Science Terms

scienceScience and technology provide many societal benefits, such as the enhancement of economic growth or quality of life. To riff on the opening lines of Steven Shapin’s book The Scientific Revolution (1996), there is no such thing as a science-religion conflict, and this is an essay about it. It is not, however, another rebuttal of the ‘conflict narrative’ – there is already an abundance of good, recent writing in that vein from historians, sociologists and philosophers as well as scientists

Natural sciences are sometimes called the hard sciences. Perhaps, science students need to repeat an experiment to verify an unsuccessful or an incomplete result. A science is the study of some aspect of human behaviour, for example sociology or anthropology.the modern science of psychology.

When asked what they think needs to change so that women can play a more significant role in science and research, one suggested including women …

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