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relax 1. To make lax or loose; to make less close, firm, rigid, tense, or the like; to slacken; to loosen; to open; as, to... Read More

Can You Attract a New Job?

Ever had a new job just sort of fall into your lap? I'll bet it's happened at least once to you or someone you know.... Read More


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

Smooth muscle

The smooth muscle can be described as a type of muscle in the human body that is non-striated and involuntary in action.... Read More

Squeeze play: Protein’s grip like a baseball bunter’s

Crystallography, NMR reveal new look for key protein HOUSTON, Oct. 10, 2006 -- Like all good baseball players, the protein... Read More

An introduction to Homeostasis

Researched and Written by Jonjo Minns Submitted to biologyonline.com on February 25, 2009. Published in biologyonline.com... Read More

Agonist muscle

Definition noun A muscle that contracts while another muscle relaxes Supplement Muscles may be classified according to the... Read More

Penis erection of the

penis, erection of the When the penis fills with blood and is rigid. The penis contains two chambers, called the corpora... Read More

Dna gyrase

Dna gyrase (Science: enzyme molecular biology) a type II topoisomerase of escherichia coli, that is essential for dna... Read More


Myocardium Definition What is the myocardium of the heart?  It is the muscular middle layer of the heart that is... Read More


Definition noun (pharmacology) The alkaloid responsible for the poisonous effects of curare Supplement Curarine is an... Read More


Nitrates A group of medications that are made from a chemical with a nitrogen base. Nitrates relax smooth muscle, dilate... Read More


skeleton (Science: anatomy) A solid or fluid system which allows muscles to relax after contracting (in general, because... Read More

Model Of Internal Clocks Reveals How Jet Lag Disrupts The System

Model Of Internal Clocks Reveals How Jet Lag Disrupts The System Symptoms of extreme jet lag may result from the body... Read More


relay 1. A supply of anything arranged beforehand for affording relief from time to time, or at successive stages; provision... Read More

Drinking Wine Or Beer Has Same Result: Higher Blood Pressure

DALLAS, April 19 – Whether the drink of choice is a frosty beer or a full-bodied red wine, the effect is the same –... Read More


rest 1. To cease from action or motion, especially from action which has caused weariness; to desist from labour or... Read More

Hot, Wet Climate Favored Tropical Forest Diversity

By Vicki Mozo   What can we expect from global temperature and climate shifts that are going on in the near future?... Read More

How High Sugar Level in Blood Damages the Blood Vessels

By Vicki Mozo Damage in the vasculature is common in individuals who have high sugar level in blood. It seems that an... Read More

Major Improvements Made In Engineering Heart Repair Patches From Stem Cells

University of Washington (UW) researchers have succeeded in engineering human tissue patches free of some problems that... Read More

UD scientists track freshwater flow from Arctic into the Atlantic

Freshwater discharge from the Arctic to the North Atlantic is a crucial factor controlling global climate University of... Read More

Altered sex hormone levels, higher body temp affects sleep quality in postmenopausal women

 WESTCHESTER, Ill. - In an examination of potential relationships between objective sleep measures, nocturnal sex hormone... 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

Risk and food are on the same plate: World food safety experts offer new methods to assess risk

SEATTLE – New methods are in the pipeline to improve the safety of the world's food supply, and the need is imminent,... Read More

University Of Delaware Scientists Track Freshwater Flow From Arctic Into The Atlantic, A Crucial Factor Controlling Global Climate

University of Delaware marine scientists are now working aboard the 420-foot U.S. Coast Guard icebreaker Healy on a National... Read More