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Unformatted text preview: data. How does the scientific enterprise protect itself against the inevitable failings of individual scientists? 4. Scientists often speak of beauty and elegance in connection with research. Why is this important? 5. What are the strengths and weaknesses of humans as scientific researchers, relative to robots? 6. What benefits do governments expect to gain by supporting research? 7. What is epidemiological evidence and how can it be used to understand health problems affecting people? 7. Describe one characteristic that fungi have in common with animals and one characteristic they have in common with plants. 8. Fungi are osmotrophic. What does that mean? 9. Are fungi most...
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This test prep was uploaded on 03/22/2014 for the course SAS 30 taught by Professor Wilhelm during the Fall '08 term at UC Davis.

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