Recent Examples of scientist from the Web
While the government allowed the first non-Christians to sit in Parliament, pious scientists vehemently opposed Darwinian evolution.
In the early 1990s, after years of opposition by the lead industry and scientists who supported its position, Dr. Needleman’s research was investigated by the federal Office of Research Integrity.
In a landmark report, scientists have endorsed three strategies for preventing dementia and cognitive decline associated with normal aging — being physically active, engaging in cognitive training and controlling high blood pressure.
Though dogs are humanity's oldest and most consistent animal friend, scientists have long struggled to figure out just how Canis familiaris came to be.
Most of the cicadas in Alabama belong to what scientists call 'Brood XIX'.
Since Wongchenko was already a nickname among friends, Lisa, a lawyer, and Matt, a scientist, took it as a way to honor both of their families.
But scientists differ on whether it can be blamed directly on climate change.
The device was recently used by scientists to capture footage of fluorescent sea turtles in the pitch-black ocean near the Solomon Islands.
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Origin and Etymology of scientist
First Known Use: 1834See Words from the same year
SCIENTIST Defined for English Language Learners
Definition of scientist for English Language Learners
: a person who is trained in a science and whose job involves doing scientific research or solving scientific problems
SCIENTIST Defined for Kids
Definition of scientist for Students
: a person who studies, specializes in, or investigates a field of science and does scientific work
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