School of Life Sciences | Ask A Biologist

Sooty Selection

Discuss ideas of natural selection, play a selection-based game, and take a trip through time to see how scientists of the past figured out just how a trait is passed from a parent to its offspring.

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.

Lizard

If birds evolved from dinosaurs, would that make them reptiles too?
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Lizard

If birds evolved from dinosaurs, would that make them reptiles too?
Answer >>

See More Top Questions

Share to Google Classroom

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.