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walnut (Science: botany) The fruit or nut of any tree of the genus juglans; also, the tree, and its timber. The seven or... Read More

Antibiotics removal by walnut shell based activated carbon

Antibiotics are the most common compounds that are found in groundwater, surface water, drinking water and wastewater. Also,... Read More


Symbiosis Definition What is symbiosis? Symbiosis can be defined as any kind of relationship or interaction between two... Read More

DOE JGI Sequences, Releases Genome of Symbiotic Tree Fungus

WALNUT CREEK, CA -- The DNA sequence of Laccaria bicolor, a fungus that forms a beneficial symbiosis with trees and... Read More


Pith Definition In general, the term "pith" refers to the "soft inner portion" of something. In botany, a pith refers... Read More

Genome sequencing is for ecologists, too

An organism widely used for genetics-versus-environment studies has joined the panoply of mice, rats, dogs, humans and... Read More

Two-Photon Microscopy of Cells and Tissue

Reviews Michael Rubart From the Wells Center for Pediatric Research and Krannert Institute of Cardiology, Indiana... Read More

Targeted drug delivery achieved with nanoparticle-aptamer bioconjugates

Ground-breaking results from researchers at Harvard Medical School and Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT), USA,... Read More

DOE JGI upgrades IMG/M — the Metagenomics Data Management & Analysis System

WALNUT CREEK, CA--On the one-year anniversary of the launch of the experimental metagenome data management and analysis... Read More

Genetic study of Neanderthal DNA reveals early split between humans and Neanderthals

In the most thorough study to date of the Neanderthal genome, scientists suggest an early human-Neanderthal split. The two... Read More

After the first decade of metagenomics — adolescent growth spurt anticipated

Mostly hidden from the scrutiny of the naked eye, microbes have been said to run the world. The challenge is how best to... Read More

Ancient Climate Change: When Palm Trees Gave Way To Spruce Trees

June 25, 2009 — For climatologists, part of the challenge in predicting the future is figuring out exactly what happened... Read More


Nut 1. (Science: botany) A dry one-seeded fruit which is indehiscent (i.e., it does not split open along a definite seam at... Read More


zest 1. A piece of orange or lemon peel, or the aromatic oil which may be squeezed from such peel, used to give flavor to... Read More

Simple fruit

Definition noun, plural: simple fruits A type of fruit that develops from a single or compound ovary with only one pistil... Read More