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Life

Life Definition Life is a characteristic of a living organism that distinguishes the latter from a dead organism or a... Read More

Origins of Life on Earth

Although Earth was created around 4.5 billion years ago, life began to exist not long after. Due to the huge timescales... Read More

The FIFTH MIRACLE: The Search for the Origin and Meaning of Life

 The FIFTH MIRACLE: The Search for the Origin and Meaning of Life    ... Read More

Origins of Life : On Earth and in the Cosmos (2nd Ed)

 Origins of Life : On Earth and in the Cosmos   ... Read More

Indirect life cycle

Definition noun A type of parasitic life cycle wherein the parasite is transmitted indirectly from one host to the next,... Read More

Between Necessity and Probability: Searching for the Definition and Origin of Life (Advances in Astrobiology and Biogeophysics)

Between Necessity and Probability: Searching for the Definition and Origin of Life (Advances in Astrobiology and... Read More

Life cycle

Definition noun The whole life history of an organism, usually depicted through a series of developmental stages (e.g. from... Read More

Evolution of Life – Ancient Earth

Continuing from the previous tutorial investigating the origins of life on Earth.... Life began to flourish, and the... 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

Living things

Living Things Definition A living thing pertains to any organism or a life form that possesses or shows the characteristics... Read More

Cell theory

What Is Cell Theory? Biological cell theory explains the idea of organismal constitution, structure, and function. It... Read More

Half-life

Definition noun, plural: half-lives (1) Biological half-life, i.e. the period in which the amount of substance inside the... Read More

Organism

An organism refers to a living thing that has an organized structure, can react to stimuli, reproduce, grow, adapt, and... Read More

Abiogenesis

Definition noun plural: abiogeneses a·bi·o·gen·e·sis, eɪbaɪəʊˈdʒɛnəsɪs (1) The idea that primitive life... Read More

Sporophyte

Sporophyte Definition What is a sporophyte? Accordingly, the sporophyte is the plant generation that produces spores. To... Read More

Biology

Biology Definition Biology is the branch of science that primarily deals with the structure, function, growth, evolution,... Read More

Biosphere

What is biosphere? The biosphere is that part of the Earth where living things thrive and live. It is the portion of the... Read More

Non-living thing

Non-living Thing Definition A non-living thing in biology means any form without a life, such as an inanimate body or... Read More

Definitive host

Different Biological Relationships The biological world is interconnected whether we notice it or not. All the life forms... Read More

Law of biogenesis

Law Of Biogenesis Definition Law of Biogenesis states that life arises from pre-existing life, not from nonliving matter.... Read More

Biodiversity

The biological world or life on earth is a marvel that has amazed us since time immemorial. The rich natural diversity of... Read More

Biennial

Biennial Definition What is a biennial plant? Biennial plants are those that live for two years and flower only “once”... 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

Imprinting

What does imprinting mean? Have you watched the TV cartoon show “Tom and Jerry” with an episode of a duck and its... Read More

Vascular plants

Definition of Vascular plants The term 'vascular' is derived from the Latin word vāsculum, vās, meaning "a container and... Read More

Life table

Life table a representation of the probable years of survivorship of a defined population of subjects; since survivorship is... Read More

Direct life cycle

Direct life cycle (Science: epidemiology) a life cycle in which a parasite is transmitted directly from one host to the next... Read More

Obligate parasite

Parasitism is a form of symbiosis that occurs between a parasite and its host. The parasite is the organism that generally... Read More

Animal

Animal Definition An animal (plural: animals) refers to any of the eukaryotic multicellular organisms of the biological... Read More

Endosymbiotic theory

A eukaryotic cell is distinct from a prokaryotic cell by the presence of membrane-bound cellular structures called... Read More

Reproduction

Reproduction Definition Reproduction is a biological phenomenon of producing offspring/s. i.e. more of its kind. Depending... Read More

Branches of biology

What is a Branch of Biology? A branch of biology is a specialized field or a sub-discipline in a much broader field of... Read More

Archaea

Archaea is a group of prokaryotic life forms distinct from bacteria forming a separate domain of life. They possess... Read More

Protist

Protist Definition What is a protist? All protists are eukaryotes, i.e. organisms with a nucleus. However, they are... Read More

At Home in the Universe: The Search for the Laws of Self-Organization and Complexity

At Home in the Universe: The Search for the Laws of Self-Organization and Complexity  ... Read More

Plankton

Plankton is a diverse group of typically microscopic, aquatic organisms suspended in the water column and rely on water... Read More

Kingdom

Kingdom is a taxonomic rank used in biological classification systems to simplify the understanding of the biological world.... Read More

Organization

Organization Definition The meaning of the term "organization" is very simple. It means the state wherein things are... Read More

Fecundity

Fecundity Definition The meaning of fecundity is the reproductive rate (fecundity rate) or the performance of an individual... Read More

Phylogeny

Phylogeny refers to the evolutionary history of the development of a species or of a taxonomic group of organisms. The... Read More