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Distinguish between the following pairs of sciences :
(a) Zoology and Entomology
(b) Genetics and Embryology
(c) Botany and Mycology
(d) Space Biology and Exobiology
(e) Biotechnology and Bioinformatics


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a)Zoology and  entomology.

As nouns , the difference between zoologyand entomology is as follows- 

Zoology is that part of biology which relates to the animal kingdom, including the structure, embryology, evolution, classification, habits, and distribution of all animals, both living and extinct while Entomology is the scientific study of insects.

b)Genetics is the science that studies Heredity 
Embryology is the science that studies embryos of different organisms. 


c) Mycology is the science that studies Fungi. 
Botany is the science that studies plants. It is also known as plant science
d)Astro biology is concerned with the life on earth and it's space. And exobiology is the study of the likelihood of the existence of life on other planets and what form(s) it might take
e)Biotechnology combines disciplines like genetics, molecular biology, biochemistry, embryology and cell biology, which are in turn linked to practical disciplines like chemical engineering, information technology, and robotics
Bioinformatics is the application of information technology and computer science to the field of molecular biology

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