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Date

Date 1. To note the time of writing or executing; to express in an instrument the time of its execution; as, to date a... Read More

Epoch

Epoch 1. A fixed point of time, established in history by the occurrence of some grand or remarkable event; a point of time... Read More

Geological Periods

Precambrian Times (Most Ancient) All time before life existed, Earth was still a volatile environment, though the origins... Read More

Almas

The Almas, Mongolian for 'wild man', is a cryptozoological species of presumed hominid reputed to inhabit the Caucasus and... Read More

Origins of Life : On Earth and in the Cosmos (2nd Ed)

 Origins of Life : On Earth and in the Cosmos   ... Read More

Totipotent cell

Definition noun The cell that is capable of developing into any cell type. Supplement In a developing embryo, totipotent... Read More

Plums

plum A knot; a cluster; a group; a crowd; a flock; as, a plump of trees, fowls, or spears. To visit islands and the plumps... Read More

Chimera

When we learned about the basic genetics of biological life, we came to know that almost all the cells of an individual have... Read More

Exon

When we look at the genome sizes and the organism complexity, it becomes quite confusing at times. This is because we... Read More

Homo sapiens sapiens

Homo sapiens What are homo sapiens? Homo sapiens is the species of all the highly developed primates on earth, a category... Read More

Protist

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

Cellular respiration

Cellular Respiration Definition The main function of cellular respiration is to break down glucose to form energy. What is... Read More

Lotus

Lotus 1. (Science: botany) a name of several kinds of water lilies; as Nelumbium speciosum, used in religious ceremonies,... Read More

Ribosome

A biological cell is composed of many components called organelles. These organelles serve their specific purposes to make... Read More

Intermediate host

Intermediate Host Definition When looking at the relationships amongst different biological members of our biosphere, we... Read More

Base-pairing rule

Base-pairing Rules Definition The base-pairing rules are rules that apply during the pairing between one purine and one... Read More

Nariokotome Boy

Definition noun The hominid specimen believed to be a male child that lived in the Pleistocene. The remains were discovered... Read More

Synchronize

synchronize 1. To assign to the same date or period of time; as, to synchronize two events of greek and roman history.... Read More

The Hominids

Although humans in today's world are the most advanced species on the planet, we previously shared the exact same genetic... Read More

Flaccid

Flaccid Definition Biology – What is Flaccid? In botany, the term flaccid refers to a cell that lacks turgidity, i.e. it... Read More

Sugar Homeostasis

Blood Sugar Regulation As described in Cell Biology tutorials, the body requires volumes of glucose in order to create ATP.... Read More

Thalassophobia

Among many psychological and psychiatric disorders, one is the fear of the ocean and the fear of deep water, which in... 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

Photosynthesis

Photosynthesis is a physio-chemical process carried out by photo-auto-lithotrophs by converting light energy into chemical... Read More

Tail

tail 1. (Science: zoology) The terminal, and usually flexible, posterior appendage of an animal. The tail of mammals and... Read More

"Mummified" Dinosaur Discovered In Montana

By Hillary Mayell An onsite restoration drawing of how "Leonardo" may... Read More

The consequences of antibiotic use in horticulture

Leading articles Frederick R. Falkiner* Department of Clinical Microbiology, Trinity College, Dublin; Central Pathology... Read More

Northern Africa and biodiversity

Northern Africa and biodiversity Content Partner: United Nations Environment Programme (other articles) Article Topics:... Read More

Woolly cheetah

Woolly cheetahs were reported in the 19th century as a separate species of cheetah that had longer, denser fur. Several... Read More

Ahool

The ahool is a flying cryptid, supposedly a giant bat, or by other accounts, a living pterosaur or flying primate. Such a... Read More

The Altamaha-ha

The Altamaha-ha is an aquatic cryptid reported from the myriad network of small streams and abandoned rice fields near the... Read More

Descend

Descend 1. To pass from a higher to a lower place; to move downwards; to come or go down in any way, as by falling, flowing,... Read More

Bears

Bears Definition Bears are mammals belonging to the family Ursidae. They typically have massive bodies, coarse heavy fur,... Read More

Fundamentals of Space Biology: Research on Cells, Animals, and Plants in Space (Space Technology Library)

Fundamentals of Space Biology: Research on Cells, Animals, and Plants in Space  ... Read More

Palm

palm 1. (Science: anatomy) The inner and somewhat concave part of the hand between the bases of the fingers and the wrist.... Read More

Era

Era (Science: abbreviation) evoked response audiometry. a system of chronological notation computed from a given date as... Read More

Carbon

Carbon is one of the chemical elements found in nature. A chemical element refers to the pure substance of one type of atom.... Read More

Menstruation

Definition noun The periodic physiologic discharge through the vagina of blood, cervical mucus, vaginal secretions, and... Read More

Hermaphrodite

We all know that typically living organisms are divided into two main categories of sex-based on their biological structure.... Read More

Anatomy

Anatomy Definition Often we hear the term 'anatomy' while learning about the body and how it works. What is anatomy? What... Read More