A biologist is a scientist who studies living organisms and their relationship to their environment. Biologists involved in basic research attempt to discover underlying mechanisms that govern how organisms work. Biologists involved in applied research attempt to develop or improve medical, industrial or agricultural processes.
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“When asked whether or not we are Marxists, our position is the same as that of a physicist or a biologist who is asked if he is a Newtonian or if he is a Pasteurian.”
—Ernesto Che Guevara (192867)