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The study of the distribution, incidence, and potential control of a disease.
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The application of dynamic systems and game theory to evolving populations in biology, economics, and social sciences. It is particularly well suited for studying social dilemmas like the evolution of…
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The study of how biological life arises from inorganic matter through natural processes, and the method by which life on Earth arose.
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Questions pertaining to red blood cells, or erythrocytes, the most common type of blood cell that is responsible for delivering oxygen throughout the body.
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Communal living, cooperation in care of young, and/or division of labor within animal species.
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enyzmes (usually derived from bacterial sources) which cleave DNA at defined "restriction" sites.
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caused by the invasion of by pathogenic organisms (bacteria, viruses or worms) into a host. These pathogenic organisms live and multiply in its host and cause diseases by this.
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The timing of key events in an organism's lifetime, including development, reproduction and death.
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Questions regarding organic compounds required by an organism as a vital nutrient in limited amounts.
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The genetic alteration of a cell resulting from the direct uptake, incorporation, and expression of exogenous genetic material from its surroundings.
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A measure of how hot or cold something is, measured in degrees Fahrenheit or Celsius, or Kelvin.
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the respiratory organ which allows the take-up of oxygen and the release of CO2. They are present in most animals which breathe air including many fish species.
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A collection of tissues which work together to accomplish a function. The organisational unit above tissues and below systems.
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Questions pertaining to the processes by which new species arise.
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An interdisciplinary area of study in the life sciences with a focus on complex interactions and large networks of biological molecules and processes.
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a molecular target for a chemical signal such as a neurotransmitter, hormone, or drug. Binding of the signal to the receptor initiates or modulates behaviour in the receiving cell.
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The people-biota-environment interface: organisms used by humans, and the ways humans conceive of those organisms. This can include wild, managed or domesticated organisms used for food, medicine, and…
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The study of the electrical properties of biological cells and tissues.
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Microanatomy of cells and tissues
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Fruits develop from the flower of plants and hold the seeds. They are the way of plants to distribute their seeds.
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Organisms whose cells contain organelles, complex structures enclosed within membranes, in particular a nucleus.
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the smallest functional unit of life.
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different forms of many possible alternative forms of the same gene. The different eye colors are for example different alleles of the genes that make the eye color.
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The process in which a protein folds into a three-dimensional shape to achieve proper functioning.
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Copying the genome for the purpose of reproduction.
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Ionizing electromagnetic waves, usually harmful to most biological beings.
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Organelles responsible for protein synthesis in cells. They are distinguished into "free" and "membrane-bound" classes.
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the study of organisms that lived in prehistoric times.
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Internal organ of vertebrate species which is important for a lot of biochemical functions including production of molecules, detoxification and production of glycogen.
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The scientific study of the origin, evolution, distribution, and future of life in the universe.