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Track

track To follow the tracks or traces of; to pursue by following the marks of the feet; to trace; to trail; as, to track a... Read More

Trail

trail 1. To be drawn out in length; to follow after. When his brother saw the red blood trail. (Spenser) 2. To grow to great... Read More

Tracking the migration of Whip-poor-will in Americas

Eastern whip-poor-will (Antrostomus vociferous) is continuously declining due to habitat loss and unavailability of insects... Read More

Switches

switch 1. To strike with a switch or small flexible rod; to whip. 2. To swing or whisk; as, to switch a cane. 3. To trim,... Read More

Trace

trace 1. To mark out; to draw or delineate with marks; especially, to copy, as a drawing or engraving, by following the... Read More

Endomembrane system

Ever wondered how biomolecules are made within the cell and then they are released outside the cell for use by the body?... Read More

Brake

Brake 1. (Science: botany) a fern of the genus Pteris, especially. The P. Aquilina, common in almost all countries. It has... Read More

Mitochondrial DNA not just from moms but also from dads?

If one wants to trace down lineage, that person could turn to the cell's powerhouse, the mitochondrion. This organelle... Read More

Plant sets off “SOS” for plant defense when it gets hurt

When herbivore, such as an insect, nibbles a plant leaf, the plant sets off an "SOS" or distress signal as one of the... Read More

Parental chromosomes are together but still apart at first mitosis

A recent finding by a team of researchers from European Molecular Biology Laboratory on the parental chromosomes during the... Read More

Selective Breeding

Reviewed by: Mary Anne Clark, PhD Thousands of years before Darwin proposed evolution by natural selection and... Read More

Examples of Natural Selection

Reviewed by: Mary Anne Clark, Ph.D. Darwin's Finches Darwin's finches are an excellent example of the way in... Read More

Binomial nomenclature

Binomial Nomenclature Definition Binomial nomenclature is a binomial system of naming a species. A binomial name is... Read More

Law of Independent Assortment

Law of Independent Assortment Definition The Mendelian inheritance principles are derived from and named after the monk,... Read More

Ameranthropoides loysi

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

Frog

Frog 1. (Science: zoology) An amphibious animal of the genus rana and related genera, of many species. Frogs swim rapidly,... Read More

Dog

Dog 1. (Science: zoology) a quadruped of the genus Canis, especially. The domestic dog (c. Familiaris). The dog is... Read More

Orbits

orbit 1. (Science: astronomy) The path described by a heavenly body in its periodical revolution around another body; as,... Read More

Gauge

Gauge 1. A measure; a standard of measure; an instrument to determine dimensions, distance, or capacity; a standard. This... Read More

Inquiry

Inquiry Origin: see Inquire alternative forms: enquiry. 1. The act of inquiring; a seeking for information by asking... Read More

Tie

tie 1. To fasten with a band or cord and knot; to bind. Tie the kine to the cart. My son, keep thy father's commandment, and... Read More

Junction

Junction 1. The act of joining, or the state of being joined; union; combination; coalition; as, the junction of two armies... Read More

Page

page 1. One side of a leaf of a book or manuscript. Such was the book from whose pages she sang. (Longfellow) 2. A record; a... Read More

Fault

Fault 1. Defect; want; lack; default. One, it pleases me, for fault of a better, to call my friend. (Shak) 2. Anything that... Read More

Slide

slide 1. The act of sliding; as, a slide on the ice. 2. Smooth, even passage or progress. A better slide into their... Read More

Back

Back 1. Being at the back or in the rear; distant; remote; as, the back door; back settlements. 2. Being in arrear; overdue;... Read More

Mātauranga Māori and Science

By: Maria Victoria Gonzaga In the previous lesson, we learned about the various methods used in measuring... Read More