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Is Diabetes Hereditary? | #aumsum

Is Diabetes Hereditary? | #aumsum

It’s AumSum Time Is diabetes hereditary? Diabetes, Is that the name of a new donut? No. There are 2 types of diabetes, Type 1 and Type 2. Type 1 diabetes generally appears during adolescence. However, it is not necessarily hereditary. In fact, the genetic features of a person make them more vulnerable to it. Adding …

How Starfish Changed Modern Ecology

How Starfish Changed Modern Ecology

– [Narrator] For Bob, the tide pool is a natural laboratory. There are hunters, and filter feeders, scavengers, and plants giving food and shelter. (gentle orchestral music) And among the mussels, and barnacles, anemones, and snails, a large predator lurks. (water bubbling) Despite appearances, starfish are skilled hunters. Each of their arms carry eye-like sensors. …

Why is Hot water Harmful for Fish? | #aumsum

Why is Hot water Harmful for Fish? | #aumsum

It’s AumSum Time Why is hot water harmful for fish? No. Who does not like a hot water bath? No AumSum. Hot water is harmful for fish. But why? Most fish use oxygen dissolved in water for respiration and metabolism. However, solubility of gases decreases with increase in temperature. Hence, as the water gets warmer, …

UTS Science: Environmental Science (Terrestrial)

UTS Science: Environmental Science (Terrestrial)

My name is Peter Jones, I’m a senior technical officer here at UTS, I’ve been here since 1976 and still loving it. The facility has come together over the last few years by combining a few faculties together, in the last few years we’ve had a number of upgrades to our facilities and buildings, in …

Energy flow in ecosystem

Energy flow in ecosystem

Welcome to MooMooMath and ScienceAll living things need energy. Some biotic factors get their energy from the sun. Others eat other biotic factors As a result energy flows in ecosystems. This flow of energy can be represented with food chains and food webs. For most ecosystems the ultimate energy source is the sun As you …

Can Saltwater Fish Live in Freshwater and Vice Versa

Can Saltwater Fish Live in Freshwater and Vice Versa

Hi guys, how are you doing? Welcome back to Fisholover Fact! Today I’d like to share about question that you might question yourself. Can saltwater fish adapt in freshwater and vice versa.. Generally, the answer for this question is YES and NO. Fish are Osmoregulators, meaning their cells contain different amount of solutes compared to …

Protists and Fungi

Protists and Fungi

Captions on! Click CC to turn off. Over time, we’ve gotten some comments asking about our channel name like…why we picked amoebas and what is an amoeba anyway? Well, it turns out amoebas are easy to draw, and we are sisters so our channel name seemed…practical. Kind of. Now, we don’t really resemble real life …