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NSCI 300: Science and Technology (Prof. Becky Talyn): Intro to the Assignment

Your Assignment

Select a cutting-edge new technology. It can be something that has come out very recently, like within the last year, or one that is still in development. It can also be a very recent or in-development modification/improvement of an older technology. 

Find a popular source (magazine or newspaper article; an online article is ok, but not a blog or company website), published in this academic year, about that new technology. Also find a scholarly scientific source (peer-reviewed article from a scholarly scientific journal) about one specific aspect of the same new technology, and a scholarly source from outside science (peer-reviewed article from a scholarly journal in another discipline).

This guide will explain how to find these sources.


Useful Videos

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