As consumers it seems we are more familiar with the last two stages of how technology gets to us, that being retail and manufacturing. Yet where does technology come from and it is said that one of the West’s competitive advantage is our ability to turn science into products.
[22:14 minutes. Professor Robert Langer is a widely recognized and cited researcher in biotechnology, especially in the fields of drug delivery systems and tissue engineering. He discusses his upbringing and interests that lead him into this line of work and what it is like.]
These students share their experience in this field of study and the role of our intelligence in creating new technology.
In popular consumer culture, scientific ideas have ‘dramatic’ impact on business and our wealth.
Lastly, we ought to remember that technology is for assisting human communities live well and get along.