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Chemistry & Environmental Dictionary - This dictionary contains definitions for most chemistry, environmental and other technical terms used on this site as well as many other chemistry and environmental terms.Environmental Chemistry
Animated, interactive maths dictionary for kids which explains over 500 common mathematical terms in simple language. Math glossary with math definitions , math terms , math calculators , math examples , math practice , math activities.Maths for Kids
OMD is a searchable dictionary created by Dr Graham Dark and contains terms relating to biochemistry, cell biology, chemistry, medicine, molecular biology, physics, plant biology, radiobiology, science and technology. It includes: acronyms, jargon, theory, conventions, standards, institutions, projects, eponyms, history, in fact anything to do with medicine or science.Cancer web Medical Terms Dictionary
A dictionary of over 200,000 medical, pharmaceutical, biomedical & healthcare acronyms and abbreviations. Plus medical news and searches for the medical, pharmaceutical or healthcare professional.Phamacutical Dictionary website
Dictionary of Botanical Epithets - The epithets are largely taken from alpine plants and found in the seed lists of the North American Rock Garden Society's seed list, alpine plant nursery catalogs and alpine references.Botanical Epithats Dictionary
Online version of Dorland's Illustrated Medical Dictionary, 31st Edition. This resource allows you simple access to search and browse the full contents of the most comprehensive and up-to-date medical dictionary on the Internet.Dorland's Illustrated Medical Dictionary
University of Maryland Medicine also offers more than 30 health guides covering a broad range of health issues, from Allergies to Women's Health. Each of these guides provides clear explanations of medical conditions and treatments, a glossary of key terms, and a list of highly relevant on-line resources.Medical Glossaries - University of Maryland
These terms and their definitions have been developed from glossaries prepared by (1) U.S. Congressional Office of Technology Assessment, (2) National Institutes of Health's Understanding Gene Therapy On-line Glossary, and (3) Genetics Education Center, University of Kansas Medical Center.Terms and Definitions - Office of Rare Diseases, NIH
NCI Dictionary of Cancer Terms, which contains more than 4,000 terms related to cancer and medicine. Cancer Dictionary - NIH
The cancer terms and definitions on this page have been compiled by the Nursing Advisory Board of Pharmacia & Upjohn Company to provide you with a better understanding of words frequently used in cancer care. Cancer Glossary - MedicineNet
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Scythian horse breeding unveiled: Lessons for animal domestication
A new study unveils the secrets of horse breeding by Iron Age Scythian nomads. The genomes reconstructed from 14 archaeological horses also provide important insights into the process of animal domestication, supporting changes in the neural crest development pathway as key to the emergence of common domestic traits and revealing major changes in breeding practice during the last 2,300 years.
Treatment improved overall survival in elderly patients with early-stage esophageal cancer
Elderly patients with early-stage esophageal cancer that received treatment had an increased 5-year overall survival when compared to patients who received observation with no treatment.
Antibiotics counteract the beneficial effect of whole grain
Antibiotics may impede the health properties of whole grain, especially for women, recent study demonstrates. The results emphasize the importance of maintaining a restrictive use of antibiotics.
Artificial intelligence shows potential to fight blindness
Researchers have found a way to use artificial intelligence to fight a complication of diabetes that affects the eyes.
Study revises the development, evolutionary origin of the vertebrate brain
Researchers have made the first detailed map of the regions into which the brain of one of the most closely-related organisms to the vertebrates is divided and which could give us an idea of what our ancestor was like.
Cystic fibrosis: Interactions between bacteria that infect lungs uncovered
Substances produced by a harmful bacterium in the lungs of cystic fibrosis patients may enhance the growth of other bacteria that, in turn, inhibit the harmful bacterium's biofilm, according to new research.
DNA from extinct humans discovered in cave sediments
Researchers have developed a new method to retrieve hominin DNA from cave sediments -- even in the absence of skeletal remains.
Intergalactic gas and ripples in the cosmic web
A team of astronomers has made the first measurements of small-scale ripples in primeval hydrogen gas using rare double quasars.
Follow-up colonoscopies associated with a significantly lower incidence of bowel cancer
Patients at risk of developing bowel cancer can significantly benefit from a follow-up colonoscopy, finds new research.
Left-handed people are more likely to have a slender face
Individuals with a slender lower face are about 25 percent more likely to be left-handed. This unexpected finding was identified in 13,536 individuals who participated in three national surveys conducted in the United States. This association may shed new light on the origins of left-handedness, as slender jaws have also been associated with susceptibility to tuberculosis, a disease that has shaped human evolution and which today affects 2 billion people.