A protein hormone, produced by the pancreas, that controls the level of sugar (glucose) in the blood, and is used in the treatment of diabetes mellitus. The hormone is synthesized in beta cells, which More
The Colosseum or Roman Coliseum, originally the Flavian Amphitheatre (Latin: Amphitheatrum Flavium, Italian Anfiteatro Flavio or Colosseo), is an elliptical amphitheatre in the center of the city of R More
WHAT IS AESTHETICS ?
Aesthetics, which was not used as a term until after the 1750s, has been a matter of thoughtful discussion and disagreement for many centuries. The Greek philosopher Plato could, in fact, be considere More
Violent winds, driving rain, killer waves. These are the hallmarks of a hurricane,also called cyclones or typhoons, hurricanes are giant storms prowling the world's tropical seas. An average hurricane More
You might think bacteria that āinvadeā trees are there to cause certain destruction. But like the helpful bacteria that live within our guts, some microbes help plants thrive. To find out what mak More
The first, THEORY OF INTERNATIONAL TRADE, describes the attempts of 18th- and 19th-century classical economists and their 20th-century successors to explain the benefits of international trade and the More