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What is Biology in Science?

The word biology is stemmed from the greek words/ bios/ implying/ life/ and/ logos/ meaning/ research study/ and is defined as the science of life and living organisms. An organism is a living entity consisting of one cell e.g. bacteria, or numerous cells e.g. animals, plants and fungi.

Aspects of biological science variety from the research study of molecular mechanisms in cells, to the category and behaviour of organisms, how species evolve and interaction between ecosystems.

Biology often overlaps with other sciences; for instance, biochemistry and toxicology with biology, chemistry, and medicine; biophysics with biology and physics; stratigraphy with biology and geography; astrobiology with biology and astronomy. Social sciences such as location, viewpoint, psychology and sociology can also engage with biology, for example, in administration of biological resources, developmental biology, biogeography, evolutionary psychology and principles.