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What is Biomedical Science?

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

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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.

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What is the dependent variable?

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

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What is an experiment?

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

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What is forensic science?

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

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What is a hypothesis?

Clear prediction of the anticipated results of an experiment.

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What is an independent variable?

The variable that is varied or manipulated by the researcher.