# Science & Tech

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### Bioplastics: How Bioplastics Work

Bioplastics are made from renewable resources, and many are also biodegradable, meaning they can decompose quicker and emit fewer emissions than traditional plastics made with f...

Sep 23, 2022

### Scientific Literacy: 3 Reasons to Become Scientifically Literate

The goal of science is to help the general public better understand natural phenomena, from the underlying physical laws of the universe to the neuroscience at the basis of huma...

Sep 23, 2022

### Statistics Definition: 3 Applications of Statistical Analysis

You don’t have to be a statistician (a mathematician who performs statistical analysis) to benefit from learning about this mathematical discipline. If your only exposure to sta...

Sep 15, 2022

### ANOVA Test Basics: 5 Types of ANOVA Tests for Data Analysis

Statisticians often aim to keep track of population variances in their studies. One key way to do so in descriptive statistics is to run an ANOVA test. This allows you to see ho...

Sep 9, 2022

### Leptokurtic Distribution: The 3 Types of Kurtosis Explained

Graphs help statisticians depict all sorts of data. One of the key metrics these mathematicians track is kurtosis, the variations you see in the peak and tails of distributive d...

Aug 17, 2022

### Longitudinal Study Basics: Longitudinal Research Pros and Cons

Longitudinal studies are common in multiple fields of research, from medical disciplines like epidemiology to social sciences like psychology. In this approach, researchers coll...

Aug 17, 2022

### Bayes’ Theorem: How to Use the Probability Formula

Bayes’ theorem is a mathematical formula statisticians use to track the probabilistic odds of events occurring in relation to each other. This statistical law takes into account...

Aug 11, 2022

### Little’s Law: Definition, Formula and Example

If you’ve ever wanted to estimate the queuing process of your business or improve the workflow of a project, Little’s Law can help. Learn about the Little’s Law formula and how ...

Jul 28, 2022

### Correlation vs. Causation: Causal and Noncausal Relationships

Charting out specific cause and effect relationships can prove elusive at times. Occasionally, what looks like a cause might merely be a circumstantial relationship (or correlat...

Jun 17, 2022

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