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Biology Bits

Biology Bits stories are a great way for you to explore biology a little bit at a time. We’ve broken down information into very tiny—bite-sized pieces perfect for learning.

Body Defense & Repair

Ouch! You just got a paper cut on your finger. Germs on that paper are preparing to invade your body. For your immune system, this means war. Image from Bact via Wikimedia Commons.

Bird Finder Tool

Test drive our Bird Finder tool based on our virtual bird aviary of the southwest. A great way to learn about birds in your own backyard. Image of Northern Cardinal above by Robert Shantz.

Is a butterfly's brain the same as the one it had when it was a caterpillar?
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Is a butterfly's brain the same as the one it had when it was a caterpillar?
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Be part of Ask A Biologist

by volunteering, or simply sending us feedback on the site. Scientists, teachers, writers, illustrators, and translators are all important to the program. If you are interested in helping with the website we have a Volunteer page to get the process started.