Ask A Biologist began in 1997 in the School of Life Sciences as a biology learning resource tool for students, teachers, parents, and life-long learners.

Many science teachers tell jokes in the classroom, but should they? Scientists found that overall, students like it when their science teachers tell jokes, but girls and boys react differently to certain types of jokes.

Orchid bees come in an amazing array of shapes and colors. You could call them the jewels of the bee kingdom.
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Some organisms, like this fungus, are able to glow, as if they were from an alien planet. But until recently, plants couldn't glow. Learn how scientists have found a way to make plants glow here on Earth.

Many things change during the seasons, including the temperature and the amount of rain that falls. Plants and animals also change with the seasons.
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