This video tutorial offers useful strategies for reading - and understanding - scientific research.
Source: "How to Read and Comprehend Scientific Research Articles " by U. of Minnesota Libraries is licensed under a Standard YouTube License.
Open the link above for a brief tutorial on Reading a Scientific Paper (from the Purdue University Library).
The tutorial provides an overview of reading scientific literature - why we do it and how to do it effectively.
Use the free online dictionary Access Science for a quick definition.