Blog explores exceptions to rules of biology

“As Many Exceptions As Rules” is a free online resource in which exceptions to natural and biological rules and stories of adaptation and diversity are used to illustrate and reinforce the core concepts of biology. Posted weekly by Mark Lasbury of the Indiana University School of Medicine and the IUPUI School of Education, each story includes pertinent vocabulary with etymology, [...]

By |2015-02-11T16:08:57-05:00February 12, 2015|

Biology blog highlights rule-breakers

Why do koalas have fingerprints that are indistinguishable from those of humans? How is the fungus gnat the weirdest animal when it comes to sperm? How is it that bacteria can stampede like buffalo or build cities like termites? What type of movement in prokaryotes is like a snot-powered rocket? These are some of the recent questions writer-educator Mark Lasbury [...]

By |2014-10-14T21:44:46-04:00October 16, 2014|
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