːə/ or /ɑrˈkeɪə/; singular archaeon) constitute a domain or kingdom of single-celled microorganisms. These microbes are prokaryotes, meaning that they have no cell nucleus or any ot...
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Bacteria
Bacteria (/bækˈtɪəriə/; singular: bacterium) constitute a large domain of prokaryotic microorganisms. Typically a few micrometres in length, bacteria have a number of shapes, ranging from spheres to r...
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Prokaryote
3D animation of a prokaryotic cell that shows all the elements that compose it.A prokaryote is a single-celled organism that lacks a membrane-bound nucleus (karyon), mitochondria, or any other membr...
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Eukaryote
A eukaryote (/juːˈkæri.oʊt/ yoo-KARR-ee-oht) is any organism whose cells contain a nucleus and other organelles enclosed within membranes.Eukaryotes belong to the taxon Eukarya or Eukaryota. The defin...
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Microorganism
A microorganism (from the Greek: μικρός, mikros, "small" and ὀργανισμός, organismós, "organism") is a microscopic living organism, which may be single celled or multicellular. The study of microor...
Virus
A virus is a small infectious agent that replicates only inside the living cells of other organisms. Viruses can infect all types of life forms, from animals and plants to microorganisms, including ba...
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Animals
Animals are multicellular, eukaryotic organisms of the kingdom Animalia (also called Metazoa). Their body plan eventually becomes fixed as they develop, although some undergo a process of metamorphos...
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Plant
Plants, also called green plants (Viridiplantae in Latin), are multicellular eukaryotes of the kingdom Plantae. They form a clade that includes the flowering plants, conifers and other gymnosperms, fe...
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Parasites
Parasitism is a non-mutual symbiotic relationship between species, where one species, the parasite, benefits at the expense of the other, the host. Traditionally parasite referred primarily to organis...
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Living fossil
A living fossil is a living species (or clade) of organism that appears to be similar to a species otherwise known only from fossils, typically with no close living relatives. Normally the similarity...
Living fossil - Wikipedia