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Point of regard

point of regard --> point of fixation The point on the retina at which the rays coming from an object regarded directly are... Read More

Galactose

Definition noun plural: galactoses ga·lac·tose, ɡəˈlæktəʊz An aldohexose monosaccharide (chemical formula:... Read More

Homeostasis

Homeostasis is the tendency not to stray from the range of favorable or ideal internal conditions. Such conditions must be... Read More

Glucose

Glucose Definition noun plural: glucoses glu·cose, ˈɡlukoʊs An aldohexose monosaccharide (chemical formula:... Read More

Nucleotide deletion

Definition noun A deletion of a single nucleotide causing a shift in the reading frame of the codons in the mRNA, thus, may... Read More

Chordata

Chordata Definition What is Chordata? Chordata is the phylum of the animal kingdom that includes a large number of animal... Read More

Overview of Chirology

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

Actions of Caffeine in the Brain with Special Reference to Factors That Contribute to Its Widespread Use

IV. Actions of Caffeine on Brain Functions and Behavior Having discussed the molecular and neuronal actions of caffeine,... Read More

What is Conservation Biology?

Kent E. Holsinger Conservation biology means different things to different people. For the purposes of this course,... Read More

Faces

Face 1. The exterior form or appearance of anything; that part which presents itself to the view; especially, the front or... Read More

Mapping medical careers

KV Petrides1  and IC McManus21School of Psychology and Human Development Institute of Education University of London London... Read More

Fructose

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

Face

Face 1. The exterior form or appearance of anything; that part which presents itself to the view; especially, the front or... Read More

Baroque Classical Music in the Reading Room May Improve Mood and Productivity

Baroque classical music in the reading room can help improve radiologists work lives, potentially improving diagnostic... Read More

Could fish clean up sewage works?

Could fish clean up sewage works? A FEW tankfuls of fish could put a stop to the devastating blooms of algae caused when... Read More

Use of DNA barcodes to identify flowering plants

PLANT BIOLOGY Use of DNA barcodes to identify flowering plants W. John Kress *, , Kenneth J. Wurdack *, , Elizabeth A.... Read More

The human genome revolution or evolution?

LETTER FROM THE EDITOR The human genome revolution or evolution? Claude Besmond and Marc Fellous* Human Immunogenetic,... Read More

Community (biology)

Community, in biology, refers to the assemblage of interacting organisms (either of the same or different species)... Read More

Problems in bioclimatology

PROBLEMS IN BIOCLIMATOLOGY BY RENP J. DUBOS THE ROCKEFELLER INSTITUTE PNAS 1959;45;1687-1696 Ideally, the... Read More

Atlas of Human Anatomy by F.H. Netter

Atlas of Human Anatomy      AUTHOR:  ... Read More

Centromere

Definition noun, plural: centromeres The dense, constricted region containing highly-specialized repetitive DNA sequence,... Read More

Homologous chromosome

A homologous chromosome pertains to one of a pair of chromosomes with the same gene sequence, loci, chromosomal length, and... Read More

Discuss

Discuss 1. To break to pieces; to shatter. 2. To break up; to disperse; to scatter; to dissipate; to drive away; said... Read More

Arctic marine mammals on thin ice

Experts outline primary risks of climate change to natives of the Arctic The loss of sea ice due to climate change could... Read More

Sum

Sum 1. The aggregate of two or more numbers, magnitudes, quantities, or particulars; the amount or whole of any number of... Read More

Old-Growth Forest Degradation: The Not-So-Slow Depletion of a Natural Resource

by Cheri Bermudez September 2007 Opening Thoughts As Earth’s population increases the amount of livable space... Read More

The Fungi

The Fungi What are the Fungi? The Fungi are the great saprophytes, the master recyclers.  They are the black rot, the... Read More

Bearing

Bearing 1. The manner in which one bears or conducts one's self; mien; behavior; carriage. I know him by his bearing.... Read More

Biophysics by R. Glaser

Biophysics      AUTHOR:  ... Read More

On Methuselah’s Trail: Living Fossils and the Great Extinctions

On Methuselah's Trail: Living Fossils and the Great Extinctions     ... Read More

Population Growth and Survivorship

By: Maria Victoria Gonzaga Previously, we learned about biodiversity and endemism. Now, let's look at the... Read More

Life

Life Definition noun, plural: lives (1) A distinctive characteristic of a living organism from dead organism or non-living... Read More

Ethnobotanist warns of mixing herbs with traditional medications

Many patients ‘self-medicate’ and don’t tell physicians If you take herbs for medical purposes, tell your doctor.... Read More