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electric charge

The state of any particle or body on which the there is an imbalance between electrons and protons. An excess of electrons causes a negative charge; a deficiency of electrons causes a positive charge. Electric charge, ELECTRIC FORCE and ELECTRIC POTENTIAL DIFFERENCE are fundamental to much of physiology.
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first author and assistant professor of integrative biology and pharmacology at UTHealth Medical School, said, "Our results may finally account for a long-standing but unexplained observation that many cancer cells actively try to reduce their electrical charge.
This combination of characteristics allows the ENYCAP to retain an electrical charge for much longer than conventional capacitors.
That how much electrical charge your joints contain powerfully determines their water content, provides such an example.
By shining light to activate a specific type of neuron and monitoring the stem cells with an electrode, Song's team showed that one of the three types of neurons tested transmitted a signal to the stem cells causing a change in electrical charge in the stem cells.
That electrical charge we then pass through to a battery which you'll find in the heel of the boot for storage of the electrical power for later use to charge your mobile phone,"he added.
It contains tiny crystals that generate a small electrical charge when vehicles press their weight on them.
Two barbs are projected which attach to the skin or clothing and deliver an electrical charge which temporarily incapacitates the suspect.
The QT interval refers to the time it takes for an electrical charge to pass through the ventricles.
Northumbria Police has been selected as one of 10 forces to extend the use of Tasers - which shoot an electrical charge of 50,000 volts.
The electrical charge ignited methane gas in the underground mine, and International Coal Group, which owns the site, was cited for failing to ground the electrical systems and install arrestors as required by law.
Unlike most every other hybrid on the face of the earth, the Connaught dispenses with batteries and uses super-capacitors to hold its electrical charge.