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Directly 1. In a direct manner; in a straight line or course. To run directly on. Indirectly and directly too Thou hast... Read More

Scripps scientists studying sepsis in mice find potential drug targets for deadly disease

"We have identified a key connection of signaling pathways in the cascade of events leading to sepsis. This defines a... Read More

Metal–organic complexation in the marine environment

Metal–organic complexation in the marine environment George W Luther III1, Timothy F Rozan1 , Amy Witter2  and Brent... Read More

Loosen up, DNA: Leukemia gene changes genetic packaging

A signaling system involved in many forms of leukemia and lymphoma is more powerful than scientists have thought, exerting... Read More


Zoonosis Definition Zoonosis is an infectious disease that can be transmitted from an animal to a human host. Originally a... Read More

Agent orange chemical, dioxin, attacks the mitochondria to cause cancer, says Penn research team

PHILADELPHIA— Researchers with the University of Pennsylvania School of Veterinary Medicine have demonstrated the process... Read More

Biofuel Cells Without The Bio Cells

Proteins keep cells humming. Some are enzymes that taxi electrons to chemicals outside the cell, to discharge excess energy... Read More

"Bionic Ear" Implanted By Penn Surgeons To Give Hearing To The Deaf: FDA-Approved Device Provides The World’s Fastest Hearing Technology

Philadelphia, PA Doctors at the University of Pennsylvania Medical Center's Department of Otorhinolaryngology are now... Read More


Definition noun plural: nitrogens ni·tro·gen, ˈnɐɪtʰɹədʒən (biochemistry) A colorless, odorless, gaseous... Read More

Host-plant-mediated effects of Nadefensin on herbivore and pathogen resistance in Nicotiana attenuata

Host-plant-mediated effects of Nadefensin on herbivore and pathogen resistance in Nicotiana attenuata Cbgowda Rayapuram... Read More

Biophysicists manipulate ‘zipper,’ reveal protein folding dynamics

Single-molecule, real-time measurements of a key biological process Biophysicists at TUM, the Technische Universitaet... Read More

New clues to biochemistry of anti-aging

University of Wisconsin-Madison researchers have found that sirtuins, a family of enzymes linked to a longer life span and... Read More

New tool reveals secrets of migrating cells

Two-photon imaging gives real-time video of cells in living tissue Berkeley - Biologists have a new tool to track and... Read More


Angiosperms Definition What is an angiosperm? An angiosperm is a plant that produces flowers. The angiosperms, also... Read More

Dinosaur Deaths Outsourced to India?

Boulder, CO, USA - A series of monumental volcanic eruptions in India may have killed the dinosaurs 65 million years ago,... Read More

Actions of Caffeine in the Brain with Special Reference to Factors That Contribute to Its Widespread Use

IV. Actions of Caffeine on Brain Functions and Behavior Having discussed the molecular and neuronal actions of caffeine,... Read More

MIT: Remote-control nanoparticles deliver drugs directly into tumors

MIT scientists have devised remotely controlled nanoparticles that, when pulsed with an electromagnetic field, release... Read More

Male-specific Neurons Directly Linked To Gender-specific Behaviors

September 2008 — New research identifies a few critical neurons that initiate sex-specific behaviors in fruit flies and,... Read More

Scientists Snap First Images Of Brown Dwarf In Planetary System

  This is an artist's concept of the star HD 3651 as it is orbited by a close-in... Read More


Definition noun, plural: herbivores An animal that consumes herbaceous vegetation Supplement A food chain is comprised... Read More

Sex Genes Of Fish Disrupted By Common Household Products

BALTIMORE, Md. -- Traces of ordinary products, flushed and tossed away from millions of homes, gardens and garages, are... Read More

Hepatitis E in Europe — are pigs or pork the problem?

Hepatitis E in Europe -- are pigs or pork the problem? Hepatitis E virus infections can be fatal in pregnant women, but... Read More

Kansas State University nutrition research finds: Eggs have a lipid that lowers cholesterol absorption

MANHATTAN -- Nutrition researchers at Kansas State University have published the first evidence that the absorption of... Read More

Biodiversity and ecosystem services

Biodiversity is being threatened at an unprecedented scale by global environmental change brought about by human... Read More

Listening In On The Whispering Heart

Listening In On The Whispering Heart A new implantable device that could send an early-warning signal to your doctor before... Read More

Peas and beans get by with more than a little help from friends

The relationship between leguminous plants such as peas and beans and nitrogen-fixing bacteria is even closer than... Read More

ASU researchers ‘wire’ DNA to identify mutations

 ASU researchers 'wire' DNA to identify mutations A team of ASU researchers led by Nongjian Tao and Peiming Zhang has... Read More

Brains response to visual stimuli helps us to focus on what we should see, rather than all there is to see

La Jolla, CA-Delving ever deeper into the intricate architecture of the brain, researchers at The Salk Institute have now... Read More

Mechanical Forces Found To Exert Larger Role In Blood Vessel Health And Disease

University Park, Pa. --- Cholesterol, dietary fat, drugs and other chemical bio-regulators may get most of the media... Read More

New Brain Hormone Puts Brakes On Reproduction

University of California, Berkeley, researchers have discovered a new actor in the mammalian reproductive system, a hormone... Read More

Microbial Diversity and Its Relationship to Planetary Protection

MINIREVIEW Ronald L. Crawford Environmental Biotechnology Institute, University of Idaho, P.O. Box 441052, Moscow,... Read More

Microbiology: Principles and Explorations

Microbiology: Principles and Explorations ... Read More

Freezing Kidney Cancer: Hot Treatment Should Be New Gold Standard For Destroying Small Tumors

Freezing kidney tumors—using a safe minimally invasive interventional radiology treatment that kills the cancer 100... Read More

Relative resource abundance explains butterfly biodiversity in island communities

BIOLOGICAL SCIENCES / ECOLOGY Relative resource abundance explains butterfly biodiversity in island communities Naoaki... Read More


Mutualism Definition What is mutualism? In biology and ecology, a mutualism is a form of symbiosis that is characterized by... Read More

UT Southwestern researchers uncover process for sugar-induced fat formation

DALLAS – Oct. 18, 2004 – Researchers at UT Southwestern Medical Center at Dallas are one step closer to understanding... Read More

Molecular Motor Shuttles Key Protein In Response To Light

In experiments with fruit flies, Johns Hopkins researchers have discovered how a key light-detecting molecule in the eye... Read More

Online systems

online systems systems where the input data enter the computer directly from the point of origin (usually a terminal or... Read More


Definition noun, plural: nasopharynges or nasopharynxes (anatomy) The part of the pharynx extending from the posterior... Read More