Reference Copperhead snakes are common in North America, and have the distinction of biting more people in the United States than any other snake.
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REFERENCE Wolf spiders are a large family of hairy and athletic arachnids that chase down prey on the ground rather than catching food in webs.
Reference North American brown snakes are nonvenomous, unlike the Australian variety, which is among the most venomous in the world.
Grapes are versatile fruits packed with nutrients and antioxidants and can be used in a wide range of popular foods and drinks, such as wine.
Reference Here’s everything you need to know about the liver, from its function and location in the body, to diseases that affect the organ.
Reference Chromosomes are thread-like structures made up of deoxyribonucleic acid (DNA) and carry hereditary information for everything from height to eye color.
Reference Onions have layers of health benefits and are packed with nutrients. Some of the nutrients in onions may help promote heart health, reduce inflammation and reduce the risk of cancer.
Reference Almonds, the most popular nuts in the United States, are full of nutrients and may promote heart healthiness.
Reference Celery enjoys a number of health benefits and contains a sizable dose of fiber, along with some vitamins and minerals.
Reference Potatoes are often thought of as a comfort food, but when prepared in the right ways, these vegetables offer a lot of nutritious value.
Rat snakes are medium-to-large, nonvenomous snakes that kill by constriction. Recent research has complicated the taxonomic classification of rat snakes.
Reference Amerigo Vespucci was a 16th century explorer, after whom the American continents are named.
Reference Spinach is Popeye the Sailor Man's favorite veggie for good reason: it's dense in vitamins and minerals, low in calories and may help with several health conditions.
reference Cucumbers have many nutritional benefits, are low in calories and high in valuable nutrients.
The Renaissance was a period of "rebirth" in arts, science and European society. It was a time of transition from the ancient world to the modern.
The Brazilian wandering spider, also called the banana spider, is one of the planet's most venomous spiders.
Reference Huntsman spiders are long-legged predators that hunt down their prey. Giant huntsman spiders are one of the world's biggest spiders.
Black widow spiders are several species of arachnids in the genus Latrodectus that are known for the females' striking appearance and rumored tendency to eat their mates.
Reference Carbohydrates — one of the basic food groups — are the sugars, starches and fibers found in fruits, grains, vegetables and milk products. They are important to a healthy diet.
Reference Protein is a macronutrient that is essential to building muscle mass. It is commonly found in animal products, though is also present in other sources, such as nuts and legumes.