Chemistry (12th Edition)

Published by Prentice Hall
ISBN 10: 0132525763
ISBN 13: 978-0-13252-576-3

Chapter 1 - Introduction to Chemistry - 1 Assessment - Page 28: 37


A scientist who is studying cancer with the goal of finding an effective treatment is doing applied research because it is directed towards a practical goal, rather than knowledge for its own sake.

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The scientific is using their knowledge to apply to a field and thus this is called applied research.
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