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  1. Meaning of right and wrong application of science.
  2. Implications of the application of science to the development of society.


Science is the study of the structure and behaviour of the physical and natural world and phenomenon through systematic observation and experiment. This study has opened and widened the knowledge and capacity of man beyond his imagination.

Meaning of Right and Wrong Applications of Science


The application of any knowledge gained from science that will directly or indirectly benefit mankind is described as the right application. There are many applications of science that have benefited mankind in all areas of his existence. Some of these applications are in the areas of:

  1. Health and medicine: Through the scientific study of human health, science has discovered and produced drugs for the cure of many diseases. Some of the deadly diseases that caused death of men, women and children in the olden days like smallpox, malaria, tetanus, etc.
  2. Transportation: In the olden days, before the great advances in science, people trekked from one place to another carrying heavy load on their heads. With the invention of bicycles, cars, Lorries, ships, airplanes, etc., transportation of goods and services has become easier, faster and more comfortable.
  3. Agriculture: food is now produced in very large quantities with minimal labour through the use of modern farming equipment like tractors, ridgers, combine harvesters, etc. the yield of crops per given area has tremendously increased through the use of scientifically improved seedlings and seeds, fertilizers, pesticides, etc.
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