Category: Science

Bone vs. Cartilage

Bones are hard connective tissues which form skeletal system while cartilages are soft connective tissues which are present in nose, ear, joints and on the coverings of bones. A bone…

Bryophytes vs. Pteridophytes

Bryophytes are nonvascular plants while Pteridophytes are vascular plants (with xylem and phloem). Bryophytes Pteridophytes Definition Bryophytes are embryophytes that do not have vascular tissues. Pteridophytes are vascular plants that…

Cilia vs. Microvilli

Cilia are tail like outgrowths of cytoplasm found only in eukaryotic cells which help in locomotion while microvilli are cellular membrane protrusions that increase the surface area of eukaryotic cells…

Sociopath vs. Psychopath

Psychopath and sociopath are mentally disordered persons. A Psychopath is a person with the severe mental disorder with violent social behavior. While sociopath is an antisocial personality disorder that is…

Transpiration vs. Evaporation

Transpiration is the physiological process of loss of water from living surfaces while evaporation is the loss of water from any surfaces. Transpiration Evaporation Process Type Physiological Physical Occurs in…

Photosynthesis vs. Chemosynthesis

Photosynthesis uses solar energy to produce glucose while chemosynthesis does not require solar energy to produce glucose. Photosynthesis Chemosynthesis Occurs in Green plants Bacteria Discoverer Jan Ingenhousz S.N Vinogradskii (1887)…

Science vs. Technology

The main difference between science and technology is that science is a process of getting knowledge about the universe while technology is the use of this knowledge to make tools…

Blood vs. Lymph

Blood is a bodily fluid that allows the circulation of oxygen throughout the body while lymph helps in fighting against infections and removal of waste products. Blood and lymph are…

Polyps vs. Medusae

Polyps and Medusae are the names of two body forms. A polyp is fixed and cylindrical structure which represents the asexual stage and Medusae is a free moving, umbrella-like structure…

Virus vs. Viroid

The virus is an obligate intracellular parasite which can reproduce only by attacking and taking over host cells as they lack the cellular machinery for reproduction. A viroid is sub…

Mineral vs. Ore

Minerals are naturally occurring substances in which metals are present while ores are made of minerals and used to obtain metals. Basis Mineral Ore Definition A powerful and naturally occurring…

Algae vs. Fungi

Algae are a group of simple, typically autotropic organisms, ranging from unicellular to multicellular forms. Fungi are a group of unicellular or multinucleate organisms that live and grow on decomposed…

Xylem vs. Phloem

As plants prepare their food, they have a specialized type of conductive cells that carry out the process of transportation in plants. Plants can mainly be divided into two types,…