bio·​sci·​ence | \ ˌbī-ō-ˈsī-ən(t)s How to pronounce bioscience (audio) \

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bioscientific \ ˌbī-​ō-​ˌsī-​ən-​ˈti-​fik How to pronounce bioscientific (audio) \ adjective
bioscientist \ ˌbī-​ō-​ˈsī-​ən-​tist How to pronounce bioscientist (audio) \ noun

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Recent Examples on the Web The organization of business leaders supported its request with information from health-care and bioscience professionals in Arizona who emphasized the goal of avoiding a second shutdown of businesses. Chelsea Hofmann, azcentral, "ASU now requiring face masks for employees, students and visitors on campuses," 12 June 2020 The San Antonio Partnership for Precision Therapeutics, a consortium of four bioscience research institutions, is pitching in $200,000 to find out. Laura Garcia,, "UTSA professor’s ‘rabbit fever’ vaccine to be tested against coronavirus," 27 May 2020 But Thomas Williams, a law and biosciences fellow at Duke University, likens the situation to a lifeguard's diving into a riptide to save a drowning swimmer. NBC News, "Why have 14,000 people volunteered to be infected with coronavirus?," 6 May 2020 Independent coverage of bioscience in Arizona is supported by a grant from the Flinn Foundation. Amanda Morris, azcentral, "An ASU researcher is working on a virus that's harmless to humans, but kills cancer cells," 10 May 2020 Independent coverage of bioscience in Arizona is supported by a grant from the Flinn Foundation., "With a shortage of face masks, Phoenix hospital turns to 3D printing," 28 Apr. 2020 Another key innovation has come from a team of biosciences and bioengineering researchers at Indian Institute of Technology Kanpur. Quartz Staff, Quartz India, "The Covid-19 pandemic is accelerating the adoption of emerging technologies in India," 15 Apr. 2020 The research grew from a unique system developed by the biosciences institute to understand how viruses wreak havoc on the body. Jason Fagone,, "New UCSF study finds potential drugs for treating COVID-19," 30 Apr. 2020 Matthew Bennett, a professor of biosciences and bioengineering from Rice University who was not involved in the research, told Popular Science by email. Kat Eschner, Popular Science, "Teams of bacteria have working memories remarkably like ours," 29 Apr. 2020

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1941, in the meaning defined above

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“Bioscience.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 10 Jul. 2020.

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bio·​sci·​ence | \ ˈbī-ō-ˌsī-ən(t)s How to pronounce bioscience (audio) \

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bioscientific \ ˌbī-​ō-​ˌsī-​ən-​ˈtif-​ik How to pronounce bioscientific (audio) \ adjective
bioscientist \ ˈbī-​ō-​ˌsī-​ənt-​əst How to pronounce bioscientist (audio) \ noun

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