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A scientist who studies plants is called a botanist. Also called plant biologists, botanists study diverse plant life ranging from small microorganisms to giant trees. As experts in the field of botany, botanists are wel... More »

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Scientists are people who use research and experiments to learn more about the natural world. Scientists use scientific methods to derive knowledge systematically, performing repeatable experiments to ensure that their c... More »

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Seismologists are the scientists that study earthquakes and the related activities to earthquakes. The composition and structure of the earth is also a part of what seismologists research. More »

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The title "Father of Modern Botany" is often attributed to 16th- and 17th-century Swiss-French botanist and scientist Gaspard Bauhin. Also known as Caspar Bauhin, his 1623 work, the "llustrated Exposition of Plants," was... More »

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French scientist Anselme Payen discovered the enzyme diastase in 1833. Payen, a chemist, later isolated diastase into its concentrated form. Diastase breaks down maltose, a starch, into dextrose, and the enzyme is common... More »

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Charles Darwin, an English scientist, wrote the book, "On the Origin of Species by Means of Natural Selection," which has served as the basis for modern theories concerning evolution since its publication in 1859. While ... More »

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A biologist is a scientist who studies living things and how they act and react to the environments in which they live. Numerous types of biologists exist. These include research biologists, health care biologists, envir... More »

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