Biometry, or Biometrics, the application of statistics to the study of living things. Biometry is especially useful in studying growth or biological similarities and differences. It is a vital part of insurance, public health, forestry, and many other fields.
The human brain is a mysterious little ball of gray matter, and so is that recurring dream that you're an elf. Have scientists determined why we have dreams?
After scientists announced the first draft of the human genome, people began to wonder how our new understanding of DNA would change life. Several research institutes stated the accomplishment would revolutionize science and modern medicine -- but how, exactly?