H.A. 101: Epithelial Tissue

Introduction The foundation of Human life can be categorized into numerous groups, each larger than the last. First, we identify atoms that make molecules. Things such as Oxygen, Carbon, and Nitrogen are critical atoms that create the foundation of molecules. Molecules are combinations of atoms that result in the creation and foundation of cells, theContinue reading “H.A. 101: Epithelial Tissue”

Shoebill: The Death Bird

The Shoebill is one of the scariest and largest birds you can find on the entire globe. Standing at about five feet on average and a wingspan of about eight feet, these stork-like birds can be found in the tropics of East Africa. Named for its enormous shoe-shaped bill, the Shoebill is usually grey inContinue reading “Shoebill: The Death Bird”

Tay-Sachs disease

Tay Sachs Disease is a rare genetic disease in which the absence of a key protein results in the build-up of fatty substances. These fatty substances called gangliosides will become toxic in the body ultimately resulting in death around five years of age. This disease is not curable due to it being a result ofContinue reading “Tay-Sachs disease”