Category Archives: Research profiling

Tracing the knowledge-building dynamics in new stem cell technologies through techno-scientific networks

This study assesses the knowledge-building dynamics of emerging technologies, their participating country-level actors, and their interrelations. We examine research on induced pluripotent stem (iPS) cells, a recently discovered stem cell species. Compared to other studies, our approach conflates the totality … Continue reading

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Evolution of connected health: a network perspective

In this study, the evolution of the connected health concept is analysed and visualized to investigate the ever-tightening relationship between health and technology as well as emerging possibilities regarding delivery of healthcare services. A scientometric analysis was undertaken to investigate … Continue reading

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Scientometric Study on Deep Learning for Human Decision Support (full-text)

In order to assist with long-term R&D planning and the prioritization of research topics, this scientometric study was commissioned by the Department of National Defence of Canada (DRDC) to provide a high level overview of worldwide research activity in the field … Continue reading

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Technology overview of biogas production in anaerobic digestion plants: A European evaluation of research and development

Anaerobic digestion (AD) technology is used commercially around the world, especially in Europe, which has set some challenging targets to diversify its energy mix with more renewable energy. This study intends to demonstrate, through technology prospecting, the relation between academic … Continue reading

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A bibliometric review of nitrogen research in eutrophic lakes and reservoirs

The global application of nitrogen is far greater than phosphorus, and it is widely involved in the eutrophication of lakes and reservoirs. We used a bibliometric method to quantitatively and qualitatively evaluate nitrogen research in eutrophic lakes and reservoirs to … Continue reading

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Research development, current hotspots, and future directions of water research based on MODIS images: a critical review with a bibliometric analysis

Water is essential for life as it provides drinking water and food for humans and animals. Additionally, the water environment provides habitats for numerous species and plays an important role in hydrological, nutrient, and carbon cycles. Among the existing natural … Continue reading

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Assessing technological developments in amorphous/glassy metallic alloys using patent indicators

Alloys with an amorphous structure represent a class of advanced metallic materials which have great potential for industrial applications and technological innovations as a consequence of their interesting chemical, mechanical and magnetic properties. Considerable effort has been devoted to investigating … Continue reading

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Organizational Factors for Development of Sectoral Science, Technology and Innovation System: Venezuelan Experience in Biotechnology (full-text)

Biotechnology is a millenary science, however, was in the last 60 years which reached its “peak/top” with the advances in the techniques for manipulating living beings. About your multidisciplinary nature, in the countries where it was considered a strategic element for … Continue reading

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Forecasting potential sensor applications of triboelectric nanogenerators through tech mining

The Triboelectric Nanogenerator (TENG), invented in 2012, is an emerging energy harvesting technology that efficiently converts ambient mechanical energy into electricity. Much work has been done to develop this device and improve its performance. However, no systematic report about its … Continue reading

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Mapping the dengue scientific landscape worldwide: a bibliometric and network analysis (full-text)

Despite the current global trend of reduction in the morbidity and mortality of neglected diseases, dengue’s incidence has increased and occurrence areas have expanded. Dengue also persists as a scientific and technological challenge since there is no effective treatment, vaccine, … Continue reading

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