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

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Food Preservation

A variety of methods used to maintain foods in an edible state.



Information Systems

Any written, electronic, or graphical method of communicating information. The basis of an information system is the sharing and processing of information and ideas. Computers and telecommunication technologies have become essential information system components.

News Media

The various modes of communicating news to the public.



Remote Sensing

The practice of obtaining information about the Earth's surface land and water features from images acquired at a distant vantage point. Includes aerial photography, satellite imaging and radar sensing methods.


The use of computers and telecommunications technology to allow employees to perform some or all of a job at home.



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