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Pure science

Definition noun A basic knowledge for the discovery of unknown laws based on well controlled experiments and deductions from... Read More

Science

Definition noun, plural: sciences (1) The methodological study of a phenomenon through careful observation, collecting data,... Read More

Hard science

Definition noun Any of the natural or physical sciences wherein facts or truths are derived from empirical investigations or... Read More

Soft science

Definition noun Any of the specialized disciplines based on qualitative analysis or scientific investigations for which... Read More

Living in the Environment: Principles, Connections, and Solutions

 Living in the Environment: Principles, Connections, and Solutions (with CD-ROM and InfoTrac)   ... Read More

Applied science

Definition noun A body of knowledge that is mainly concerned with the applications of observed or demonstrated truths to... Read More

Oxidation

Oxidation Definition How do we define oxidation? There are several definitions of the oxidation process. Oxidation can be... Read More

Law of Segregation

Mendel’s Laws of Inheritance The father of genetics, Gregor Mendel, reported his findings in 1860 that was initially... Read More

White

white 1. Reflecting to the eye all the rays of the spectrum combined; not tinted with any of the proper colours or their... 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

Abstract

Abstract 1. Withdraw; separate. The more abstract . . . We are from the body. (Norris) 2. Considered apart from any... Read More

Element

Element Definition noun plural: elements el‧e‧ment, ˈel.ɪ.mənt (biochemistry) A substance that cannot be... Read More

Homogenous

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

Shaft

shaft 1. The slender, smooth stem of an arrow; hence, an arrow. His sleep, his meat, his drink, is him bereft, That lean he... Read More

Nerve

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

Microbiology

Definition noun The branch of science that deals with microorganisms and their effects on other living... Read More

Native

native 1. One who, or that which, is born in a place or country referred to; a denizen by birth; an animal, a fruit, or... Read More

Resolve

resolve 1. To be separated into its component parts or distinct principles; to undergo resolution. 2. To melt; to dissolve;... Read More

Pure culture

pure culture (Science: cell culture, microbiology) A culture containing a single kind of... Read More

Purge

purge 1. To cleanse, clear, or purify by separating and carrying off whatever is impure, heterogeneous, foreign, or... Read More

Symbol

symbol 1. A visible sign or representation of an idea; anything which suggests an idea or quality, or another thing, as by... Read More

Expansion

Expansion 1. The act of expanding or spreading out; the condition of being expanded; dilation; enlargement. 2. That which is... Read More

Increment

Increment 1. The act or process of increasing; growth in bulk, guantity, number, value, or amount; augmentation;... Read More

Increments

Increment 1. The act or process of increasing; growth in bulk, guantity, number, value, or amount; augmentation;... Read More

Thrust

thrust 1. A violent push or driving, as with a pointed weapon moved in the direction of its length, or with the hand or... Read More

Scrub

scrub 1. One who labors hard and lives meanly; a mean fellow. A sorry scrub. We should go there in as proper a manner... Read More

Perfect

perfect 1. Brought to consummation or completeness; completed; not defective nor redundant; having all the properties or... Read More

Symbiosis

Symbiosis Definition What is symbiosis? Symbiosis can be defined as any kind of relationship or interaction between two... 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

Essential

Essential 1. Belonging to the essence, or that which makes an object, or class of objects, what it is. Majestic as the voice... Read More

Dove

Dove 1. (Science: zoology) a pigeon of the genus Columba and various related genera. The species are numerous. The domestic... Read More

Dan

Dan a title of honor equivalent to master, or sir. Old dan Geoffry, in gently spright The pure wellhead of poetry did dwell.... Read More

Purification

purification (Science: chemistry) A central part of downstream processing. Large-scale purification methods are used to take... Read More

Globulin

Globulin (Science: protein) a simple globular protein which cannot be dissolved in pure water but which can be dissolved if... 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

Monoclonal antibody

monoclonal antibody (Science: immunology molecular biology) A substance, usually a protein, which can be synthsised in the... Read More

Water

Water Definition (1) (biochemistry) A chemical substance, with chemical formula H2O, that is a clear, colorless, odorless,... Read More

Sodium

sodium (Science: Chemistry, element) Sodium is a soft, silvery, highly reactive alkali metal which has an atomic number of... Read More

Carbon dioxide

Carbon Dioxide Definition noun, car·bon di·ox·ide, /daɪˈɒksaɪd/ (biochemistry) An inorganic compound, with the... Read More

Well

well 1. Good in condition or circumstances; desirable, either in a natural or moral sense; fortunate; convenient;... Read More