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Altitude

Altitude 1. Space extended upward; height; the perpendicular elevation of an object above its foundation, above the ground,... Read More

Researchers Discover Why Some Athletes’ Performances Fail To Improve On A Live-High, Train-Low Regimen

DALLAS - December 30, 1998 - Exercise physiology researchers at UT Southwestern Medical Center at Dallas have learned why... Read More

UCSD Professor Explains How Elephants Are Able To Snorkel

For hundreds of years, scientists have wondered why elephants can snorkel from considerable depths that would rupture the... Read More

Water table

water table (Science: ecology) The zone of saturation at the highest average depth during the wettest season, it is at least... Read More

Oedema

Definition noun, plural: oedemas or oedemata The excessive accumulation of fluid, such as in the intercellular tissue... Read More

Ring

ring A circle, or a circular line, or anything in the form of a circular line or hoop. 2. Specifically, a circular ornament... Read More

Dissolved oxygen

Definition noun The amount of free oxygen dissolved in water, expressed in mg/L, parts per million (ppm), or in percent of... Read More

Gorgon: Paleontology, Obsession, and the Greatest Catastrophe in Earth’s History

Gorgon: Paleontology, Obsession, and the Greatest Catastrophe in Earth's History ... Read More

Arguments

Argument 1. Proof; evidence. There is. No more palpable and convincing argument of the existence of a Deity. (Ray) Why,... Read More

Horizon

Horizon 1. The circle which bounds that part of the earth's surface visible to a spectator from a given point; the apparent... Read More

Elevation

Elevation 1. The act of raising from a lower place, condition, or quality to a higher; said of material things, persons, the... Read More

Sphere

Sphere 1. (Science: geometry) A body or space contained under a single surface, which in every part is equally distant from... Read More

Atlas of the World

Atlas of the World     AUTHORS:  ... Read More

Degrade

Degrade 1. To reduce from a higher to a lower rank or degree; to lower in rank to deprive of office or dignity; to strip of... Read More

Acclimation

Acclimation --> acclimatization adaptation to a new environment or to a change in the old. Adaptation to a new climate (a... Read More

Inversion

Definition noun, plural: inversions (general) The reversal of state, form, position, direction, order, or course, such as... Read More

Acclimatization

Acclimatization adaptation to a new environment or to a change in the old. Adaptation to a new climate (a new temperature or... Read More

Impetus

Impetus 1. A property possessed by a moving body in virtue of its weight and its motion; the force with which any body is... Read More

Zonation

Definition noun (ecology) The categorization of biomes into zones based on their distribution or arrangement in a habitat... Read More

Generalized hypoxia

Definition noun The inadequate supply of oxygen to the body as a whole. Supplement A decrease in oxygen saturation of the... Read More

Argument

Argument 1. Proof; evidence. There is. No more palpable and convincing argument of the existence of a Deity. (Ray) Why,... Read More

Distance

Distance 1. The space between two objects; the length of a line, especially the shortest line joining two points or things... Read More

Low

Low 1. Occupying an inferior position or place; not high or elevated; depressed in comparison with something else; as, low... Read More

Vertical

vertical 1. Of or pertaining to the vertex; situated at the vertex, or highest point; directly overhead, or in the zenith;... Read More

ESA’s Cluster Mission Establishes Why Earth’s Aurorae Shine

ESA's Cluster mission has established that high-speed flows of electrified gas, known as bursty bulk flows, in the Earth's... Read More

Eastern Africa and biodiversity

Overview of resources     Nectophrynoidesvivparus is one of the few frogs that give... Read More

Phylogeny, evolution, and biogeography of Asiatic Salamanders (Hynobiidae)

BIOLOGICAL SCIENCES / EVOLUTION Phylogeny, evolution, and biogeography of Asiatic Salamanders (Hynobiidae) Peng Zhang,... Read More

Biogeography of Triatominae (Hemiptera: Reduviidae) in Ecuador: Implications for the Design of Control Strategies

Biogeography of Triatominae (Hemiptera: Reduviidae) in Ecuador: Implications for the Design of Control Strategies Fernando... Read More

Ethnobiology of the Nilgiri hills, India

The Nilgiri is a popular massif towering high in the Western Ghats in South India with an altitude of 2623 m. Nature has... Read More

Woody component of caatinga vegetation in the Parque Nacional da Serra da Capivara, Piauí State, Brazil

LEMOS, Jesus Rodrigues and RODAL, Maria Jesus Nogueira Abstract : There exists little information about the vegetation... Read More

Biodiversity

Biodiversity Lead Author: J. Emmett DuffyThis article has been reviewed and approved by the following Topic Editor: John... Read More

Smithsonian scientists help lead effort to ‘barcode’ world’s species

Smithsonian researchers are among the leaders in a worldwide effort to revolutionize the way scientists identify species in... Read More

Anatolian leopard

The Anatolian leopard (Panthera pardus tulliana) was once described as a distinct subspecies of leopard native to Anatolia... Read More

Flight Speeds among Bird Species: Allometric and Phylogenetic Effects

Flight Speeds among Bird Species: Allometric and Phylogenetic Effects   Thomas Alerstam1*, Mikael Rosén1, Johan... Read More

Eastern Africa and biodiversity

Eastern Africa and biodiversity United Nations Environment Programme (Content Partner); Kevin J. Caley (Topic Editor).... Read More

Scientists Map Soils on an Extinct American Volcano

Thousands of years after the lava cooled, soil scientists conduct sophisticated mapping of the resulting soil... Read More

Drought tolerance in potatoes

June 2008 -- Climate change is expected to exacerbate drought events throughout the world, resulting in large-scale... Read More

Urmia Lake (Northwest Iran): a brief review

Urmia Lake (Northwest Iran): a brief review Amin Eimanifar1  and Feridon Mohebbi2  1Iranian Artemia Research Center,... Read More

Ancient Drought And Rapid Cooling Drastically Altered Climate

July 6, 2009 — Two abrupt and drastic climate events, 700 years apart and more than 45 centuries ago, are teasing ... Read More

Yellowstone Alga Found To Detoxify Arsenic

March 10, 2009 — Arsenic may be tough, but scientists have found a Yellowstone National Park alga that's tougher. The... Read More