biological time


  • WordNet 3.6
    • n biological time the time of various biological processes
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In literature:

For a time the biological laboratory was full of healing virtue.
"Ann Veronica" by H. G. Wells
When he comes from his own world of modern biology to religion and philosophy he goes back in time.
"God The Invisible King" by Herbert George Wells
He has a fair fortune of his own, so that he can give up his whole time to Biology.
"The Life and Letters of Charles Darwin, Volume II (of II)" by Charles Darwin
Biology takes her time from geology.
"More Letters of Charles Darwin Volume II" by Charles Darwin
In our time, biology enables us to work it out with scientific precision.
"Our Friend the Charlatan" by George Gissing
The microscope enlarges only a few thousand times; yet it brought vital impetus to biological science.
"Autobiography of a YOGI" by Paramhansa Yogananda
Obviously in biology as in chemistry we are only working in a circle, merely marking time.
"Q. E. D., or New Light on the Doctrine of Creation" by George McCready Price
Civilization would not be civilization if we had to spend most of our time thinking about the biological basis.
"Taboo and Genetics" by Melvin Moses Knight, Iva Lowther Peters, and Phyllis Mary Blanchard
This is how Geometry, Astronomy, Biology came, in ancient times, to be successively detached from general Philosophy.
"Recent Developments in European Thought" by Various
These ideas arose shortly after the middle of the century, and have dominated the development of biological science up to the present time.
"The Story of the Living Machine" by H. W. Conn

In news:

At this time the latter moved from CBER (Center for Biologics Evaluation and Research) to CDER (Center for Drug Evaluation and Research), and in 1996 the comparability guidan...
One of the most time-consuming bottlenecks in molecular biology experiments is efficient grinding, homogenization, and lysis of starting materials.
It's time for us to learn to stop worrying and love synthetic biology.
The authors provide a review of test methodology and standards, including current industry and regulatory proposals, for biological indicator growout times.
Miscegenation, both cultural and biological, brings forth new ideas and undermines narrow conceptions, argues Talty, a noted culture writer for the New York Times Magazine, Spin and Vibe.
Jet-lagged travelers who can no longer tell what time it is may be tuning in to a confusion rooted deep in their biology.
A New York Times Magazine article then suggested that the reason the girls developed the twitches was because they had bad relationships with their biological fathers.
In one of the most ironic revelations about the complex personality and life of Apple CEO Steve Jobs, his biographer says in the 1980s Jobs actually met a man a few times who unbeknownst to either was his biological father.
It's a heart-warming story of a young man named Shamor who recently meets his biological mother for the first time, on her 43rd birthday.
Not yet, says a French scientist, but he has an elaborate vision for how to overcome the coconut 's biological challenges and ensure that the plant's dozens of varieties stick around for a long time.
Israel is covertly monitoring Syria's chemical and biological weapons, The Sunday Times of London reported.
Nine pairs of fornicating turtle fossils have been found in Germany, frozen in time while having sex some 50 million years ago, according to a recent study published in Biology Letters.
That was pretty advanced for the time, according to Conrad Firling, professor emeritus of biology at UMD.
How to quickly and easily interpret real-time PCR, microarray, or RNA-Seq gene-expression data in a biological context and based upon relevant findings from the literature.
At the time, it was a toss-up between journalism and biology -- two completely different fields of study that appealed to me for two completely different reasons.

In science:

Previously, the discussion was based on a biological population in which all genotypes have the same generation time.) Point mutations occur at a constant small probability µ per site and per replication.
Biological Evolution and Statistical Physics
This model presented is plausible and perfectly compatible with known physics. However, as Donald points out, the model does depend on the warm wet biological system remaining coherent for lengthy periods of time (our second proposal).
Comment on Book Review of `Quantum Evolution' (Johnjoe McFadden) by Mathew J. Donald
In these theories there is therefore the possibility of a habitable time zone of finite duration during which a constant like α or G falls within a biologically acceptable range.
Anthropic Reasons for Non-Zero Flatness and Lambda
Surprisingly, there has been almost no consideration of habitability in cosmologies with time-varying constants since Haldane’s discussions of the biological consequences of Milne’s bimetric theory of gravity with two timescales, one for atomic phenomena, another for gravitational phenomena .
Anthropic Reasons for Non-Zero Flatness and Lambda
These networks do change on very long time-scales because of biological evolution, but there is no reason to suppose that protein networks grow according to a simple cumulative advantage or preferential attachment process.
The structure and function of complex networks