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Double-voided specimen

Double-voided specimen this refers to a urine specimen which is collected after first emptying the bladder and then waiting... Read More

Specimen

specimen (Science: microscopy) A piece or portion of a sample selected for examination. The specimen may, or may not be... Read More

Amber Specimen Captures Ancient Chemical Battle

It appears that chemical warfare has been around a lot longer than poison arrows, mustard gas or nerve weapons -- about... Read More

New Lunar Meteorite Found In Antarctica

     A microscopic view of a thin-section of the meteorite. Geologists routinely... Read More

Volcanic blast likely killed and preserved juvenile fossil plesiosaur found in Antarctica

Skeleton to be unveiled at US museum December 13 Amid 70-mile-an-hour winds and freezing Antarctic conditions, an... Read More

Toward a safer, more effective method for preserving museum specimens

November 3, 2008 -- Some of the most fascinating creatures ever to inhabit the Earth can be seen today only in the form of... Read More

Cryoprep thin bio specimens electron

 CRYOPREP THIN BIO SPECIMENS ELECTRON      ... Read More

Basic dye

Definition noun, plural: basic dyes (biological techniques) A dye that ionize in solution giving a positively-charged ions... Read More

"Mummified" Dinosaur Discovered In Montana

By Hillary Mayell An onsite restoration drawing of how "Leonardo" may... Read More

Research discovers oldest bee, evolutionary link

CORVALLIS, Ore. - Researchers at Oregon State University have discovered the oldest bee ever known, a 100 million year old... Read More

New dinosaur from Mexico offers insights into ancient life on West America

A new species of dinosaur unearthed in Mexico is giving scientists fresh insights into the ancient history of western North... Read More

P face

P face --> freeze fracture method of specimen preparation for the electron microscope in which rapidly frozen tissue is... Read More

Nariokotome Boy

Definition noun The hominid specimen believed to be a male child that lived in the Pleistocene. The remains were discovered... Read More

Counterstain

Definition noun The dye or stain that is used to differentiate one component or cellular structure from another, or to... Read More

Chinese And U.S. Scientists Identify The World’s Oldest Flowering Plant

GAINESVILLE, Fla. --- On the floor of a steamy Asian forest, a woody plant destined for immortality was thriving among the... Read More

Preserved Shark Fossil Adds Evidence To Great White’s Origins

March 13, 2009 — A new University of Florida study could help resolve a long-standing debate in shark paleontology: From... Read More

Early Whales Gave Birth On Land, Fossil Find Reveals

February 4, 2009 — Two newly described fossil whales---a pregnant female and a male of the same species--reveal... Read More

How Global Is The Global Biodiversity Information Facility?

Biologists and computer scientists have appealed for more information on the world's biodiversity to be stored digitally so... Read More

Ornithologists announce discovery of new bird species

EAST LANSING, Mich. - The announcement of the discovery of a new bird comes with a twist: It's a white-eye, but its eye... Read More

Ameranthropoides loysi

"Ameranthropoides loysi" (otherwise known as de Loys' Ape) is the unofficial name for a large primate supposedly... Read More

Woolly cheetah

Woolly cheetahs were reported in the 19th century as a separate species of cheetah that had longer, denser fur. Several... Read More

First Orchid Fossil Puts Showy Blooms At Some 80 Million Years Old

Biologists at Harvard University have identified the ancient fossilized remains of a pollen-bearing bee as the first hint... Read More

Height or flight?

Fossil answers some questions about evolution of flight in dinosaurs, raises others Paleontologists have long theorized that... Read More

Differential stain

Definition noun The dye or stain that is used to differentiate one component or cellular structure from another, or to... Read More

Neotype

neotype (Science: zoology) A specimen selected as type specimen subsequent to the original description in cases where the... Read More

First Orchid Fossil Puts Showy Blooms At Some 80 Million Years Old

Biologists at Harvard University have identified the ancient fossilized remains of a pollen-bearing bee as the first hint... Read More

Fundamentals of Light Microscopy and Electronic Imaging

Fundamentals of Light Microscopy and Electronic Imaging      ... Read More

Acid dye

Definition noun, plural: acid dyes (biological techniques) A dye containing acidic group(s) and is used in staining... Read More

Coarse adjustment knob

Coarse adjustment knob part of the microscope used when focusing specimen. This knob is generally used when viewing specimen... Read More

Contrast stain

Definition noun The dye or stain that is used to differentiate one component or cellular structure from another, or to... Read More

The evolution of molecular biology

The evolution of molecular biology   Eduard Kellenberger1   1Eduard Kellenberger is a cofounder and retired staff... Read More

Homo sapiens sapiens

Definition noun A subspecies of Homo sapiens where modern human beings belong and the only extant species of the Homo... Read More

Technical error

technical error That component of experimental error that is due to the conduct of the experiment and in principle estimated... Read More

Affinity

Definition noun, plural: affinities (1) (taxonomy) The resemblances in structure between two organisms or between biological... Read More

E face

E face in freeze fracture the plasma membrane cleaves between the acyl tails of membrane phospholipids, leaving a monolayer... Read More

Fixation

Definition noun, plural: fixations (biological technique) The use of a fixative to preserve histological, cytological, or... Read More

Sample

sample 1. A specimen of a whole entity small enough to involve no threat or damage to the whole; an aliquot. 2. A selected... Read More

Coverslip

Coverslip (Science: microscopy) thin glass, plastic, sapphire, SiO, NaCl, etc. Shaped into circles, squares, or rectangles... Read More

Fine Adjustment knob

Fine Adjustment knob part of the microscope that is used for focusing finer details of specimen being viewed. Objectives... Read More