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Unformatted text preview: interested scientists will design experiments to validate or refute the work. Science is an ever-changing quest; new hypotheses are tested daily, and new information and conclusions are added constantly to the data base. When a sufficiently large number of experiments reach the same conclusions, the hypothesis is incorporated with others and becomes a theory . Theories are the foundations of scientific knowledge and give rise to principles or laws . While theories sometimes are modified or changed as new evidence accumulates, principles are rarely, if ever, altered....
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This note was uploaded on 11/14/2011 for the course BIO 1421 taught by Professor Farr during the Fall '08 term at Texas State.
- Fall '08