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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

Soft science

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

Substance

Substance Definition What is a substance? The word substance finds varied usages in different science fields. In general... Read More

Element

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

Homogenous

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

Ion

We have been introduced to ions in varied fields of Science like Physics, Chemistry, and Biology. This article takes you on... Read More

Nerve

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

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

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

Covalent bond

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

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

Symbiosis

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

Well

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

Humans are Omnivores – Evidence

A number of popular myths about vegetarianism sprung with no scientific basis. One example of such a myth is that man is... Read More

Nitrogen

Definition noun plural: nitrogens ni·tro·gen, ˈnɐɪtʰɹədʒən (biochemistry) A colorless, odorless, gaseous... Read More

Isolation

Isolation (Science: procedure) Any procedure in which a given species of organism, present in a particular sample or... 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

Peptone

peptone (Science: physiology) The soluble and diffusible substance or substances into which albuminous portions of the food... Read More

Monoclonal antibody

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

Redox reaction

Redox Reaction Definition What are redox reactions? This is a common term in chemistry and biology. In chemistry, a redox... Read More

Water

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

Hydrogen

Hydrogen is one of the chemical elements found in nature. A chemical element refers to the pure substance of one type of... Read More