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2.1: Request Access - Biology

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28.3F: Classification of Phylum Mollusca - Biology

The phylum Mollusca includes a wide variety of animals including the gastropods (“stomach foot”), the cephalopods (“head foot”), and the scaphopods (“boat foot”).Learning ObjectivesDifferentiate among the classes in the phylum molluscaKey PointsMollusks can be segregated into seven classes: Aplacophora, Monoplacophora, Polyplacophora, Bivalvia, Gastropoda, Cephalopoda, and Scaphopoda.
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18.4: B Lymphocytes and Antibodies - Biology

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What kind of larvae are these?

My uncle was helping us spray the garage for ants, and he stumbled across a huge batch of some type of larvae. According to him… "It looked like a long, narrow clump of mud. When I broke it op…
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Asian elephants can comfort themselves in times of distress

Scientists have observed elephant reactions to stressful situations. Animals are able to calm each other down, according to study. Asian elephants are able to comfort and soothe each other with physical contact and vocalizations in times of distress, according to the findings of a study published February 18, 2014 by PeerJ magazine.
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