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Parallax

parallax 1. The apparent displacement, or difference of position, of an object, as seen from two different stations, or... Read More

Anatomy and Physiology of Principal Cells of the Medial Nucleus of the Trapezoid Body (MNTB) of the Cat

Anatomy and Physiology of Principal Cells of the Medial Nucleus of the Trapezoid Body (MNTB) of the Cat Philip H.... Read More

Dead Man Walking

Dead Man Walking: Wade Davis and the Secret of the Zombie Poison By Patrick D. Hahn Accepted on September 4, 2007 Twenty... Read More

Cryobiology: The Study of Life and Death at Low Temperatures

by Gregory M. Fahy, PhD Cryobiology -- usually thought of as the study of the effects of subfreezing temperatures on... Read More

Isolation of murine splenocytes

Overview In order to study spleen cells (e.g. lymphocytes, granulocytes, other immune cells), it helps to make single-cell... Read More

Evidence for Intelligent Design from Biochemistry

From a speech delivered at Discovery Institute's God & Culture Conference Michael J. Behe Discovery Institute August... Read More

‘Bad Carbs’ Not the Enemy, U.Va. Professor Says

The latest common wisdom on carbohydrates claims that eating so-called "bad" carbohydrates will make you fat,... Read More

Cytosol

Definition noun plural: cytosols cy·to·sol, ˈsaɪtəˌsɒl (cell biology) The liquid component of the cytoplasm... Read More

Brown algae

Brown algae are algal species characterized by being multicellular and having brown or greenish brown color. The color is... Read More

Patented Process Preserves Transplant Tissues/Organs

Body tissues such as blood vessels, cartilage and skin even whole organs such as kidneys, livers and hearts could become... Read More

Wisconsin Scientists Find Portal To Show Animals Evolve

        Like butterflies, different species of fruit flies decorate their wings with... Read More

Lacertilia

Lacertilia (Science: zoology) An order of reptilia, which includes the lizards. They are closely related to the snakes, and... Read More

Wash

wash 1. To cleanse by ablution, or dipping or rubbing in water; to apply water or other liquid to for the purpose of... Read More

Algae

Algae are photosynthetic organisms that possess photosynthetic pigments such as chlorophyll. However, they lack true roots,... Read More

Face

Face 1. The exterior form or appearance of anything; that part which presents itself to the view; especially, the front or... Read More

Engineers probe spiders’ polymer art

Engineers probe spiders' polymer art      MIT researchers hope the golden silk spider... Read More

Tumbler

tumbler 1. One who tumbles; one who plays tricks by various motions of the body; an acrobat. 2. A movable obstruction in a... Read More

Healthy Potato Chips: A Trans Fat Oil With Health Benefits

For plenty of good reasons, the term "trans fat" leaves a bad taste in the mouths of health-conscious consumers.... Read More

Cell immobilization

Definition noun (biotechnology) A process wherein cells (animal or plant cells) are fixed in a suitable matrix and are used... Read More

More acidic seas pose new threat, scientists warn

More acidic seas pose new threat, scientists warn The escalating level of carbon dioxide in the atmosphere is making the... Read More

The contentious Archaean biosignatures

RESEARCH NEWS The contentious Archaean biosignatures   A. V. Sankaran If it looks like life, has the ecology of life,... Read More

Erlenmeyer flask

Erlenmeyer flask (Science: apparatus) a piece of chemistry laboratory equipment, a container often made of glass, which has... Read More

Smooth

smooth 1. Having an even surface, or a surface so even that no roughness or points can be perceived by the touch; not rough;... Read More

Cohesion

Cohesion Definition What is cohesion? Cohesion, in science definition, refers to the state of cohering or sticking together... Read More

Soft drink seemed to improve the effects of an anticancer drug, study shows

Who would think that a sweet beverage can enhance the efficacy of an anticancer drug? Recently, studies were conducted to... Read More

Bar

Bar 1. A piece of wood, metal, or other material, long in proportion to its breadth or thickness, used as a lever and for... Read More

Pediatrics study shows no link between juice and children’s weight

Drinking a glass of 100 percent fruit juice has long been thought of as a healthy habit for both adults and children.... Read More

Tumblers

tumbler 1. One who tumbles; one who plays tricks by various motions of the body; an acrobat. 2. A movable obstruction in a... Read More

Shank

shank To fall off, as a leaf, flower, or capsule, on account of disease affecting the supporting footstalk; usually followed... Read More