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Importance of Biology
Biology, to put it simply, is the study of life. It has to do with finding out facts about all living things, which are basically categorized into plants and animals.
Why do we need to study plants? Plants are of use to us as humans and this as necessitated carrying out studies on them, to find out how to get even more benefits from them. They are of use to us for feeding (rice,beans,potatoes,tomatoes etcetera), medicine (various kinds of herbs serve the purpose of performing one curative function or the other, in the body,when taken in different forms), shelter (almost all the materials we use in the construction of the houses we live in, come from plants. Wood, for instance, is used in roofing construction and furniture construction) and for other uses like air purification (plants make use of carbondioxide, a substance which humans and other animals produce as by-product of respiration, and this helps in purifying the atmosphere, as this element can be damaging to human health)
Why do we need to study animals? As stated above, that carbondioxide is useless for the human body to carry out day-to-day living activities, it is biology that revealed this fact. Several other studies have revealed facts that are beneficial to human beings and other animals in the area of nutrition and health.
Biology is seen as the most important area of study and this will continue to be the most important, as it is the area that has revealed facts that have taken us where we are today. It is important to note here that all the success recorded in other fields of study is dependent on the facts revealed by the studies carried out in the field of biology.