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Search Results for: empirical

Empirical

Empirical 1. Pertaining to, or founded upon, experiment or experience; depending upon the observation of phenomena; versed... Read More

Mitochondrial DNA not just from moms but also from dads?

If one wants to trace down lineage, that person could turn to the cell's powerhouse, the mitochondrion. This organelle... Read More

Theory of Neuroscience

Nezih OKTAR Journal of Neurological Sciences (Turkish) 2006, Volume 23, Number 3, Page(s) 155-158. An Open Access... Read More

A posteriori

A posteriori 1. (Science: logic) Characterising that kind of reasoning which derives propositions from the observation of... Read More

On Mate Selection Evolution: Are intelligent males more attractive?

A study published in Science on January 11 seems to be the first to lay empirical evidence that concur with Charles Darwin's... Read More

Muscles of the Apes – a thwack on human muscle evolution

Summary: A recent finding suggests that apes do have the muscles for bipedalism, vocal communication, and facial... Read More

Triplicate

Definition noun, plural: triplicates One of the three identical copies or replicates verb To make three copies... Read More

Inorganic compound

Definition noun plural: inorganic compounds A chemical compound lacking both carbon-carbon (C-C) and carbon-hydrogen... Read More

Independent variable

Independent Variable Definition To define an independent variable, let us first understand what a variable is. The word... Read More

Phenol coefficient

Chemical disinfectants are categorized based on the power of their disinfection for microbes and viruses. Strong... Read More

Bears

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

Molecular formula

molecular formula --> empirical formula In chemistry, a formula indicating the kind and number of atoms in the molecules... Read More

Data

Data multiple facts (usually but not necessarily empirical) used as a basis for inference, testing, models, etc. The word is... Read More

Abiogenesis

Definition noun plural: abiogeneses a·bi·o·gen·e·sis, eɪbaɪəʊˈdʒɛnəsɪs (1) The theory postulating that... Read More

Acquisition

Acquisition in psychology, the empirical demonstration of an increase in the strength of the conditioned response in... Read More

Mechanical

mechanical 1. Pertaining to, governed by, or in accordance with, mechanics, or the laws of motion; pertaining to the... Read More

Control

Definition noun, plural: controls (general) That which purposefully direct, manipulate, manage, regulate, restrain, or cause... Read More

Rabies pathobiology and its RNA virus agent – Lyssavirus

Having a dog as a pet presents a myriad of benefits. One of them is having a companion reputed for being charismatic and... Read More