10+ Careers in Biology From Organic to Chemical to Biotechnical

careers in biologyBiology is a broad field of study concerned with the natural sciences, including the life, classification, function, and evolution of living organisms. Within the actual field, there are several different degrees you can obtain, and a diverse range of jobs you can land with any one of them. In this guide, we’ll cover several careers in biology that someone with a degree in a related science can consider, and how they differ according to the distinct field of biology to which they belong.

If you don’t have a degree in biology yet, and are just contemplating your career options before you pursue one, this is also a great way to see where specific types of biology degrees can land you. For some entry-level study material to gauge your interest or supplement your studies, check out this introduction to basic biology course.

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The Top 10 SNES Games Of All Time

top 10 snes gamesThe Super Nintendo Entertainment System was one of the most revolutionary consoles in the early video game market. While this past year has seen the introduction and the success of the eighth generation of video game consoles, including the PlayStation 4 and the Xbox One, there’s no denying the everlasting mark a classic system like the SNES and its vast catalog have left on the gaming landscape.

While we all have our personal favorites, driven by preference or even just pure nostalgia, some SNES games have had more of an obvious influence on gamers and the industry than others. In this guide, we’ll go over the top 10 SNES games based on overall popularity, acclaim, and influence on the present and future of video games. Does your passion for video games extend beyond a simple hobby? Check out this course on how to develop your career in the video game industry.

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Top 10 Browser Games You Can Play For Free

top 10 browser gamesVideo games are expensive, especially if you don’t have that much time to play them. You can invest in a high-end gaming PC or one of the big, next generation consoles, but if you’re someone who wants to play casually, you risk spending more than you’re going to end up actually using. Luckily for you, the internet is vast and seemingly endless when it comes to offering unique and completely free games you can play right in your web browser.

There’s something out there for everyone, too, so whether you’re a casual gamer, a fan looking for something new, or just particularly bored at the office, here are the top 10 browser games you can play for free, today! Have an interest in making your own games? Start small by learning how to construct 2D Unity games.

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Osmosis Experiment For Kids: Potato, Water, and Salt

An image of two potato in the waterOsmosis is the chemical process of diffusion, involving the transfer of solvent with a lower concentration of a certain solute through a semipermeable membrane, and into the area containing a higher concentration of that solute. It sounds like a confusing concept to teach younger children just getting into the sciences, but it’s actually quite simple, and can be demonstrated with only a potato, some water, and a little bit of salt

In fact, this osmosis experiment is a great way to teach any new biology student the gist of diffusion and the process of osmosis, regardless of age. If you’re looking to gain a strong, foundational understanding of biology, check out this introduction to basic biology course first.

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How to Make Dark Chocolate From Scratch, In Your Own Home

how to make dark chocolateHave you ever wondered what it takes to make dark chocolate from scratch? What kind of equipment do you need, and is the process long or complicated? Here’s some good news: if you have a couple hours and some fairly ordinary kitchenware and appliances, making your own chocolate is super easy. In this guide, we’ll go over how to make dark chocolate straight from the bean, taking you through the process step by step. A quick trip to the grocery store, and you’ll be ready to start cooking today. You can also learn some useful cooking techniques in chocolate making course.

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Words With Long A Sound – A, A-E, AY, AI, and EI Patterns

words with long a soundSpelling can be tough, especially in the English language. Words aren’t necessarily spoken the way they’re written, even in the most simple letter arrangements. Depending on the position of a letter in a word, the number of letters in the word, and a letter’s relationship to the letters around it, that letter can have its sound changed, or remain silent altogether! Vowels, in particular, have two sounds: short or long. You can learn more about short and long vowel sounds in this guide. Here, we’ll be focusing on just words with a long A sound. Learn more about English pronunciation and vowel sounds in this course.

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Advise vs. Advice – Differences and Definitions

advise vs adviceOne wrong letter can mean much more than a simple spelling error. Sometimes, it can mean the difference between a grammatically correct sentence and an improper one. When it comes to the words advise and advice, that letter flips the switch on the actual word type. One second it’s a verb, the next it’s a noun, and verbs and nouns don’t do well when we try to substitute them for each other.

If you’re stuck on the difference between advise vs. advice, keep on reading. We’ll examine the definitions of both words, and use them in some sample sentences to help you get a hang of their meanings. For more in-depth language tutorials, check out this introduction to English grammar course.

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Sonogram vs. Ultrasound: What Do These Medical Terms Mean?

sonogram vs ultrasoundThe way the terms sonogram and ultrasound are used interchangeably, it might be easy to assume they mean the same thing. While they’re closely associated and can get away with being swapped in casual conversation, they do have important, distinct technical definitions. In this guide, we’ll learn more about the meaning of sonogram and ultrasound, and examine some of the different procedures involved with both.

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Well vs. Good – What’s Proper in Which Context?

well vs goodIt isn’t uncommon to hear the phrase, “I’m doing good,” or, “I don’t feel good.” They’re spoken often enough that it sounds right, but in reality both phrases use the word good where the word well should rightfully be. This is an easy mistake to make. The words well and good both seem to mean the same general thing, and are often used interchangeably. In this guide, we’ll cover the key grammatical differences between well vs. good, and teach you how to use them both correctly. Check out this English grammar boost course to learn more about common usage errors and fixes.

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Specially vs. Especially: What’s the Difference?

specially vs especiallyLanguage is constantly evolving, and sometimes what is technically “wrong” in terms of grammar or definition becomes “right” in casual conversation. But just because the way you’re using a word sounds right doesn’t mean it actually is. Such is the case with specially vs. especially.

It isn’t uncommon to hear these two words used interchangeably, but when it comes down to dictionary definitions, what are the correct and incorrect ways of using both? That’s what we’ll examine in this handy grammar guide. If your issue with substituting incorrect words for correct ones stems from a simple thing like spelling, check out this course on American English spelling rules to improve your skills.

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