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Null hypothesis

Definition noun (1) An assumption or proposition where an observed difference between two samples of a statistical... Read More


null 1. Something that has no force or meaning. 2. That which has no value; a cipher; zero. (Science: physics) Null method,... Read More

Null cell

null cell lymphocytes lacking typical markers of T or b-cells capable of lysing a variety of tumour or virus infected cells... Read More

Null cells

null cells large granular lymphocytes that lack surface markers/membrane associated proteins of either B or t... Read More

Alternative hypothesis

Definition noun The hypothesis accepted to be true if the null hypothesis is rejected based on statistical... Read More

Intuitive Biostatistics by H. Motulsky

Intuitive Biostatistics       ... Read More

Wilcoxon rank-sum test

Definition noun A non-parametric test of two samples which support exclusively on the order of observations in which the two... Read More

Bad Moon Rising: the persistent belief in lunar connections to madness

Over and above Alina Iosif and Bruce Ballon I see the bad moon arising. I see trouble on the way. I see earthquakes... Read More


Definition noun, plural: hypotheses A supposition or tentative explanation for (a group of) phenomena, (a set of) facts, or... Read More


void 1. Containing nothing; empty; vacant; not occupied; not filled. The earth was without form, and void. (gen. I. 2) I 'll... Read More


Knockout (Science: genetics molecular biology) informal term for the generation of a mutant organism in which the function... Read More

Independent variable

Independent Variable Definition To define independent variable, let us first understand what a variable is. The word... Read More

Polygenic inheritance

Polygenic inheritance refers to the kind of inheritance in which the trait is produced from the cumulative effects of many... Read More

Amorphic mutation

Definition noun (genetics) A type of mutation wherein the change in gene leads to the loss of the normal (wild-type) gene... Read More

Neomorphic mutation

Definition noun (genetics) A type of mutation wherein the change in gene leads to an atypically new function of the... Read More