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technology

(Science: study) Industrial science; the science of systematic knowledge of the industrial arts, especially of the more important manufactures, as spinning, weaving, metallurgy, etc.

Technology is not an independent science, having a set of doctrines of its own, but consists of applications of the principles established in the various physical sciences (chemistry, mechanics, mineralogy, etc) to manufacturing processes.

Origin: Gr. An art; cf. Gr. Systematic treatment: cf. F. Technologie.


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Neo-Orthogenesis and Neo-Darwinian evolution

... any personal, anthropomorphic god. I am an Intrinsic Teleological Pantheist; I believe that the evolution of the Universe (of matter, life & technology) is leading towards an end that is currently obscure to us at this stage of our evolution (and may always be unknown to us). This is a completely ...

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by valetudo
Tue Mar 11, 2014 11:12 am
 
Forum: Evolution
Topic: Neo-Orthogenesis and Neo-Darwinian evolution
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by NMLevesque
Sat Nov 23, 2013 6:47 pm
 
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Effects of variation in Flicker Fusion Thresholds (vision)
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... until which date back to the most ancient remains of bacteria (about 3, 5 billion years ago) powerful, incredibly efficient Polypeptide-Nucleniic technology in that huge technological database - genes on DNA carrier through RNA input-output device is implemented in a polypeptide (protein) interface. ...

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by RabbitPhilosopher
Wed Sep 04, 2013 7:27 pm
 
Forum: Evolution
Topic: Evolution or De-evolution?
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Evolution or De-evolution?

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by LeoPol
Wed Aug 14, 2013 11:42 am
 
Forum: Evolution
Topic: Evolution or De-evolution?
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Re: Refutation of Evolution theory

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by RabbitPhilosopher
Thu Jun 20, 2013 10:27 pm
 
Forum: Evolution
Topic: Refutation of Evolution theory
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