E Coli

Science / Genetics / E Coli: Common bacterium that has been studied intensively by geneticists because of its small genome size, normal lack of pathogenicity, and ease of growth in the laboratory.


Health / Disease / Colic: Paroxysmal pain in the abdomen or bowels. Infantile colic is benign paroxysmal abdominal pain during the first three months of life. Colic rarely caused death. Renal colic can occur from disease in th MORE

Bayberry (Myrica ceriferea)

Health / Herbs / Bayberry (Myrica ceriferea): Astringent in diarrhea, reduces secretions, used also in colds and chills, relaxes nervous tension which may be cause colic. MORE

Blue Cohosh (Caulophyllum thalactroides)

Health / Herbs / Blue Cohosh (Caulophyllum thalactroides): Antispasmodic (an agent that relaxes nervous tension that may cause colic), emmenagogue, used to diminish menstrual cramps, used for uterine inflammation and uterine toning, assists in false labor (co MORE

Personal People Meter (PPM)

Technology / Television (TV) / Personal People Meter (PPM): Hardware currently being tested by Arbitron. The PPM is a pager-sized device that is worn by consumers throughout the day to automatically detect inaudible codes that radio and television broadcasters MORE

Personal Loan

Business / Debt / Personal Loan: Loans available from banks and other financial institutions to private individuals for personal use such as the purchase of a motor vehicle, holiday or similar item are personal loans. Repayment perio MORE

Personal Information Destination (PID)

Business / Internet Marketing / Personal Information Destination (PID): There are millions of pages of information on the web, but if you are looking for a specific item, there is only one page -- or very few -- that contains exactly the information you need. That's your MORE