Category: Science

Azoemia: Symptoms, Causes, Forms, Consequences

The azotemia is a condition characterized by the presence of nitrogen compounds in the blood. It is a term that results from the fusion of the Greek words “azote” (lifeless), used to designate nitrogen, and “haima”, which refers to blood. It should be noted that the nitrogen referred to is not the one that can

Anthropogenic Pollution: Sources, Types, Consequences, Prevention

The anthropogenic pollution is the introduction by humans in the environment of pollutants altering its quality causing a negative effect. This introduction of pollutants is a consequence of activities or processes triggered by humans. In most cases, anthropogenic pollution reaches a great impact due to its frequency and magnitude. This makes the natural remedial mechanisms

Why Does Ice Float On Water?

The ice floats in the water  because of its density. Ice is the solid state of water. This state has well-defined structure, shape and volumes. Normally the density of a solid is greater than that of a liquid, but the opposite is the case for water. At normal pressure conditions (one atmosphere ), ice begins

Water Bulgarians: What They Are For And Contraindications

Water Bulgarians are a symbiotic culture of probiotic bacteria and yeast in sugar water. These are forming translucent and gelatinous grains as they grow. Among the bacteria present, the genera Lactobacillus, Lactococcus, Streptococcus spp, Acetobacter and Leuconostoc stand out. Yeasts such as Saccharomyces, Kluyveromyces, Torula and possibly others also stand out. These crops are found

6 Advantages Of Colombia’s Geographical Position

The advantages of Colombia’s geographic position are related to its geographic position for climate or trade. The Republic of Colombia is a transcontinental country located predominantly in the northwestern region of the South American continent with some territories corresponding to North America. This country is limited to the northwest by Panama, to the east by Venezuela

Adaptive Radiation: Process, Types And Examples

The adaptive radiation is a phenomenon involving the evolutionary diversification of a set of species that leads to the appearance, for “fast” adaptation to different ecological niches, new forms from the same ancestral species. The concept of adaptive radiation was proposed by Charles Darwin, a 19th century English naturalist, after a trip he undertook to