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2011-10-20 07:00:00

The BioScience Magazine Eurekamag.com publishes a wide range of user-contributed biology resources ranging from Biochemistry to Zoology. It also compiles reviews on selected topics within the basic and applied life and earth sciences. The latest inclusion in this collection of reviews is one on Gregor Mendel. (PRWEB) October 20, 2011 Biology is the scientific study of life and covers a wide range of individual disciplines. The Science Magazine EurekaMag.com currently contains 28,961...

2011-05-03 13:58:37

The early history of genetics has to be re-written in the light of new findings. Scientists from the University Jena (Germany) in co-operation with colleagues from Prague found out that the traditional history of the 'rediscovery' of Gregor Johann Mendel's laws of heredity in 1900 has to be adjusted and some facets have to be added. It all began in the year of 1865: Mendel, today known as the 'father of genetics', published his scientific findings about the cross breeding experiments of peas,...


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omphalos
  • The navel or umbilicus.
  • In Greek archaeology: A central boss, as on a shield, a bowl, etc.
  • A sacred stone in the temple of Apollo at Delphi, believed by the Greeks to mark the 'navel' or exact center-point of the earth.
'Omphalos' comes from the ancient Greek.
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