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Foster Relating to nourishment; affording, receiving, or sharing nourishment or nurture; applied to father, mother, child,... Read More

Ovarian stimulation in mice adversely affects embryo development and implantation

Research published in Human Reproduction**,Europe's leading journal of reproductive medicine, has shown that, in mice,... Read More

Encyclopedia of Common Natural Ingredients Used in Food, Drugs, and Cosmetics

Encyclopedia of Common Natural Ingredients Used in Food, Drugs, and Cosmetics  ... Read More

Oil Palm Research In Context: Identifying The Need For Biodiversity Assessment

Oil palm (Elaeis guineensis) cultivation has expanded dramatically in recent decades and is frequently cited as a major... Read More

Scientists find a way to detect which breast abnormalities may develop into cancer

Scientists at the Royal Liverpool University Hospitals in the UK have found a way of testing whether certain abnormalities... Read More

Scientists seek to assess the microbial risks in the water we drink

It is a familiar scenario experienced around the world: an outbreak of gastrointestinal illness suddenly emerges in a... Read More

Volcanic blast likely killed and preserved juvenile fossil plesiosaur found in Antarctica

Skeleton to be unveiled at US museum December 13 Amid 70-mile-an-hour winds and freezing Antarctic conditions, an... Read More

Evolution of four gene families with patchy phylogenetic distributions: influx of genes into protist genomes

Jan O Andersson1, Robert P Hirt2, Peter G Foster3 and Andrew J Roger4 1Institute of Cell and Molecular Biology, Uppsala... Read More

Ebola virus a threat to great ape populations

The Ebola virus, identified for the first time in 1976 in the Democratic Republic of Congo (ex-Zaire), has unleashed several... Read More

Bumblebee House Warming: It Takes A Village

All bumblebees always aren't as busy as, well, a bee. It all depends on what their job is. Researchers have known that a... Read More

Early bird doesn’t always get worm, UNC researcher finds

CHAPEL HILL - Competing against older brothers and sisters can be tough work, as any youngest child will tell you. But new... Read More

Fighting Drug-resistant Flu Viruses

In a finding that could lead to the design of new antiviral drugs for fighting swine flu and other viral disease,... Read More

Monkeys And Humans Use Parallel Mechanism To Recognize Faces

July 12, 2009 — Researchers at the Yerkes National Primate Research Center, Emory University, have demonstrated for the... Read More

Life Sticks: Bioengineers’ Sticky Insights Illuminate Biological Processes

Sticky is good. A University of California, San Diego bioengineer is the first author on an article in the journal... Read More

‘Death protein’ research secures funding for UCF scientists

The marriage of computer modeling, biophysics and immunology has landed a University of Central Florida scientist more than... Read More

Biology Inquiries: Standards-Based Labs, Assessments, and Discussion Lessons by M.Shields

Biology Inquiries: Standards-Based Labs, Assessments, and Discussion Lessons   ... Read More

Investigating Life In Extreme Environments Report Gives Hints On Facts Of Life

From the deepest seafloor to the highest mountain, from the hottest region to the cold Antarctic plateau, environments... Read More

Potential Ecological Costs and Co-Benefits of REDD (Reducing Emissions from Deforestation and Forest Degradation)

A new paper just published in Global Change Biology examines the potential of a REDD (Reducing Emissions from... Read More

Studies Show Marijuana Has ‘Therapeutic Value’; Research Reported to California Legislature

Researchers from the University of California's Center for Medicinal Cannabis Research (CMCR) have found "reasonable... Read More

Fetal Alcohol Syndrome – Overview

By Vicki Mozo   Overview Fetal Alcohol Syndrome or FAS is a congenital disorder characterized by a pattern of physical... Read More

Stem Cell Technology Gives Access To Same Sex Reproduction

Researches carried out by Cambridge University showed possibility for same sex reproduction, according to the study... Read More


Favor 1. Kind regard; propitious aspect; countenance; friendly disposition; kindness; good will. Hath crawled into the favor... Read More


Xylem Definition Xylem is defined as a plant tissue that transfers water and nutrients from roots to all over the plant... Read More


nourish 1. To feed and cause to grow; to supply with matter which increases bulk or supplies waste, and promotes health; to... Read More


rear 1. To raise; to lift up; to cause to rise, become erect, etc.; to elevate; as, to rear a monolith. In adoration at his... Read More


Breed 1. A race or variety of men or other animals (or of plants), perpetuating its special or distinctive characteristics... Read More


Putative Definition What is putative? The word putative denotes to a supposition that is based on what is commonly... Read More

Animals suckling

Animals, suckling young, unweaned mammals. Refers to nursing animals whether nourished by their biological mother, foster... Read More

Medicinal plant

Definition noun Any plant whose roots, leaves, seeds, bark, or plant part is used for therapeutic, tonic, purgative, or... Read More

Scientists call for global push to advance research in synthetic biology

Oxnard, Calif., June 25, 2007 – With research backgrounds ranging from materials engineering to molecular biophysics,... Read More

Careers In Education

Jobs within education are often seen as rewarding and extremely satisfying. They require huge amounts of dedication and are... Read More

Conservation International and Toyota partner to protect Philippines’ rain forests

Initiative demonstrates strong tie between conservation and community development Manila, Philippines - Conservation... Read More

Directed case study method for teaching human anatomy and physiology


Dealing with Darwin: How Great Companies Innovate at Every Phase of Their Evolution

Dealing with Darwin: How Great Companies Innovate at Every Phase of Their Evolution   ... Read More

Rice bioengineers pioneer techniques for knee repair

A breakthrough self-assembly technique for growing replacement cartilage offers the first hope of replacing the entire... Read More

Discovering How Environment Contributes To Breast Cancer

Breast cancer incidence in the United States ranks near the top internationally. And just across the Golden Gate from UCSF... Read More

Studying Coastal Eddies: Restaurants And Nurseries Of The Sea

Two NASA oceanographers have found and described numerous coastal ocean eddies off the southern California coast that are... Read More

‘Crystal Engineering’ Helps Scientists Solve 3-D Protein Structures

'Crystal Engineering' Helps Scientists Solve 3-D Protein Structures        ... Read More

Stress Hormones May Play New Role In Speeding Up Cancer Growth

New research here suggests that hormones produced during periods of stress may increase the growth rate of a particularly... Read More

Mathematical Tools For Predicting Facial Surgery Results

Cranio-maxillofacial surgery is a medical specialty focusing on facial and skull reconstruction. This surgery can help... Read More