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Science (from the Latin scientia, meaning "knowledge") is, in its broadest sense, any systematic knowledge-base or prescriptive practice that is capable of resulting in a correct prediction, or reliably-predictable type of outcome. In this sense, science may refer to a highly skilled technique, technology, or practice, from which a good deal of randomness in outcome has been removed. In its more restricted sense, science refers to a system of acquiring knowledge based on method, and to the organized body of knowledge gained through such research. This article focuses on the more restricted use of the word. Science as discussed in this article is sometimes called science to it from applied science, which is the of scientific research to specific human needs—although the two are commonly . Science is a continuing effort to discover and increase human knowledge and through research. Using methods, scientists collect observable evidence of natural or social phenomena, record measurable data relating to the , and analyze this to construct of how things work. The methods of scientific research include the generation of about how phenomena work, and that tests these hypotheses under controlled . are also expected to publish their information so other scientists can do similar to their . The results of this process enable better understanding of past events, and better ability to predict future events of the same kind as those that have been tested. The ability of the general to the basic concepts related to science is referred to as scientific literacy.
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