Summary: The application of scientific knowledge to practical purposes in any field. It includes methods, techniques, and instrumentation.

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  1. Critchfield T, Fienup D. Using stimulus equivalence technology to teach statistical inference in a group setting. J Appl Behav Anal. 2010;43:763-8 pubmed publisher
    Computerized lessons employing stimulus equivalence technology, used previously under laboratory conditions to teach inferential statistics concepts to college students, were employed in a group setting for the first time...
  2. Marsch L, Dallery J. Advances in the psychosocial treatment of addiction: the role of technology in the delivery of evidence-based psychosocial treatment. Psychiatr Clin North Am. 2012;35:481-93 pubmed publisher
    ..Considerable opportunity exists for leveraging technology in the delivery of evidence-based interventions to promote widespread reach and impact of evidence-based care...
  3. Wick P, Clift M, Rösslein M, Rothen Rutishauser B. A brief summary of carbon nanotubes science and technology: a health and safety perspective. ChemSusChem. 2011;4:905-11 pubmed publisher
  4. Bone C, Alessa L, Altaweel M, Kliskey A, Lammers R. Assessing the impacts of local knowledge and technology on climate change vulnerability in remote communities. Int J Environ Res Public Health. 2011;8:733-61 pubmed publisher
    ..The objective of this study is to simulate by way of agent-based modeling the tensions between technology-induced distancing and local knowledge that are exerted on community vulnerability to climate change...
  5. Ahmad R, Kyratsis Y, Holmes A. When the user is not the chooser: learning from stakeholder involvement in technology adoption decisions in infection control. J Hosp Infect. 2012;81:163-8 pubmed publisher
    ..Thirty-eight technology adoption decisions and implementation processes were examined through 121 qualitative interviews in 12 National ..
  6. Meulman E, Sanz C, Visalberghi E, van Schaik C. The role of terrestriality in promoting primate technology. Evol Anthropol. 2012;21:58-68 pubmed publisher
    quot;Complex technology" has often been considered a hallmark of human evolution. However, recent findings show that wild monkeys are also capable of habitual tool use...
  7. Pratt M, Sarmiento O, Montes F, Ogilvie D, Marcus B, Perez L, et al. The implications of megatrends in information and communication technology and transportation for changes in global physical activity. Lancet. 2012;380:282-93 pubmed publisher
    ..activity interventions and a simulation model to examine how megatrends in information and communication technology and transportation directly and indirectly affect levels of physical activity across countries of low, middle, ..
  8. Matlabi H, Parker S, McKee K. The contribution of home-based technology to older people's quality of life in extra care housing. BMC Geriatr. 2011;11:68 pubmed publisher
    ..In the face of diminishing personal capacities, the use of appropriate home-based technology (HBT) devices could potentially meet a wide range of needs and consequently improve many aspects of older people'..
  9. Samaranayake N, Cheung S, Chui W, Cheung B. Technology-related medication errors in a tertiary hospital: a 5-year analysis of reported medication incidents. Int J Med Inform. 2012;81:828-33 pubmed publisher
    Healthcare technology is meant to reduce medication errors. The objective of this study was to assess unintended errors related to technologies in the medication use process...

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  1. Wei X, Yu J, Shattuck P, McCracken M, Blackorby J. Science, technology, engineering, and mathematics (STEM) participation among college students with an autism spectrum disorder. J Autism Dev Disord. 2013;43:1539-46 pubmed publisher
    ..with an autism spectrum disorder (ASD) are more likely than the general population to gravitate toward science, technology, engineering, and mathematics (STEM) fields...
  2. Lunn J, Sakowski S, Hur J, Feldman E. Stem cell technology for neurodegenerative diseases. Ann Neurol. 2011;70:353-61 pubmed publisher
    ..With a greater understanding of the capacity of stem cell technologies, there is growing public hope that stem cell therapies will continue to progress into realistic and efficacious treatments for neurodegenerative diseases. ..
  3. Hauck T. Mousterian technology and settlement dynamics in the site of Hummal (Syria). J Hum Evol. 2011;61:519-37 pubmed publisher
    ..An increasing importance and standardization of Levallois points is observable and thereby supports models that postulate a growing specialization of hunting techniques at the end of the Middle Paleolithic. ..
  4. Stumbo P. New technology in dietary assessment: a review of digital methods in improving food record accuracy. Proc Nutr Soc. 2013;72:70-6 pubmed publisher
    ..Emerging innovations involve camera and mobile telephone technology to capture food and meal images...
  5. Queraltó R. Ethics as a beneficial Trojan horse in a technological society. Sci Eng Ethics. 2013;19:13-26 pubmed publisher
    ..From a pragmatic perspective, the process of introducing ethical values into contemporary society can be regarded as a beneficial Trojan horse, a metaphor that will be developed further. ..
  6. Finch R. Regulatory opportunities to encourage technology solutions to antibacterial drug resistance. J Antimicrob Chemother. 2011;66:1945-7 pubmed publisher
  7. Jasanoff S. Constitutional moments in governing science and technology. Sci Eng Ethics. 2011;17:621-38 pubmed publisher
    Scholars in science and technology studies (STS) have recently been called upon to advise governments on the design of procedures for public engagement...
  8. Riva G, Baños R, Botella C, Wiederhold B, Gaggioli A. Positive technology: using interactive technologies to promote positive functioning. Cyberpsychol Behav Soc Netw. 2012;15:69-77 pubmed publisher
    It is generally assumed that technology assists individuals in improving the quality of their lives. However, the impact of new technologies and media on well-being and positive functioning is still somewhat controversial...
  9. Haudek K, Kaplan J, Knight J, Long T, Merrill J, Munn A, et al. Harnessing technology to improve formative assessment of student conceptions in STEM: forging a national network. CBE Life Sci Educ. 2011;10:149-55 pubmed publisher
    ..meeting of a National Science Foundation-funded cross-institutional collaboration of interdisciplinary science, technology, engineering, and mathematics (STEM) education researchers interested in exploring the use of automated text ..
  10. Lee R, Carlisle A. Detection of falls using accelerometers and mobile phone technology. Age Ageing. 2011;40:690-6 pubmed publisher
    to study the sensitivity and specificity of fall detection using mobile phone technology. an experimental investigation using motion signals detected by the mobile phone...
  11. Turq A, Roebroeks W, Bourguignon L, Faivre J. The fragmented character of Middle Palaeolithic stone tool technology. J Hum Evol. 2013;65:641-55 pubmed publisher
    ..the retrieved assemblages have yielded new, high-resolution data on the mobile aspects of Neandertal stone tool technology. In this paper, we integrate lithic technology and raw material data from recent studies of Middle Palaeolithic ..
  12. McClellan R, Hesterberg T, Wall J. Evaluation of carcinogenic hazard of diesel engine exhaust needs to consider revolutionary changes in diesel technology. Regul Toxicol Pharmacol. 2012;63:225-58 pubmed publisher
    ..exhaust arose in the mid-1900s and stimulated development of emissions regulations and research to improve the technology and characterize potential health hazards...
  13. Pradhan G, Tennie C, van Schaik C. Social organization and the evolution of cumulative technology in apes and hominins. J Hum Evol. 2012;63:180-90 pubmed publisher
    ..supported accumulation (or ratcheting) of technological complexity is widely seen as characterizing hominin technology relative to that of the extant great apes, and thus as representing a threshold in cultural evolution...
  14. Maton K, Pollard S, McDougall Weise T, Hrabowski F. Meyerhoff Scholars Program: a strengths-based, institution-wide approach to increasing diversity in science, technology, engineering, and mathematics. Mt Sinai J Med. 2012;79:610-23 pubmed publisher
    ..a national model of a program that enhances the number of underrepresented minority students who pursue science, technology, engineering, and mathematics PhDs...
  15. Brown K, Marean C, Jacobs Z, Schoville B, Oestmo S, Fisher E, et al. An early and enduring advanced technology originating 71,000 years ago in South Africa. Nature. 2012;491:590-3 pubmed publisher
    ..Here we describe a previously unrecognized advanced stone tool technology from Pinnacle Point Site 5-6 on the south coast of South Africa, originating approximately 71,000 years ago...
  16. Suslick K. Synesthesia in science and technology: more than making the unseen visible. Curr Opin Chem Biol. 2012;16:557-63 pubmed publisher
    Much of our science and technology relies on the visualization of complex data, and chemical biology, more than most fields, often deals with complex datasets...
  17. Spring B, Duncan J, Janke E, Kozak A, McFadden H, DeMott A, et al. Integrating technology into standard weight loss treatment: a randomized controlled trial. JAMA Intern Med. 2013;173:105-11 pubmed publisher known about whether the outcome of physician-directed weight loss treatment can be improved by adding mobile technology. We conducted a 2-arm, 12-month study (October 1, 2007, through September 31, 2010)...
  18. Ellis L, Collin P, Hurley P, Davenport T, Burns J, Hickie I. Young men's attitudes and behaviour in relation to mental health and technology: implications for the development of online mental health services. BMC Psychiatry. 2013;13:119 pubmed publisher was designed to explore young Australian men's attitudes and behaviour in relation to mental health and technology use to inform the development of online mental health services for young men...
  19. Wallis J, Rolando E, Borgman C. If we share data, will anyone use them? Data sharing and reuse in the long tail of science and technology. PLoS ONE. 2013;8:e67332 pubmed publisher of infrastructure to support data collection, management, and discovery in the long tail of science and technology. These are research domains in which data tend to be local in character, minimally structured, and minimally ..
  20. Torp S, Hanson E, Hauge S, Ulstein I, Magnusson L. A pilot study of how information and communication technology may contribute to health promotion among elderly spousal carers in Norway. Health Soc Care Community. 2008;16:75-85 pubmed publisher
    ..objective of this pilot Norwegian intervention study was to explore whether use of information and communication technology (ICT) by informal carers of frail elderly people living at home would enable them to gain more knowledge about ..
  21. Adler Abramovich L, Gazit E. Controlled patterning of peptide nanotubes and nanospheres using inkjet printing technology. J Pept Sci. 2008;14:217-23 pubmed
    ..Here we report the use of inkjet technology for the application of peptide nanostructures on nonbiological surfaces...
  22. Hallos J. "15 Minutes Of Fame": exploring the temporal dimension of middle pleistocene lithic technology. J Hum Evol. 2005;49:155-79 pubmed
    ..Middle Pleistocene sites has given rise to the view that Acheulean hominins possessed an immediate approach to technology, and that artefacts did not stay in the technological system very long...
  23. Kerfoot B, Masser B, Hafler J. Influence of new educational technology on problem-based learning at Harvard Medical School. Med Educ. 2005;39:380-7 pubmed
    ..This study examines how the introduction of this educational technology impacted on the problem-based learning tutorials...
  24. Davis M. "Ain't no one here but us social forces": constructing the professional responsibility of engineers. Sci Eng Ethics. 2012;18:13-34 pubmed publisher
    ..For engineers, "technology" or "the organization" will serve this purpose quite well...
  25. Margulies A. A new model for open sharing: Massachusetts Institute of Technology's opencourseware initiative makes a difference. PLoS Biol. 2004;2:E200 pubmed
  26. Beutel M, Gerhard C, Wagner S, Bittner H, Bleicher F, Schattenburg L, et al. [Reduction of technology fears in psychosomatic rehabilitation--concepts and results based on a computer training for older employees]. Z Gerontol Geriatr. 2004;37:221-30 pubmed
    ..was based on a pilot study showing a high degree of stresses associated with the introduction of computer technology at the workplace in this age group (50-59 years)...
  27. Stout J, Dasgupta N, Hunsinger M, McManus M. STEMing the tide: using ingroup experts to inoculate women's self-concept in science, technology, engineering, and mathematics (STEM). J Pers Soc Psychol. 2011;100:255-70 pubmed publisher
    ..with same-sex experts (advanced peers, professionals, professors) in academic environments involving science, technology, engineering, and mathematics (STEM) enhances women's self-concept in STEM, attitudes toward STEM, and ..
  28. Petrie K, Wessely S. Modern worries, new technology, and medicine. BMJ. 2002;324:690-1 pubmed
  29. Spalding A, Kernan J, Lockette W. The metabolic syndrome: a modern plague spread by modern technology. J Clin Hypertens (Greenwich). 2009;11:755-60 pubmed publisher
    ..Because the metabolic syndrome becomes more common as nations develop, investigations into the ramifications of this disease often come too late. ..
  30. Omenn G. The Human Proteome Organization Plasma Proteome Project pilot phase: reference specimens, technology platform comparisons, and standardized data submissions and analyses. Proteomics. 2004;4:1235-40 pubmed
    ..Organization Plasma Proteome Project pilot phase aims to (1) compare the advantages and limitations of many technology platforms; (2) contrast reference specimens of human plasma (ethylenediaminetetra acetic acid, heparin, citrate-..
  31. Dorr D, Wilcox A, Brunker C, Burdon R, Donnelly S. The effect of technology-supported, multidisease care management on the mortality and hospitalization of seniors. J Am Geriatr Soc. 2008;56:2195-202 pubmed publisher
    ..The intervention employed nurse care managers supported by specialized information technology in primary care to manage chronically ill patients (2002-2005)...
  32. Shannon M, Bohn P, Elimelech M, Georgiadis J, Mariñas B, Mayes A. Science and technology for water purification in the coming decades. Nature. 2008;452:301-10 pubmed publisher
    ..Here we highlight some of the science and technology being developed to improve the disinfection and decontamination of water, as well as efforts to increase water ..
  33. Stout D, Toth N, Schick K, Chaminade T. Neural correlates of Early Stone Age toolmaking: technology, language and cognition in human evolution. Philos Trans R Soc Lond B Biol Sci. 2008;363:1939-49 pubmed publisher
    ..The results are consistent with coevolutionary hypotheses linking the emergence of language, toolmaking, population-level functional lateralization and association cortex expansion in human evolution. ..
  34. Gertler J, Hu A, Simon J. Technology and financing strategies in the development of life science companies. Surgery. 2008;143:198-205 pubmed publisher
  35. Badgujar D, Talawar M, Asthana S, Mahulikar P. Advances in science and technology of modern energetic materials: an overview. J Hazard Mater. 2008;151:289-305 pubmed
    ..Therefore, an attempt is also made to highlight the important contributions made by the various researchers in the frontier areas energetic ballistic modifiers, energetic binders and energetic plasticizers. ..
  36. Pickstone J. Working knowledges before and after circa 1800: practices and disciplines in the history of science, technology, and medicine. Isis. 2007;98:489-516 pubmed
    ..This essay argues that by systematically deconstructing the practices of science and technology and medicine (STM) into common, recurrent elements, we can gain usefully "configurational" views, not ..
  37. Griffin J. Technology in the teaching of neuroscience: enhanced student learning. Adv Physiol Educ. 2003;27:146-55 pubmed
    The primary motivation for integrating any form of education technology into a particular course or curriculum should always be to enhance student learning...
  38. Stout D, Passingham R, Frith C, Apel J, Chaminade T. Technology, expertise and social cognition in human evolution. Eur J Neurosci. 2011;33:1328-38 pubmed publisher
    ..These findings support motor resonance hypotheses for the evolutionary origins of human social cognition and cumulative culture, directly linking these hypotheses with archaeologically observable behaviours in prehistory. ..
  39. Gibson M, Mace R. Labor-saving technology and fertility increase in rural Africa. Curr Anthropol. 2002;43:631-7 pubmed
  40. Carr D, Reines H, Schaffer J, Polomano R, Lande S. The impact of technology on the analgesic gap and quality of acute pain management. Reg Anesth Pain Med. 2005;30:286-91 pubmed
    ..The role of technology in increasing patients' control over their own pain management and narrowing these gaps is discussed...
  41. Jin Y, Ma X, Chen X, Cheng Y, Baris E, Ezzati M. Exposure to indoor air pollution from household energy use in rural China: the interactions of technology, behavior, and knowledge in health risk management. Soc Sci Med. 2006;62:3161-76 pubmed
    ..Much of the initial research on household energy technology overlooked the complex interactions of technological, behavioral, economic, and infrastructural factors that ..
  42. Lorence D, Park H. New technology and old habits: The role of age as a technology chasm. Technol Health Care. 2006;14:91-6 pubmed
  43. Kimaro H, Twaakyondo H. Analysing the hindrance to the use of information and technology for improving efficiency of health care delivery system in Tanzania. Tanzan Health Res Bull. 2005;7:189-97 pubmed
  44. Manning M, Hudgins L. Use of array-based technology in the practice of medical genetics. Genet Med. 2007;9:650-3 pubmed
    ..Although this technology has been used in the evaluation of tumors and cancer patients in the past, it is now being applied in the ..
  45. Garg A. Automating communication: using technology to increase effectiveness and profitability. Dent Implantol Update. 2007;18:89-92 pubmed
  46. Benigni R, Bossa C. Structure alerts for carcinogenicity, and the Salmonella assay system: a novel insight through the chemical relational databases technology. Mutat Res. 2008;659:248-61 pubmed publisher
  47. Czaja S, Charness N, Fisk A, Hertzog C, Nair S, Rogers W, et al. Factors predicting the use of technology: findings from the Center for Research and Education on Aging and Technology Enhancement (CREATE). Psychol Aging. 2006;21:333-52 pubmed
    The successful adoption of technology is becoming increasingly important to functional independence...
  48. Meyer D. Technology, job satisfaction, and retention: rural mental health practitioners. J Rural Health. 2006;22:158-63 pubmed
    ..Several authors have suggested that technology can positively influence job satisfaction and thus improve retention...
  49. Melenhorst A, Rogers W, Bouwhuis D. Older adults' motivated choice for technological innovation: evidence for benefit-driven selectivity. Psychol Aging. 2006;21:190-5 pubmed
    ..The results show older adults' benefit-driven approach to new communication technology. Regardless of whether their decision about the new technology was positive or negative and irrespective of ..
  50. Hilty D, Hales D, Briscoe G, Benjamin S, Boland R, Luo J, et al. APA Summit on Medical Student Education Task Force on Informatics and Technology: learning about computers and applying computer technology to education and practice. Acad Psychiatry. 2006;30:29-35 pubmed
    This article provides a brief overview of important issues for educators regarding medical education and technology. The literature describes key concepts, prototypical technology tools, and model programs...
  51. Goldzweig C, Towfigh A, Maglione M, Shekelle P. Costs and benefits of health information technology: new trends from the literature. Health Aff (Millwood). 2009;28:w282-93 pubmed publisher
    To understand what is new in health information technology (IT), we updated a systematic review of health IT with studies published during 2004-2007. From 4,683 titles, 179 met inclusion criteria...
  52. Zachenhofer I, Cejna M, Schuster A, Donat M, Roessler K. Image quality and artefact generation post-cerebral aneurysm clipping using a 64-row multislice computer tomography angiography (MSCTA) technology: A retrospective study and review of the literature. Clin Neurol Neurosurg. 2010;112:386-91 pubmed publisher was conducted to analyse image quality and artefact generation due to implanted aneurysm clips using a new technology. MSCTA was performed pre- and postoperatively using a Philips Brilliance 64-detector-row CT scanner...
  53. Niemeijer A, Frederiks B, Depla M, Legemaate J, Eefsting J, Hertogh C. The ideal application of surveillance technology in residential care for people with dementia. J Med Ethics. 2011;37:303-10 pubmed publisher
    ..A potential answer to this problem might lie in the use of technology. However, the use and application of surveillance technology in dementia care has led to considerable ethical ..