Point - Science

Science

  • Point (coat color), animal fur coloration of the extremities
  • Point, a data element in a SCADA system representing a single input or output
  • Point Mutation, a change in a single nucleotide and therefore in a specific codon
  • Point (amphetamines), one tenth of a gram.

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Famous quotes containing the word science:

    The sweetest and most inoffensive path of life leads through the avenues of science and learning; and whoever can either remove any obstructions in this way, or open up any new prospect, ought so far to be esteemed a benefactor to mankind.
    David Hume (1711–1776)

    We receive the truths of science by compulsion. Nothing but ignorance is able to resist them.
    Chauncey Wright (1830–1875)

    The whole of science is nothing more than a refinement of everyday thinking.
    Albert Einstein (1879–1955)