Various Branches of Science
Various Branches of Science are listed below and discussed them briefly:
Acoustics: Study of sound.
Aerodynamics: Branch of mechanics that deals with the motion of air and other gases.
Aeronautics: Science or art of flight.
Agronomy: Science of soil management and production of field crops.
Agrostology: Study of grasses.
Anatomy: Science dealing with the structure of animals, plants or human body.
Anthropology: Science dealing with origins, physical and cultural development of mankind.
Archaeology: Study of antiquities.
Astrology: Ancient art of predicting the course of human destinies with the help of indications deduced from the position and movement of the heavenly bodies.
Astronautics: Science of Space travel.
Astronomy: Study of heavenly bodies.
Astrophysics: Branch of astronomy concerned with the physical nature of heavenly bodies.
Bacteriology: Study of bacteria.
Biochemistry: Study of chemical processes of living things.
Biology: Study of living things.
Biometry: Application of mathematics to the study of living things.
Bionics: Study of functions, characteristics and phenoma observed in the living world and application of this knowledge to the world of machines.
Bionomics: Study of the relation of an organism to its environment.
Botany: A study of plants.
Ceramics: Art and Technology of making objects from clay, etc.
Chemistry: Study of elements and their laws of combinations and behaviour.
Chemaotherapy: Treatment of diseases by using chemical substances.
Conchology: Branch of biology dealing with the shells of molluscs.
Cosmology: Study of universe as a whole and of the form, nature etc.
Cryptography: Study of ciphers (secret writings).
Crystallography: Study of the structure, forms and properties of crystals.
Cryogenics: Science dealing with the production, control and application of very low temperatures.
Cytology: Study of cells, especially their formation, structure and functions.
Dactylography: Study of finger prints for the purpose of identification.
Ecology: Study of the relation of animals and plants to their surroundings, animate and inanimate.
Economics: Science dealing with the production, distribution and consumption of goods and services.
Embryology: Study of development of embryos.
Entomology: Study of insects.
Epidemiology: Branch of medicine dealing with epidemic diseases.
Epigraphy: Study of inscriptions.
Ethnology: Branch of anthropolgy dealing with the origin, distribution and distinguishing characteristics of the races of mankind.
Ethology: Study of animal behaviour.
Eugenics: Study of production of better offspring by the careful selection of parents.
Genealogy: Study of family origins and history.
Genesiology: The science of generation.
Genetics: Branch of biology dealing with the phenomena of heredity and the laws governing it.
Geography: Development of science of the earth’s surface, physical features, climate, population etc.
Geology: Science that deals with the physical history of the earth.
Geomorphology: Study of the characteristics, origin and development of landforms.
Gerontology: Study of old age, its phenomena, diseases, etc.
Histology: Study of tissues.
Horiculture: Cultivation of flowers, fruits, vegetables and ornamental plants.
Hydrology: Study of water with reference to its occurrence and properties in the hydrosphere and atmosphere.
Metallurgy: Process of extracting metals from their ores.
Meteorology: Science of the atmosphere and its phenomena.
Metrology: Scientific study of weighs and measures.
Microbiology: Study of minute living organisms, including bacteria, moulds and pathogenic diseases.
Mycology: Study of fungi and fungus diseases.
Neurology: Study of nervous system, its function and its disorders.
Numerology: Study of members.
Odontology: Scientific study of teeth.
Optics: Study of nature and properties of light.
Ornithology: Study of birds.
Osteology: Study of bones.
Paleobotany: Study of fossil plants.
Paleontology: Study of fossils.
Pathology: Study of diseases.
Phonetics: Study of speech sounds and the production, transmission, reception, etc.
Phrenology: Study of the faculties and qualities of minds from the shape of the skull.
Phthisiology: Scientific study of tuberculosis.
Phycology: Study of Algae.
Physics: Study of properties of matter.
Physiology: Study of functioning of the various organs of living beings.
Pomology: Science that deals with fruits and fruit growing.
Psychology: Study of human and animal behaviour.
Radiology: Study of X-rays and radioactivity.
Rheology: Study of earthquakes and the phenomena associated with it.
Scientology: Study of earthquakes and the phenomena associated with it.
Sericulture: Raising of silkworms for the production of raw silk.
Sociology: Study of human society.
Telepathy: Communication between minds by some means other than sensory organs.
Therapeutics: Art and science of healing.
Topography: A special description of a part or region.
Virology: Study of viruses.
Zoology: Study of animal life.