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31 Mitosis is composed of four main phases: prophase, metaphase, anaphase, and telephase. Science > Biology 01/15/09
32 Before mitosis occurs, a cell will go through interphase, which is how the cell will spend the majority of its time. Science > Biology 01/15/09
33 Cytoplasm is the jelly-like fluid between the nucleus and the cell membrane; it is mostly made of water. Science > Biology 12/27/08
34 The largest living organism in U.S.A. is the Quaking Aspen in Utah. Science > Biology 12/08/08
35 The sponge is the least complex multicellular organism. Science > Biology 11/18/08
36 There are eight main biological classifications of organisms: domain, kingdom, phylum, class, order, family, genus, and species. Science > Biology 10/07/08
37 One pound (454 grams) of body fat is equal to about 3,500 Calories. Science > Biology 09/30/08
38 One gram of fat provides about nine Calories of energy. Science > Biology 09/26/08
39 One gram of protein provides about four Calories of energy. Science > Biology 09/24/08
40 One gram of carbohydrates provides about four Calories of energy. Science > Biology 09/23/08
41 One danger of diving, commonly called "the bends", can occur by ascending too fast. Science > Biology 09/16/08
42 Decompression sickness, or "the bends", can result when previously dissolved nitrogen forms gas bubbles within the body. Science > Biology 09/16/08
43 The human adult body contains 206 bones. Science > Biology 08/05/08
44 If an organism is heterozygous for a trait, they have both the dominant and recessive alleles. Science > Biology 07/07/08
45 The only living tissue in the human body that contains no blood vessels is the transparent cornea of the eye. Science > Biology 06/25/08

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