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Covers all major areas of science, engineering, technology, as well as mathematics and the medical and health sciences, while providing a comprehensive overview of current scientific knowledge and technology. Entries typically describe scientific concepts, provide overviews of scientific areas and, in some cases, define terms.
Presents a broad range of scientific disciplines through extensive definitions, essays, diagrams, biographies, and experiments. Under "Topic Centers" click on "Mathematics" for subject-specific overviews.
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