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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 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


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

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


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

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

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

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