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Engineering: The use of scientific knowledge and trial-and-error to design systems. See Science.
Enzyme: A protein that acts as a catalyst in a biochemical reaction.
Eucaryotes: Cell or organism with membrane-bound, structurally discrete nucleus and other well-developed sub-cellular compartments. Eucaryotes include all organisms except viruses, bacteria, and blue-green algae. See also Procaryotes.
Evolution: A process in which a population of self-replicating entities undergoes variation, with successful variants spreading and becoming the basis for further variation. See Selection.