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What is Biomedical Science?

The application of the principles of natural sciences, especially biology and physiology, to clinical medicine.


What is the control group?

The group in an experiment where the independent variable being tested is not applied so that it may serve as a standard for comparison against the experimental group where the independent variable is applied.


What is the dependent variable?

The measurable effect, outcome, or response in which the research is interested.


What is an experiment?

A research study conducted to determine the effect that one variable has upon another variable.


What is forensic science?

The application of scientific knowledge to questions of civil and criminal law.


What is a hypothesis?

Clear prediction of the anticipated results of an experiment.


What is an independent variable?

The variable that is varied or manipulated by the researcher.