The Mummy Burial Caves of Benguet

In nature, caves are usually used as shelters by many living creatures. True cave dwellers such as bats, insects, rare fishes, and salamanders are adapted to living in the cave. The most outstanding evolutionary manifestation of these animals is their ability to adjust to the darkness of the caves.  Other creatures that have been recorded…

The Story of Baucis and Philemon: Life and Death

Philemon and Baucis are characters introduced by a Roman poet named Publius Ovidius Naso (also known as Ovid) in his mythological narrative entitled The Metamorphoses.  These two characters are a poor but noble couple who once lived on a high hill of Greece. Their story began when they accepted, into their lowly house, two lost…

L I F E

Even at present time, identifying the true definition of life has been a very difficult task. But for scientists especially biologists, life is a quality for beings capable of metabolism, growth, and reproduction. These living beings are what we call as organisms. A human being is an organism. So is a mouse, a fish, a…