School of Life Sciences | Ask A Biologist

Breeding Birds and Beyond

You’ve probably noticed that days are longer during summer than winter. Learn how Pierre Deviche's love for the outdoors led him to doing field research on the timing of breeding in birds.

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.

Games and Simulations

Sometimes the best way to learn biology is by playing a game or using a simulation. Here you will find our current collection of fun biology games. We hope you enjoy them.

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?
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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.