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Habit

Habit (Science: botany) The growth form of a plant, comprising its size, shape, texture and... Read More

Manner

Manner 1. Mode of action; way of performing or effecting anything; method; style; form; fashion. The nations which thou hast... Read More

Practices

practice 1. Frequently repeated or customary action; habitual performance; a succession of acts of a similar kind; usage;... Read More

Macrophytes

Introduction    Examples of Macrophytes. (Source: Canada's AquaticEnvironments) ... Read More

Roller

roller 1. One who, or that which, rolls; especially, a cylinder, sometimes grooved, of wood, stone, metal, etc, used in... Read More

Muscles of the Apes – a thwack on human muscle evolution

Summary: A recent finding suggests that apes do have the muscles for bipedalism, vocal communication, and facial... Read More

Consciousness and Behavior

States of Consciousness Defined either by (1) behavior - ranging from attentive and alert to coma and (2) electrical... Read More

Soils

Where a plant grows and what resources are available to it is of vital importance to the life of a plant. The soil type and... Read More

Pioneer species

You might have come across news of some barren lands turning into luscious grasslands or forests after decades? Or you might... Read More

Cactoidea

Definition noun (plant taxonomy) The largest subfamily of the cactus family comprised of the tribes: Browningieae, Cacteae,... Read More

Dropper

Dropper 1. One who, or that which, drops. Specif., a fly that drops from the leaden above the bob or end fly. 2. A dropping... Read More

Polygamy

polygamy 1. The having of a plurality of wives or husbands at the same time; usually, the marriage of a man to more than one... Read More

Seaweed

A seaweed refers to any of the macroscopic marine algae. They include the conspicuous, multicellular algal species of... Read More

Liana

Liana (Science: botany) a luxuriant woody plant, climbing high trees and having ropelike stems. The grapevine often has the... Read More

Dependency

Dependency (Science: psychology) The tendency of an individual or individuals to rely on others for advice, guidance, or... Read More

Instinct

Instinct 1. Natural inward impulse; unconscious, involuntary, or unreasoning prompting to any mode of action, whether... 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

Abandon

Abandon 1. To cast or drive out; to banish; to expel; to reject. That he might . . . Abandon them from him. (Udall) Being... Read More

Mangrove

Definition noun, plural: mangroves (botany) Any of the trees of the genus Rhizophora (botany) Any of the trees or shrubs... Read More

Associates

Associate 1. Closely connected or joined with some other, as in interest, purpose, employment, or office; sharing... Read More

Exhibit

Exhibit 1. To hold forth or present to view; to produce publicly, for inspection; to show, especially in order to attract... Read More

Pills

pill The peel or skin. Some be covered over with crusts, or hard pills, as the locusts. Origin: Cf. Peel skin, or... Read More

Mechanical

mechanical 1. Pertaining to, governed by, or in accordance with, mechanics, or the laws of motion; pertaining to the... Read More

Loose

Loose 1. Unbound; untied; unsewed; not attached, fastened, fixed, or confined; as, the loose sheets of a book. Her hair, nor... Read More

Tree

“The biological diversity is plenty if you look around yourself a little closely; with an eye for life!” … People... Read More

Sympatric speciation

Speciation is a process of evolution through which two different existing populations evolve and a distinct species form. It... Read More

Probability

Probability Definition How do you define probability? In science, probability is a measurement tool that calculates the... Read More

Tracking the migration of Whip-poor-will in Americas

Eastern whip-poor-will (Antrostomus vociferous) is continuously declining due to habitat loss and unavailability of insects... Read More