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technology

 [tek-nol´ah-je]
scientific knowledge; the sum of the study of a technique.
assisted reproductive technology (ART) any procedure that involves manipulation of eggs or sperm to establish pregnancy in treatment of infertility, such as in vitro fertilization, gamete intrafallopian transfer, tubal embryo transfer, and zygote intrafallopian transfer.

tech·nol·o·gy

(tek-nol'ŏ-jē),
The knowledge and use of the techniques of a profession, art, or science.
[G. technē, an art, + logos, study]

technology

The application of scientific or other organized knowledge--including any tool, technique, product, process, method, organization or system--to practical tasks. See Antibody technology, Biotechnology, Enabling technology, Green technology, Halfway technology, High tech, Mature technology, Microarray technology, Nanotechnology, Object-oriented technology, Pen-based technology, Platform technology, Push technology, Reference technology, SKY technology, Slam-bang technology, Store & forward technology, Web technology, Wireless technology.

tech·nol·o·gy

(tĕk-nol'ŏ-jē)
The application of scientific knowledge and skills for practical purposes.
[G. technē, an art, + logos, study]

tech·nol·o·gy

(tĕk-nol'ŏ-jē)
Knowledge and use of techniques of a profession, art, or science.
[G. technē, an art, + logos, study]
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The weight functions for each unit of data set which are obtained by the technological development level classification analysis of medical device inventories are defined as the cost ratios of the total inventory according to technological class and they are shown as (wn).
In a later work, Hibbs and Olsson (2004) agree that institutions are strongly connected with national economic performance, and that capital accumulation and technological development, the proximate causes of growth, are "molded by the political institutions essential for the smooth functioning of markets", but draw attention to "still deeper and more--nearly--ultimate sources of contemporary prosperity"--the initial biogeographic conditions.
Economic development is something that benefits everyone by reducing unemployment, improving standards of living, advancing technological development and increasing tax revenues for education, health care and social programs.
(2) Why should you be required to be familiar with the historical development of Western science, and have knowledge about the social and economic background of scientific and technological development in each period of European history to be able to do research on the history of Chinese science?
Techniques for publishing, organizing, and accessing content are changing rapidly as a result of new technological developments, the competitive information marketplace, and the growing sophistication of searchers.
was established in May 2000 to address the need for technological development and alternative casting methods, and to new encourage new magnesium component applications.
* Field 4: Socio-economic and ethical aspects of research and technological development (RTD) activities.
Innovative projects such as system-on-card, fingerprint sensor or "watermark" on modules are driving technological development ahead.
As episodes of new technological development have a natural tendency to be characterized by boom and bust cycles among investors, the pattern of the recent Internet revolution does not seem exceptional.
Technological development is accelerating to such an extent that human beings could literally become obsolete by the middle of the century, surpassed by our own inventions and their descendants, warns Australian social critic Richard Eckersley.
On the contrary: conventional wisdom has it, at least the more optimistic versions, that human ingenuity, especially in its most omnipotent incarnation, technological development, surely is solving our problems as fast as they crop up.
Most of the areas of research covered by it are dealt with under the specific programme for research, technological development and demonstration on quality of life and management of living resources which refers explicitly to the HFSP and provides for a contribution throughout the duration of the Fifth Framework Programme.The Commission has represented the European Economic Community as the Management Supporting Party to the Human Frontier Science Programme Organisation (HFSPO) since 1990.

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