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Relevant

relevant bearing upon or properly applying to the matter at hand, affording evidence tending to prove or disprove the... 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

System

A system pertains to interdependent or interrelated objects comprising and functioning as a whole. In biology, it may refer... Read More

DNA Structure & DNA Replication

Previous pages in this tutorial have described the basics of a cell, the energy required by these cells and how energy is... Read More

Generation of resting membrane potential

Stephen H. Wright Department of Physiology, College of Medicine, University of Arizona, Tucson, Arizona 85724... Read More

Directed case study method for teaching human anatomy and physiology

DIRECTED CASE STUDY METHOD FOR TEACHING HUMAN ANATOMY AND PHYSIOLOGY William H. Cliff and Ann W. Wright Department of... Read More

Hepatitis E in Europe — are pigs or pork the problem?

Hepatitis E in Europe -- are pigs or pork the problem? Hepatitis E virus infections can be fatal in pregnant women, but... Read More

Hypotonicity

Definition noun The state of being hypotonic, i.e. having lesser degree of tone or tension Supplement In biology, tonicity... Read More

Tonicity

Definition noun (1) A property of a solution that depends on the osmotic force exerted across the membrane as influenced by... Read More

Hypertonicity

Definition noun The state of being hypertonic, i.e. having a greater degree of tone or tension Supplement In biology,... Read More

Biosphere

What is biosphere? The biosphere is that part of the Earth where living things thrive and live. It is the portion of the... Read More

Isotonicity

Definition noun The state of being isotonic, or having equal tension or tonicity Supplement In biology, tonicity pertains to... 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

Genetic diversity

Genetic Diversity Definition Each species is composed of individuals with their own set of genes. A gene is the inheritance... Read More

Biology: Concepts & Connections with Student CD-ROM (5th Edition)

Biology: Concepts & Connections with Student CD-ROM (5th Edition)   ... Read More

Microwave

Definition noun A form of electromagnetic radiation that is generally characterized by wavelengths ranging from one meter to... Read More

Neuropsychology

Definition noun The scientific study of the physiological basis of psychological processes Supplement Neuroscience is the... Read More

Pyruvate

Pyruvate Definition Pyruvates have been often recognized as one of the most important molecules that are frequently... Read More

X-linked inheritance

Definition noun (genetics) Inheritance for genes on the X chromosome Supplement Sex chromosomes are not only relevant for... Read More

Origins of Life on Earth

Although Earth was created around 4.5 billion years ago, life began to exist not long after. Due to the huge timescales... Read More

The Hominids

Although humans in today's world are the most advanced species on the planet, we previously shared the exact same genetic... Read More

Consciousness and Behavior

States of Consciousness Defined either by (1) behavior - ranging from attentive and alert to coma and (2) electrical... Read More

Men could go extinct? Y chromosome disappearing slowly

Hold on to your seats, gentlemen -- the male chromosome (Y chromosome) disappearing at a certain rate could absolutely be... Read More

On Mate Selection Evolution: Are intelligent males more attractive?

A study published in Science on January 11 seems to be the first to lay empirical evidence that concur with Charles Darwin's... Read More

Y-linked inheritance

Definition noun (genetics) Inheritance for genes on the Y chromosome Supplement Sex chromosomes are not only relevant... Read More

Synthesis

Definition noun, plural: syntheses (biochemistry) The production of an organic compound in a living thing, especially as... Read More

Intact

Intact Of a living body or its parts: physically and functionally complete: having no relevant component removed or... Read More

Average

Average (Science: statistics) a value that represents the sum of values divided by the number of values in the set. It... Read More

Robbins & Cotran Pathologic Basis of Disease (7th Ed) by V. Kumar et al.

Robbins & Cotran Pathologic Basis of Disease, Seventh Edition  ... Read More

Introductory Chemistry – a Foundation

Introductory Chemistry - a Foundation     ... Read More

The Origins of Life

Although Earth was created around 4.5 billion years ago, life began to exist not long after. Due to the huge timescales... Read More

TANGO – towards faster prognosis of Alzheimer’s and Parkinson’s diseases?

TANGO - towards faster prognosis of Alzheimer's and Parkinson's diseases? A large number of diseases - including... Read More

Ahool

The ahool is a flying cryptid, supposedly a giant bat, or by other accounts, a living pterosaur or flying primate. Such a... Read More

Why Embryonic Stem Cell Use is Unethical

By Vicki Mozo Embryonic Stem Cell research offers a remarkable way to treat various disorders where conventional... Read More

Material

Material 1. Consisting of matter; not spiritual; corporeal; physical; as, material substance or bodies. The material... Read More

Genus

A genus is a taxonomic category ranking used in biological classification that is below family and above species. Species... Read More

Tissue distribution

tissue distribution accumulation of a drug or chemical substance in various organs (including those not relevant to its... Read More

Population

Reviewed by: Jonathan Cumming, PhD Definition noun, plural: (genetics, ecology) A group of organisms of one... Read More

Clinical medicine

Definition noun (medicine) The study and practice of medicine that is founded on the direct observation of... Read More