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Scientific procedure to test a hypothesis. The outcome of the experiment either confirms or denies the hypothesis.
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Chemicals used in the lab for experiments.
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Organelles responsible for protein synthesis in cells. They are distinguished into "free" and "membrane-bound" classes.
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Enzyme that catalyzes the serial addition of monomers to synthesize a polymeric biomolecule. This term usually applies to DNA/RNA polymerases which synthesize these nucleic acid polymers from mononucl…
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The process of gathering visual studies of tissue or the body for purposes of research or diagnostics.
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Extinction refers to the global disappearance of a taxon, caused by the death of the last individual member. Extinction can be used on many different levels and may relate to populations, groups of po…
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a movement of hobby biologists practicing outside of mainstream labs. This means that budget, availability of technology, and possibly background knowledge may be minimal.
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The study of the function, chemistry and structure of cells.
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social insects in the family Formicidae, a member of the Hymenoptera, which also includes the wasps and bees.
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The study of biodiversity with the applied goal of learning how to protect species, habitats, and ecosystems from change, particularly that caused by non-natural effects.
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a substance which causes the the body to produce a reaction of the adaptive immune system. Contact of the immune system to antigens results in the production of highly specific (antigen …
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Questions pertaining to the conversion of sugar to ethanol, gas, or acids by bacteria or yeast.
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the study of inheritance at the phenotypic level.
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Children born from the same pregnancy. Twins can result from either a single zygote (monozygotic, or identical twins) or from two, separately-fertilized egg cells (dizygotic, or fraternal twins).
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Questions pertaining to genome-wide association studies.
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a monosaccheride which is build up by plants during photosynthesis.
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the scientific study of spiders and related animals such as scorpions, pseudoscorpions, harvestmen, collectively called arachnids. It can include the study of ticks and mites which is s…
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Current and past changes in climate as they relate to biological systems. This may include biological drivers of or impacts from changes in temperature, precipitation, atmospheric CO2, sea level, etc.
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the complex of DNA, histones, and other scaffolding proteins that make up the chromosomes, which in eukaryotes is located in the nucleus of the cell.
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Behaviours that transfer information between organisms
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concerned with the study of the structure and function of the cell, especially the chromosomes.