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As with all other scientific theories, we cannot be sure that it will hold under all possible conditions, but we can say it has a very high probability of not being wrong. If evidence turns up that is inconsistent with evolution, biologists will revise the theory. ” Speculation is opinion or belief, a personal conviction that is not necessarily supported by evidence. A scientific theory is not an opinion: By definition, it must be supported by a large body of evidence. Unlike theories, many beliefs and opinions cannot be tested.
Any scientific theory is modified or discarded when contradictory evidence becomes available. ” If that is so, should we stop doing scientific research? Why or why not? 5. In 2005 a South Korean scientist, Woo-suk Hwang, reported that he had made immortal stem cells from eleven human patients. His research was hailed as a breakthrough for people affected by currently incurable degenerative diseases, because such stem cells might be used to repair a person’s own damaged tissues. Hwang published his results in a respected scientific journal.
A control group is . a. a set of individuals that have a certain characteristic or receive a certain treatment b. the standard against which an experimental group is compared c. the experiment that gives conclusive results 14. Match the terms with the most suitable description. emergent a. statement of what a hypothesis property leads you to expect to see species b. type of organism scientific c. occurs at a higher organizational theory level in nature, not at levels below it hypothesis d. time-tested hypothesis prediction e.