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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David Lehman, the state’s chief economic development officer, said the state is investing in its cities as a way to draw high-paying jobs in several key sectors: bioscience, digital media, advanced manufacturing and financial services. Daniela Altimari,, "Can Connecticut compete with Boston? As UTC headquarters departs, focus turns to selling state’s strengths," 14 June 2019 At Newcastle University, for instance, computer science, business, finance, engineering, and biosciences are the most popular courses pursued, Alex Metcalfe, director of international affairs at the institute, told college prep site Careers360. Ananya Bhattacharya, Quartz India, "Indian student enrollments in the UK rise for the first time in almost a decade," 12 June 2019 Two former Theranos employees are now at Verily Life Sciences, Alphabet’s biosciences division. Liz Webber, Quartz at Work, "How the former employees of Theranos explain themselves on LinkedIn," 10 June 2019 Some 80 students featured will major in a bioscience field; another 80 in an engineering discipline; three dozen in computer science. Deb Mazzocco, Twin Cities, "Top graduates 2019: When their hard work meets the future," 8 June 2019 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

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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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