100 Science Topics for Research Papers

Updated on December 9, 2019
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How to Start Your Science Research Paper

Science papers are interesting to write and easy to research because there are so many current and reputable journals online.

Start by browsing through the topic questions below, then look at some of the linked articles or continue your search online with the links provided. If you don't find a topic here, you might want to look at:

100 Technology Paper Topics for Research Papers

150 Science Essay Topic Ideas

Or if you are a student looking for a science experiment, I have posted step-by-step instructions for a variety of projects and you can find a list of links in my article: Science Fair Experiments.

Molecular biology & Genetics Topics

  1. Can microbial factories be an answer to the shortage of raw metals?
  2. Is the paleo diet (eating mostly meat) really the way prehistoric people lived? Is it the optimal diet for humans?
  3. Is Europe's opposition to genetically modified crops about science or economics?
  4. Can molecular biological research of rare genetic disorders help provide keys to understanding cancer and other illnesses? (see Laron syndrome)
  5. Scientists who study behavioral epigenetics suggest that traumatic experiences such as the Holocaust or the Cultural Revolution in China actually affect the DNA handed down to the next generation. Is behavioral epigenetics true? If so, how should we apply this idea?
  6. What is the molecular evidence that humans once interbred with Neanderthals? With other now-extinct species?
  7. As men age, do they pass on genetic abnormalities to their children?
  8. Can men's exercise positively or negatively affect the DNA traits they pass on to their children?
  9. Is personalized medicine based on our own genome the wave of the future?
  10. Is stem cell treatment really promising?
  11. Will researchers really be able to use genetics to help us live both longer and healthier?

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Physics and Astronomy Research Ideas

  1. How old is the universe?
  2. How important is it to explore our solar system? Is space exploration really necessary?
  3. What is dark energy? What do we really know about the universe we live in?
  4. What happened in the "Big Bang?"
  5. What have we learned about the universe from meteorites?
  6. Was there ever life on Mars?
  7. Why is Pluto no longer a planet?
  8. What caused the Astroid Belt?
  9. What has the International Space Station discovered that is most important?
  10. Is it realistic that people can live on another planet?
  11. How will private space flight companies change the future of space exploration?
  12. Should the United States return to the moon and try to go to other planets?
  13. It has been claimed that going into space is important for scientific development. Is that true? What scientific breakthroughs have come about through the space programs?
  14. What is the future of commercial space flight?
  15. What is the likelihood that a comet will strike the earth? What is the best way to detect and stop this?
  16. How can we solve the problem of "space junk"?
  17. How have meteorites changed our view of the Universe?
  18. Is it likely that there is life on other planets? What would it take for a planet to have life?
  19. What is "Dark Matter" and why is it important?
  20. What are black holes?
  21. How has the Hubble Space Telescope changed the way we look at the Universe?
  22. What is Higgs Boson? Will it destroy the Universe?
  23. How do sunspots affect us on earth?
  24. How will private space flight companies change the development of space resources?
  25. What is the likelihood that the Earth would be struck by a large asteroid or comet like the one believed to have killed off the dinosaurs? What can we do about it?
  26. Should humans really make the effort to find a way to live in space or on other planets?

Help in Writing Your Science Research Paper

I have many other articles that can help you write your paper. After you have chosen your topic, you can get started writing using my other articles:

Chemistry & Biochemistry Paper Ideas

  1. What is the most important technological advance in medicinal chemistry this year?What is the role DNA polymerases plan in maintaining the integrity of genetic information?What are the possibilities of targeting DNA polmerases with pharmaceutical agents in cancer therapies?
  2. What are the top 5 chemistry careers?
  3. What is the best way to capture and use carbon dioxide?
  4. What are the chemicals that trigger allergies? How can chemists help prevent allergies?
  5. What is the best chemical process of microbrewing beer?
  6. How can atom thick graphene be used to create new technologies?
  7. What are the latest developments in the chemistry of adhesives?
  8. What are the challenges for developing environmentally-friendly plastics?
  9. Are chemicals from pharmaceuticals ending up in our water supply? Is this dangerous?
  10. How important is biocomputing and big data to the future of chemical research?
  11. How can the bioluminescence GFP from jellyfish be used in medical applications?
  12. How can metal oxides improve cell phones?
  13. Chemists are working on making plastics from non-petroleum products. What are some of the most promising experiements?
  14. How can the hardest crystal, boron nitride, be best used in practical applications?
  15. What is the possibility that spun sugar strands could be useful for medical purposes?
  16. How are clouds formed? What is the connection between chemicals in seawater and cloud formation?
  17. How can research on hydrophobic-hydrophilic surfaces help create chemical coatings and how would these be best used?
  18. What is the sugar chemistry of making candy?
  19. What are Biomacromolecules and why are they important?
  20. What are important trends in medicinal chemistry research in India?
  21. Why is nuclear fusion always just out of reach? Will it ever become a useful technology?

Environment and Ecology

  1. Is it a good idea that the U.S. has approved the release of "killer" mosquitoes to fight disease?
  2. Can endangered areas and animals be saved by helping local people develop alternative economies like raising tropical fish or ecotourism?
  3. Which of the current science fiction movies is the most plausible? (pick one or more and evaluate its representation of science)
  4. How well do science museums really teach science?
  5. Why do birds have such beautifully colored feathers?
  6. How are insects being used as models for miniature robots?
  7. Why do animals hibernate?
  8. Should disposable products be banned or limited?
  9. What is Green building? How helpful is it to the environment and is it worth the extra cost?
  10. Should alternative energy companies get government subsidies?
  11. Is offshore drilling safe?
  12. Is recycling metal really important??
  13. How important is climate change legislation?
  14. Is hydraulic fracking going to destroy important ecosystems?

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Nanotechnology Research

  1. How can microelectronics be used to help people with chronic ailments?
  2. What developments in nanotechnology are currently being made for medical applications?
  3. What is the effect of nanotechnology on research and development of medical technologies?
  4. Can microelectronics inside of contact lenses help diabetics control their blood sugar?
  5. What is nanotechnology for medical use?
  6. How can "smart clothes" be used to help medical patients?
  7. How can nanotechnology be used to treat cancer patients?
  8. Do the benefits of nanotechnology for medical uses outweigh the risks?
  9. What are the risks of developing nanotechnology in medicine?
  10. How can nanotechnology be used to work with DNA?
  11. Should we use nanobots to produce and deliver drugs to human patients?
  12. Are nanofibers the answer to repairing spinal cord and brain injuries?
  13. Should we use nanotechnology to feed ourselves?
  14. What are the challenges of nanomaterials and nano designs?
  15. How could nanomedicine be used to better treat patients in remote regions or the developing world?
  16. Can nanomedicine potentially extend the human lifespan?
  17. Will nanotechnologies make it possible for people to live in outer space?
  18. How can nanotechnologies help us clean up toxic waste?
  19. What is nanomaterial?
  20. How should nanomaterial be regulated?
  21. How can nanotechnology improve diagnostic testing in patients?
  22. Can covering surfaces with nanoparticles improve airplanes, houses, and other structures?
  23. Is nanotechnology a viable commercial idea? Should we invest in further research and development?
  24. Is the desktop nanofabrication tool a viable option for low-cost, easy nanotechnology?
  25. Can nanomaterials be used to reduce CO2 emissions?

Nanotechnology Sources to Help You Research

Agricultural Science Topics

  1. What kind of fertilizer is the least harmful to the environment (you can narrow this question to discuss a specific agricultural crop)?
  2. Why are honey bee colonies weakening and what can be done about it?
  3. What are the best solutions for weeds (you can add a specific crop)?
  4. Is the world too dependent on just a few crops?
  5. What is the best planting strategy for small rice farms?
  6. Are smaller farms more ecologically sound than larger farms?
  7. What is organic farming? How can it be done most successfully?
  8. How can high tech be used to better enhance agriculture?
  9. How can agricultural scientists best prepare for natural disasters? Or help best in natural disaster recovery?
  10. How much does enhancing photosynthesis improve crop yield?
  11. Why is the diversity of the crop sorghum been decreasing, and what should be done about this?
  12. How can the food distribution system be improved to prevent food waste?
  13. How can harmful algal blooms be prevented?
  14. How can antibiotic use in agriculture be reduced?
  15. Is specialization a better strategy for farmers?
  16. What are the best strategies for farming in areas of water scarcity?
  17. Why doesn't rising global food production feed people who are hungry?
  18. How can family farmers and small-scale farms be helped to raise better crops?
  19. Are native crops better? How can farmers be encouraged to use them?
  20. How can food crops be best made more nutritious?
  21. How can farmers in ______(pick a country) be more successful and productive?
  22. How can poultry farmers best prevent diseases like bird flu?
  23. How can poultry farming optimize the welfare of animals?
  24. How can poultry (beef or pork) farmers find solutions to reduce environmental footprints?
  25. How can poultry (beef or pork) farmers find the best solutions to increase or sustain their production levels? What are those solutions and how can farmers be encouraged to follow those best practices?

Healthcare

  1. Is stem cell research ethical?
  2. Is health care ready for the routine screening of patient DNA?
  3. What is a chimera and how could it help stem cell research?
  4. What are the potential benefits and risks of stem cell research?
  5. Are microbes that create chemicals and antibiotics going to help us prevent infections?
  6. What is the best treatment for leukemia?
  7. How will wearable medical devices transform healthcare?
  8. Can scientists cure diseases by building new organs?
  9. What is gene therapy?
  10. What causes skin cancer?
  11. What is the best strategy for people to avoid getting cancer?
  12. Which cancers are we closest to finding cures for?
  13. What has been the impact of colonoscopy testing on colon cancer rates?
  14. Why do so many women get breast cancer?
  15. Why is malaria such a difficult disease to eliminate?
  16. Will global warming make tropical diseases like malaria and dengue fever travel north?
  17. What is the best strategy to slow the transmission of sexually transmitted diseases?
  18. Why doesn't the flu vaccine work all the time?
  19. How likely is it that a pandemic will arise that will kill large numbers of people in the world?
  20. Is it possible to predict the next pandemic?
  21. How well do childhood vaccines prevent diseases?
  22. What is the West Nile virus?
  23. Why do people get epilepsy? How can it best be treated?
  24. Do doctors rely too much on expensive medical imaging technologies?
  25. Do microbes cause Alzheimer's disease?
  26. Can memory loss and dementia be prevented?
  27. How do cells protect the body from disease?
  28. Does Chinese traditional medicine work better than Western medicine in some cases?
  29. What is the best indicator of an increased risk of heart disease?
  30. Are annual doctor's check-ups really necessary? Are they really the best way to help people stay healthy?
  31. Why are some diseases that we thought we had eradicated (like the measles or whooping cough) returning to infect people?
  32. Is it beneficial or harmful for wild animals to have interactions with people?

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Robotics and Computer Science Topics

  1. Can robots be used to help kill invasive species?
  2. How can robotic exosuits be used in industry and business for training and increasing production?
  3. How are robots going to improve medicine?
  4. A robot can now perform a routine colonoscopy. What is the future of surgical robots?
  5. How will self-driving cars change the way people live?
  6. Will delivery drones be bringing us our pizza and mail?
  7. Is using drones for warfare a good or bad idea?
  8. How can research on improving the artificial intelligence in robots teach us more about ourselves?
  9. What is hacking? Is it always bad?
  10. Can using system like bitcom help protect identity theft?
  11. What is the future of computing and artificial intelligence?
  12. What are the important issues about privacy and big data?
  13. How is bioinformatics transforming biology?
  14. How can mining big data in the healthcare industry make us healthier?
  15. How can computer science programs and games like Eyewire help us understand the brain?

Research Sources

  • Science: A premier publication in the field, Science has peer-reviewed research as well as information that is curated by experts.
  • Nature: Publishes peer-reviewed articles on biology, environment, health and physical sciences. Nature is an authoritative source for current information. If articles are difficult to read, you can search for the same information in one of the more popular journals online..
  • Live Science Health: You can search this site for articles on science topics, including health science. This site often gives you links to original articles and government reports that can help you do your research.
  • Medical News Today: Contains over 250,000 articles on a variety of health topics. This site gives concise explanations of current research along with links to original papers or other information to help you further your research ideas. You can email or print the articles on this site and find out if they are from academic publications.
  • Discover Magazine: Appropriate for 7-12 grade and up. Gives in-depth articles about current research but the articles are written by journalists, so they are accessible to high school students as well as college students. Often this is a good place to start to get information on the topic or to get ideas about the different arguments pro and con about a research idea.

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Current Medical Research Questions

  1. What technologies are in development to help people who are paralyzed?
  2. How does sleep deprivation affect health?
  3. Should sugar be regulated like a drug?
  4. What are the benefits and disadvantages of individual genome profiling?
  5. What is the Human Connectome Project and how will mapping of the human brain contribute to scientific knowledge?
  6. Are some cancers caused by genes?
  7. Who are the Denisovans and how does their discovery alter our view of human evolution?
  8. Can we develop an anti-cancer vaccine?
  9. What can we do about crops which absorb toxins, such as the recent discovery of arsenic-tainted rice?
  10. What is the ideal weight for longevity? What is the connection between diet and lifespan?
  11. What is Methicillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus (MRSA)? Are we really in a post-antibiotic era as the CDC recently announced? What does this mean?
  12. Should scientific publication and grant systems be changed to give private citizens and younger scientists a voice if they have good ideas?
  13. Which diet choice is better: low fat, low sugar, or low carbs?
  14. How can polio be eradicated? Why has the disease resurfaced?
  15. How important are the bacteria living in your bowels?
  16. How close are computers to mimicking the human brain?
  17. How can video games be used to solve scientific problems?
  18. Do cell phones or microwaves cause cancer?

Psychology and Neurobiology Issues

  1. Is autism a kind of brain damage?
  2. How can we help autistic savants become productive members of society?
  3. Why do we sleep? How much sleep do we really need?
  4. How is sleep related to memory?
  5. How did human speech develop? Are there clues we can find in researching primate social interactions?
  6. How do we remember things? How reliable are our memories in recalling how things really happened?
  7. What is the importance of time and space in brain development and disease?
  8. Why do mothers protect their young and even risk their lives?
  9. How does our brain really work?
  10. What is mental illness? Is there something we can learn from these different sorts of mental states?
  11. How does language reveal stress responses?

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Questions & Answers

  • I am a grade twelve student. I'm having difficulty formulating a research question in STEM. Can you make a suggestion?

    Any of the topics on this page of research questions would make a good question for a grade 12 project. For more help in choosing an idea, you can look at my information about technology topics. Since I don't know your interests and background, I can't choose a topic for you, but I suggest you follow these guidelines:

    1. Choose 2-3 questions that seem the most interesting to you.

    2. Research for 5-15 minutes on the Internet on each of the topics you've chosen.

    3. Usually, after about 15 minutes of looking at what is available on that topic, you will discover that one of the topics you've chosen is more interesting, or has more information easily available. That is the best one to choose.

    4. If you don't find a good topic in the first search, then pick another 2-3 topics and try again.

  • What research topics can be suitable for a civil engineering student? I am currently in Grade 12 STEM and planning to pursue Civil Engineering in college.

    1. What are the best Fiber Reinforced Composites?

    2. How to best develop sustainable technology for infrastructure?

    3. How to do effective seismic auditing and retrofitting of buildings?

    4. How to utilize industrial waste efficiently?

    5. How can nanotechnology best help in civil engineering?

  • I am a grade eleven student. I am having a difficult time in formulating a title for my research paper. I would want to tackle the problem of raising awareness in mental health. Can you make a suggestion?

    What is the best method to help raise awareness of mental health issues in teenagers?

    How can parents be better informed about problems in mental health in their children?

    Do campaigns to raise awareness about mental health issues actually help people be healthier emotionally?

  • I'm a grade 9 student preparing for my grade 10 research project. What topic would you suggest?

    Here are some easier topics for high school students. I think doing one in "health" is probably the easiest:

    Science Topics: https://owlcation.com/academia/100-Science-Argumen...

    Technology and Science Topics: https://hubpages.com/academia/100-Technology-Topic...

  • Can you suggest research questions about factors affecting academic performance of stem students in mathematics?

    Does project-based STEM education really help student's performance in mathematics?

    What is the best way to help students overcome math anxiety?

    How can parents help their children best in math?

    What can industry and community leaders do to help create a better educational environment for students in math?

    What is quality math instruction?

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      Alaya 

      2 months ago

      This website is Cool, and its helps me with my homework I’m in 7th

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      Virginia Kearney 

      3 months ago from United States

      Hi Landon, any of these topics could be made into a research paper of 5 pages or longer.

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      Landon Holden 

      3 months ago

      Could any of these topics be 5 pages long for research

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      Taylor Bound 

      7 months ago

      I would love to see an article on evolution

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      Hannah 

      10 months ago

      I am interested in topics related to the five senses.

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      Rose 

      11 months ago

      Best experimental research topic for a grade 12 stem student

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      Virginia Kearney 

      11 months ago from United States

      Rica and Tomy, I have many more articles on topics for students of all ages. One that might be especially helpful is my one that gives Easy Argument Topics with Research Links and Sample Essays (includes a section on Technology and several Health-related topics). Here is the link: https://owlcation.com/academia/100-Easy-Argumentat...

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      Rica 

      11 months ago

      Hi, Can you suggest some topics for the grade 11 stem students

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      Virginia Kearney 

      11 months ago from United States

      Hi Carter, I have many different articles on topics. This one is all about psychology topics: https://owlcation.com/humanities/Easy-Essay-Topics...

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      Carter Stuart 

      11 months ago

      I would like if you added more psychology topics and research ideas. I want to be a psychologist and I feel this can be really helpful

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      Anonymous 

      13 months ago

      I like physics!

      The study of bodies in space is cool.

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      Virginia Kearney 

      14 months ago from United States

      I have lots of health topics. Search “health essay topics” VirginiaLynne Owlcation. I have so many articles that I actually search for my own topics that way too!

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      MIchael M 

      14 months ago

      i want to know more about peoples health any suggestions?

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      Virginia Kearney 

      14 months ago from United States

      Sakhithya--ask this as a question and I can give you some topics.

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      Sakhithya 

      14 months ago

      Hey ! I want do a science thesis and i am looking for a topic.I will feel happy of you give a topic related to space research.

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      Melissa Dekle 

      15 months ago

      Great article!

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      Virginia Kearney 

      16 months ago from United States

      Sure Kayla, you can find 100 different topic ideas in my article here: https://owlcation.com/humanities/Easy-Essay-Topics...

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      kayla pajanconi 

      16 months ago

      Hello.. I wanted to write a research about human psychology. Would you mind to help me? Can you give me some topics that would be helpful to me?

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      Connor 

      19 months ago

      thanks this was so helpfull

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      Virginia Kearney 

      19 months ago from United States

      1. How can math be made more interesting for students?

      2. Is flipped classrooms the best way to teach math?

      3. How can underrepresented groups be best encouraged to be math majors in college?

      4. How can machine learning be integrated best into predictive simulation?

      5. How can mathmatic modeling of 2D materials be best done?

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      Datlon 

      19 months ago

      Is there any thing about math or something like that

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      Virginia Kearney 

      20 months ago from United States

      Hi Alex, you could research about the ecology of mangroves, how they are being affected by rising seas, or what is being done to preserve them.

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      Alex L 

      20 months ago

      I live close to mangroves, are there any investigations regarding them?

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      Virginia Kearney 

      21 months ago from United States

      Hi Margaux, I have many more articles with research ideas. Some of them involve questions that you can research online and others could be questions you could do with your campus peers. I would suggest that you look carefully through my profile to find the other articles. I'm sure you can find a project that would work for your purposes!

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      Margaux Gillan 

      21 months ago

      Good day!

      I had an experience with true experimental research last year, but then it failed because my sampling method was off. I’m ought to make another research, whatever design, as a requirement to graduate. However, I don’t know what topic I should pursue. And I’m quite cautious of doing another experimental research type. These topics you’ve provided are indeed helpful, but then I don’t think I can use them in a small campus based research. Can you recommend any more topics that I may use? That can involve students (within our campus) for data collection. I’m a STEM senior high student by the way, if that could help.

      Thank you so much. -Margaux

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      Virginia Kearney 

      21 months ago from United States

      Hi Selena. For a science journal, you need to record the date, the information you get from a source and the bibliographical information. Generally, I suggest that students write a short summary of the information they get from a source and then their response to that information, which can include what they learned, what questions the information made you think about, and what you thought was useful or important.

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      Selena Leong 

      21 months ago

      This real helped me I was looking for topics for my research paper for days. Great thanks alot.

      Any advice on how to write a science journal ?

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      Virginia Kearney 

      21 months ago from United States

      Hi Gloria, there are some life science samples in the topics above. Here are a couple more:

      How is DNA analysis of ancient bones changing our concept of the evolutionary tree?

      How is Biopharma changing healthcare?

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      Yolo 

      21 months ago

      Thanks so much

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      Gloria T. Jauod. 

      21 months ago

      I haven't tried doing science research but I want to try. I am interested on life science. Could you give me some samples?

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      Virginia Kearney 

      23 months ago from United States

      That's a good idea explorer.

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      explorer1234 

      23 months ago

      More topics related to space science would be great!

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      Valerie Chan 

      23 months ago

      Interesting research on a great app for me to get a great time to share.

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      Angelyn 

      23 months ago

      I love all the topics. All of it are interesting. Well, i need something for my research that the output will be tangible or can be use by others. Thanks for the help.

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      Alice 

      23 months ago

      can you do a topic on drugs cigarettes and smoking?

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      Jerome Allen 

      23 months ago

      This is a very great website

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      Virginia Kearney 

      24 months ago from United States

      Hi Bella--You need to look at my science fair article about growing flowers.

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      bella 

      24 months ago

      hi love the articles but Im doing a lab that the title is: will a flower grow faster and more efficiently in cold or hot water but I don't know that purpose is? or the hypothesis.

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      katie eldeen 

      24 months ago

      ok thankyou so much you have been very helpful I think I have a pretty good idea of what I'm going to do

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      Virginia Kearney 

      2 years ago from United States

      Hi Katie--I'd start with an example of when the physics of motion is helpful, or used, or happens in daily life. To decide which sort of motion to research, I'd go to some physics websites (or even Wikipedia) and look up the different kinds and see which one you find most interesting, or which one you think you could find the most information about. Sometimes, I suggest that before choosing a topic that students do some preliminary research, looking for information. If you can't find anything useful in 30 minutes or so, you should probably choose another topic.

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      katie eldeen 

      2 years ago

      hi Virginia, I love your articles. I'm doing a 10-15 page research paper on physics of motion. this is a huge topic and I really need a good attention grabber. I have no idea what section of motion I'm going to be discussing, I also need some advice there. if you could help I would really appreciate it

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      lilibethlopez0123@gmail.com 

      2 years ago

      I need this for my science and research class. I could see it's of great help.

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      Virginia Kearney 

      2 years ago from United States

      Hi Mega Sai, It would be a good idea for you to look at my other articles about how to write research papers and argument papers.

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      Mega Sai 

      2 years ago

      hi ,i am so much intrested in doing research on an intresting topic thatsy i have selected the topic related to nano materials.can any one give an idea how to approach in the topic related to nanomaterials

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      Virginia Kearney 

      2 years ago from United States

      Hi Katie--You might want to look at my article on Technology topics because that has information about physical science topics. If you are working on Creationism, you might want to see my article about "Can Christians believe in Evolution?

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      katie eldeen 

      2 years ago

      I need a cool topic about physical science, can you help?

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      Virginia Kearney 

      2 years ago from United States

      Good point, Jenna--I'll add a Chemistry section.

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      Virginia Kearney 

      2 years ago from United States

      Good point Jenna--I'll add a Chemistry section.

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      Virginia Kearney 

      2 years ago from United States

      Yes, Eli--astronomy is the study of the universe and that is part of science.

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      Virginia Kearney 

      2 years ago from United States

      Marley, you have a good idea about endangered animals. Here are some samples: How do we best save endangered animals? Or you can pick a specific one to talk about. How do we balance the interests of people and animals on our planet? Does buying up land and setting it aside as a nature refuge work to save endangered animals? Does Ecotourism help save endangered animals?

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      Marley 

      2 years ago

      Maybe topics about endangered animals? Those are very interesting to me and other people.

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      Dameon 

      2 years ago

      infectious diseases like the flesh eating disease is interesting to read about.

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      lauren 

      2 years ago

      really interested in molecular biology and genome mapping

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      Virginia Kearney 

      2 years ago from United States

      Sure Samantha, although I don't know what information is available on that topic. You can search for "dog communication" in Google Scholar to get some idea of any studies that have already been done.

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      Samantha 

      2 years ago

      we are doing a project for science and i want to do a project on how dogs communicate, would that be related to science?

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      mahnoor 

      2 years ago

      please add some plant related topics

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      Anonymous 

      2 years ago

      Interested in animals

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      maria 

      2 years ago

      interested in moleculer biology and medicine

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      Ahmed 

      2 years ago

      I am Interest in Data and communication network specially in performance analysis of VoIP over Wimax networks

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      Tshivhinda Murunwa 

      2 years ago

      Thank you so much

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      Virginia Kearney 

      2 years ago from United States

      Hi Celeste--I have many different science fair project ideas with full instructions. Look at my profile for ideas.

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      Riley Bozarth 

      2 years ago

      Plenty of cool topics in the Astronomy and Physics category

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      Celeste 

      2 years ago

      I am at school and I wanna ask. What would be a good project for science research class? Were having difficulty picking a project for our 'science fair'. It isn't really a science fair though more like a presentation. What good ideas can I use with like space stuff?

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      Virginia Kearney 

      2 years ago from United States

      EunJae, you might want to look at my science experiment about the salinity of water in agriculture.

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      EunJae 

      2 years ago

      How about in agricultural aspects? Are there any common problems that arising nowadays? I really need help. Thank you.

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      kabiru 

      2 years ago

      it was interesting

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      Yusuf kurt 

      2 years ago

      I'm really interested in theoretical physics

    • VirginiaLynne profile imageAUTHOR

      Virginia Kearney 

      2 years ago from United States

      Hi Lily, I have a lot of different science fair projects I have designed. The one that seems to suit your idea best is "How does salt water affect seed germination." It is on owlcation, and you can find it by searching my profile page or googling it, or this link: https://owlcation.com/stem/Science-Project-How-Doe...

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      Lily 

      2 years ago

      Hi Virginia. I have a science fair coming up and I need help for a topic. So I've already put down environmental management as my topic and "destruction" as my heading because I was going to conduct an experiment on something else. But now that won't work and I'm planning on doing a research project. So do you have any ideas of what I could say that has anything to do with the destruction of the earth? It would help if you would reply ASAP. Thanks xxx

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      alamira.alwiraikat@gmail.com 

      2 years ago

      Thank you for this information and I am learning from you

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      Virginia Kearney 

      2 years ago from United States

      Hi Annie, you might try one of the following: Do multi media science presentations work more effectively to help students retain information? Which type of multi media teaching method is most effective for science students?

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      Annie Blase 

      2 years ago

      hi! ..I would like to have a research on teaching science through multimedia,, any suggestions what would be a good topic? Thank you..

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      Virginia Kearney 

      2 years ago from United States

      Jessica--Good topic idea! Something like: What is the value of space exploration of other planets for humans?

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      Jessica Jones 

      2 years ago

      I think something on how looking at other planets in the universe helps us learn more about our own would be a good topic

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      Virginia Kearney 

      2 years ago from United States

      Hi Suzie! You've come to the right place. I have over 100 articles on writing and other articles on doing science projects. You can see my articles under my profile or just search for a topic. You can also see other articles written by me linked on the side.

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      Suzie Sheep 

      2 years ago

      Hello Mrs. I would like some more tips for my students in my class. They all need a project on something. Cheers.

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      Mini 

      2 years ago

      Thank you so much ma'am

    • VirginiaLynne profile imageAUTHOR

      Virginia Kearney 

      2 years ago from United States

      Hi Mini--I will add some microbiology topics. Thanks for the suggestion. Here are a couple of ideas taken from currently important research: What is the recent update on the Corynebacterium species and their clinical significance? What are the best ways for medical personnel to handle the growing problem of antibacterial resistance? Can older techniques like anti-microbial peptides be used effectively to treat bacteria?

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      Mini 

      2 years ago

      I would like to know some potential research topics​ related to medical microbiology. I am currently doing my bachelor's in microbiology.

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      Virginia Kearney 

      2 years ago from United States

      Hi Gaea and Meeme, I'm not exactly sure what you are looking for in applied science but you might want to check out my science fair experiments or else look at my topics regarding technology topics.

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      Meeme 

      2 years ago

      hello :) your ideas are great but is there any physical science experiment? just a simple experiment please? we're already on experimental research.

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      Gaea 

      2 years ago

      Hi, the ideas are all great, but I'm looking for a topic for experimental research on physical or as they call it, applied science. Can you help me with that?

    • VirginiaLynne profile imageAUTHOR

      Virginia Kearney 

      2 years ago from United States

      Hi Purple--You might want to look at my article about Technology Topics. That one includes more links to articles. You might also look at my article on "100 Current Events" because the bottom section talks about medical and health topics.

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      Purple 

      2 years ago

      Hi, the ideas are pretty good but i'm looking for a quantitative research or experimental research related to the medical field. I have seen some from the given topics but i'm hoping there's more. :)

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      Virginia Kearney 

      2 years ago from United States

      Hi JJ-Try looking at my article on technology topics because that has a lot of links to help you out. If you are actually doing a science experiment and not just a research paper, I have a lot of different step-by-step experiments too. You can find them by going to my profile page.

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      Jj 

      2 years ago

      Are there easy topics that a secondary student could handle. Your ideas are good but its hard

    • VirginiaLynne profile imageAUTHOR

      Virginia Kearney 

      2 years ago from United States

      Hi Anne--You might want to look at my article on 100 Technology ideas. That includes some research article links and also does have both engineering and medical topics.

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      Anne Nonaemusk 

      2 years ago

      Just wanted to say that this website is very helpful in our PR 1, but my classmate and I are still confused on what research topic to tackle. I'm pursuing the medical field (STEM); my friend's engineering (STEM). Could you please suggest some topics for the both of us? We'd also greatly appreciate suggestions coming from the fellow readers.

      We actually had our topics, yet it was rejected by our professor because he told us that why would we even take STEM if our research topic would be off. So, we're struggling now in changing our topic. Please reply ASAP? Thank you very much! -A. N.

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      Ananya 

      2 years ago

      Great! Thanks for the ideas!

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      Everest 

      2 years ago

      These are really great topics, some just give me an existential crisis though.

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      Cristina Narvaez 

      2 years ago

      Very helpful and mind blowing topics..

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      austinedgmon 

      2 years ago

      this site is cool and helpful

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      Mike 

      2 years ago

      Thank you for your collection of topics.

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      fghhfghf 

      2 years ago

      this site is very usefull

    • VirginiaLynne profile imageAUTHOR

      Virginia Kearney 

      2 years ago from United States

      Hi Jessica--If you want to build something, you might want to consider engineering topics. I have some articles about building a bomb detecting robot. You might also want to research how to build nanobots.

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      Jessica 

      2 years ago

      I am in research science and I have no idea what I want to do. I'm interested in building something

    • VirginiaLynne profile imageAUTHOR

      Virginia Kearney 

      2 years ago from United States

      Hi Jonah--Look out for a new article I'm writing on easy topics. Most of these are aimed at college students but I'm discovering that there are a lot of younger students looking for topics too. Another place to get some inspiration right now is my technology topics article, which gives a lot of links to research articles that you can use. That makes it easier because you get a head start on your research.

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      Jonah 

      2 years ago

      Hi! These research ideas are all good. If you have any easier research topic pls do tell - still science related. Thank you!

    • VirginiaLynne profile imageAUTHOR

      Virginia Kearney 

      2 years ago from United States

      Hi ALX--If you are going to do a science project rather than a research paper, you might want to look up my science fair ideas. I have over 10 proven science fair projects for ages from kindergarten through secondary school. If you are doing a paper and want a project to research, you might want to try looking at my article 100 Technology topics for essay because that one has a lot of links to articles you can use.

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      ALX 

      2 years ago

      Hello, I am going to enter a science competition but still can't find an interesting topic. These topics are good but hard for me to understand because I am only in secondary school (first year). Can anyone please help me ???

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