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Mobile

mobile 1. Capable of being moved; not fixed in place or condition; movable. Fixed or else mobile. 2. Characterised by an... Read More

Researchers Compost Old Mobile Phones & Transform Them Into Flowers

Researchers at the University of Warwick's Warwick Manufacturing Group, in conjunction with PVAXX Research & Development... Read More

Mobile genetic element

mobile genetic element --> transposon (Science: molecular biology) small, mobile dNA sequences that can replicate and... Read More

Body’s Ability To Emit Light Arouses New Hopes & Fears On Radiation From Mobile Phones

New research by University of Warwick physicist Dr Gerard Hyland on the human body's own electromagnetic radiation raises... Read More

Mobile ion carrier

mobile ion carrier --> ionophore (Science: chemistry) A molecule that allows ions to cross lipid bilayers. There are two... Read More

Historical perspectives on plant developmental biology

Historical perspectives on plant developmental biology MIEKE VAN LIJSEBETTENS* and MARC VAN MONTAGU Department of Plant... Read More

Should ambulance crews perform emergency breathing procedure?

Should ambulance crews perform emergency breathing procedure? A study in this week’s BMJ questions whether ambulance... Read More

Transposition

Definition noun, plural: transpositions (genetics) The transfer of a segment of DNA from one site to another of a... Read More

Evidence-based medicine among internal medicine residents in a community hospital program using smart phones

Evidence-based medicine among internal medicine residents in a community hospital program using smart phones Sergio A León*... Read More

New Fossil Snake With Legs, Reported In Science

Appearing like the punchline to an evolutionary riddle, a new fossil snake with legs has emerged from 95 million year-old... Read More

Microbes In Basalt Thrive On A Mixed Diet Of Toxic Wastes

BERKELEY, CA Seventy-five meters beneath the surface of a site in Idaho where high-level radioactive waste has been stored... Read More

NYU/Max Planck Team Unravels 200-Year Mystery Of Proton Diffusion In Water

Feb. 18th Nature Article Offers Explanation for Why Protons In Water Are So Much More Mobile Than Other Ions Findings... Read More

Progress In Prion Research: Three-Dimensional Structure Of Prion Protein Fully Uncovered

A team of researchers from the Institute for Molecular Biology and Biophysics at the Swiss Federal Institute of Technology... Read More

Genetic drift

Genetic Drift Definition What is genetic drift in simple terms? The simple definition of genetic drift ( also referred to... Read More

Liquid-liquid chromatography

Definition noun A type of chromatography in which both the stationary phase and the mobile phase are in liquid... Read More

Phoenix Rising: Scientists Resuscitate A 5 Million-year-old Retrovirus

A team of scientists has reconstructed the DNA sequence of a 5-million-year-old retrovirus and shown that it is able to... Read More

Vertebral column

Definition noun, plural: vertebral columns The series of vertebrae that extend from the cranium to the coccyx, and serves as... Read More

Reverse transcriptase

Definition noun A DNA polymerase enzyme that catalyzes the process of reverse transcription. Supplement Reverse... Read More

Asexual plant reproduction may seed new approach for agriculture

Farmers throughout the world spend an estimated $36 billion a year to buy seeds for crops, especially those with sought... Read More

Ionophore

Definition noun, plural: ionophores (1) Any molecule or compounds that is lipid-soluble yet allows ions to bind to, shield,... Read More

Eubacteria

Eubacteria are prokaryotic microorganisms consisting of a single cell lacking a nucleus and containing DNA is a single... Read More

Feeler

Feeler 1. One who, or that which, feels. 2. (Science: entomology, zoology) One of the sense organs or certain animals (as... Read More

Cor

Cor The muscular organ that maintains the circulation of the blood. C. Adiposum a heart that has undergone fatty... Read More

Wood naphtha

wood naphtha --> methyl alcohol CH3OH;a flammable, toxic, mobile liquid, used as an industrial solvent, antifreeze, and... Read More

Mantis

Mantis Definition A mantis (plural: mantises or mantes) refers to any of the insects that belong to the order Mantodea... Read More

Cor pendulum

Cor pendulum An extreme form of cor mobile in which the heart appears to be suspended by the great vessels. Synonym:... Read More

Carbinol

Carbinol --> methyl alcohol CH3OH;a flammable, toxic, mobile liquid, used as an industrial solvent, antifreeze, and in... Read More

Antenna

Antenna Origin: L. Antenna sail-yard; NL, a feeler, horn of an insect. (Science: zoology) a movable, articulated organ of... Read More

Silent Streams? Escalating Endangerment For North American Freshwater Fish

Sep. 10, 2008) — Nearly 40 percent of fish species in North American streams, rivers and lakes are now in jeopardy,... Read More

Soapsuds enema

Definition The injection of a mixture of water and soap into the colon. Supplement The soapsuds enema uses a mixture of a... Read More

RNA-dependent DNA polymerase

Definition noun A DNA polymerase enzyme that catalyzes the process of reverse transcription. Supplement This enzyme... Read More

Gene flow

Definition noun The movement and exchange of genes or alleles from one population of species to another Supplement Gene flow... Read More

Arboreal locomotion

Definition noun A form of locomotion of animals that live in and move through trees Supplement Locomotion pertains to the... Read More

Transposon

Definition noun, plural: transposons A small segment of DNA that is capable of replicating and inserting copies of DNA at... Read More

Camelid

Definition noun, plural: camelids Any of the even-toed ungulates of the family Camelidae, e.g. camels, llamas, alpacas,... Read More

Chameleon

Definition noun, plural: chameleons A reptile of the family Chamaeleonidae that is known largely for its ability to change... Read More

Retrotransposon

Definition noun, plural: retrotransposons A transposon that is amplified via reverse transcription, i.e. the DNA element is... Read More

Desorption

Definition noun A process wherein a substance is released from another, either from or through the... 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