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  • Research can be defined as the search for knowledge, or as any The primary purpose for applied research (as opposed to basic research) is discovering, interpreting, and the development of methods and systems for the advancement of. — “Research - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia”,
  • The book, also known as Darwin's Journal of Researches, is a vivid and exciting travel memoir as well as a In the second edition, the Journal of Researches of 1845, chapters VIII and IX were merged into a new chapter VIII on "Banda. — “The Voyage of the Beagle - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia”,
  • George A. Philbrick was responsible, through his company George A. Philbrick Researches, for the commercialization and wide adoption of operational amplifiers, a now-ubiquitous component of analog electronic systems, and the invention and commercialization. — “George A. Philbrick - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia”,


  • I told him I had spent some years at the Royal College of Science, and had done some researches in biology under Huxley. He raised his eyebrows slightly at that. — “The Island of Dr Moreau” by HG Wells
  • All my researches have been useless. — “The Three Musketeers” by Alexandre Dumas
  • The more I dive into this matter of whaling, and push my researches up to the very spring-head of it so much the more am I impressed with its great honourableness and antiquity; and especially when I find so many great demi-gods and heroes, prophets of all sorts, who one way or other have shed distinction upon it, I am transported with the reflection that I myself belong, though but subordinately, to so emblazoned a fraternity. — “Moby-Dick” by Herman Melville
  • Linton looked at me, but did not answer; and, after keeping her seat by his side another ten minutes, during which his head fell drowsily on his breast, and he uttered nothing except suppressed moans of exhaustion or pain, Cathy began to seek solace in looking for bilberries, and sharing the produce of her researches with me: she did not offer them to him, for she saw further notice would only weary and annoy. — “Wuthering Heights” by Emily Bronte
  • The reader may not have altogether forgotten Mr Nixon and his comates, the miners and colliers of that district not very remote from Mowbray, which Morley had visited at the commencement of this history, in order to make fruitless researches after a gentleman whom he subsequently so unexpectedly stumbled upon. — “Sybil” by Benjamin Disraeli
  • But for Auxerre–I could go on for ever: for in my grand tour through Europe, in which, after all, my father (not caring to trust me with any one) attended me himself, with my uncle Toby, and Trim, and Obadiah, and indeed most of the family, except my mother, who being taken up with a project of knitting my father a pair of large worsted breeches–(the thing is common sense)–and she not caring to be put out of her way, she staid at home, at Shandy Hall, to keep things right during the expedition; in which, I say, my father stopping us two days at Auxerre, and his researches being ever of such a nature, that they would have found fruit even in a desert–he has left me enough to say upon Auxerre: in short, wherever my father went–but 'twas more remarkably so, in this journey through France and Italy, than in any other stages of his life–his road seemed to lie so much on one side of that, wherein all other travellers have gone before him–he saw kings and courts and silks of all colours, in such strange lights–and his remarks and reasonings upon the characters, the manners, and customs of the countries we pass'd over, were so opposite to those of all other mortal men, particularly those of my uncle Toby and Trim–(to say nothing of myself)–and to crown all–the occurrences and scrapes which we were perpetually meeting and getting into, in consequence of his systems and opiniotry–they were of so odd, so mix'd and tragi-comical a contexture–That the whole put together, it appears of so different a shade and tint from any tour of Europe, which was ever executed–that I will venture to pronounce–the fault must be mine and mine only–if it be not read by all travellers and travel-readers, till travelling is no more,–or which comes to the same point–till the world, finally, takes it into its head to stand still.–... — “Tristram Shandy” by Laurence Sterne


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