Science, Technology and Society: Needs, Challenges and Limitations focuses on the role of science and technology in promoting development as well as its limitation in shaping the society. The text outlines the contributions that this field has provided in health, industries, agriculture, transportation, and communication. The book puts emphasis on the role of technologists and scientists in promoting development, such as in the fields of biology and medicine. The text notes the emergence of socio-economic problems in the sector of food and agriculture and how these problems can be solved by the application of agricultural technologies. Case studies in this regard that is presented in this book include fish handling and distribution, improving soil fertility, and feed resources for animal feeding. The role of science and technology in the management of water resources is noted, and the problems associated with the application of science and technology to water resources development are discussed. Science and technology has also played an important role in improving the quality of life in human settlements. The text is a valuable source of data for scientists and technologists who aim to improve science and technology and serve the interest of mankind.A study in Indonesia found that on the usual type of firewood stove 94 percent of the heat value of the wood was wasted. ... recent growth in agricultural production , this has made agroecosystems more and more artificial and often unstable, anbsp;...
|Title||:||Science, Technology and Society|
|Author||:||Klaus-Heinrich Standke, M. Anandakrishnan|
|Publisher||:||Elsevier - 2013-10-22|