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2012-05-09 11:50:03

Organisms are adapted to their environment through their individual characteristics, like body size and body weight.

2012-03-29 21:48:03

Angiogenesis, the growth of new blood vessels, is a complex process during which different signalling proteins interact with each other in a highly coordinated fashion.

2012-03-19 23:04:18

More than 200 faculty, postdocs and students from Max Planck Florida Institute, Florida Atlantic University, Scripps Florida and other universities attended a neuroscience symposium March 6-7,

2012-03-09 01:43:43

Proteins are the molecular building blocks and machinery of cells and involved in practically all biological processes.

2012-03-06 11:15:27

3D movies like "Toy Story" or "Transformers" are based on everyday objects that are able to move like humans.

2012-02-01 16:26:23

While genetically modified plants have already been introduced into the wild on a large scale in some parts of the world, the release of genetically modified animals is still at a relatively early stage.

2011-11-28 17:16:03

Hypertension is an endemic condition with far-reaching consequences.

2011-11-21 22:53:11

Genetically modified animals are designed to contain the spread of pathogens.

2011-11-08 21:37:14

Photosynthesis is one of the most important biological processes.

2011-10-25 19:56:26

Adults and adolescents often adjust their behavior and opinions to peer groups, even when they themselves know better.


Word of the Day
bretelles
  • In dressmaking, straps running from the belt in front over the shoulders to the belt in the back, with more or less elaboration of trimming and outline. They usually broaden at the shoulder and narrow toward the waist.
The word 'bretelles' comes from a French word meaning 'braces'.