Biology

Biology is the natural science that studies life and living organisms, including their physical structure, chemical processes, molecular interactions, physiological mechanisms, development and evolution. Despite the complexity of the science, certain unifying concepts consolidate it into a single, coherent field. Biology recognizes the cell as the basic unit of life, genes as the basic unit of heredity, and evolution as the engine that propels the creation and extinction of species. Living organisms are open systems that survive by transforming energy and decreasing their local entropy to maintain a stable and vital condition defined as homeostasis.Sub-disciplines of biology are defined by …

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Fraser Institute · 5 April 2024 English

Canada, as with many other environmentally conscientious governments, is pursuing an agenda of an energy transition: away from fossil fuels, and toward a society increasingly driven by wind power, solar …

Return on Investment: A Unifying Principle for Biology, Economics, and Sustainability, by Charles A.S Return on Investment: A Unifying Principle for Biology, Economics, and Sustainability. Springer. <https://link University, and a bachelors degree in general biology from UCLA. Ken Green’s policy analysis has centered


CCA: Council of Canadian Academies · 18 March 2024 English

These actions have the expected outcomes of updating processes, practices, and policies to better equip the CCA with the governance structure and capacity to meet SSF needs and position the …

FRSC Canada Research Chair in Cardiovascular Biology York Toronto (ON) University, UHN Kyle Bobiwash


School of Public Policy, University of Calgary · 14 March 2024 English

SOCIAL MARCH 2024 THE AVERAGE AGE OF MOTHERS AT FIRST BIRTH Average Age of Mother at First Birth and at 32 Childbearing, 1945-2019 The average age of first-time mothers has …

population and GDP from If only for reasons of human biology, we can expect the average age of mothers at first


CADTH: Canadian Agency for Drugs and Technologies in Health · 11 March 2024 English

2024 Watch List: Top 10 Technologies and Issues Related to Caring for Children and Youth with Medical Complexity 2024 Watch List Top 10 Technologies and Issues Related to Caring for …

Personalized testing based on a a child’s unique genes, biology, and environment. As part of this strategy, patient’s


Agricultural Policy Research Networks · 7 March 2024 English

Breeding Values for economic traits The median breeding value for standard length for progeny reared under high stocking density (Figure 4.13) was highest (0.2891) in the cross ♀H×B♂ with the …

stocked brown trout population. Journal of Fish Biology, 59(2), 287-301. Mylonas, C. C., & Zohar, Y. (1998)


CCPA: Canadian Centre For Policy Alternatives · 6 March 2024 English

The opinions and recommendations in this report, and any errors, are those of the authors, and do not necessarily reflect the views of the funders of this report. [...] 12 …

don’t know how to call it, their sensibility. It’s biology, it’s the environment, it’s their responsibility


CCSA: Canadian Centre on Substance Use and Addiction · 29 February 2024

Looks at how specific patterns of substance use may increase suicide risk. Highlights intersecting factors, such as the type of substance and the amount consumed, as well as biological and …

alcohol use and risk of suicide attempt. Addiction Biology, 22(6), 1554–1561. https://doi.org/10.1111/adb


CCSA: Canadian Centre on Substance Use and Addiction · 29 February 2024

Examine comment certaines habitudes d’usage de substances peuvent augmenter le risque de suicide. Met en évidence des facteurs croisés comme le type de substance et la quantité consommée, ainsi que …

alcohol use and risk of suicide attempt », Addiction Biology, vol. 22, no 6, 2017, p. 1554–1561. https://doi


ICP: Institute for Community Prosperity · 27 February 2024 English

He is an advisor to the Nonprofit Resilience Lab, and on the Editorial Advisory Board of The Philanthropist, and is the lead author of an annual scan of trends and …

possibilities for early-stage integration of our biology with and stability to enhance performance. the


SPI: Smart Prosperity Institute · 27 February 2024 English

Precision is required in the manufacturing of mass timber products.114 The scale of mass timber manufacturing the components of a mass timber building (as the building struc- — which involves …

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