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Effort 1. An exertion of strength or power, whether physical or mental, in performing an act or aiming at an object; more or... Read More

An Effort to Explain the Process of Body Formation

An Effort to Explain the Process of Body Formation By Per Olof Jonson Written 1996 September 8, 2008... Read More

Smithsonian scientists help lead effort to ‘barcode’ world’s species

Smithsonian researchers are among the leaders in a worldwide effort to revolutionize the way scientists identify species in... Read More

New Study Seeks To Establish Mechanism Between Areas Of The Brain And Continence

BETHESDA, MD (February 25, 2004) When we want to go, why can we "wait"? In other words, when we sense that a... Read More

Can’t serve an ace? Could be muscle fatigue

Fatigue could reduce skills and cause injuries and muscle weakness during sport because the brain does not consider the... Read More

UGA researcher leads effort to sequence and catalog conifer genes for future biofuels research

Athens, Ga. – Jeffrey Dean, professor of forest biotechnology in the University of Georgia Warnell School of Forestry... Read More

Scientists Take Major Step To Improve River Restoration Efforts

PHILADELPHIA -- A group of the nation's leading river scientists, including Dr. David Hart and Jamie Carr of The Academy of... Read More

Mouse to man: The story of chromosomes

The complete sequencing of human chromosome 17 and mouse chromosome 11 offers unique insights into the evolution of the... Read More

Siberian Tigers Hang Tough: Results Of Latest Survey Show Tiger Numbers In Russia Stable

Vladivostok, Russia -- Results of the latest full range survey indicate that tiger numbers in Russia appear to be stable,... Read More

Health Belief Systems and the Psychobiology of War

Health Belief Systems and the Psychobiology of War NEIL J. ELGEE, MD, Seattle Belief systems overlie powerful biological... Read More

Biologists determine genetic blueprint of social amoeba

An international team that includes biologists at the University of California, San Diego has determined the complete... Read More

The history of biochemistry in India

UD Deshmukh, GV Phatarphekar, SP DandekarDepartment of Biochemistry, Seth G. S. Medical College and K. E. M. Hospital,... Read More

Transit Authority On Cell Biology, Proteomics and Career Decisions

Martin Latterich 12539 Montellano Terrace, San Diego, CA 92130, USA, latterich@yahoo.com Source: Martin Latterich... Read More

Newly Discovered Exploding Ants – Colobopsis explodens

A new ant species, Colobopsis explodens, was recently identified. Similar to other exploding ant species, Colobopsis... Read More

Effort aims to spike breast cancer with new approach

SCOTTSDALE, Ariz. — March 11, 2010 — Many women live with breast cancer that does not respond to standard medical... Read More

DNA sequence of Rhesus macaque has evolutionary, medical implications

The completed DNA sequence of the rhesus macaque - an Old World monkey - has advanced understanding of primate evolution... Read More


snap 1. To break short, or at once; to part asunder suddenly; as, a mast snaps; a needle snaps. But this weapon will snap... Read More

New Lunar Meteorite Found In Antarctica

     A microscopic view of a thin-section of the meteorite. Geologists routinely... Read More


trial 1. The act of trying or testing in any manner. Specifically: Any effort or exertion of strength for the purpose of... Read More


Bore 1. To make a hole or perforation with, or as with, a boring instrument; to cut a circular hole by the rotary motion of... Read More


Virulence definition In biology, virulence is defined as the degree by which a pathogenic organism can cause disease.... Read More

Current anti-doping policy: a critical appraisal

Current anti-doping policy: a critical appraisal Bengt Kayser1, Alexandre Mauron2 and Andy Miah3 1Professor, Institute... Read More


relax 1. To make lax or loose; to make less close, firm, rigid, tense, or the like; to slacken; to loosen; to open; as, to... Read More

Healthy make-over: Natural colors replace artificial colorants in foods, beverages

In the future, Santa may be leaving candy canes and nibbling holiday cookies that are a little duller, but better for your... Read More

Monumental Debt-for-Nature Swap Provides $20 Million To Protect Biodiversity In Madagascar

 Dancing Verreaux sifika lemurs at Berenty Reserve Madagascar. (Credit: iStockphoto/Gail A... Read More

Toothy dinosaur newest to come out of southern Utah

SALT LAKE CITY -- The newest dinosaur species to emerge from Grand Staircase-Escalante National Monument had some serious... Read More

Burying crop residues at sea may help reduce global warming

Burying crop residues at sea may help reduce carbon dioxide levels in an effort to fight global... Read More

Rare Plant From Dinosaur Age

A relic plant that once co-existed with dinosaurs has taken up residence in the University of Wisconsin-Madison botany... Read More

Math model predicts cancer behavior

Development of a powerful new computer simulation of tumor growth sets the stage for customized cancer treatmentVito... Read More

Decoding mushroom’s secrets could combat carbon, find better biofuels & safer soils

Researchers at the University of Warwick are co-ordinating a global effort to sequence the genome of one of the World's most... Read More


snap 1. To break short, or at once; to part asunder suddenly; as, a mast snaps; a needle snaps. But this weapon will snap... Read More

Old-Growth Forest Degradation: The Not-So-Slow Depletion of a Natural Resource

by Cheri Bermudez September 2007 Opening Thoughts As Earth’s population increases the amount of livable space... Read More

The Two-Mile Time Machine: Ice Cores, Abrupt Climate Change, and Our Future

The Two-Mile Time Machine: Ice Cores, Abrupt Climate Change, and Our Future ... Read More

Trauma treatment from the sea

Ever since Nimrod first routed his enemies on the field of battle, soldiers have dealt with bleeding and blood loss in the... Read More

Cancer Genomics Browser Gives Cancer Researchers A Powerful New Tool

March 2009 -- A Cancer Genomics Browser developed by researchers at the University of California, Santa Cruz, provides a... Read More


Endeavor to exert physical or intellectual strength for the attainment of; to use efforts to effect; to strive to achieve or... Read More

Soybean Genome Sequenced

December 9, 2008 — The U.S. Department of Energy Joint Genome Institute (DOE JGI) has released a complete draft... Read More

Bringing Bison Back to North American Landscapes

The next 10 to 20 years could be extremely significant for restoring wild populations of American bison to their original... Read More

Fungi the cause of many outbreaks of disease but mostly ignored

Report calls for new resources for studying fungi that impact human health and agriculture Fungi can cause a number of... Read More