Listen & Learn: Podcasts

We’re all busy, right? We have lives, children (two-legged or / and four-legged), spouses, and chores to do. Some of us have more than one career we juggle, too. So how does one make time for everything? NO TIME TO READ? In my busy lifestyle I find it difficult to find time to read. But I have a lot of tasks that I do that keep my hands busy like dishes, yard work, and data […]

Does Summer Mean Sleep Deprivation?

It’s summer time in the U.S.A. and that means fun, right? There’s all kinds of things to do: swimming, sun bathing, gardening, lawn care, picnics, vacations, games, sitting on the porch until the sun goes down, and more. Unfortunately the usual list of things to do continues as well: housework, the wage-earning-job, errands, meals, and all manner of mundane daily duties. So how do we accomplish all of these things? Can we say sleep deprivation? […]

When is a Clone Not a Clone

Bees do it. Lizards and snakes do it. Turkeys and Komodo Dragons can do it. Have babies without daddies, that is. It’s called Parthenogenesis. Parthenogenesis a form of asexual reproduction in which growth of the embryo occurs without fertilization. Growth of the embryo begins due to a change in temperature, a mechanical action, or a chemical action. The term applies only to animals. (Botanical asexual reproduction is called something else.) And since the offspring are […]