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bioscience

 [bi″o-si´ens]
the study of biology wherein all the applicable sciences (such as physics, chemistry, and others) are applied.
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bioscience

(bī′ō-sī′əns)
bi′o·sci′en·tif′ic (-sī′ən-tĭf′ĭk) adj.
bi′o·sci′en·tist n.
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(9) Atwood's post-apocalyptic society in the MaddAddam books dramatizes the impact of bioscientific advances, while addressing the divide between the sciences and the humanities, with the latter occupying an inferior place in the context of the overpowering technological corporations that rule the postecocide world, divided into the gated communities of the wealthy and the "pleeblands" (Oryx and Crake, 27).
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Gas exchange characteristics were measured 4-6 h during the 12 h photoperiod using a LCi (ADC, Bioscientific, England) portable photosynthesis system (block temperature 25 [degrees]C, C[O.sub.2] reference 360 [micro]mol C[O.sub.2] [mol.sup.-1], PAR 500 [micro]mol [m.sup.-2] [s.sup.-1], flow rate 300 [micro]mol [s.sup.-1]).
Coefficients obtained by removing this 30% subset and re-estimating differed insignificantly in Wald tests from those drawn from the full sample, suggesting the results apply to a comparatively broad range of bioscientific work.
Given the high rate of new facility construction and slower growth in hiring at Eli Lilly, most job growth in health care is occurring in the services delivery area instead of bioscientific research and life science enterprise creation.
Leaf Fv/Fm was estimated by measuring chlorophyll fluorescence (a ratio of variable to maximum photo yield to Fv/ Fm) with a fluorescence induction monitor (BioScientific Ltd., Herts, UK).
There have always been doctors, even though medicine did not always work, at least in the modern sense of the word "work." Now that medicine does work in new, sometimes frightening, sometimes morally ambiguous, ways, doctors have become something they have never been before: they are still what they have always been--shamans, comforters, healers, guides through the transitions of birth, illness and death--but today they are also purveyors of the products of the bioscientific revolution.
The standard bioscientific paradigm was worked out in order to help us understand-and control-the world around us.
In the early 1970s, students with a biosocial orientation as opposed to a bioscientific orientation were more likely to enter primary care.
At the same age, readings of C[O.sub.2] assimilation (A), transpiration (E), intercellular C[O.sub.2] concentration ([C.sub.I]) and stomatal conductance (gs) were taken with the portable photosynthesis meter "LCPro+" of ADC BioScientific Ltda, in the third fully expanded leaf subjected to saturating irradiance (1000 [micro]mol [m.sup.-2] [s.sup.-1]).
For the measurements corresponding to gas exchange: transpiration rate (E, [micro]mol [m.sup.-2] [s.sup.-1]), stomatal conductance (gs, [micro]mol [m.sup.-2] [s.sup.-1]) and photosynthetic CO2 assimilation rate (A, [micro]mol [m.sup.-2] [s.sup.-1]) a portable photosynthesis system (LCpro+, ADC BioScientific, UK) was used.