• For the hierarchical ordering and organization of all organisms, see Biological classification . (wikipedia.org)
  • In ecology , a biological interaction is the effect that a pair of organisms living together in a community have on each other. (wikipedia.org)
  • Biological weapons (often referred to as bioweapons ) are living organisms or replicating entities ( virus ) that reproduce or replicate within their host victims. (princeton.edu)
  • There is an overlap between biological warfare and chemical warfare , as the use of toxins produced by living organisms is considered under the provisions of both the Biological Weapons Convention and the Chemical Weapons Convention . (princeton.edu)
  • Biological clocks underlie many of the biorhythms seen in organisms (e.g. hibernation in animals). (encyclopedia.com)
  • biological clock An endogenous, physiological mechanism, whose exact nature has not been determined, that keeps time independently of external events, enabling organisms to determine and to respond to daily, lunar, seasonal, and other periodicities. (encyclopedia.com)
  • Biological oceanography is the study of how organisms affect and are affected by the physics, chemistry, and geology of the oceanographic system. (wikipedia.org)
  • Publishing across the broad spectrum of experimental biology, Biological Research brings together original research, developments and advances of interest to experimental biologists and investigators. (springer.com)
  • An established open-access journal founded in 1964, Biological Research is the official journal of the Chilean Biology Society and is indexed in Medline, PubMed Central and PubMed. (springer.com)
  • Biophysical Chemistry represents the union of Chemistry, Physics, and Biology using a variety of experimental and theoretical approaches to understand the structure and function of biological systems. (merlot.org)
  • Biological oceanography is similar to marine biology, but is different because of the perspective used to study the ocean. (wikipedia.org)
  • Biological oceanography takes a bottom up approach (in terms of the food web), while marine biology studies the ocean from a top down perspective. (wikipedia.org)
  • understand it in 2018, [gender identity] is hard-wired, it is biological, it is not entirely hormonal. (forbes.com)
  • Chemical Entities of Biological Interest (ChEBI) is a freely available dictionary of molecular entities focused on 'small' chemical compounds. (ebi.ac.uk)
  • Current projects include designing molecular circuits made of DNA, and programming synthetic biological devices to perform complex functions over time and space. (microsoft.com)
  • Advanced Biophysical Chemistry use different techniques such as nuclear magnetic resonance, electron paramagnetic resonance, x-ray crystallography, ultra-fast spectroscopy, as well as statistical and quantum mechanical theory to study the molecular details of important biological processes, such as: protein-protein and protein-nucleic acid interactions, protein structure and function, enzyme mechanisms, photosynthesis and neuronal transduction. (merlot.org)
  • Studies in the fruit fly Drosophila have revealed the molecular basis of the biological clock, and similar mechanisms are thought to occur in other animals, including mammals. (encyclopedia.com)
  • Biological warfare (BW), also known as germ warfare , is the deliberate use of disease -causing biological agents such as protozoa , fungi , bacteria , protists , or viruses , to kill or incapacitate humans, other animals or plants. (princeton.edu)
  • Biological oceanography also investigates the role of microbes in food webs, and how humans impact the ecosystems in the oceans. (wikipedia.org)
  • Biological determinism or genetic determinism is the belief that human behaviour is controlled by an individual's genes or some component of their physiology, generally at the expense of the role of the environment, whether in embryonic development or in learning. (wikipedia.org)
  • It has been associated with movements in science and society including eugenics, scientific racism, the supposed heritability of IQ, the supposed biological basis for gender roles, and the sociobiology debate. (wikipedia.org)
  • They also brought the equipment to collect data about the biological, chemical, and geological properties of the ocean in a systematic way. (wikipedia.org)
  • This environment will serve as the foundation for a biological computation platform. (microsoft.com)
  • Biological engineering is a logical field of study if you're interested in medical school. (lsu.edu)
  • Like some of the chemical weapons , biological weapons may also be useful as area denial weapons . (princeton.edu)
  • Each level can also be broken down into its own hierarchy, and specific types of these biological objects can have their own hierarchical scheme. (wikipedia.org)
  • For example, a molecule can be viewed as a grouping of elements , and an atom can be further divided into subatomic particles (these levels are outside the scope of biological organization). (wikipedia.org)
  • biological clock The mechanism, presumed to exist within many animals and plants, that produces regular periodic changes in behaviour or physiology. (encyclopedia.com)
  • Briefly, the pro-gender side of this discussion has argued that gender (masculine/feminine) is innate or biological, while contending that sex (male/female) is a social construction. (forbes.com)
  • This thesis is not only completely false and scientifically unsound, but it is a direct reversal of what we do know: sex is biological and gender is socially constructed. (forbes.com)
  • Our goal is to serve as a technical knowledgebase and training resource for biological safety issues on campus. (hopkinsmedicine.org)
  • The University of Twente has developed a biological oil in existing refineries can be processed into gasoline, diesel and kerosene. (google.com)