Ant Acid. The acid produced by ants is called formic acid

Ant Acid. The acid produced by ants is called formic acid. … The most common species of black ant in the United States is the black carpenter ant, which delivers a small amount of formic acid through its jaws as it bites. Formic acid is also found in stinging nettles and the bites and stings of other insects.  More...

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By gktoday On Sunday, January 17th, 2016

The pyramids of a biomass representation

Biomass is the amount of living material in an organism. The pyramids of biomass represent the relationship between different trophic levels in terms of biomass. In grassland and forest ecosystems, there is generally More...

By gktoday On Sunday, September 6th, 2015

Titan arum is the giant flower, said to be one of the world’s oldest and largest species.

Titan arum is a giant flower, said to be one of the world’s oldest and largest species. In July 2015 it bloomed at a Tokyo park for the first time in five years. The 2-metre-high Titan arum rarely flowers and More...

By gktoday On Thursday, April 14th, 2011
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Biology Quiz-10 Facts about Human body

about the parts of  human body. 1. The gland which is in the shape of a pistol is: Pancreas 2. Calcium requirement for the adult humans: 1200 mg daily 3. The test used to know the color blindness is: Ishihara 4. More...

By gktoday On Saturday, March 5th, 2011
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What is a Phobia-Different Types of Phobias

Phobia is  an anxiety disorder characterized by extreme and irrational fear of simple things or social situations; “phobic disorder is a general term for all phobias” Phobia Description Acrophobia, More...

By gktoday On Wednesday, February 9th, 2011

Blood Groups, Blood Typing and Blood Transfusions

The discovery of blood groups Experiments with blood transfusions, the transfer of blood or blood components into a person’s blood stream, have been carried out More...

By gktoday On Wednesday, January 12th, 2011

Genetically Modified Foods or GM Foods

Genetically modified (GM) foods are foods derived from genetically modified organisms. Genetically modified organisms have had specific changes introduced into their DNA by genetic engineering techniques. These More...

By gktoday On Thursday, December 30th, 2010

Biology Quiz-Biological Terms,Diseases,facts etc

* Bones mainly made up of – Calcium and Phosphorous * Activity of Brain is recorded by – EEG * Cotton fibres are made of – Cellulose * Cow’s milk is a rich source of – Vitamin A * Deficiency More...

By gktoday On Wednesday, July 21st, 2010
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What is Phycology

Phycology (or algology), a part of botany, is the study of algae. Algae are important as plants in aquatic ecosystems. Most algae are eukaryotic, photosynthetic organisms that live in a wet environment. They More...

By gktoday On Wednesday, July 21st, 2010

What is Malacology?

Malacology is the study of mollusks. These animals include snails, slugs, clams, mussels, octopus, squid, and many other kinds of animals without backbones that are often found in the sea, but sometimes in lakes More...