Humans share 60% of DNA with a banana.


The synthetic biological cell “Synthia” is the first living organism whose parent is not a living thing but a computer.

Giant Kelp

The Giant Kelp algae (Macrocystis pyrifera) is the fastes growing organisom on Earth and can grow at a rate of 70cm (two feet) a day.


The femur (thigh bone) is the largest and longest bone in the human body.

Dolphins Mayfly’s Jaw  Dolphins only “sleep” half awake – keeping one eye  An adultisconsciously is as short in the human bodybut  The whileMayfly’s life breathing and floating on the in the strongest muscle as a few minutes, open jaw it’s body hatches force. terms surface.of exerting for about a year.

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