HD 189733b, an exoplanet whose atmosphere is being blown off by its sun's solar flares, was discovered by the emerging field of exo-meteorology. Science
Science is advancing, and as it does, fields like biology, chemistry, physics, and astronomy are becoming increasingly specialized and interdisciplinary, leading to entirely new avenues of inquiry. Here re 11 emerging scientific fields you should know about.
1. Neuroparasitology 2. Quantum Biology 3. Exo-meteorology 4. Nutrigenomics 5. Cliodynamics 6. Synthetic Biology 7. Recombinant Memetics 8. Computational Social Science 9. Cognitive Economics 10. Organic Electronics 11. Quantitative Biology