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Density dependent factor

Density-dependent factors are the limiting factors of an ecosystem that regulate population growth in a density-dependent... Read More

Nervous System

    THE is the most complicated and highly organized of the various systems which make up the human body. It is the... Read More

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

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

Air

Air 1. The Fluid which we Breathe, and which surrounds the earth; the Atmosphere. It is Invisible, inodourous, Insipid,... Read More

Survival of the fittest

When we talk about evolutionary processes, the usage of the phrase "Survival of the fittest" has been very common in... Read More

Muscular system

Muscular System Definition What is the muscular system? The muscular system is a system that includes muscle cells and... Read More

Disruptive Selection

An evolutionary process known as disruptive selection (or disruptive natural selection) causes a population to become... Read More

Smooth endoplasmic reticulum

Smooth Endoplasmic Reticulum Definition Smooth endoplasmic reticulum (sER) is (a part of) endoplasmic reticulum that is... Read More

Predation

In ecology, predation is a mechanism of population control. Thus, when the number of predators is scarce the number of... Read More

Diffusion

Diffusion Definition Diffusion is the net passive movement of molecules or particles from regions of higher to regions of... Read More

Pant

pant 1. To breathe quickly or in a labored manner, as after exertion or from eagerness or excitement; to respire with... Read More

Chitin

Definition noun plural: chitin chi·tin, ˈkaɪtɪn (1) A polymer of nitrogen-containing polysaccharide (C8H13O5N)n... Read More

Sporadic

Events, diseases, behaviors, infections, flowering... all of these happen at different frequencies and manners in the world.... Read More

Overview of Chirology

Psychodiagnostic Chirology (PDC) is a comprehensive diagnostic discipline applied by professional behavioral specialists in... Read More

Blindness – Evolutionary regression? Maybe not!

The recent Netflix's hit flick, Bird Box, surely startled the viewers with the thrilling scenarios revolving around the... Read More

Macrophytes

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

Concentration gradient

What is a concentration gradient? A gradient is a measure of how steep a slope is. Thus, a concentration gradient would be... Read More

Actions of Caffeine in the Brain with Special Reference to Factors That Contribute to Its Widespread Use

IV. Actions of Caffeine on Brain Functions and Behavior Having discussed the molecular and neuronal actions of caffeine,... Read More

Ecosystem diversity

Ecosystem Diversity Definition What is ecosystem diversity? Ecosystem diversity deals with the study of different... Read More

Classification system

Classification Systems Definition In life, many things are classified, that is, to put into categories or groups based on... Read More

Multiple alleles

Alleles are the pairs of genes occupying a specific spot called locus on a chromosome. Typically, there are only two alleles... Read More

Complete dominance

Complete Dominance Definition Genetics is the study of how traits are inherited by organisms and in what ways these... Read More

The Fungi

The Fungi What are the Fungi? The Fungi are the great saprophytes, the master recyclers.  They are the black rot, the... Read More

Carrying capacity

Carrying Capacity Definition What is carrying capacity? In biology and environmental science, the carrying capacity of a... Read More

Accretions

Accretion 1. Increase by addition to the periphery of material of the same nature as that already present; e.g., the manner... Read More

Biochemical Genetics

Definition noun A branch of genetics at a biochemical level and in which the relationship of genes and their control over... Read More

Nucleolus

Nucleolus Definition noun plural: nucleoli nu·cle·o·lus, njuːˈkliːələs (cell biology) The round granular... Read More

Ribosome

A biological cell is composed of many components called organelles. These organelles serve their specific purposes to make... Read More

Feedback mechanism

Feedback Mechanism Definition What is a feedback mechanism? A feedback mechanism is a physiological regulation system in a... Read More

Haptonema

Haptonema (Science: cell biology) filament extending between the paired flagella of certain unicellular algae (haptophytes).... Read More

Cell differentiation

Cells are often described as the building blocks of life as they are the smallest unit used to build up organisms. Cells can... Read More

Operon

Definition noun, plural: operons A group of genes or a segment of DNA that functions as a single transcription unit. It is... Read More

Cytology

The biological world is so diverse that studying it under a single umbrella as a subject is next to impossible. Hence,... Read More

Accole forms

Accole forms --> applique forms a term applied to the manner in which the ring stage of plasmodium falciparum parasitises... Read More

Frameshift mutation

Define Frameshift Mutation What is a frameshift mutation? In biology, insertions or deletions of nucleotides in the coding... Read More

Rhizome

The rhizome is derived from the Greek word rhizoma, meaning "a bunch of roots". Usually, rhizomes are confused with roots;... Read More

Biotechnology

Biotechnology Definition Biotechnology is a technology that uses biological systems or living organisms for a particular... Read More

Enzyme inhibitors

Enzyme inhibitors compounds or agents that combine with an enzyme in such a manner as to prevent the normal substrate-enzyme... Read More

Translucent

Translucent Partially transparent; permitting light to pass through in a diffuse manner. Origin: L. Translucens, fr. Trans--... Read More

Coronary

Coronary (Science: anatomy, cardiology) a term applied to vessels, nerves, ligaments, etc. The term usually denotes the... Read More