Introduction to the Branches of Biology

What you’ll learn to do: Identify the main branches of biology

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While this course provides a broad introduction to the science of biology, higher level study of the subject quickly breaks down into a vast number of sub-disciplines (e.g., microbiology, immunology, neurobiology, anatomy and physiology). Specialists in these different fields of biology include doctors, nutritionists, pharmacologists, botanists, astrobiologists, and many many more.

In this section, we’ll learn about the different paths you can take as you study the science of life.


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