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Collapse

Collapse 1. A state of extreme prostration and depression, with failure of circulation. 2. Abnormal falling in of the walls... Read More

The World Without Us

The World Without Us     AUTHORS:  ... Read More

Floods, Famines, and Emperors: El Nino and the Fate of Civilizations

Floods, Famines, and Emperors: El Nino and the Fate of Civilizations    ... Read More

Protist

Protist Definition What is a protist? All protists are eukaryotes, i.e. organisms with the nucleus. However, they are... Read More

Icons of Evolution: Science or Myth? Why Much of What We Teach About Evolution is Wrong by J. Wells

Icons of Evolution: Science or Myth? Why Much of What We Teach About Evolution is Wrong   ... Read More

Carbon monoxide

Carbon monoxide (Science: chemical) An organic byproduct of combustion, tasteless, odourless gas that competes with oxygen... Read More

Biosecurity and Biocontrol

By: Maria Victoria Gonzaga In the previous lesson, we learned about the importance of modern science... Read More

Community (biology)

Community, in biology, refers to the assemblage of interacting organisms (either of the same or different species)... Read More

Monozygotic twins

Monozygotic Twins Definition Monozygotic twins are twins that developed from a single zygote. Etymologically, the term is... Read More

Rivet Hypothesis

Definition noun It is a theory that entails about the conditions of ecosystem wherein a significant loss of a certain... Read More

Cadherin

Definition noun, plural: cadherins Any of a family of cell adhesion molecules that facilitate cell to cell adhesion in a... Read More

Cytorrhysis

Definition: Cytorrhysis is the complete collapse of a plant cell's cell wall within plants due to the loss of water through... Read More

Plasmolysis

Plasmolysis is the shrinking of protoplasm away from the cell wall of a plant or bacterium. The protoplasmic shrinking is... Read More

Hyperosmotic

Hyperosmotic Definition The word Hyperosmotic is derived from two Greek words: 'hyper', meaning “excess” and 'osmos',... Read More

Wool-sorters disease

wool-sorter's disease --> pulmonary anthrax A form of anthrax acquired by inhalation of dust containing bacillus... Read More

Forensic DNA Typing, Second Edition: Biology, Technology, and Genetics of STR Markers

Forensic DNA Typing, Second Edition: Biology, Technology, and Genetics of STR Markers   ... Read More

Ragsorters disease

ragsorter's disease --> pulmonary anthrax A form of anthrax acquired by inhalation of dust containing bacillus anthracis;... Read More

Ragpickers disease

ragpicker's disease --> pulmonary anthrax A form of anthrax acquired by inhalation of dust containing bacillus anthracis;... Read More

Parthenogenesis

To reproduce, by definition, means to produce new offspring. The process is referred to as reproduction, which is one of the... Read More

Safety

safety 1. The condition or state of being safe; freedom from danger or hazard; exemption from hurt, injury, or loss. Up led... Read More

Plant

Plant Definition (botany) Any of the eukaryotic organisms of the biological kingdom Plantae, characterized by being... Read More

Bee Species Outnumber Mammals And Birds Combined

Scientists have discovered that there are more bee species than previously thought. In the first global accounting of... Read More

Coughing Cats May Be Allergic to People, Vets Say

    People can trigger asthma attacks in cats, according to veterinarians at a Scottish... 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

Quantum Evolution: How Physics’ Weirdest Theory Explains Life’s Biggest Mystery

Quantum Evolution: How Physics' Weirdest Theory Explains Life's Biggest Mystery  ... Read More

Between Necessity and Probability: Searching for the Definition and Origin of Life (Advances in Astrobiology and Biogeophysics)

Between Necessity and Probability: Searching for the Definition and Origin of Life (Advances in Astrobiology and... Read More