We have always been interested in the living world around us. To survive, we had to understand which animals and plants were dangerous to us and which were good to eat.
Today’s biologists still study living organisms, but they do so using the modern methods of science. These scientists of life look not only at plants and animals but also at microbes, microscopic organisms invisible to the naked eye. Biologists work in such fields as biochemistry, aquatic biology, botany, microbiology, zoology, and ecology.
Biological scientists study living organisms like animals, plants, and microbes. They also examine their relationships to the environment and other living things.
Biological scientists use high-tech lab equipment like computers and electron microscopes.
A person who loves nature, plants, and animals and who wants to study and understand how organisms live and act.
Biological scientists often work in labs conducting basic research to create new medicines and vaccines.