Radiation consisting of different frequencies, various energies, or a variety of particles.
How do you sign “heterogeneous mixture” to a deaf person?Imagine you’re sitting in a high school biology class or a college chemistry lab. The professor is giving a heated lecture using a whole host of long, difficult words. But every time she says “heterogeneous mixture” or “Heisenberg’s Uncertainty Principle” she spells out the entire term one letter at a time. That’s what life is like for deaf students and professionals in the sciences. But …
Science Terms That We All Pretend To KnowIn the spirit of scientific community and understanding, let's clear up some misconceptions around a few of the most misunderstood scientific terms. Let’s boldly go where no man has gone before.
- heterogeneous nuclear rna,
- heterogeneous system,
- heterogenetic antigen,
- heterogenetic parasite
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