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Hubble Finds That Earth Is Safe From One Class Of Gamma-ray Burst

Homeowners may have to worry about floods, hurricanes, and tornadoes destroying their homes, but at least they can remove... Read More

New discoveries about neuron plasticity linked to learning and memory

Neurons experience large-scale changes across their dendrites during learning, say neuroscientists at The University of... Read More

Scientists Predict How To Detect A Fourth Dimension Of Space

Scientists at Duke and Rutgers universities have developed a mathematical framework they say will enable astronomers to... Read More


Burst size The number of phages produced by an infected... Read More

Voltage-Induced Nonconductive Pre-Pores and Metastable Single Pores in Unmodified Planar Lipid Bilayer

Abstract Electric fields promote pore formation in both biological and model membranes. We clamped unmodified planar... Read More

UCSD Biologists Discover Chemical Important In Guiding Visual System Development

University of California, San Diego neurobiologists have discovered a chemical responsible for the bursts of electrical... Read More

Deadly Astronomical Event Not Likely To Happen In Our Galaxy, Study Finds

    The afterglow of GRB 030329 (white dot in center of image), as detected on April 15,... Read More

Receptors leukotriene b4

receptors, leukotriene b4 A class of cell surface leukotriene receptors with a preference for leukotriene b4. Leukotriene b4... Read More


Expand and contract rhythmically; beat rhythmically; The baby's heart was pulsating again after the surgeon massaged... Read More


Ecballium (Science: botany) a genus of cucurbitaceous plants consisting of the single species ecballium agreste (or... Read More

Graafian follicles

Graafian follicle (Science: gynaecology) Final stage in the differentiation of follicles in the mammalian ovary. Consists of... Read More

Postural tremor

postural tremor tremor present when the limbs or trunk are kept in certain positions and when they are moved actively,... Read More


volva (Science: botany) A saclike envelope of certain fungi, which bursts open as the plant develops. Origin: L. Volva,... Read More

Sleep spindle

sleep spindle The electroencephalographic record of 14-per-second bursts of wave frequency seen on eEG... Read More

Death by Black Hole: And Other Cosmic Quandaries

 Death by Black Hole: And Other Cosmic Quandaries      ... Read More


Fuzz fine, light particles or fibres; loose, volatile matter. Fuzz ball, a kind of fungus or mushroom, which, when pressed,... Read More


An organism refers to a living thing that has an organized structure, can react to stimuli, reproduce, grow, adapt, and... Read More


Life Definition noun, plural: lives (1) A distinctive characteristic of a living organism from dead organism or non-living... Read More

Linking the immune system with lipid metabolism

A team of researchers led by scientists at The Scripps Research Institute has discovered a family of proteins that connect... Read More

Discontinuous gas exchange in a tracheate arthropod, the pseudoscorpion Garypus californicus: Occurrence, characteristics and temperature dependence

Discontinuous gas exchange in a tracheate arthropod, the pseudoscorpion Garypus californicus: Occurrence, characteristics... Read More

Firefly Light Helps Destroy Cancer Cells

Could the gentle firefly turn out to be a potent weapon against cancer? In a new study, researchers from London inserted... Read More

Algae provide new clues to cancer

  In the unicellular green alga Chlamydomonas reinhardtii bursts of rapid division cycles... Read More

Researchers simulate complete structure of virus — on a computer

    An overall computer-simulated view of the satellite tobacco mosaic virus credit:... Read More

Movie spies on malaria parasite’s sneaky behavior

Malaria has been outsmarting the human immune system for centuries. Now, using real-time imaging to track malaria... Read More