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Virtual Reality:: Scientific and Technological Challenges

Committee on Virtual Reality Research and Development, Computer Science and Telecommunications Board, National Research Council - Computers - 1994 - 556 pages
Despite widespread interest in virtual reality, research and development efforts in synthetic environments (SE)--the field encompassing virtual environments, teleoperation, and ...
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Orbital Debris:: A Technical Assessment

Commission on Engineering and Technical Systems, Committee on Space Debris, National Research Council, Division on Engineering and Physical Sciences - Science - 1995 - 224 pages
Since the beginning of space flight, the collision hazard in Earth orbit has increased as the number of artificial objects orbiting the Earth has grown. Spacecraft performing ...
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Deadly Lessons:: Understanding Lethal School Violence

National Research Council, Division of Behavioral and Social Sciences and Education, Committee on Law and Justice, Board on Children, Youth and Families - Medical - 2002 - 400 pages
The shooting at Columbine High School riveted national attention on violence in the nation's schools. This dramatic example signaled an implicit and growing fear that these ...
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Knowing What Students Know:: The Science and Design of Educational Assessment

Board on Testing and Assessment, Committee on the Foundations of Assessment, National Research Council, Division of Behavioral and Social Sciences and Education, Center for Education - Education - 2001 - 382 pages
Education is a hot topic. From the stage of presidential debates to tonight's dinner table, it is an issue that most Americans are deeply concerned about. While there are many ...
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Educating Children with Autism

Committee on Educational Interventions for Children with Autism, National Research Council, Division of Behavioral and Social Sciences and Education, Board on Children, Youth and Families, Board on Behavioral, Cognitive, and Sensory Sciences - Medical - 2001 - 324 pages
Autism is a word most of us are familiar with. But do we really know what it means? Children with autism are challenged by the most essential human behaviors. They have ...
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Neem: A Tree for Solving Global Problems

National Research Council - Business & Economics - 2002 - 144 pages
Neem is a fascinating tree. On the one hand, it seems to be one of the most promising of all plants and may eventually benefit every person on the planet. Probably no other ...
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Nuclear Wastes:: Technologies for Separations and Transmutation

Committee on Separations Technology and Transmutation Systems, National Research Council, Division on Earth and Life Studies, Commission on Geosciences, Environment and Resources - Nature - 1996 - 592 pages
Disposal of radioactive waste from nuclear weapons production and power generation has caused public outcry and political consternation. Nuclear Wastes presents a critical ...
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The Role of Experimentation in Building Future Naval Forces

Committee for the Role of Experimentation in Building Future Naval Forces, Naval Studies Board, Division on Engineering and Physical Sciences, National Research Council - Technology & Engineering - 2004 - 254 pages
The Department of Defense is in the process of transforming the nation's armed forces to meet the military challenges of the 21st century. Currently, the opportunity exists to ...
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Getting Up to Speed:: The Future of Supercomputing

Committee on the Future of Supercomputing, Computer Science and Telecommunications Board, Division on Engineering and Physical Sciences, National Research Council - Computers - 2005 - 308 pages
Supercomputers play a significant and growing role in a variety of areas important to the nation. They are used to address challenging science and technology problems. In ...
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Mathematics and 21st Century Biology

Committee on Mathematical Sciences Research for DOE's Computational Biology, Board on Mathematical Sciences and Their Applications, Division on Engineering and Physical Sciences, National Research Council - Science - 2005 - 162 pages
The exponentially increasing amounts of biological data along with comparable advances in computing power are making possible the construction of quantitative, predictive ...
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