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The Future of U.S. Nuclear Weapons Policy

Committee on International Security and Arms Control, National Academy of Sciences - Political Science - 1997 - 120 pages
The debate about appropriate purposes and policies for U.S. nuclear weapons has been under way since the beginning of the nuclear age. With the end of the Cold War, the debate ...
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Dietary Reference Intakes:: The Essential Guide to Nutrient Requirements

Food and Nutrition Board, Institute of Medicine - Medical - 2006 - 560 pages
Widely regarded as the classic reference work for the nutrition, dietetic, and allied health professions since its introduction in 1943, Recommended Dietary Allowances has been ...
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Keeping Pace with Science and Engineering:: Case Studies in Environmental ...

National Academy of Engineering - Political Science - 1993 - 296 pages
The technical basis of environmental regulation is always at the edge of scientific and engineering understanding. As knowledge improves, questions will inevitably arise about ...
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Overcoming Barriers to Collaborative Research:: Report of a Workshop

Government-University-Industry Research Roundtable, Policy Division, Policy and Global Affairs - Science - 1999 - 60 pages
This report summarizes discussions and insights from the workshop on Overcoming Barriers to Collaborative Research held March 23-24, 1998, in Irvine, California. The workshop ...
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Experiments in International Benchmarking of U.S. Research Fields

Committee on Science, Engineering, and Public Policy, National Academy of Sciences, National Academy of Engineering, Institute of Medicine - Science - 2000 - 316 pages
How can the federal government gauge the overall health of scientific research--as a whole and in its parts--and determine whether national funding adequately supports national ...
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Women and Health Research:: Ethical and Legal Issues of Including ..., Volume 1

Committee on Ethical and Legal Issues Relating to the Inclusion of Women in Clinical Studies, Institute of Medicine - Medical - 1994 - 288 pages
In the nineteenth century some scientists argued that women should not be educated because thinking would use energy needed by the uterus for reproduction. The proof? Educated ...
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Health Professions Education:: A Bridge to Quality

Committee on the Health Professions Education Summit, Board on Health Care Services, Institute of Medicine - Medical - 2003 - 192 pages
The Institute of Medicine study Crossing the Quality Chasm (2001) recommended that an interdisciplinary summit be held to further reform of health professions education in ...
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Our Common Journey:: A Transition Toward Sustainability

Board on Sustainable Development, National Research Council, Policy Division, Policy and Global Affairs - Social Science - 1999 - 384 pages
World human population is expected to reach upwards of 9 billion by 2050 and then level off over the next half-century. How can the transition to a stabilizing population also ...
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Biotechnology Research in an Age of Terrorism

Committee on Research Standards and Practices to Prevent the Destructive Application of Biotechnology, Development, Security, and Cooperation, Policy and Global Affairs, National Research Council - Political Science - 2004 - 164 pages
In recent years much has happened to justify an examination of biological research in light of national security concerns. The destructive application of biotechnology research ...
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