75 results found

Search Results for: miller

Evolutionary Pathway To Separate-Sex Plants

When it comes to sex, most plants have the best of both worlds: their sex organs (flowers) are both male and female at the... Read More

Living in the Environment: Principles, Connections, and Solutions

 Living in the Environment: Principles, Connections, and Solutions (with CD-ROM and InfoTrac)   ... Read More

Rochester Scientists Develop Fast-working Biosensor

University of Rochester Medical Center scientists have demonstrated a new technology that accurately and rapidly detects... Read More

Europeans’ understanding of science, evolution, more advanced than Americans

 SAN FRANCISCO — When it comes to scientific literacy, Americans aren't nearly as evolved as they may think. In fact,... Read More

Researchers Drill Historic Hole In Atlantic Ocean Floor

 COLLEGE STATION, Apr. 28, 2005 - Researchers from the Integrated Ocean Drilling Program (IODP) have drilled into... Read More

Europeans’ understanding of science, evolution, more advanced than Americans

February 16, 2007 -- SAN FRANCISCO — When it comes to scientific literacy, Americans aren't nearly as evolved as they may... Read More

High Doses Of Vitamin E Supplements Do More Harm Than Good

 NEW ORLEANS, Nov. 10 - Daily vitamin E doses of 400 international units (IU) or more can increase the risk of death and... Read More

Mammography Utilization in the United States Decreases: A State-Level Look

February 2, 2009 -- Nearly two thirds of the states in the US saw a small decrease in mammography utilization between the... Read More

Study Links Parasites In Freshwater Runoff To Sea Otter Deaths

In recent years, wildlife veterinarians have become concerned about the increasing number of southern sea otters dying in... Read More

Bacteria Recognize Antimicrobials, Respond With Counter-defenses

Many living things, from fruit flies to people, naturallyproduce disease-fighting chemicals, called antimicrobial... Read More

UT Southwestern researchers uncover process for sugar-induced fat formation

DALLAS – Oct. 18, 2004 – Researchers at UT Southwestern Medical Center at Dallas are one step closer to understanding... Read More

Google Earth Aids Discovery Of Early African Mammal Fossils

A limestone countertop, a practiced eye and Google Earth all played roles in the discovery of a trove of fossils that may... Read More


Definition noun plural: fructoses fruc•tose, ˈfɹʊk.toʊs A ketohexose monosaccharide with a chemical formula of... Read More

Endosymbiotic theory

Endosymbiotic theory definition noun (evolutionary biology) A theory suggesting that the organelles such as mitochondria... Read More

Domestication of a Mesoamerican cultivated fruit tree, Spondias purpurea

Evolution   Domestication of a Mesoamerican cultivated fruit tree, Spondias purpurea   Allison Miller†‡§... Read More

Key Found To Moonlight Romance

An international team of Australian and Israeli researchers has discovered what could be the aphrodisiac for the biggest... Read More

Why Quitting May Be Good for You

Are there times when it is better to simply give up? Psychologists have been exploring this question, and more... Read More

Scientists find the reason behind black holes’ light shows

Scientists Find The Reason Behind Black Holes' Light Shows A team of astronomers led by the University of Michigan may know... 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


tope A grove or clumb of trees; as, a toddy tope. Origin: Tamil tppu. 1. (Science: zoology) A small shark or dogfish... Read More

Potentially Safer General Anesthetic Developed

July 27, 2009 — A team of Massachusetts General Hospital (MGH) physicians has developed a new general anesthetic that may... Read More

Misfolded Proteins: The Fundamental Problem Is Aging

Aug. 24, 2009 — Proteins are essential for all biological activities and the health of the cell. Misfolded and damaged... Read More

New Way The Malaria Parasite And Red Blood Cells Interact

March 17, 2009 — Virginia Commonwealth University Life Sciences researchers have discovered a new mechanism the malaria... Read More

Fuel Oil and Traffic Pollution May Increase Risk of Respiratory Problems in Inner-City Children

Exposure shortly after birth to ambient metals from fuel oil combustion and particles from diesel emissions is... Read More


weather To undergo or endure the action of the atmosphere; to suffer meteorological influences; sometimes, to wear away, or... Read More


Definition noun A phase in the sexual cycle of female animals characterized by their sexual receptiveness or their... Read More


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


Definition of Gamete What is a gamete? A gamete is the mature reproductive or sex cell that contains a haploid number of... Read More


Bleed 1. To emit blood; to lose blood; to run with blood, by whatever means; as, the arm bleeds; the wound bled freely; to... Read More


Assimilation Definition Assimilation in biology is referred to as the process in which the living organisms integrate the... Read More

Decremental conduction

Definition noun The impaired conduction in a portion of a fiber due to progressively lessening response of the unexcited... Read More

Hawaiian Plant, Thought To Be Newcomer, Actually Shaped Ecology Of The Islands From The Beginning

April 2008 — Scientists at the Smithsonian Institution have discovered data that suggests one of Hawaii's most dominant... Read More


Fragmentation Definition What is fragmentation? In general, fragmentation refers to the state or the process of breaking... Read More


Definition noun plural: sucroses su·crose, ˈsukɹoʊs A disaccharide with a chemical formula of C12H22O11 that occurs in... Read More

Trace Fossils: Concepts, Problems, Prospects

Trace Fossils: Concepts, Problems, Prospects      ... Read More


Hydrophilic Definition What does a hydrophile or hydrophilic substances mean? If a molecule is “water-loving”, it is... Read More


Definition noun A form of electromagnetic radiation with wavelengths ranging between 770 nm and 1000 nm Supplement The... Read More

Incomplete dominance

Incomplete Dominance Definition After Gregor Mendel discovered inheritance laws, the term ''incomplete dominance'' was... Read More

Living thing

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