School of Life Sciences | Ask A Biologist

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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.

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.

Zombie Ants

Do zombies really exist? They do... at least in the world of ants. Learn how some ants are made into zombies and find out what ants can do to avoid being zombified.

Human Iris

How does eye color get passed from parents to children?
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Human Iris

How does eye color get passed from parents to children?
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.