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Person-years

Definition The total sum of the number of years that each member of a study population has been under observation; e.g.,... Read More

University Of Utah To Help Build Realistic Bionic Arm

University of Utah researchers will receive up to $10.3 million to help develop a new prosthetic arm that would work, feel... Read More

A Walk Through Time: From Stardust to Us–The Evolution of Life on Earth

A Walk Through Time: From Stardust to Us--The Evolution of Life on Earth    ... Read More

SENI Biometric Analysis on the extinct Scincidae species: Macroscincus coctei (underlined)

Brian L. Schnirel Leeway Corucia Research Center (LCRC) Courtesy: Polyphemos (2004)   Introduction: It has been... Read More

Transit Authority On Cell Biology, Proteomics and Career Decisions

Martin Latterich 12539 Montellano Terrace, San Diego, CA 92130, USA, latterich@yahoo.com Source: Martin Latterich... Read More

Gorgon: Paleontology, Obsession, and the Greatest Catastrophe in Earth’s History

Gorgon: Paleontology, Obsession, and the Greatest Catastrophe in Earth's History ... Read More

When The Brain, Not The Ears, Goes Hard Of Hearing

Problems with the brain not just the ears cause a great deal of the age-related hearing loss in older people. Researchers... Read More

Dead Man Walking

Dead Man Walking: Wade Davis and the Secret of the Zombie Poison By Patrick D. Hahn Accepted on September 4, 2007 Twenty... Read More

The Two-Mile Time Machine: Ice Cores, Abrupt Climate Change, and Our Future

The Two-Mile Time Machine: Ice Cores, Abrupt Climate Change, and Our Future ... Read More

Brock Biology of Microorganisms (11th Edition)

 Brock Biology of Microorganisms (11th Edition) (Brock Biology of Microorganisms)   ... Read More

‘Most Recent Common Ancestor’ Of All Living Humans Surprisingly Recent

New Haven, Conn. -- In this week's issue of Nature, a Yale mathematician presents models showing that the most recent... Read More

The Amber Forest: A Reconstruction of a Vanished World

The Amber Forest: A Reconstruction of a Vanished World     ... Read More

Columbia Researchers Identify Early Brain Marker for Familial Form of Depression

Largest-Ever Imaging Study of Depression Implicates Structural Changes in Brain’s Cortex March 23, 2009 -- NEW YORK... Read More

Planting Seeds and Watching Dreams Grow

By Valerie Young The Garden is an occasional series featuring the steps fellow readers are taking to lovingly grow their... Read More

Whooping Cough Immunity Lasts Longer Than Previously Thought

Immunity to whooping cough lasts at least 30 years on average, much longer than previously thought, according to a new... Read More

Still in the Image of God? The Ethical Challenge of Brain Damaged Persons

COMMENTARY Still in the Image of God? The Ethical Challenge of Brain Damaged Persons by Derrick L. Hassert, Ph.D. James is... Read More

Traumatic Brain Injury may lead to Seizure

Traumatic Brain Injury May Lead to Seizure Traumatic brain injury (TBI), traumatic injuries to the brain, also called... Read More

Evidence for Intelligent Design from Biochemistry

From a speech delivered at Discovery Institute's God & Culture Conference Michael J. Behe Discovery Institute August... Read More

Infants Or Adults? NIH Ethicists Argue For New Bird Flu Priorities

An American flu pandemic would present difficult and tragic choices: As many as 90 million people might become sick, and... 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

A Surprisingly Easy Way to Increase Your Odds of Working at What You Love

By Valerie Young It’s estimated that roughly half of all people will make a New Year’s Resolution. No big deal right?... Read More

Inoculation

Inoculation Definition In Immunology, inoculation is defined as the process of introducing an antigenic substance or... Read More

Cognitive Testing, Gender And Brain Lesions May Predict Multiple Sclerosis Disease Progression Risk

Aug. 13, 2009 — Cognitive testing may help people with inactive or benign multiple sclerosis (MS) better predict their... Read More

Spontaneous generation

Definition noun plural: spontaneous generations The previously popular notion that living organisms arise or develop from... Read More

Scientists Discover New Epilepsy Gene

It is a boon to the genetical students and epileptic patients that Harvard Medical School found a new gene causes... Read More

Measles vaccine hesitancy leads to outbreaks, deaths of unvaccinated

Many people are afraid of getting measles vaccine these days. The fear arises from the allegedly adverse effects of it, such... Read More

Estate

Estate 1. Settled condition or form of existence; state; condition or circumstances of life or of any person; situation.... Read More

A Neurobiological Approach to Understanding Human Intelligence

Is human intelligence measurable? ... quantifiable? Perhaps, you came across this popular catchphrase purportedly quoted by... Read More

Overview of Chirology

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

MSU researchers make new discoveries on what does and doesn’t affect immune system

Scientists know that a number of factors can affect the body's immune system: poor diet, certain steroids, chronic stress.... Read More

The Journey of Man: A Genetic Odyssey

The Journey of Man: A Genetic Odyssey       ... Read More

Biogenesis

Definition noun plural: biogeneses (1) The process in which life forms arise from similar life forms (2) A theory that... Read More

Human influences challenge penguin populations

Global warming, fishing and petroleum pollution lower breeding success of the seabirds The ecology of penguins makes these... Read More

Sequencing Of The Oyster Mushroom Genome

Professor of Microbiology at the Public University of Navarre, Antonio Gerardo Pisabarro de Lucas, is leading an... Read More

Cystic fibrosis, a genetic disease

Article submitted on 27 July 2008. Article published on 01 September 2008 Contributed by msquare121092@yahoo.com.au for... Read More

Bioethics: The Future of Human Dignity

Bioethics: The Future of Human Dignity by Daniel S. McConchie, M.A. During our lifetimes, we have become accustomed to a... Read More

How Everything Works: Making Physics Out of the Ordinary

How Everything Works: Making Physics Out of the Ordinary      ... Read More

The Myth of Secular Neutrality: Unbiased Bioethics?

by Sarah J. Flashing The media spotlight on the Terri Schiavo case brought the world’s attention to important matters... Read More