Word of the Day: Torque

If you have ever tightened a bolt with a wrench or tried to open a jar lid, then you have experienced torque. It is a twisting action or…

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Word of the Day: Telomere

Telomeres DNA is packed into cells in the form of chromosomes. Telomeres are the ends of each chromosome and protect critical genes. They are known to shorten with…

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Word of the Day: Baryon

A baryon is a type of subatomic particle made up of three quarks. The most familiar baryons are protons and neutrons that make up the nucleus of atoms….

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Word of the Day: Volatile

Ever heard somebody call a person volatile? They mean that the person may fly off the handle at any moment, has a temper, is unpredictable, and easily excitable….

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Word of the Day: Organic

“Organic” is a commonly misunderstood word. In agriculture, it refers to a method of farming that minimizes the use of certain kinds of herbicides and pesticides. However, in…

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