Scientific study

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Scientific study may refer to:

  • Scientific method, a body of techniques for investigating phenomena, based on empirical or measurable evidence that is subject to the principles of logic and reasoning
  • Observational study, draws inferences about the possible effect of a treatment on subjects, where the assignment of subjects into a treated group versus a control group is outside the control of the investigator
  • Randomized controlled trial, a type of scientific experiment, often in the medical field, where the people being studied are randomly allocated one of the different treatments
  • Science, a systematic enterprise that builds and organizes knowledge in the form of testable explanations and predictions about the universe

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