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A method of summarising collective health within a group by calculating the average time members are expected to remain alive. Most used at the country level where the statistic is how long a newborn …
Common term for an upper-respiratory viral infection caused by any number of viral agents. Cold is commonly identified by the symptoms, which are characterized by cough, sneezing, sore throat, congest…
Any form of sexual reproduction resulting in the conception of a child.
The process of promoting and supporting the physical, emotional, social, and intellectual development of a child from infancy to adulthood.
the acquisition of knowledge or skills through experience, study, or by being taught.
The science of studying man with regard to place in the animal kingdom as well as human origins, development, social habits, cultural development and related topics.
A range of chemical substances containing carbon, hydrogen and oxygen which induce sweet taste and are important in living organisms storage and transport of energy.
The practice of treating disease with substances causing similar symptoms but where the active ingredient is extremely diluted
a substance used for destroying insects or other organisms harmful to cultivated plants or to animals.
for questions about claims based in North Korea, or limited to North Korea.
the study or practice of hypnosis.
Term applicable to forms of life with a proposed extraterrestial origin.
A widely popular, often caffeinated, drink brewed from roasted beans of the coffee plant. There are a wide variety of coffees available worldwide.
The management of money in which an individual or a business decides how the money will be used to generate more revenue or profit.
a domesticated carnivorous mammal that typically has a long snout, an acute sense of smell, and a barking, howling, or whining voice.
The planet on which we live — the third planet from the sun. It consists of an inner core made of iron and nickel, an outer core of liquid metal, a mantle, and, on the outside, a crust.
the process of creating computer software. Use this tag if you have any questions relating to this area.
an oscillation of pressure transmitted through a solid, liquid, or gas, composed of frequencies within the range of hearing and of a level sufficiently strong to be heard, or…
the discipline, skill, and profession of acquiring and applying scientific, economic, social, and practical knowledge, in order to design and build structures, machines, devices, system…
Vegetarianism encompasses the practice of following plant-based diets (fruits, vegetables, etc.), with or without the inclusion of dairy products or eggs, and with the exclusion of meat (red meat, pou…
printed or visual material containing the explicit description or display of sexual organs or activity, intended to stimulate erotic rather than aesthetic or emotional feelings.
a disease of the human immune system caused by HIV, a virus.
the tragic act whereby an individual takes his own life. (If you are thinking about committing suicide, you are not alone. Get help: http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/List_of_suicide_crisis_line…
for questions regarding the Union of Soviet Socialist Republics (USSR), commonly known as the Soviet Union
for claims regarding the physiological effects of plants.