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Open Agassiz, Louis, 1807-1873
Agassiz, Louis, 1807-1873

Swiss-born US palaeontologist and geologist who developed the idea of the ice age. He established his name through his work on the classification of

Open Aging
Aging

Aging refers to the process of getting older. People age at different rates and in different ways, influenced by cultural, social, biological, and

Open Agre, Peter, 1949-
Agre, Peter, 1949-

Place : United States of America Subject : biography, chemistry, biology US biochemist. He shared the Nobel Prize for Chemistry in 2003 with Roderick

Open AIDS (Disease)
AIDS (Disease)

AIDS (acquired immunodeficiency syndrome) is a chronic, life-threatening disease that is caused by the human immunodeficiency virus (HIV). AIDS was

Open Albatrosses
Albatrosses

Large seabird, genus Diomedea , with long narrow wings adapted for gliding and a wingspan of up to 3.4 m/11 ft, mainly found in the southern

Open Algae
Algae

( ăl'jē ) [plural of Lat. alga =seaweed], a large and diverse group of primarily aquatic plantlike organisms. These organisms were previously

Open Alkaloids
Alkaloids

Any of a number of physiologically active and frequently poisonous substances contained in some plants and fungi. They are usually organic bases and

Open Allele
Allele

One of two or more alternative forms of a gene at a given position (locus) on a chromosome , caused by a difference in the sequence of DNA . This is

Open Alligators
Alligators

large aquatic reptile of the genus Alligator, in the same order as the crocodile . There are two species—a large type found in the S United States and

Open Allspice
Allspice

Source: Pimenta dioica (L.) Merr. (syn. P. officinalis Lindl.; Eugenia Pimenta DC.) (Family Myrtaceae). Common/vernacular names: Allspice, Jamaica