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Interference competition

Definition noun (ecology) A form of competition wherein organisms directly vie for resources, such as by... Read More

Sleep Strengthens Your Memory

Sleep not only protects memories from outside interferences, but also helps strengthen them, according to research... Read More


Interference opposition or hampering of an action or procedure. Origin: L. Ferire = to... Read More

Viral interference

viral interference A phenomenon in which infection by a first virus results in resistance of cells or tissues to infection... Read More

Scientists Predict How To Detect A Fourth Dimension Of Space

Scientists at Duke and Rutgers universities have developed a mathematical framework they say will enable astronomers to... Read More

Class of antibiotics can enhance gene-silencing tool

A way to turn off one gene at a time has earned acceptance in biology laboratories over the last decade. Doctors envision... Read More

Exploitation competition

Definition noun (ecology) A form of competition wherein organisms indirectly compete with other organisms for resources by... Read More

Molecule Does More Than Slice and Dice RNA

A team of Howard Hughes Medical Institute (HHMI) scientists has peeled back some of the mystery of how cells are able to... Read More

Fundamentals of Light Microscopy and Electronic Imaging

Fundamentals of Light Microscopy and Electronic Imaging      ... Read More

Coherent femtosecond multidimensional probes of molecular vibrations

Femtosecond visible and IR analogues of multiple-pulse NMR techniques provide snapshot probes of molecular structure and... Read More

New field-deployable biosensor detects avian influenza virus in minutes instead of days

Quick identification of avian influenza infection in poultry is critical to controlling outbreaks, but current detection... Read More

Europe develops new technologies to boost health of livestock

A range of new technologies including genetic modification (GM) and RNA Interference are being deployed to improve the... Read More


Fringe 1. An ornamental appendage to the border of a piece of stuff, originally consisting of the ends of the warp,... Read More

UGA scientists engineer root-knot nematode resistance

September 27, 2006 -- University of Georgia professor Richard Hussey has spent 20 years studying a worm-shaped parasite too... Read More


Fringe 1. An ornamental appendage to the border of a piece of stuff, originally consisting of the ends of the warp,... Read More

An adenovirus prime/plasmid boost strategy for induction of equipotent immune responses to two dengue virus serotypes

An adenovirus prime/plasmid boost strategy for induction of equipotent immune responses to two dengue virus... Read More


Definition noun (ecology) A symbiotic relationship between or among living things that compete for a limited resources,... Read More

Bertrand lens

Bertrand lens (Science: physics) a small, low-power lens, usually on a slide for insertion into the drawtube between... Read More

SENI Biometric Analysis on the extinct Scincidae species: Macroscincus coctei (underlined)

Brian L. Schnirel Leeway Corucia Research Center (LCRC) Courtesy: Polyphemos (2004)   Introduction: It has been... Read More

On the biphoton wavelength

On the biphoton wavelength P. H. Souto Ribeiro Instituto de Física, Universidade Federal do Rio de Janeiro, Caixa Postal... Read More

Immune system ‘escape hatch’ gives cancer cells traction

Scientists at Johns Hopkins and elsewhere say they have mapped out an escape route that cancers use to evade the body’s... Read More

Molecular Biology of the Cell, Fourth Edition: A Problems Approach

      AUTHORS:  Wilson/ Hunt PRODUCT DETAILS:... Read More

A fatal rare disease can now be treated with a historic first FDA-approved gene-silencing drug

Scientists are excited over a gene-silencing drug that recently won approval from the US Food and Drug Administration (FDA).... Read More

Non Random Mating

Mating that has not occurred due to chance, and therefore has had human interference. ex. people who look alike mate more... Read More


persistent Continuing to exist in spite of interference or treatment, tending to... Read More


Compensation in interference microscopy, compensation for the phase difference introduced by the object, measured by... Read More


Accident 1. Literally, a befalling; an event that takes place without one's foresight or expectation; an undesigned, sudden,... Read More

Back aperture

Back aperture (Science: microscopy) The exit pupil of a microscope objective lens. The objective lens back aperture, which... Read More

Airy disk

Airy disk (Science: microscopy) The image of a bright point object as focused by a lens system. With monochromatic light, it... Read More


schemochromes --> structural colour A colour created by an optical effect (e.g., via interference, refraction, or... Read More


steric Pertaining to stereochemistry. Steric hindrance, interference with or inhibition of a seemingly feasible reaction... Read More


Diffraction When a wave train passes an obstacle secondary waves are set up that interfere with the primary wave and give... Read More

Hyperthermia: Role and Risk Factor for Cancer Treatment

The body is made up of millions of cells and cancer starts when one of them instigates to develop and proliferate too much... Read More

Moire topography

moire topography A method of three-dimensional morphometry in which contour maps are produced from the overlapping... Read More

A Symbiont Betrays Its Host

It came as a surprise to me recently to realize how much is known about the immune responses of plants and, moreover, how... Read More


Disturbance deviation from, interruption of, or interference with a normal... Read More

Indicator Species and Endangered Species

Indicator Species Certain species are capable of expressing characteristics that can indicate the state of the ecosystem... Read More


Indigenous native, originating or occurring naturally in the place specified. Originating where it is found; the... Read More


undulatory moving in the manner of undulations, or waves; resembling the motion of waves, which successively rise or swell... Read More


Interpose 1. To be or come between. Long hid by interposing hill or wood. (Cowper) 2. To step in between parties at... Read More