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New Tool For Comparative Gene Studies

A great deal is known about how model organisms such as fruit flies, nematodes and mice develop. But what about beetles,... Read More

Borror and DeLong’s Introduction to the Study of Insects

Borror and DeLong's Introduction to the Study of Insects       ... Read More

Dying Cells Encourage Neighbors To Grow

Researchers from The Rockefeller University have uncovered specific mechanisms by which cells that are genetically... Read More

Prehistoric Mystery Organism Verified As Giant Fungus

Scientists at the University of Chicago and the National Museum of Natural History in Washington, D.C., have produced new... Read More


Animal Definition An animal (plural: animals) refers to any of the eukaryotic multicellular organisms of the biological... Read More


Louse Origin: oe. Lous, as. Ls, pl. Ls; akin to D. Luis, g. Laus, OHG. Ls, Icel. Ls, Sw. Lus, dan. Luus; perh. So named... Read More


stick 1. A small shoot, or branch, separated, as by a cutting, from a tree or shrub; also, any stem or branch of a tree, of... Read More


stag 1. (Science: zoology) The adult male of the red deer (Cervus elaphus), a large European species closely related to the... Read More


Basket 1. A vessel made of osiers or other twigs, cane, rushes, splints, or other flexible material, interwoven. Rude... Read More


pediculus Origin: L, a louse. (Science: zoology) A genus of wingless parasitic hemiptera, including the common lice of man.... Read More


sphinx 1. In egyptian art, an image of granite or porphyry, having a human head, or the head of a ram or of a hawk, upon the... Read More


moa (Science: paleontology) Any one of several very large extinct species of wingless birds belonging to dinornis, and other... Read More

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Int 1 (Science: oncogene) oncogene from mouse mammary carcinoma that encodes a secreted protein. Related to drosophila gene... Read More