Engineering can include any of the following:
The healthcare branch of applied science can include the following areas:
• Biological engineering
• Social work
• Veterinary medicine
Applied science is when a certain scientific knowledge is used to assist something that is physical. For example, medicine is classed as an applied science as the research that is done to create and improve medicines, is done so to assist with the needs of patients. Certain medicines can relieve pain, whilst others can cure the ailments altogether.
The science that is most studied at schools is called fundamental science, and this, simply put, is the theory element of the subjects being studied. The science only becomes applied when the theories studied are put into action, in a practical way.
Applied science is vital to the way we live today, because of the testing that can be carried out to ascertain whether certain functions are able to be performed in the areas of engineering and healthcare.