The word biology is a noun. Biology means (1) the science that studies living organisms, (2) all the plant and animal life of a particular region, (3) characteristic life processes and phenomena of living organisms.
The following articles and web pages elaborate on the word biology.
The Center was begun in 1988 as a division of the National Library of Medicine, under the National Institutes of Health. The Center operates as a national resource for molecular biology information. It creates national databases, conducts research in computational biology, develops software tools for analyzing genome data, and disseminates biotechnical information.
The University of Delaware grew from a small private academy begun in 1743 to a major university that was chartered in 1833. The main campus is in Newark and there are 5 other locations. The school has over 20,000 students and a faculty of 1,117. UD is a land-grant, sea-grant, space-grant, and urban-grant university. The top ranked academic major at UD is biology. More information on the website.
The following articles provide recent biology-related news.
One key question in evolutionary biology is how novel genes arise and develop. Researchers now show how new genes and functions that are advantageous to bacteria can be selected from random DNA sequences.
Science Daily. Tuesday, 04 Jun 2019 13:12:14 EDT.
Marrying biology with engineering, scientists at a local university have drawn inspiration from a process naturally occurring in the human body to come up with a handheld device that measures water quality.
Straits Times. Tuesday, 16 Apr 2019 05:00:00 +0800.
Preventing us getting old and dying has been the holy grail of biology for centuries. Money is now pouring in to ageing research, which has moved from the lunatic fringe the mainstream in the past several years. ...
By David Grainger, Contributor. Forbes. Thursday, 7 Feb 2019 07:45:00 -0500.