Algal Mat

Science / Geology / Algal Mat: A layered communal growth of algae observed in fossils an in present day tidal zones associated with carbonate sedimentation.


Science / Biology / Stromatolite: A sedimentological and biological fossil representinmg colonies of bacteria altenating with layers of sediments. Becoming more common during the Proterozoic, stromatolites persist today in marine envi MORE

Nonpublic Information

Business / Finance / Nonpublic Information: Information about a company that is not known by the general public, which will have a definite impact on the stock price when released. See: Insider trading. MORE

Nonsystematic Risk

Business / Finance / Nonsystematic Risk: Nonmarket or firm-specific risk factors that can be eliminated by diversification. Also called unique risk or diversifiable risk. Systematic risk refers to risk factors common to the entire economy. MORE

Non-Identifying Information

Life Style / Adoption / Non-Identifying Information: The medical and social history along with other information exchanged between birth parents and adoptive parents without using names, addresses or other identifying information of both parties. MORE


Science / Genetics / Neurofibromatosis: One of the most common single gene conditions affecting the human nervous system: in most cases, 'cafe au lait' spots, are the only symptom: inherited as an autosomal dominant trait, with 50% being ne MORE

Neighborhood Information Request

Business / Real Estate / Neighborhood Information Request: A questionnaire used by brokers to obtain information about the neighborhood where a listed property is located. The questionnaire is completed by the homeowner and can provide valuable information th MORE