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The Periodic Table: Its Story and Its Significance

The Periodic Table: Its Story and Its Significance      ... Read More

Significance

significance An analytical evaluation of the results of a comparative trial or survey. Data yielding a difference in outcome... Read More

Nitrogen

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

Mite

Mite Definition What is mite? A mite is a minute arachnid, typically measuring less than 1 mm in length. It belongs to the... Read More

Seaweed

A seaweed refers to any of the macroscopic marine algae. They include the conspicuous, multicellular algal species of... Read More

Bad Moon Rising: the persistent belief in lunar connections to madness

Over and above Alina Iosif and Bruce Ballon I see the bad moon arising. I see trouble on the way. I see earthquakes... Read More

Textbook of Biochemistry With Clinical Correlations

Textbook of Biochemistry With Clinical Correlations     ... Read More

The Fossils of the Burgess Shale

The Fossils of the Burgess Shale     ... Read More

Simpsons paradox

Definition noun It is used in statistics to confirm data resulting from the combination of unequal size of group that has... Read More

Helminthology

Definition noun A branch of zoology that particularly deals with the helminths, particularly the parasitic... Read More

Psychic blindness

Psychic blindness --> mind blindness visual agnosia for objects. The subject sees the object, but cannot identify it; due... Read More

Why Is The Mary River Turtle Endangered

The Mary River Turtle  (Elusor macrurus) has been named recently as one of the species on the brink of extinction. That is... Read More

Homogenate

Definition noun, plural: homogenates Material that has been homogenized or obtained through homogenization. Supplement For... Read More

Macrophyte

Definition noun, plural: macrophytes A macroscopic plant, commonly used to descibe aquatic plant, that is large enough to be... Read More

Dissociation

Dissociation 1. The act of separating or state of being separated. 2. (Science: chemistry) The separation of a molecule into... Read More

Pyruvate

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

Galacto-oligosaccharide

Definition noun plural: galacto-oligosaccharides ga·lac·to·ol·i·go·sac·cha·ride An oligosaccharide made up of... Read More

Raffinose

Definition noun A trisaccharide formed from the combination of three monomers: galactose, glucose, and fructose, and has a... Read More

Phosphorylation

Phosphorylation Definition We can define phosphorylation as a biochemical process in which a phosphate molecule is added to... Read More

Hyperosmotic

Hyperosmotic Definition The word Hyperosmotic is derived from two Greek words: 'hyper', meaning “excess” and 'osmos',... Read More

Ascaris

Definition noun A genus comprised of species of parasitic nematodes characterized by resembling earthworms and having... Read More

Polygenic inheritance

Polygenic inheritance refers to the kind of inheritance in which the trait is produced from the cumulative effects of many... Read More

Arachidonic acid

Arachidonic acid (Science: biochemistry) An essential dietary component for mammals. The free acid is the precursor for... Read More

Chi-square test

Chi-square test a statistical method of assessing the significance of a difference, as when the data from two or more... Read More

Perineum

Definition noun, plural: perinea (anatomy) The region between the anus and the vulva; the region between the scrotum and the... Read More

Oligosaccharide

Definition noun plural: oligosaccharides ol·i·go·sac·cha·ride, ˌɒlɪɡəʊˈsækəɹaɪd (biochemistry) A... Read More

Genetic drift

Genetic Drift Definition What is genetic drift in simple terms? The simple definition of genetic drift ( also referred to... Read More

Behavioural ecology

Definition noun The study of behavioral adaptations and interactions of animals within a population in relation to the... Read More

Independent variable

Independent Variable Definition To define independent variable, let us first understand what a variable is. The word... Read More

Trophic level

In ecology, a trophic level pertains to a position in a food chain or ecological pyramid occupied by a group of organisms... Read More

Wilcoxon rank-sum test

Definition noun A non-parametric test of two samples which support exclusively on the order of observations in which the two... Read More

Polymorphism

Polymorphism Definition The occurrence of two or more different forms or morphs in the population of a species is referred... 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

Assimilation

Assimilation Definition Assimilation in biology is referred to as the process in which the living organisms integrate the... Read More

Ascaris lumbricoides

Definition noun A parasitic roundworm of humans, generally dwelling in the intestines of human host Supplement Ascaris... Read More

The Crucible of Creation: The Burgess Shale and the Rise of Animals

The Crucible of Creation: The Burgess Shale and the Rise of Animals     ... Read More

Guide to Common Freshwater Invertebrates of North America y J.R. Voshell

A Guide to Common Freshwater Invertebrates of North America      ... Read More

Brock Biology of Microorganisms (11th Edition)

 Brock Biology of Microorganisms (11th Edition) (Brock Biology of Microorganisms)   ... Read More