from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition

  • abbr. Latin Scientiae Doctor (Doctor of Science)

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • n. An abbreviation of the Latin Scientiæ Doctor, Doctor of Science.

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  • n. an honorary degree in science


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  • She received her Doctor of Science (ScD) from the University of Massachusetts in 2001 and has received many awards for her work in occupational health sciences.

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  • In a study of violent content in E-rated games,20 researchers Kimberly Thompson, ScD, and Kevin Haninger, PhD, chose not to count routine aggressive behavior in sports games—such as tackling in football or checking in hockey—as violent, because there is no real intent to harm.

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  • He later returned to MIT on military assignment, finishing a doctor of science ScD degree in1928.

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  • Some further honors after the Nobel Prize of which I am particularly conscious were the National Medal of Science; an ScD from my father's, mother's, sister's and wife's Alma Mater, the

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  • Honorary ScD. s from the Universities of Leicester (1976), Exeter (1977), Manchester (1989) and Santa Maria, Brazil (1989)

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  • The company was founded in 2005 on the basis of proprietary technology co-invented by Robert Langer, ScD.

  • A couple of years ago, a study was presented at the American Public Health Association showing that neck and shoulder pain reported by college students can be very similar to what we see with office workers who've spent most of their time at a computer, study researcher Judith Gold, ScD, assistant professor of epidemiology at Temple University, told WebMD.

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  • People who eat fish once a week have a 60 percent lower risk of developing Alzheimer's disease, according to research by Martha Clare Morris, ScD, an epidemiologist and associate professor of internal medicine at Rush University Medical Center in Chicago.

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  • The study's senior author, Wolfgang Winkelmayer, MD, ScD, associate professor of medicine at the Stanford University School of Medicine, conducted the research while on the faculty at Harvard Medical School. - latest science and technology news stories

  • Shrock and Harold "Doc" Edgerton, SM '27, ScD' 31, the inveterate MIT inventor, had first discussed plans for this burial weeks before, when they looked up at the Green Building and talked about the artwork that would soon be assembled in McDermott Court.

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