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Gathering Assembling; collecting; used for gathering or concentrating. Gathering board, a table or board on which signatures... Read More

Pathways as "signatures in landscape": towards an ethnography of mobility among the Mbya-Guaraní (Northeastern Argentina)

Pathways as "signatures in landscape": towards an ethnography of mobility among the Mbya-Guaraní (Northeastern... Read More

Study Links Obesity To Liver Failure

Researchers have found that obesity can put patients with acute liver failure at increased risk of mortality and other... Read More


Harvest 1. The gathering of a crop of any kind; the ingathering of the crops; also, the season of gathering grain and... Read More

Omnivore’s Dilemma by M. Pollan

Omnivore's Dilemma       ... Read More


pebble 1. A small roundish stone or bowlder; especially, a stone worn and rounded by the action of water; a pebblestone. The... Read More

Bacteriological assessment of urban water sources in Khamis Mushait Governorate, southwestern Saudi Arabia

Bacteriological assessment of urban water sources in Khamis Mushait Governorate, southwestern Saudi Arabia Eed L Sh... Read More

Setting Priorities For Patient-Safety Efforts Will Mean Hard Choices, Bioethicists Say

August 25, 2009— Is it more urgent for hospitals, doctors and nurses to focus resources on preventing the thousands of... Read More

Did Bacteria Develop Into More Complex Cells Much Earlier in Evolution Than Thought?

Monash University biochemists have found a critical piece in the evolutionary puzzle that explains how life on Earth... Read More


Definition noun plural: humans hu‧man, (h)yo͞omʹn A bipedal primate belonging to the genus Homo, especially Homo... Read More


Noun: a procedure done in a controlled environment for the purpose of gathering observations, data, or facts, demonstrating... Read More


nose 1. (Science: anatomy) The prominent part of the face or anterior extremity of the head containing the nostrils and... Read More


weather To undergo or endure the action of the atmosphere; to suffer meteorological influences; sometimes, to wear away, or... Read More

Endangered species

Definition noun Any species that is highly likely to become extinct in the near future (as categorized by the International... Read More


ripe 1. Ready for reaping or gathering; having attained perfection; mature; said of fruits, seeds, etc.; as, ripe grain. So... Read More


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


picking 1. The act of digging or breaking up, as with a pick. 2. The act of choosing, plucking, or gathering. 3. That which... Read More

Scientific method

Definition noun A systematic approach to solving a problem by discovering knowledge, investigating a phenomenon, verifying... 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


segregation 1. The act of segregating, or the state of being segregated; separation from others; a parting. 2. (Science:... Read More


Anthology 1. A discourses on flowers. 2. A collection of flowers; a garland. 3. A collection of flowers of literature, that... Read More

Data collection

Data collection systematic gathering of data for a particular purpose from various sources, including questionnaires,... Read More


Definition noun, plural: choanoflagellates A flagellate protozoan of the genera Monosiga and Proterospongia of the class... Read More


Definition noun (1) An unscientific field of study which later becomes a science. (2) A field of study that has not yet been... Read More


Definition noun, plural: nematocysts A capsular structure containing a coiled, hollow tube, and is found within the... Read More


Definition noun The process of taking in of dissolved organic compounds that are absorbed into the cells via extracellular... Read More

Critically endangered species

Definition noun Any species that has an extremely high risk of extinction in the immediate future (as categorized by the... Read More

Great ape

Definition noun, plural: great apes Any of the apes belonging to the family Hominidae, such as chimpanzees, gorillas,... Read More

New Zealand’s Unique Flora

By: Maria Victoria Gonzaga In the previous lesson, we've come to know some of the most fascinating endemic... Read More

Ecological Research: Measuring & Analysis

By: Maria Victoria Gonzaga Previously in this lesson, we learned that high biodiversity is essential to a healthy... Read More

New Test Speeds Triclosan Detection In Water

January 24, 2009 — A new test for detecting triclosan should expedite environmental monitoring of the antibacterial agent... Read More

Genomics of large marine animals showcased in the Biological Bulletin

Though the slow moving purple sea urchin may look oblivious, lacking a head, eyes and ears, this prickly creature has an... Read More

Unlocking the function of enzymes

Fitting a key into a lock may seem like a simple task, but researchers at Texas A&M University are using a method that... Read More

The Red Queen: Sex and the Evolution of Human Nature

 The Red Queen: Sex and the Evolution of Human Nature      ... Read More


The swaying and winding of kelp in the ocean currents has an entrancing, hypnotic quality that would be the envy of the... Read More

HortResearch science reveals the natural potential of apples

Fruit lovers worldwide may soon enjoy new, healthier, tastier apples, following the release this week of crucial genetic... Read More

It’s Not Fair! We Are Programmed To Resist Weight Loss

Research confirming the human body is designed to strongly resist attempts to lose weight will be presented at an... Read More

How To Mend A Broken Heart: Zebrafish Hold Key To Regeneration

When a portion of a zebrafish's heart is removed, the dynamic interplay between a mass of stem cells that forms in the... 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