Germicide, a substance or agent that kills microorganisms. A disinfectant is a type of germicide that kills germs that cause disease. An antiseptic is sometimes considered a germicide but actually is not because it merely prevents or slows the growth of microorganisms.
There's something both sweet and frightening about bees. That they sting is and fly in swarms, frightens many people, but then there is all that honey. What is it about bees that we find so interesting? Take our quiz to learn more about these delightful honey makers.
While the ostrich might look like an avian punch line, it's actually a nutritious source of red meat. Why do ostriches produce meat that's more like that of a cow than a chicken?