How Does Soap Work?

Soap is one of those things that you usually do not think about. You use it constantly and it is everywhere. But, how does this magical liquid, sold around the world, actually clean? It is first important to break down what soap is in its most basic form. Soap is a combination of an acidContinue reading “How Does Soap Work?”

Koi Fish: Culture Meets Biology

The Koi fish is known for being a symbol of strength, courage, and patience. Known for swimming against the current, the Koi fish symbolizes what it takes to overcome obstacles and challenges that are in your path. Koi fish were believed to originate from rice farmers domesticating carp in China during the 4th century. TheContinue reading “Koi Fish: Culture Meets Biology”

Epithelial Cells: What Are They?

On the surface of your entire body, there is a special type of cell that is meant to protect you from mechanical, chemical, and pathological harm. These cells are called epithelial cells and there are many types. The three main shapes that an epithelial cell can be are squamous, cuboidal, and columnar. Squamous cells areContinue reading “Epithelial Cells: What Are They?”