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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The West is innovating, too, but whether in robotics, biosciences or artificial intelligence, most of that progress is being made by private companies with civilian customers in mind. Elisabeth Braw, WSJ, "Stop Worrying and Learn to Love the Military-Industrial Complex," 2 Jan. 2019 Democrats countered by saying that with manufacturing and other industries in decline in the Northeast, Connecticut needed to invest in the fast-growing bioscience industry to drive economic growth. Stephen Singer,, "State's Venture Capital Fund Forgives $166 Million Loan As Jackson Lab Exceeds Jobs Goal," 6 July 2018 Breakthroughs in bioscience present extraordinary possibilities for the future of health, but serious questions exist about equitable access — let alone ethical progress. Per Kristian Hong, STAT, "The 1 percent will continue to get healthier. The 99 percent should, too," 24 Apr. 2018 The bioscience company last month won two awards at the SXSW (South-by-Southwest) convention in Austin, Texas, the first contestant to win both the Food+City Challenge Prize and the People’s Choice Award. John Tuohy, Indianapolis Star, "Fishers startup says its indoor veggie farms can end hunger," 6 Apr. 2018 Other research is underway at the University of Wisconsin at Madison , where Albee Messing, a professor emeritus of comparative biosciences, has been studying Alexander disease for more than 20 years. Charles J. Moss,, "A disease with no cure, a family trying to find one," 21 Mar. 2018 Jack Mazurak, the spokesman for the cabinet, said that as a small bioscience company, Neuronetrix clearly met all qualifications and was approved for participation in the program in January 2017. Tom Loftus, The Courier-Journal, "Company tied to Gov. Matt Bevin gets $400K through state's 'angel investment' program," 1 Mar. 2018 Similarly, growing technical fields, such as advanced manufacturing, bioscience, energy, health care and information technology are having difficulty finding skilled workers in Oregon. Beth Nakamura,, "Faces of High Rent: A family's drive to stay at their neighborhood school," 24 Feb. 2018 The research underscores China's increasingly important role at the cutting-edge of biosciences, where its scientists have at times pushed ethical boundaries. NBC News, "Chinese scientists clone monkeys, break barrier to human cloning," 24 Jan. 2018

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1941, in the meaning defined above

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

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Other Words from bioscience

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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