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SCIENCE

For subheadings that overlap those in the NATURE section, use subjects in this section for scholarly works and/or works aimed at professionals and use subjects in the NATURE section for works aimed at a lay audience.

For subheadings that overlap those in the TECHNOLOGY & ENGINEERING section, use subjects in this section for works of a theoretical or historical nature and use subjects in the TECHNOLOGY & ENGINEERING section for works dealing with practical applications.

SCI000000   SCIENCE / General

SCI001000   SCIENCE / Acoustics & Sound

SCI003000   SCIENCE / Applied Sciences

SCI004000   SCIENCE / Astronomy

SCI010000   SCIENCE / Biotechnology

SCI012000   SCIENCE / Chaotic Behavior in Systems

SCI013000   SCIENCE / Chemistry / General

SCI013010   SCIENCE / Chemistry / Analytic

                     SCIENCE / Chemistry / Biochemistry see Life Sciences / Biochemistry

SCI013020   SCIENCE / Chemistry / Clinical

SCI013070   SCIENCE / Chemistry / Computational & Molecular Modeling

SCI013100   SCIENCE / Chemistry / Electrochemistry

SCI013080   SCIENCE / Chemistry / Environmental (see also Environmental Science)

SCI013060   SCIENCE / Chemistry / Industrial & Technical

SCI013030   SCIENCE / Chemistry / Inorganic

SCI013040   SCIENCE / Chemistry / Organic

SCI013050   SCIENCE / Chemistry / Physical & Theoretical

SCI013090   SCIENCE / Chemistry / Toxicology

SCI090000   SCIENCE / Cognitive Science

SCI015000   SCIENCE / Cosmology

SCI019000   SCIENCE / Earth Sciences / General

SCI030000   SCIENCE / Earth Sciences / Geography

SCI031000   SCIENCE / Earth Sciences / Geology

                     SCIENCE / Earth Sciences / Geophysics see Physics / Geophysics

SCI081000   SCIENCE / Earth Sciences / Hydrology

SCI083000   SCIENCE / Earth Sciences / Limnology

SCI042000   SCIENCE / Earth Sciences / Meteorology & Climatology

SCI048000   SCIENCE / Earth Sciences / Mineralogy

SCI052000   SCIENCE / Earth Sciences / Oceanography

SCI091000   SCIENCE / Earth Sciences / Sedimentology & Stratigraphy

SCI082000   SCIENCE / Earth Sciences / Seismology & Volcanism

SCI023000   SCIENCE / Electron Microscopes & Microscopy

SCI024000   SCIENCE / Energy

SCI026000   SCIENCE / Environmental Science (see also Chemistry / Environmental)

SCI080000   SCIENCE / Essays

SCI028000   SCIENCE / Experiments & Projects

SCI092000   SCIENCE / Global Warming & Climate Change

SCI033000   SCIENCE / Gravity

SCI034000   SCIENCE / History

SCI093000   SCIENCE / Laboratory Techniques

SCI086000   SCIENCE / Life Sciences / General

SCI056000   SCIENCE / Life Sciences / Anatomy & Physiology (see also Life Sciences / Human Anatomy & Physiology)

SCI006000   SCIENCE / Life Sciences / Bacteriology

SCI007000   SCIENCE / Life Sciences / Biochemistry

SCI088000   SCIENCE / Life Sciences / Biological Diversity

SCI008000   SCIENCE / Life Sciences / Biology

SCI009000   SCIENCE / Life Sciences / Biophysics

SCI011000   SCIENCE / Life Sciences / Botany

SCI017000   SCIENCE / Life Sciences / Cell Biology

                     SCIENCE / Life Sciences / Cytology see Life Sciences / Cell Biology

SCI072000   SCIENCE / Life Sciences / Developmental Biology

SCI020000   SCIENCE / Life Sciences / Ecology

SCI027000   SCIENCE / Life Sciences / Evolution

SCI029000   SCIENCE / Life Sciences / Genetics & Genomics

SCI073000   SCIENCE / Life Sciences / Horticulture

SCI036000   SCIENCE / Life Sciences / Human Anatomy & Physiology

SCI039000   SCIENCE / Life Sciences / Marine Biology

SCI045000   SCIENCE / Life Sciences / Microbiology

SCI049000   SCIENCE / Life Sciences / Molecular Biology

SCI094000   SCIENCE / Life Sciences / Mycology

SCI089000   SCIENCE / Life Sciences / Neuroscience

                     SCIENCE / Life Sciences / Physiology see Life Sciences / Anatomy & Physiology

SCI087000   SCIENCE / Life Sciences / Taxonomy

SCI099000   SCIENCE / Life Sciences / Virology

SCI070000   SCIENCE / Life Sciences / Zoology / General

SCI025000   SCIENCE / Life Sciences / Zoology / Entomology

SCI070060   SCIENCE / Life Sciences / Zoology / Ethology (Animal Behavior) *

SCI070010   SCIENCE / Life Sciences / Zoology / Ichthyology & Herpetology

SCI070020   SCIENCE / Life Sciences / Zoology / Invertebrates

SCI070030   SCIENCE / Life Sciences / Zoology / Mammals

SCI070040   SCIENCE / Life Sciences / Zoology / Ornithology

SCI070050   SCIENCE / Life Sciences / Zoology / Primatology

                     SCIENCE / Light see Physics / Optics & Light

SCI041000   SCIENCE / Mechanics / General

SCI084000   SCIENCE / Mechanics / Aerodynamics

SCI018000   SCIENCE / Mechanics / Dynamics

SCI085000   SCIENCE / Mechanics / Fluids

SCI095000   SCIENCE / Mechanics / Hydrodynamics

                     SCIENCE / Mechanics / Materials Science see TECHNOLOGY & ENGINEERING / Materials Science

SCI096000   SCIENCE / Mechanics / Solids

SCI079000   SCIENCE / Mechanics / Statics

SCI065000   SCIENCE / Mechanics / Thermodynamics

                     SCIENCE / Methodology see Research & Methodology

SCI047000   SCIENCE / Microscopes & Microscopy

SCI050000   SCIENCE / Nanoscience

SCI100000   SCIENCE / Natural History

SCI054000   SCIENCE / Paleontology

SCI075000   SCIENCE / Philosophy & Social Aspects

SCI055000   SCIENCE / Physics / General

SCI005000   SCIENCE / Physics / Astrophysics

SCI074000   SCIENCE / Physics / Atomic & Molecular

                     SCIENCE / Physics / Biophysics see Life Sciences / Biophysics

SCI077000   SCIENCE / Physics / Condensed Matter

SCI016000   SCIENCE / Physics / Crystallography

SCI021000   SCIENCE / Physics / Electricity

SCI022000   SCIENCE / Physics / Electromagnetism

SCI032000   SCIENCE / Physics / Geophysics

SCI038000   SCIENCE / Physics / Magnetism

SCI040000   SCIENCE / Physics / Mathematical & Computational

SCI051000   SCIENCE / Physics / Nuclear

SCI053000   SCIENCE / Physics / Optics & Light

SCI097000   SCIENCE / Physics / Polymer

SCI057000   SCIENCE / Physics / Quantum Theory

SCI061000   SCIENCE / Physics / Relativity

                     SCIENCE / Projects see Experiments & Projects

SCI058000   SCIENCE / Radiation

SCI059000   SCIENCE / Radiography

SCI060000   SCIENCE / Reference

SCI043000   SCIENCE / Research & Methodology

SCI076000   SCIENCE / Scientific Instruments

                     SCIENCE / Social Aspects see Philosophy & Social Aspects

                     SCIENCE / Sound see Acoustics & Sound

SCI098000   SCIENCE / Space Science

SCI078000   SCIENCE / Spectroscopy & Spectrum Analysis

SCI063000   SCIENCE / Study & Teaching

SCI064000   SCIENCE / System Theory

SCI066000   SCIENCE / Time

SCI067000   SCIENCE / Waves & Wave Mechanics

SCI068000   SCIENCE / Weights & Measures

If your title does not have subject content, i.e. a blank book, please use the Non-Classifiable term below. Otherwise, use the Subject/General term in the closest descriptive area. NON000000 NON-CLASSIFIABLE

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