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technology : (1) the practical application of knowledge especially in a particular area : engineering (2) a capability given by the practical application of knowledge (3) a manner of accomplishing a task especially using technical processes, methods, or knowledge (4) the specialized aspects of a particular field of endeavor — Webster See also OneLook, Free Dictionary, Wiktionary, Urban Dictionary

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Technology is the making, modification, usage, and knowledge of tools, machines, techniques, crafts, systems, methods of organization, in order to solve a problem, improve a preexisting solution to a problem, achieve a goal or perform a specific function. It can also refer to the collection of such tools, machinery, modifications, arrangements and procedures. Technologies significantly affect human as well as other animal species’ ability to control and adapt to their natural environments. The term can either be applied generally or to specific areas: examples include construction technology, medical technology, and information technology.

The human species’ use of technology began with the conversion of natural resources into simple tools. The prehistorical discovery of the ability to control fire increased the available sources of food and the invention of the wheel helped humans in traveling in and controlling their environment. Recent technological developments, including the printing press, the telephone, and the Internet, have lessened physical barriers to communication and allowed humans to interact freely on a global scale. However, not all technology has been used for peaceful purposes; the development of weapons of ever-increasing destructive power has progressed throughout history, from clubs to nuclear weapons. — Wikipedia

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History of Technology ((David Darling’s Internet Encyclopedia of Science)

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Technically Speaking: Why All Americans Need to Know More About Technology (National Academy of Engineering & National Science Foundation)

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EurekAlert, technology, engineering, and computer science (American Association for the Advancement of Science)
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US Office of Science and Technology Policy (White House)

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OEDILF: The Omnificent English Dictionary In Limerick Form

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14 Amazing DARPA Technologies On Tap (J. Nicholas Hoover, Information Week)

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EurekAlert! - Technology, Engineering and Computer Science The premier online source for science news since 1996. A service of the American Association for the Advancement of Science.

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    (American Society of Agronomy) A study finds trace levels of medicines in drinking water from private wells. […]

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    on July 24, 2019 at 4:00 am

    (National Research Council of Science & Technology) Development of nanocomposite material simultaneously possessing high stretchability, high conductivity, and self-healability. Investigation of self-boosting phenomenon that enables spontaneous increase in electrical conductivity (over 60 times greater than the initial value) when external tensile strain is applied. […]

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    on July 23, 2019 at 4:00 am

    (Kiel University) A team of chemists at Kiel University (Germany) built the first artificial assembler, which uses light as the energy source. These molecular machines are performing synthesis in a similar way as biological nanomachines. Advantages are fewer side products, enantioselectivity, and shorter synthetic pathways since the mechanosynthesis forces the molecules into a predefined reaction channel. […]

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    on July 23, 2019 at 4:00 am

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    on July 23, 2019 at 4:00 am

    (NASA/Goddard Space Flight Center) Satellite imagery on July 22 showed that wind shear was preventing the Eastern Pacific Ocean's Tropical Depression 5 from consolidating and strengthening. Infrared imagery from NASA's Aqua satellite on July 23 showed that the wind shear eased and the storm was able to strengthen. […]