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Biotech 2

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Significance The quality of being worthy of attention; importance.
Reliability The extent to which an experiment, test, or measuring procedure yields the same results on repeated trials.
Statement Something that you say or write in a formal or official way : something that is stated.
Peer review A process where work (such as a paper or a research proposal) is checked by a group of experts in the same field to make sure it meets the necessary standards before it is published or accepted.
Validity The amount of acceptance according to the law.
Experimental design The process of planning a study to meet specified objectives.
Patent A government authority or license conferring a right or title for a set period, especially the sole right to exclude others from making, using, or selling an invention.
Intellectual property Legal term that refers to creations of the mind.
Confidence level Percentage of all possible samples that can be expected to include the true population parameter.
Experiment stations Establishment for scientific research.
Literature Written works that are considered to be very good and to have lasting importance.
Hypothesis Idea or theory that is not proven but that leads to further study or discussion.
Treatment group Statistics A group formed by making all possible combinations of 2 factors.
Scientific method Method of procedure consisting in systematic observation, measurement, and experiment, and the formulation, testing, and modification of hypotheses.
Theory Supposition or a system of ideas intended to explain something, especially one based on general principles independent of the thing to be explained.
Hatch act United States federal law whose main provision prohibits employees in the executive branch of the federal government, except the president, vice-president, and certain designated high-level officials of that branch, from engaging in some forms of politic
Control group Group separated from the rest of the experiment where the independent variable being tested cannot influence the results.
Data Facts or information used usually to calculate, analyze, or plan something.
Correlated Have a mutual relationship or connection, in which one thing affects or depends on another.
Research Careful study that is done to find and report new knowledge about something.
Problem Something that is difficult to deal with : something that is a source of trouble, worry, etc.
Applied Having or relating to practical use : not theoretical.
Fact Something that truly exists or happens : something that has actual existence.
T-test A statistical examination of two population means.
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