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Data scientists use technology to glean insights from large amounts of data they collect. It’s a field that requires statistics, quantitative reasoning and computer programming skills. On top of all that, you need to be a good communicator so you can report your research findings and explain how they address a larger question you’re trying to answer. “A data scientist really is a scientist at heart,” says Scott Beliveau, chief of the enterprise advanced analytics branch within the U.S. Patent and Trademark Office’s Office of the Chief Technology Officer. “But rather than using chemicals or other things, a data scientist uses data – numbers, zeros, sometimes it’s textual information – to try and solve and answer problems.” Dentists identify and treat problems concerning a patient’s mouth, gums and teeth.