Science And Technology In National Development .
Science and technology is one of the areas where our modern world differs from the ancient people .science and technology which dovetail into each other are essential tools for rapid development in our present society .
But what is science ? Science is the systematic study of nature and its law under physics ,chemistry,biology and other semi science subjects.
Technology is the practical application of scientific knowledge of inventions to the solving of everyday problems .
Products of science and technology are everywhere been used in modern world .they include electricity ,automobiles,aircraft ,computers ,telephone,radio,television ,machinery for production of modern scientific medicals process for the treatment and diagnosis of diseases,infections or illnesses .
America ,France ,Germany ,Russia etc are developed or in fact industrialized ,because they have benefited from the fruits of science and technology ..
Africa ,Nigeria in particular are largely underdeveloped because ,science and technology are not being accorded their rightful place and priority in the scheme of things .science courses are under funded and even not utilized or underutilized and unappreciated .
If Nigeria wants to be developed in all facts of modern life ,we must give science ample attention .it is a key to development.