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Unified atomic mass unit

Definition noun, plural: unified atomic mass units One twelfth the mass of a neutral atom of the most abundant isotope of... Read More

Molecular mass

'''molecular mass The molecular mass of a substance (less accurately called molecular weight and abbreviated as MW) is the... Read More

Dry mass

Definition noun (1) A reliable measure of the biomass (as opposed to fresh mass). (2) The dry matter of a sample or of an... Read More

Waist-hip Ratio Should Replace Body Mass Index As Indicator Of Mortality Risk In Older People

Waist-hip Ratio Should Replace Body Mass Index As Indicator Of Mortality Risk In Older People Older people with high... Read More

Quick Rebound From Marine Mass Extinction Event, New Findings Show

In 1980, Luis Alvarez and his collaborators stunned the world with their discovery that an asteroid impact 65 million years... Read More

Mass flowering crops enhance pollinator densities at a landscape scale

The EU response to recent declines in pollinators and consequent loss of pollination services has been the inclusion of... Read More

Researchers Devise Way To Mass-produce Embryonic Stem Cells

COLUMBUS, Ohio Researchers at Ohio State University have developed a method for mass-producing embryonic stem... Read More

Mass extinction’s cause: ‘Sick Earth’

USC earth scientists turn up clues to explain disappearance of 90 percent of ancient species What really caused the largest... Read More

Atomic mass

Atomic mass (Science: chemistry, physics) The mass of an atom relative to other atoms. The present-day basis of the scale of... Read More

Role of reaction kinetics and mass transport in glucose sensing with nanopillar array electrodes

Role of reaction kinetics and mass transport in glucose sensing with nanopillar array electrodes Venkataramani Anandan1,... Read More

Environmental Disaster in Southern Spain Compared With Cretaceous Mass Extinction

Researchers from the University of Granada (UGR) have compared the disaster caused by the Aznalcóllar spillage in the... Read More

Mass action transmission

Mass action transmission (Science: epidemiology) transmission of infection which occurs at a rate directly proportional to... Read More

Blame Our Evolutionary Risk of Cancer on Our Body Mass

A key enzyme that cuts short our cellular lifespan in an effort to thwart cancer has now been linked to body mass.Until... Read More

Lessons from the past: Evolutionary impacts of mass extinctions

Colloquium Paper David Jablonski Mass extinctions have played many evolutionary roles, involving differential... Read More

Relative Atomic Mass

(chemistry) the ratio of the atomic mass of an element to half the atomic mass of... Read More

Mass extinction

Definition noun The extinction of one of more species in a relatively short period of geological time, usually as a... Read More

MASS phenotype

Definition noun A medical disorder in which MASS stands for mitral valve prolapse, aortic root diameter at upper limits of... Read More

Inner cell mass

Inner cell mass a group of cells found in the mammalian blastocyst that give rise to the embryo and are potentially capable... Read More

Mass

Mass (Science: chemistry) The quantity of matter in an... Read More

Mass Spectrometry as a Diagnostic and a Cancer Biomarker Discovery Tool

Review Opportunities and Potential Limitations Eleftherios P. Diamandis  From the Department of Pathology and... Read More

Mass-action ratio

Mass-action ratio The ratio of the product of all of the product concentrations divided by the product of all of the... Read More

Mass Extinction Of Freshwater Species In North America

The first estimate of extinction rates of North America's freshwater animals shows that they are the most endangered group... Read More

Apperceptive mass

Apperceptive mass The already existing knowledge base in a similar or related area with which the new perceptual material is... Read More

Mass action theory

Mass action theory That large areas of brain tissue function as a whole in learned or intelligent... Read More

Injection mass

Injection mass Coloured solutions or suspensions injected into the vascular system to render vessels and their walls... Read More

Unified physics theory explains animals’ running, flying and swimming

December 30, 2005 -  A single unifying physics theory can essentially describe how animals of every ilk, from flying... Read More

Planet Or Failed Star? One Of Smallest Stellar Companions Seen By Hubble

Planet Or Failed Star? One Of Smallest Stellar Companions Seen By Hubble     This... Read More

Flight Speeds among Bird Species: Allometric and Phylogenetic Effects

Flight Speeds among Bird Species: Allometric and Phylogenetic Effects   Thomas Alerstam1*, Mikael Rosén1, Johan... Read More

New Technique Boosts Size Of Proteins That Can Be Analyzed

Imagine you had to break a secret code, but you could see only part of the message. That's the kind of frustration... Read More

Dinosaur Deaths Outsourced to India?

Boulder, CO, USA - A series of monumental volcanic eruptions in India may have killed the dinosaurs 65 million years ago,... Read More

Molecular weight ratio

molecular weight ratio --> molecular weight The sum of the atomic weight's of all the atoms constituting a molecule; the... Read More

Molecular weight

molecular weight The sum of the atomic weight's of all the atoms constituting a molecule; the mass of a molecule relative to... Read More

Scientists Discover Record Fifth Planet Orbiting Nearby Star

This artist's concept shows four of the five planets that orbit 55 Cancri, a star much like our own. The... Read More

Volume

Definition noun (1) A three-dimensional measure of space occupied or displaced by an object, usually expressed in cubic... Read More

Watching how planets form

Anatomy of a planet-forming disc around a star more massive than the sun   Artist's... Read More

Rearing an army to save wheat

Scientists try to rear wasps to fight off the wheat stem sawfly With wheat stem sawfly natural enemies in demand, Montana... Read More

Massa intermedia

Massa intermedia --> interthalamic adhesion The variable connection between the two thalamic masses across the third... Read More

Hubble Finds That Earth Is Safe From One Class Of Gamma-ray Burst

Homeowners may have to worry about floods, hurricanes, and tornadoes destroying their homes, but at least they can remove... Read More

Deadly Astronomical Event Not Likely To Happen In Our Galaxy, Study Finds

    The afterglow of GRB 030329 (white dot in center of image), as detected on April 15,... Read More