Meningitis VS Encephalitis: Symptoms and Treatment

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Both meningitis and encephalitis are life-threatening brain disorders. Mening tissue that forms around the brain and spinal cord is called meninges. The terms encephalitis and meningitis are often used interchangeably by people without a medical background. However, there is a key difference between the two health conditions. The distinction is important and can have major … Read more

Cockatoo Dwarf Cichlid: Apistogramma cacatuoides

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Cockatoo cichlid (Apistogramma cacatuoides) is a popular aquarium fish which is also known as the Cockatoo dwarf cichlid, Cockatoo dwarf, or Cockatoo Apisto. The Cockatoo Dwarf Cichlid is named after its beautiful coloration, being similar to Cockatoos. It is a freshwater fish from South America, where it is found in the Amazon basin, Rio Negro, … Read more

Black Phantom Tetra

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The black phantom tetra is a tropical fish which is also known as the big-eyed black phantom or just phantom tetra. It is a small freshwater fish that belongs to the family Characidae under order Characiformes. It is native to South America, where it occurs in the Paraguay-Paraná River basin. Systematic Position Phylum: ChordataSubphylum: VertebrataClass: … Read more

Glycolipid: Types and Functions

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The term “glycolipid” defines the combined lipids of the glycerol moiety and these fatty acid chains. Glycolipids occur in nature in combination with proteins, forming larger structures known as glycosomes. Glycolipid is an amphiphilic molecule that shows promise for fighting cancer. It looks like a small soap-bubble; surfactant-based, it dissolves in water (hydrophilic), and within … Read more

Aquatic Adaptations of Mammals

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There are many animals that have adapted to living in water, but mammals have evolved a range of traits that give them a competitive advantage in the water. The aquatic adaptations of mammals are more diverse than the adaptations of any other group of animals. Mammals can be found in all kinds of water bodies, … Read more

Best Retinoscopes: Review and Buying Guide

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Retina transmits light down the optical nerve so you can see clearly in both bright and dim lighting conditions. The main function of the retina is to transform the rays of light (which strike the eye) into electrical impulses that travel through the optic nerve to your brain. This process allows you to see clearly … Read more