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Study

Definition

noun, plural: studies

(1) Attentive and methodical examination with the intent of acquiring knowledge; a research

(2) A branch of learning

(3) Education


verb

To acquire knowledge on something, such as by taking a course or by detailed investigation


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improved glucose tolerance in non obese type 2 diabetic rats

... result in an early improvement in type 2 diabetes, and one possible explanation is the arrival of undigested food in the terminal ileum. This study was designed to evaluate the role of the distal ileum in the improvement of glucose control in type 2 diabetic patients who underwent bariatric ...

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by rmorrison
Wed Mar 19, 2014 6:53 pm
 
Forum: Human Biology
Topic: improved glucose tolerance in non obese type 2 diabetic rats
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Views: 40

Brain size=IQ level theory (Blacks vs Whites & Asians)

... article's mention of genetic "multipliers" challenged my previous understanding of genetic influences (denoted by A in the twin study ACE model). If skin color is a determiner of IQ and skin color is genetic, that would be counted as a genetic influence on IQ in a twin study.

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by wildfunguy
Thu Mar 13, 2014 11:34 pm
 
Forum: Human Biology
Topic: Brain size=IQ level theory (Blacks vs Whites & Asians)
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Views: 218800

Microevolution verus Macroevolution

... of alleles at or above species level, or in populations of populations. The easiest way to think about this is that evolutionary biologists study frequencies of alleles that are shared between two species so, for example, there are many genes that are shared between humans and chimpanzees, ...

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by hackenslash
Thu Mar 06, 2014 8:57 am
 
Forum: Evolution
Topic: Microevolution verus Macroevolution
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Views: 17595

Newbie question about the first life

... other than animals. I've already told about that website here, in two zoology discussions, because it will be useful for people who want to study Biology as a career.)

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by piscilactovegetarian
Tue Feb 25, 2014 10:21 am
 
Forum: Molecular Biology
Topic: Newbie question about the first life
Replies: 14
Views: 717

Re: What is the most promising field of study right now

Regarding pharmacy, you might be more interested in pharmacology or medicinal chemistry. Molecular biology will also impact future medicinal chemistry. I suggest focusing toward chemistry, biochem and molecular biology - it sounds like you have a taste for that. Biological chemistry will be in deman...

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by jonmoulton
Mon Feb 24, 2014 4:12 pm
 
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: What is the most promising field of study right now
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Views: 240
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