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Aristotle

Aristotle --> aristotle, Asclepliad of Stagira (Science: person) The son of a physician and old Asclepiad family was born... Read More

Biogenesis

Definition noun plural: biogeneses (1) The process in which life forms arise from similar life forms (2) A theory that... Read More

Taxonomy

Taxonomy Definition The term "taxonomy" was developed from two Greek words, "taxis," meaning arrangement, and "nomia,"... Read More

Spontaneous generation

Definition noun plural: spontaneous generations The previously popular notion that living organisms arise or develop from... Read More

Abiogenesis

Definition noun plural: abiogeneses a·bi·o·gen·e·sis, eɪbaɪəʊˈdʒɛnəsɪs (1) The theory postulating that... Read More

The evolution of right- and left-handedness

New study compares handedness of medieval English villagers to modern-day sampleA study from the April issue of Current... Read More

Sense Organs in Insects

By Sachin Chorge Article submitted on January 2008 Article accepted on February 2008   Senses are the... Read More

Methodical

methodical 1. Arranged with regard to method; disposed in a suitable manner, or in a manner to illustrate a subject, or to... Read More

Laws of association

Laws of association principles formulated by aristotle to account for the functional relationships between ideas; the law of... Read More

Vascular plants

Definition of Vascular plants The term 'vascular' is derived from the Latin word vāsculum, vās, meaning "a container and... Read More

Biology

Biology Definition Biology is the branch of science that primarily deals with the structure, function, growth, evolution,... Read More

Zoology

Definition noun The branch of biology that deals with animals and animal life, including the study of the structure,... Read More

Theophrastus

Theophrastus (Science: person) theophrastus was born in Lesbos (island of lesbians) and is often called the father of... Read More

Phylum

Just like it is easy to identify and sort anything in the supermarkets when placed in the right section with proper display... Read More

Zoologist

Definition noun, plural: zoologists A specialist in zoology Supplement Zoology is the branch of biology that deals with... Read More

Ichthyology

Definition noun A branch of biology concerned primarily with the study of fish Supplement Ichthyology is the scientific... Read More