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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.

Seeing DNA

Want to see the tiny instruction set for all living things? Here is an activity that you can do at home or school that will actually let you see DNA.

Body Depot

The Arizona Science Center and Ask A Biologist have joined forces in building Body Depot, a place where you can learn about your amazing body.

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Image shows a brain illustration, with lights in active parts of the brain.

Do I only use 10% of my brain?
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.