103 results found

Search Results for: physical science

Physical science

Definition noun Any of the sciences concerned with the study of non-living systems, such as the nature and properties of... Read More

Biology

Biology Definition Biology is the branch of science that primarily deals with the structure, function, growth, evolution,... Read More

Branches of biology

Branches of Biology Biology, the scientific study of life, includes several relevant branches. Below is a list of major... Read More

Mātauranga Māori and Science

By: Maria Victoria Gonzaga In the previous lesson, we learned about the various methods used in measuring... Read More

Traits

Traits Definition "Trait" is a rather well-known word in the English language. What does trait mean? A trait is defined... Read More

The FIFTH MIRACLE: The Search for the Origin and Meaning of Life

 The FIFTH MIRACLE: The Search for the Origin and Meaning of Life    ... Read More

Growth

Growth Definition What is growth in biology? Growth is the irreversible increase of an organism’s size over a given... Read More

Biological Science

Definition noun Any of the branches of natural science dealing with living things, such as their structure, behavior,... Read More

Allopatric speciation

We can define speciation as a process by which the novel genetically independent group of organisms are formed through the... Read More

Takahē (Porphyrio hochstetteri)

By: Maria Victoria Gonzaga Previously, we've seen the different animals endemic to New Zealand. Due to the... Read More

Environment

Environment Definition What does environment mean? If you mean physical environment, then it is defined as the surrounding... Read More

Natural selection

Natural Selection Definition What is natural selection in biology? Natural selection is defined as a process in nature... Read More

Theory of Neuroscience

Nezih OKTAR Journal of Neurological Sciences (Turkish) 2006, Volume 23, Number 3, Page(s) 155-158. An Open Access... Read More

Covalent bond

Covalent Bond Definition What is a covalent bond? In chemistry and other fundamental science fields, a covalent bond is... Read More

Unit

unit 1. A single thing or person. 2. (Science: mathematics) The least whole number; one. Units are the integral parts of any... Read More

Carrying capacity

Carrying Capacity Definition What is carrying capacity? In biology and environmental science, the carrying capacity of a... Read More

Physics

physics The science of nature, or of natural objects; that branch of science which treats of the laws and properties of... Read More

Physicology

physicology --> physics The science of nature, or of natural objects; that branch of science which treats of the laws and... Read More

Monad

monad 1. An ultimate atom, or simple, unextended point; something ultimate and indivisible. 2. (Science: philosophy) The... Read More

Lead

Lead 1. To guide or conduct with the hand, or by means of some physical contact connection; as, a father leads a child; a... Read More

Natural science

Definition noun The scientific study of phenomena or laws of the physical world. Supplement Natural science includes... Read More

Plasma membrane

Do all cells have a plasma (or cell) membrane? Yes, all cells have a biological membrane that separates the protoplasm from... Read More

Ecosystem

Ecosystem Definition An ecosystem is a system consisting of biotic and abiotic components that function together as a unit.... Read More

Origins of Life : On Earth and in the Cosmos (2nd Ed)

 Origins of Life : On Earth and in the Cosmos   ... Read More

Stimulus

We can detect hot or cold environments using our sense of temperature. When the temperature is too hot, sweating... Read More

Rational

rational 1. Relating to reason; not physical; mental. Moral philosophy was his chiefest end; for the rational, the natural,... Read More

Environmental Science

Definition noun The branch of science that deals with the physical, chemical and biological components of the environment... Read More

Nerve

nerve 1. (Science: anatomy) One of the whitish and elastic bundles of fibres, with the accompanying tissues, which transmit... Read More

Taxonomy

Taxonomy Definition The term "taxonomy" was developed from two Greek words, "taxis," meaning arrangement, and "nomia,"... Read More

Technology

technology (Science: study) Industrial science; the science of systematic knowledge of the industrial arts, especially of... Read More

Figures

Figure 1. The form of anything; shape; outline; appearance. Flowers have all exquisite figures. (Bacon) 2. The... Read More

Imprinting

What does imprinting mean? Have you watched the TV cartoon show “Tom and Jerry” with an episode of a duck and its... Read More

Rack

rack 1. An instrument or frame used for stretching, extending, retaining, or displaying, something. Specifically: An engine... Read More

Physical containment

physical containment (Science: cell culture) Creation of physical barriers to keep genetically engineered organisms inside... Read More

Physiological adaptation

If we look over evolutionary history, we find that it’s neither the most genius and intelligent nor the strongest and the... Read More

Filtration

Filtration Definition What is filtration? Filtration is separating a solid from a fluid through a porous material that... Read More

Homogenous

What is homogenous? What does homogenous mean? The word homogenous has been derived from two Greek words that are... Read More

Chlorophyll

Why are most plants green? Have you ever had the same question? Perhaps, you’ve been told that the plants are green... Read More

Organism

An organism refers to a living thing that has an organized structure, can react to stimuli, reproduce, grow, adapt, and... Read More

Overview of Chirology

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