biology biology  /baɪ ˈɑ lə dʒi/


  1. (n) the science that studies living organisms
  2. (n) characteristic life processes and phenomena of living organisms
  3. (n) all the plant and animal life of a particular region


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  • Corporate giants like DuPont already put synthetic biology to industrial use.


  1. UConn Biology Student Plays Lottery, Wins Big

    A UConn biology student walked away with $50,000 before taxes after playing Super Cashword 15 and landing a top prize, lottery officials said. Photo Credit: CT Lottery
    on June 14, 2013     Source: NBC Connecticut

  2. Scalia in patent case skips the biology lingo

    His opinion says that all the "fine details of molecular biology" aren't in the majority opinion.
    on June 13, 2013     Source: Politico

  3. Antonin Scalia Does Not Believe in Molecular Biology

    Justice Antonin Scalia agrees with his fellow Supreme Court justices that naturally occurring genes can't be patented. Where he appears to differ: The existence of genes, the basic science of genetics, molecular biology, and evolution. He just dissented from all of the above. Read more...        
    on June 13, 2013     Source: Gawker

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  1. "It matters if your high school biology class has a biology lab. It matters if your second-grade classroom is air conditioned if it's in South Carolina or Florida or Alabama. Public policy matters, and we have to recognize too that it does require...
    on Mar 24, 2009 By: Marc Morial Source: Washington Post

  2. President Obama in May asked the newly formed commission to study "the emerging field of cellular and genetic research known as synthetic biology ...... consider the potential medical, environmental, security, and other benefits of this field of...
    on Jul 8, 2010 By: Barack Obama Source: CNN (blog)

  3. "The fact that introduction of a small number of proteins into adult human cells could produce cells that are equivalent to embryo stem cells takes us into an entirely new era of stem cell biology," said Ian Wilmut, the Scottish researcher who...
    on Nov 20, 2007 By: Ian Wilmut Source:

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