How to Make a Cake

In the 17th century, eggs became the primary ingredient in raising cakes, gradually replacing yeast. This was before the development of chemical raising agents. Eggs were beaten vigorously to add air to the cake. Early recipes called for beating four eggs for at least two hours. This created air bubbles that were trapped in the… Continue reading How to Make a Cake

Snake Breeding and Survival

Parthenogenesis Snakes can reproduce by parthenogenesis and there are several types of parthenogenesis. These mechanisms differ in each species but generally produce homozygous offspring. For example, the female produces a haploid polar body that fuses with the nucleus of the sperm cell to produce a diploid nucleus and a diploid genome. This type of parthenogenesis… Continue reading Snake Breeding and Survival