The science of naming, describing and classifying organisms is called "taxonomy." Through 250 years of research, scientists have named approximately 1.78 million species, as of 2014, of the estimated 5 to 30 million spec... More »

The University of California Museum of Paleontology at Berkley states that Carolus Linnaeus, also known as Carl von Linné and Carl Linnaeus, is often called the "Father of Taxonomy" for his system of naming, ranking and ... More »

The science of classifying and identifying organisms is called taxonomy. It is a hierarchical system that groups organisms into seven major categories. In descending order they are: kingdom, phylum, class, order, family,... More »

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Biological science, or biology, is the study of living organisms, such as plants, animals and other living organisms. The subject of biology is divided into many separate fields, such as behavior, human anatomy, botany, ... More »

The University of California Museum of Paleontology at Berkley states that Carolus Linnaeus, also known as Carl von Linné and Carl Linnaeus, is often called the "Father of Taxonomy" for his system of naming, ranking and ... More »

The naming of bacteria is done according to the binomial system introduced by Carl Linnaeus. A bacterium has a genus name, which indicates the genus to which it belongs, and a species epithet. Epithets identify subordina... More »

Physical science involves several major fields of study centered on nonliving matter or physical properties. The most prominent areas of physical science include physics, chemistry, geology and astronomy. A primary goal ... More »

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