Compound eyes give insects an expanded field of view, according to University of Minnesota (UMN). Compound-eyed insects, such as the dragonfly, can see objects from all angles except for the blind spot their bodies creat... More »

Compound eyes are types of eyes made up of many repeating units called ommatidia. These types of eyes are mainly present in insects, although some crustaceans, such as crayfish, also possess them. A single compound eye c... More »

Compound eyes are essentially large clusters of simple eyes that are functionally capable of discerning images, whereas simple eyes only detect changes in light level. Compound eyes are found in many types of arthropods,... More »

One biology research project idea is studying the mechanism of the therapeutic effect of furosemide on tinnitus, according to the University of Western Australia. Another idea is to study the role of apoptosis in relatio... More »

Gregor Mendel contributed to the field of heredity by discovering that certain traits are inherited and passed along to successive generations. Mendel performed multiple studies, using sweet peas as his subjects, over a ... More »

Although fluid is sometimes used as an alternative word for liquid, air is treated as a fluid in the field of fluid mechanics. Objects moving through air encounter forces and experience conditions similar to objects trav... More »

A main point to know about biomedical engineering is that this field involves applying engineering principles to solve problems in medicine and biology, which may be related to patient care. Graduates with degrees in bio... More » Science Biology