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Gain

Gain (Science: physics) (Amplification) increase in a signal transmitted from one point to another through an... Read More

Oxidation

Oxidation Definition How do we define oxidation? There are several definitions of the oxidation process. Oxidation can be... Read More

Fermentation

Fermentation Definition What is fermentation? Fermentation is the breaking down of sugar molecules into simpler compounds... Read More

Plant Metabolism

Introduction Plants are responsible for incredible feats of molecular transformation. The processes are always being... Read More

Homeostatic Mechanisms and Cellular Communication

Homeostasis is the relatively stable conditions of the internal environment that result from compensatory regulatory... Read More

Trisomy

Definition noun, plural: trisomies (genetics) A type of aneuploidy characterized by the gain of an extra copy of a... Read More

Aneuploidy

Definition noun (genetics) The chromosomal variation due to a loss or a gain of one or more chromosomes resulting in the... Read More

Hypermorphic mutation

Definition noun (genetics) A type of mutation wherein the change in gene leads to an increase in normal (wild-type) gene... Read More

Polysomy

Definition noun, plural: tetrasomies (genetics) A type of aneuploidy characterized by the gain of two extra chromosomes of... Read More

Tetrasomy

Definition noun, plural: tetrasomies (genetics) A type of aneuploidy characterized by the gain of two extra chromosomes 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

Antimorphic mutation

Definition noun (genetics) A type of mutation wherein the change in gene alters the activity of the gene such that it... Read More

Balanced diet

What is a balanced diet? What is the definition of a balanced diet? A nutritionally balanced diet fulfills all nutritional... Read More

Commensalism

Commensalism Definition What is commensalism? Literally, commensalism is a Latin word that means ‘to eat at the same... Read More

Tgc

TGC (Science: abbreviation) time-varied gain control, time-gain... Read More

Steal

steal 1. To take and carry away, feloniously; to take without right or leave, and with intent to keep wrongfully; as, to... Read More

Excitatory postsynaptic potential

Definition noun A type of postsynaptic potential where the binding of neurotransmitters with the postsynaptic receptors... Read More

Blindness – Evolutionary regression? Maybe not!

The recent Netflix's hit flick, Bird Box, surely startled the viewers with the thrilling scenarios revolving around the... Read More

Inhibitory postsynaptic potential

Inhibitory postsynaptic potential is a type of postsynaptic potential where the binding of neurotransmitters with the... Read More

Light-dependent reaction

Many organisms, such as green plants, convert light energy into chemical energy through the mechanism of photosynthesis. In... Read More

Redox reaction

Redox Reaction Definition What are redox reactions? This is a common term in chemistry and biology. In chemistry, a redox... Read More

Embden-Meyerhof-Parnas pathway

Definition noun A glycolytic pathway whereby glucose is metabolized and converted ultimately to pyruvate, and results in a... Read More

Mātauranga Māori and Science

By: Maria Victoria Gonzaga In the previous lesson, we learned about the various methods used in measuring... Read More

The Origins of Life

This tutorial digs into the past to investigate the origins of life. The section is split into geological periods in the... Read More

Human Neurology

Human Neurology deals essentially with the nervous system of humans. It also features the various theories put forward by... Read More

Addressing the Unmet Medical Need for Safe and Effective Weight Loss Therapies

Perspective Addressing the Unmet Medical Need for Safe and Effective Weight Loss Therapies Cynthia M. Arbeeny Address... Read More

Cell Respiration

As mentioned in the previous tutorial on ATP, the process of respiration is split into 3 distinct areas that occur at... Read More

Kidneys and Regulation of Water and Inorganic Ions

Renal Functions Kidneys remove/add substances from/to the plasma. Regulate water concentration, inorganic ion... Read More

Trophic level

In ecology, a trophic level pertains to a position in a food chain or ecological pyramid occupied by a group of organisms... Read More

Turgor pressure

In biology, turgor pressure definition pertains to the pressure that is exerted by the fluid (e.g. water) against the cell... Read More

Aerobic respiration

Definition noun (1) A form of cellular respiration that requires oxygen in order to generate energy. (2) The process of... Read More

Monosomy

Definition noun (genetics) A type of aneuploidy characterized by the loss of a single chromosome of the normal... Read More

Dynamic equilibrium

Definition noun A system in a steady state since forward reaction and backward reaction occur at the same... Read More

Industrial Microbiology

Definition noun Related to environmental, social and economic importance that are engaged in the utilization of... Read More

Purulent exudate

Definition noun A type of exudate that is distinctively thick and yellowish, grayish or greenish in color, and consisting... Read More

Selective permeability

Definition noun A feature and a function of the plasma membrane that is essential to maintain homeostasis by regulating the... Read More

Hypomorphic mutation

Definition noun (genetics) A type of mutation wherein the change in gene leads to the partial loss of the normal... Read More

ATP & ADP – Biological Energy

ATP stands for adenosine triphosphate, and is the energy used by an organism in its daily operations. It consists of an... Read More

Scientists brought dead pig brain partly back to life

Death is inevitable to any entity that has life. When there is a beginning there ought to be an end.  However, the recent... Read More

Ionic bond

Definition noun plural: ionic bonds A type of chemical bond in which atoms, ions, or molecules are held together by... Read More