Various Branches of Science

By | December 16, 2015

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.