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Pseudopodia

A pseudopodium (plural: pseudopodia) refers to the temporary projection of the cytoplasm of a eukaryotic cell. Pseudopodia... Read More

Septin

Definition noun plural: septins sep·tin, sĕp′tĭn A protein involved in cytokinesis and also functions in maintaining... Read More

New angiogenesis finding may help fight cancer growth

New angiogenesis finding may help fight cancer growth MADISON -- A researcher at the University of Wisconsin-Madison School... 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

Acid

Acid (Science: chemical, chemistry) a fundamental category of many compounds whose water-based solutions have a sour taste,... Read More

Choanomastigote

Definition noun, plural: choanomastigotes (protistology) The developmental stage or the morphological form in the lifecycle... Read More

Overview of Chirology

Psychodiagnostic Chirology (PDC) is a comprehensive diagnostic discipline applied by professional behavioral specialists in... Read More

Fungus among us

Fungus among us: Some are deadly Experts are reluctant to tell anyone a mushroom is edible Even after a dry spell, there's... Read More

Skid

skid 1. A shoe or clog, as of iron, attached to a chain, and placed under the wheel of a wagon to prevent its turning when... Read More

Leg

Leg 1. A limb or member of an animal used for supporting the body, and in running, climbing, and swimming; especially, that... Read More

Analogous structures

In evolutionary biology, analogous structures are defined as biological structures having similar or corresponding functions... Read More

Analogous

In evolutionary biology, the meaning of analogous is “having similarities in functions but different evolutionary... Read More

Trypomastigote

Definition noun, plural: trypomastigotes (protistology) The developmental stage or the morphological form in the lifecycle... Read More

Getting wired: how the brain does it

August 27, 2009 -- In a new study, researchers at the Montreal Neurological Institute and Hospital (The Neuro), McGill... Read More

Microbial fuel cells turn on the juice

The combination of beer, wastewater, microbes, fuel cells, high school students and teachers sounds like a witches’ brew... Read More

A semantic web approach applied to integrative bioinformatics experimentation: a biological use case with genomics data

A semantic web approach applied to integrative bioinformatics experimentation: a biological use case with genomics... Read More

Trichome

Definition noun, plural: trichomes (botany) An outgrowth (hair-like or scale-like) from the epidermal cell (microbiology) A... Read More

Microbial fuel cells turn on the juice

The combination of beer, wastewater, microbes, fuel cells, high school students and teachers sounds like a witches’ brew... Read More

New regulation ensures farm buildings used for agriculture

New regulation ensures farm buildings used for agriculture A farm building is a farm building — and it shouldn’t be... Read More

Healthy Aging: A Lifelong Guide to Your Physical and Spiritual Well-Being

Healthy Aging: A Lifelong Guide to Your Physical and Spiritual Well-Being   ... Read More

Renal column

Definition noun, plural: renal columns A column-like extension of the renal cortex in the renal medulla Supplement A... Read More

Lap

Lap 1. The loose part of a coat; the lower part of a garment that plays loosely; a skirt; an apron. 2. An edge; a border; a... Read More

Rostrum

Definition noun, plural: rostra (zoology) (1) A beak-like or snout-like projection, such as that of the crocodile or... Read More

Soap

soap A substance which dissolves in water, thus forming a lather, and is used as a cleansing agent. Soap is produced by... Read More

Six-billion-dollar Human Is Becoming Reality, As Bionics Restores Or Expands Humans’ Abilities

In the mid-1970s, when scientists in a popular TV series rebuilt a wounded, barely-living test pilot into the world's... Read More

Researchers discover how embryo attaches to the uterus

Researchers funded by the National Institutes of Health have discovered how an embryo initially attaches to the wall of the... Read More