Discusses the challenge of doing basic research and why some scientists must choose between basic and applied research.
One scientist comments on the dilemma scientists face when choosing basic science over applied science.
Looks at basic biomedical research and how basic science could lead to better physicians.
Demonstrates how applied science can be used to solve problems in the real world.
Reviews the similarities and differences between the basic and applied sciences.
Introduces the Compartment Bag Test, a cheap way of testing water quality. A real world application of research done in the field of microbiology.