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Ethics, science and technology

The article aims at thinking the relation between ethics, science and technology, emphasising the problem of their re-linking, after the split into judgements of fact and judgements of value, which ... humanising of technique and the generation of a new man, literate at science, technology and the humanities. Key words: ethics, science, technology, nihilism. RESUMO O artigo visa pensar a relação

Technology and Mathematics

In spite of their practical importance, the connections between technology and mathematics have not received much scholarly attention. This article begins by outlining how the technology–mathematics ... technology Computability Usefulness of mathematics  1 Introduction There is a considerable literature on the relationship between technology and science, but as yet not much has been written on that

HIGH-FREQUENCY ELECTRIC CURRENT FOR DRYING OF WOOD - HISTORICAL PERSPECTIVES

Among the many interesting topics in the field of Wood Science and Technology is a fascinating story about research and development on drying wood products with high-frequency electric current ... simulation as a cognitive tool for studying the microwave drying of softwood in an over-sized waveguide. Wood Science and Technology 33: 445-464        [ Links ] Pound, J. 1973. Radio frequency heating in the

APPLICATION OF X-RAY TECHNIQUE IN NONDESTRUCTIVE EVALUATION OF EUCALYPT WOOD

dendroclimatology of Picea engelmannii trees. Subsequent laboratories developed applications of X-ray densitometry for environmental, wood science and technology, and related areas. This paper describes the basic ... .        [ Links ] Bucur, V.; Garros, S.; Navarrete, A.; Troya, M.T.; Guyonnet, R. 1997. Kinetics of wood degradation by fungi with X-ray microdensitometry technique. Wood Science and Technology 31:383-389

Burning wet wood: varieties of non-recognition in energy transitions

One of the most widely accepted rule of thumb of bioenergy production has been that burning wet wood should be avoided. This advice has guided the development of harvesting, logistics and combustion ... wood chip burning. The aim is to analyse various reasons why potentially relevant science-based knowledge may remain non-recognised in public debates and how this absence of information may forestall the

Across borders: science and technology during the Cold War: an introduction

. The availability of archival and other historical resources, and the recognition that the social history of this period cannot be written without acknowledging the contribution of science and technology ... been fairly acknowledged as a key factor igniting science and technology exchange programs around the world. The IAEA was a crucial intermediary between owners and producers of atomic technoscience, and

Lights, art, science - action!

The article offers some reflections on the main interactions between theater, science, and technology down through the history of theater. Based on our experience at "Science in the Spotlight", part ... 'science' in its broad sense, encompassing not only the natural but human sciences as well; likewise, we use the word 'technology' as it relates to applied science. Art and science are understood here as

Concurrent visual encounter sampling validates eDNA selectivity and sensitivity for the endangered wood turtle (Glyptemys insculpta)

(e.g. imperfect detection). The wood turtle is a cryptic semi-aquatic species that is declining across its range and, like so many chelonian species, is in-need of a rapid and effective method for ... description and attending figure(s) included in the manuscript. However, because the wood turtle in an IUCN endangered species and listed accordingly in most states and provinces within its range, we do not

Lessons without limit: how free-choice learning is transforming science and technology education

interests. Science learning is an important part of this revolution. Traditional boundaries and roles distinguishing groups of science educators and institutions are disappearing. To not understand and ... production). Science and technology learning is an important part of this educational shift. People engage in science and technology learning every day, across their life spans – at home, at work, and out in

Exploring science-and-technology-led innovation: a cross-country study

Countries can enhance endogenous innovation using multifaceted incentives for science and technology indicators. We explore country-level innovation using OECD data for research and development (R&D ... integrate disparate policies in an effort to drive economic growth through innovation. KeywordsInnovation Patents Science and technology Research and development Exports Panel analysis  Abbreviations IP

ITEMAS ontology for healthcare technology innovation

creation and adoption of innovative medical technology in the Spanish healthcare system. The methodology applied is based on the methontology process, including peer-review identification and selection of ... . https://www.oecd-ilibrary.org/science-and-technology/oslo-manual_9789264013100-en. Accessed 19 Apr 2019.OECD. Measurement of Scientific and Technological Activities: Manual on the Measurement of Human

Support the JASON science-advisory group

Trump’s administration sorely needs, it is rational, independent science-based advice on crucial issues. Which is why it was so concerning when the US Department of Defense (DOD) abruptly decided in March ... to end its long relationship with a science-advisory panel known as JASON.For nearly 60 years, the scientists on the panel — the Jasons — have provided the US government with unvarnished, independent

Taking the next step: supporting postdocs to develop an independent path in academia

BackgroundIn the USA, 28.5% of the population is considered underrepresented minority (URM) population; however, fewer than 8 % of US’ research faculty in science, technology, engineering, and ... underrepresented minority participation: America’s science and technology talent at the crossroads, 2011). In order to diversify the faculty, Big Ten Academic Alliance’s Professorial Advancement Initiative (PAI

Information Technology Firms: Creating Value through Digital Disruption

Information technology (IT) firms compose the majority of the most highly valued corporations in the world based on market capitalization. To date, only Apple and Amazon—both IT companies—have ... technology: Rethinking the concept of technology in organizations . Organization Science , 3 ( 3 ), 398 - 427 . Porter , M. E. ( 1985 ). Competitive advantage: Creating and sustaining superior performance

Concepts of science and education: contributions from the history of science to the formation of teachers

science to the formation of teachers Gabriela Marko1  http://orcid.org/0000-0001-5491-9029 Ermelinda Moutinho Pataca1  http://orcid.org/0000-0002-0808-4865 1- Universidade de São Paulo, São ... educadores; Pedagogia Abstract In the field of science teaching, over the last decades, theoretical reflections and practical activities have been developed in order to incorporate the approach of

The continuity of learning in a translanguaging science classroom

This article aims to explore and clarify how students’ use of first and second languages in a translanguaging science classroom (TSC) may affect the continuity of learning in science. In a TSC ... functional manner (Halliday and Martin 1993) and is important “for accurately conveying the specialized knowledge of science” (Fang 2006, p. 494). Grammatical functional technology (such as subject-specific

Editorial for the special issue on Nanofinishing science and technology

) Nanofinishing: an introduction, in the book entitled, Nanofinishing Science and Technology (Editor: V. K. Jain), published by CRC press, USAGoogle Scholar 2. Goel S, Martinez FD, Chavoshi SZ, Khatri N, Giusca C ... technology AuthorsAuthors and affiliations V. K. Jain Editorial First Online: 06 January 2019 50 Downloads Download to read the full article text References 1. V. K. Jain (2017

SSPHE special session on environmental science, pollution, and sustainability

 Peng Editorial First Online: 20 May 2019 Responsible editor: Philippe Garrigues The 2017 International Conference on Social Science, Public Health and Education (SSPHE 2017) has been ... .Department of Environmental Engineering and ScienceNational Pingtung University of Science and TechnologyPingtung CityTaiwan2.Economics and Management SchoolWuhan UniversityWuhanChina

Crayola Science of Color

and cool and can affect our mood. We are learning more about color all the time. This book shows us the science of colors: how we understand and can use color. Brilliant, vibrant photographs help

Spotlight Session Review: The Science of Implicit Bias

Spotlight Session: The Science of Implicit Bias Summary of Spotlight Session: Despite more than a century of scientific research documenting the myriad ways that racism is both an enduring fact and ... and their effects on the full range of human behavior? Combining insights from the behavioral sciences, law, media, and popular culture, this talk begins an examination of why a century of science may