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Technology has been the engine that has driven industrialisation and economic progress since the middle of the 19th century. One major innovation that not only brought about mechanisation of production facilities but also ease and speed in transportation was the steam engine invented by James Watt and developed further by Robert Stevenson.

Climate change could affect peace and stability By awarding the 2007Peace Prize to former vice-president of the US, Al Gore, and the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (IPCC), the Nobel Prize Committee has clearly signalled the importance of stabilising the earth's climate for ensuring peace and stability in the world.As a scientific body...