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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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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.

  • The four horsemen of the COVID-19 pandemic
    on April 6, 2020 at 4:00 am

    (Singapore University of Technology and Design) It is clear that we must prioritize identifying and alleviating the conditions that made the Covid-19 pandemic possible. Even as it rages, scientists are already asking if it is more than just a virus, but rather a symptom emerging from something much deeper, a nonlinear dynamical system of coupled pathologies underlying a veneer of 'progress' in an increasingly fragile, volatile, hyperconnected world.

  • X-rays reveal in situ crystal growth of lead-free...
    on April 6, 2020 at 4:00 am

    (University of Groningen) Lead-based perovskites efficiently turn light into electricity but they also present some major drawbacks: the most efficient materials are not very stable, while lead is a toxic element. University of Groningen scientists are studying alternatives to lead-based perovskites. It is very important to investigate in situ how lead-free perovskite crystals form and how the crystal structure affects the functioning of the solar cells.

  • Simple, low-cost ventilator builds on available...
    on April 6, 2020 at 4:00 am

    (Georgia Institute of Technology) A simple, low-cost ventilator based on the resuscitation bags carried in ambulances -- and widely available in hospitals -- has been designed by an international team of university researchers. The device, which is powered by a 12-volt motor, could help meet peak medical demands in the industrialized world and serve resource-constrained countries that don't have supplies of conventional ventilators.

  • Making stronger concrete with 'sewage-enhanced'...
    on April 6, 2020 at 4:00 am

    (RMIT University) Researchers examined whether steel slag that had been used to treat wastewater could then be recycled as an aggregate material for concrete. Their findings? Concrete made with post-treatment steel slag was about 17% stronger than concrete made with conventional aggregates, and 8% stronger than raw steel slag.

  • Supporting organizations to quickly respond to...
    on April 6, 2020 at 4:00 am

    (African Academy of Sciences) The African Academy of Sciences (AAS) is today announcing a fixed cost of $100 to allow organizations of any size to assess their compliance against the requirements of the global standard for Good Financial Grant Practice (GFGP). This allows organizations of any size to rate their capability to receive and manage grants.