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.

The Interest of Insects

Humans and insects have more in common than you might think. We share a broad range of similarities, covering everything from muscle and nerve structures to the ways our cells communicate.

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.

Mixed cell types

How Many Types of Cells Are in the Human Body?
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Mixed cell types

How Many Types of Cells Are in the Human Body?
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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.