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Universal

universal 1. Of or pertaining to the universe; extending to, including, or affecting, the whole number, quantity, or space;... Read More

Last universal ancestor

Definition noun The hypothetical primordial organism from which all other species of organisms on Earth... Read More

Universal solvent

Definition noun (1) A substance capable of dissolving all or a large variety of substances. (2) An... Read More

The Order of the Age: World History in the Light of a Universal Cosmogony

The Order of the Age: World History in the Light of a Universal Cosmogony   ... Read More

Codon

What does codon mean? A codon, in biology, is the basic genetic unit of life that acts as the template for the amino acid... Read More

Joint

Joint 1. To unite by a joint or joints; to fit together; to prepare so as to fit together; as, to joint boards. Pierced... Read More

Death by Black Hole: And Other Cosmic Quandaries

 Death by Black Hole: And Other Cosmic Quandaries      ... Read More

What is a species? Definition of species, different approaches

What is the definition of species? What does it take to be considered as a species? Ever since there has been an array of... Read More

Dead Man Walking

Dead Man Walking: Wade Davis and the Secret of the Zombie Poison By Patrick D. Hahn Accepted on September 4, 2007 Twenty... Read More

Phylogeny

Phylogeny refers to the evolutionary history of the development of a species or of a taxonomic group of organisms. The... Read More

Organism

An organism refers to a living thing that has an organized structure, can react to stimuli, reproduce, grow, adapt, and... Read More

Wrack

wrack 1. Wreck; ruin; destruction. A world devote to universal wrack. (milton) 2. Any marine vegetation cast up on the... Read More

Nucleoside

Definition noun plural: nucleosides A nitrogenous base (purine or pyrimidine) bound to a pentose sugar ribose or... Read More

Catabolism

Catabolism Definition Catabolism is the branch of the metabolic process that breaks down complex, big molecules into... Read More

Omniscient

omniscient Having universal knowledge; knowing all things; infinitely knowing or wise; as, the omniscient god. Omnisciently,... Read More

Frameshift mutation

Define Frameshift Mutation What is a frameshift mutation? In biology, insertions or deletions of nucleotides in the coding... Read More

Metric system

metric system A system of weights and measures, universal for scientific use, based upon the meter, which was originally... Read More

Biome

Biome Definition What are biomes? There is no universal definition of biomes. But biome definition in biology of different... Read More

Abo blood group

Abo blood group (Science: haematology) The major human blood type system which describes the oligosaccharide glycoprotein... Read More

Developmental Neurobiology by M.S. Rao and M. Jacobson

Developmental Neurobiology  Editor(s):  ... Read More

Ribonucleotide

Definition noun plural: ribonucleotides ri·bo·nu·cle·o·tide, ˌraɪbəʊˈnjuːklɪəˌtaɪd A form of nucleotide in... Read More

Osmotic Potential

Definition noun (1) The potential of water molecules to move from a hypotonic solution (more water, less solutes) to a... Read More

Vant hoffs law

van't Hoff's law In stereochemistry, all optically active substances have one or more multivalent atoms united to four... Read More

Adenosine triphosphate

Adenosine Triphosphate Definition noun plural: adenosine triphosphates (biochemistry) An organic compound that is... Read More

Adenosine monophosphate

Definition noun plural: adenosine monophosphates (biochemistry) A nucleotide composed of adenine, ribose and a phosphate... Read More

Evolutionary biology

Definition noun The branch of biology concerned with the evolution of organisms, particularly the origin and descent of... Read More

Adaptive evolution

Definition noun A kind of evolution that involves evolutionary changes that are adaptive to a particular... Read More

Chromomere

Definition noun, plural: chromomeres (genetics) One of the beadlike granules that are arranged in a linear series along the... Read More

Adenine nucleotide

Definition noun plural: adenine nucleotides A nucleotide wherein the nucleobase is adenine Details Overview A nucleotide... Read More

Guanosine triphosphate

Definition noun plural: guanosine triphosphates (biochemistry) An organic compound that is composed of guanosine (a... Read More

Vant hoffs equation

van't Hoff's equation equation for osmotic pressure of dilute solutions. See: van't Hoff's law. For any reaction, d(ln... Read More

Bull

Bull Of or pertaining to a bull; resembling a bull; male; large; fierce. Bull bat, the pine snake of the united states. Bull... Read More

Monarchy

monarchy Origin: F. Monarchie, L. Monarchia, Gr. See Monarch. 1. A state or government in which the supreme power is lodged... Read More

Frame

Frame 1. To construct by fitting and uniting the several parts of the skeleton of any structure; specifically, in woodwork,... Read More

Deep Ancestry: Inside the Genographic Project

Deep Ancestry: Inside the Genographic Project    ... Read More

Jewish Lore in Manichaean Cosmogony: Studies in the Book of Giants Traditions (Monographs of the Hebrew Union College)

Jewish Lore in Manichaean Cosmogony: Studies in the Book of Giants Traditions (Monographs of the Hebrew Union... Read More

What the Bleep Do We Know!?: Discovering the Endless Possibilities for Altering Your Everyday Reality

What the Bleep Do We Know!?: Discovering the Endless Possibilities for Altering Your Everyday Reality  ... Read More

The Fungi

The Fungi What are the Fungi? The Fungi are the great saprophytes, the master recyclers.  They are the black rot, the... 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