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Commerce The interchange of goods or commodities, especially on a large scale, between different countries or between... Read More

NIST scientists use electron beam to unravel the secrets of an ‘atomic switch’

New findings improve construction tools and knowhow for nanoscale devices Scientists at the Commerce Department's National... Read More

Half Of US Coral Reefs In ‘Poor’ Or ‘Fair’ Condition, NOAA Report States

July 9, 2008 — Nearly half of U.S. coral reef ecosystems are considered to be in "poor" or "fair"... Read More

Dealing with Darwin: How Great Companies Innovate at Every Phase of Their Evolution

Dealing with Darwin: How Great Companies Innovate at Every Phase of Their Evolution   ... Read More


nursery Origin: Cf. F. Nourricerie. 1. The act of nursing. Her kind nursery. 2. The place where nursing is carried on; as:... Read More


Whore 1. To have unlawful sexual intercourse; to practice lewdness. 2. To worship false and impure gods. Origin: cf. Icel.... Read More


Gall 1. To fret and wear away by friction; to hurt or break the skin of by rubbing; to chafe; to injure the surface of by... Read More


mercurial 1. Having the qualities fabled to belong to the god mercury; swift; active; sprightly; fickle; volatile;... Read More


Bean 1. (Science: botany) a name given to the seed of certain leguminous herbs, chiefly of the genera Faba, phaseolus, and... Read More


Lemon 1. (Science: botany) An oval or roundish fruit resembling the orange, and containing a pulp usually intensely acid. It... Read More


sexual Of or pertaining to sex, or the sexes; distinguishing sex; peculiar to the distinction and office of male or female;... Read More


Bind 1. To tie, or confine with a cord, band, ligature, chain, etc.; to fetter; to make fast; as, to bind grain in bundles;... Read More


traffic 1. Commerce, either by barter or by buying and selling; interchange of goods and commodities; trade. A merchant of... Read More


Interchange 1. The act of mutually changing; the act of mutually giving and receiving; exchange; as, the interchange of... Read More


respect 1. To take notice of; to regard with special attention; to regard as worthy of special consideration; hence, to care... Read More

NASA biotechnology activities enhancing quality of life

What do an anthrax-killing device, soybeans in space, artificial bone replacement materials, light-emitting diodes for wound... Read More

Tobacco plants yield the first vaccine for the dreaded “cruise ship virus”

WASHINGTON, Aug. 18, 2009 — Scientists have used a new vaccine production technology to develop a vaccine for norovirus,... Read More

A silent pandemic: Industrial chemicals are impairing the brain development of children worldwide

Boston, MA - Fetal and early childhood exposures to industrial chemicals in the environment can damage the developing brain... Read More

Scientists seek to assess the microbial risks in the water we drink

It is a familiar scenario experienced around the world: an outbreak of gastrointestinal illness suddenly emerges in a... Read More

Methyl jasmonate induced overproduction of eleutherosides in somatic embryos of Eleutherococcus senticosus cultured in bioreactors

Methyl jasmonate induced overproduction of eleutherosides in somatic embryos of Eleutherococcus senticosus cultured in... Read More

New regulation ensures farm buildings used for agriculture

New regulation ensures farm buildings used for agriculture A farm building is a farm building — and it shouldn’t be... Read More

Food Biotechnology: Benefits and Concerns

Issues and Opinions Food Biotechnology: Benefits and Concerns1 Michael C. Falk2, Bruce M. Chassy3, Susan K. Harlander4,... Read More

Microwave pre-cooking of French fries reduces cancer chemicals

Research news from the Journal of the Science of Food and Agriculture Microwaving your French fries before you fry them... Read More

Razing Old Dams Solves Some Problems, Creates New Ones

MADISON, Wis. Sept. 4 -- An old joke among river ecologists goes like this: "What does a fish say when it hits a... Read More

New Cellular Evolution Theory Rejects Darwinian Assumptions

CHAMPAIGN, Ill. Life did not begin with one primordial cell. Instead, there were initially at least three simple types of... Read More


Mango Origin: pg. Manga, fr. Tamil mankay. 1. The fruit of the mango tree. It is rather larger than an apple, and of an... Read More