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natural science

n.
A science, such as biology, chemistry, or physics, that deals with the objects, phenomena, or laws of nature and the physical world.

natural scientist n.
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That natural scientists perceive social science as a "service discipline" is a general problem in inter- and transdisciplinary collaborations (Zscheischler et al.
Comprehensive investigations on the mountaintop conditions since 2000 by another group of natural scientists from Austria and the United States, including fieldwork to make local observations of snow and weather accompanied with computer modeling of glacial processes, has demonstrated that the dynamics of the ice field are more related to long-term change in the regions hydrology and solar radiation than to warming in the temperatures on the mountaintop (Cullen et al.
In the early 1990s, natural scientists and engineers in Ontario negotiated an exemption in the Professional Engineers Act for anyone holding "a recognized honours or higher degree in one or more of the physical, chemical, life, computer or mathematical sciences, or who possesses an equivalent combination of training and experience" from requiring supervision from an engineer.
Kagan contrasts the veneration earlier natural scientists enjoyed with the increasing skepticism of today, explaining how political and historical events contributed to this decline in stature.
Written by a social scientist (Stehr) and a natural scientist (von Storch), the book informs natural scientists about the social context of their findings.
Those who were professionally aligned as behavioral or natural scientists were actively discouraged from investing any intellectual stock in this elusive topic.
2007 has marked the tercentenary of the birth of one of the world's most influential natural scientists, Carl Linnaeus (1707-1778).
Hence, while it is true that natural scientists use rhetorical techniques in the presentation of their results, it is false to infer that theories are purely rhetorical constructions.
A Guide To The Reptiles And Amphibians Of Egypt is a concise, solid, and up-to-date reference especially for herpetologists and natural scientists in need of a quick reference to the 1180 species currently recognized within Egypt.
The network would cease to function without collaboration not only among natural scientists but also among social scientists, non-government organizations, the private sector and communities.
"As natural scientists, we simply explain that unique freezing processes probably happened in that region only a handful of times during the last 12,000 years," Nof said.
Once natural scientists sought to discover what was not known and engineers tried to create what did not exist: Engineering: An Endless Frontier charts the drawing together of the two disciplines, showing that modern engineering has drawn on par with science in its emerging technologies and achievements.

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