bioscience

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bioscience

[¦bī·ō¦sī·əns]
(biology)
The study of the nature, behavior, and uses of living organisms as applied to biology.
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5) As an umbrella term, it encompasses the wide network of interrelated technological and bioscientific advances that are inexorably leading to a reconfiguration of the traditional idea of the human, increasingly technologised and decentred in a post-anthropocentric, symbiotic world, in a progressively more marked continuum with non-human animals and machines.
2006), el Plantima[R] (A-Tech Bioscientific, 2010) y, mas recientemente, el SETIS[R] (SETIS, 2012).
We expect the lab's joint research and development efforts to lead to major breakthroughs in the use of supercomput-ing for bioscientific applications.
The new urban shapes and circulations, and people's attempts to live meaningful lives upon this shifting terrain, are thus intimately intertwined with bioscientific research and intervention.
En cada arbol fueron colectadas al azar un total de 5-6 hojas para medir el area foliar (AF; medidor BioScientific SKT-103), la biomasa foliar (BF) y calcular el area foliar especifica (AFE: [cm.
Scientists from 100 countries will work at the new facility, which will operate 90 separate laboratories: 76 dedicated to bioscientific projects and the other 14 toward biosecurity.
The measurements of photosynthetic rate (PN), stomatal conductance (Gs), and intercellular carbon dioxide concentration (CO2)i were done with an Infrared Gas Analyser (IRGA, model ADC, Bioscientific Ltd.
As Craig Gordon points out, the connection between the characters of Clarissa and Septimus, who never actually meet in the course of the narrative, is produced in large part through a "shared mode of nervous embodiment" (129), a corporeal language that, as if taking Septimus's cue that "one must be scientific above all things" (66), Gordon traces to the early twentieth-century bioscientific discourses of neurophysiology and psychiatry.
They are symbolic beings escaping the bioscientific legacy of their maker through their discovery of the structure of pattern-making and of "absence" (or lack) as a first cause to introduce a difference "that matters.
The current bioscientific technologies have already produced cloned animals, artificial chimeras and medication that can alter behaviour, mood and thought--all of them human conditions.