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Biology
the study of life and living things
Cell
Basic unit of life
Evolution
Change over time
Ecology
Scientific study of interactions among organisms and between organisms and their environment
geology
Study of the earth
Genetics
The scientific study of heredity
Anatomy
The study of body structure
neurobiology
the study of the nervous system of living things and how it helps the living things learn and react
Environmental Science
The field of study that looks at interactions among human systems and those found in nature
zoology
the study of animals
botany
study of plants
Biotechnology
A form of technology that uses living organisms, usually genes, to modify products, to make or modify plants and animals, or to develop other microorganisms for specific purposes.
Microbiology
The study of microorganisms
Immunology
study of the immune system
genetic engineering
Process of making changes in the DNA code of living organisms
Physiology
The study of body function
oncology
study of cancer
Biochemistry
the study of substances and processes occurring in living things
Biophysics
the branch of physics that deals with living matter
astronomy
study of the universe
molecular biology
the study of heredity at the molecular level
DNA
Deoxyribo Nucleic Acid

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