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UA Mathematicians Predict Patterns in Fingerprints, Cacti

Patterns in nature can be seen every day, yet in many cases, little is understood about how and why they form. Now... Read More

Sea Level Rises Offer New Explanation For Puzzling Biological Divide Along Malay Peninsula

Ecologists at the University of California, San Diego, offer a new explanation for an apparently abrupt switch in the kinds... 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


Definition verb (1) To subject to condensation, i.e. to convert or change from gaseous state to liquid or solid (2) To... Read More


stiff 1. Not easily bent; not flexible or pliant; not limber or flaccid; rigid; firm; as, stiff wood, paper, joints. They... Read More


Bolster 1. A long pillow or cushion, used to support the head of a person lying on a bed; generally laid under the pillows.... Read More

Bone sclerosis

Definition noun, plural: bone scleroses An abnormal increase in density and hardening of bone. Supplement Bone sclerosis is... Read More

Hookes law

Hookes law The stress applied to stretch or compress a body is proportional to the strain, or change in length thus... Read More


nip 1. A seizing or closing in upon; a pinching; as, in the northern seas, the nip of masses of ice. 2. A pinch with the... Read More


modulus Origin: L, a small measure. See Module. (Science: mathematics) A quantity or coefficient, or constant, which... Read More