Wednesday, January 20

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Advantages and Disadvantages of Stem Cell Research
Science

Advantages and Disadvantages of Stem Cell Research

Healthcare has come a long way. The way that diseases are treated now is very, very different from the way that they have been treated hundreds of years ago. Moreover, the kind of diseases that existed has also changed. Various diseases have been eradicated, cured, or made less harmful. All of this has happened by combining various types of medicinal fields. These fields also keep on evolving each and every day. The latest in the field of medicines is stem cell research. Just like other forms of medicine, it has its own advantages and disadvantages. So let us look into it. WHAT IS STEM CELL RESEARCH? As is evident from its name, stem cell research refers to the scientific study of stem cells. It studies the properties of stem cells and their potential use in medicine. In other words, ...
Advantages and Disadvantages of a Social Audit
Education and Communications

Advantages and Disadvantages of a Social Audit

To live in a fair society, accountability and transparency are of utmost importance. Currently, there has been a social divide apparent in every sector. This calls for research into the whys and whats of the divide. A good fact-finding of these social issues is through a social audit. So let us look at the importance and the barriers of social auditing. WHAT IS SOCIAL AUDITING? The Food and Agricultural Organisation of the United Nations (FAO) describes social audit as a way of measuring, reporting, understanding, and improving an organization's social and ethical performance. It is a technique to understand, measure, verify, and ultimately report in the social performance of an organization. The assessment done in a social audit shows how well a company or an institution is achieving it...
Advantages and Disadvantages of Qualitative Research
Science

Advantages and Disadvantages of Qualitative Research

Scientific research is a detailed study of a problem to find a solution. There are various methods of formulating a particular research model. Qualitative and quantitative research are two broad approaches to the collection of data for the study. Lately, researchers have been widely using the qualitative research method. Let us look at the advantages and disadvantages of this mode of research. WHAT IS RESEARCH? Research is the study or systematic investigation that is directed towards the discovery of some fact. It is a careful and detailed study of a subject to discover new information or to reach a new understanding. The Organisation for Economic Cooperation and Development (OECD) defines research as "any creative systematic activity undertaken to increase the stock of knowledge, inclu...