Britannica science and the future library

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Encyclopaedia Britannica, 1982 - Science - 1122 pages
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Contents

FUTURE
749
Guns for todays infantryman
750
Ammunition the sharp end of warfare
756
speed versus weight
761
hunter and hunted
766
The beaming battlefield
772
Mines and minefields
777
The helicopter learns new tricks
782
computer fraud
936
The twoway radio revolution
941
MILITARY TECHNOLOGY
942
Bugs for professional snoopers
946
ELECTRONICS IN ACTION
952
Radar and Stealth
958
New lights in the dark
964
Electron microscopes
970

Future fighters
788
The A10 killer plane
794
The bombers return
800
The rise of the allpurpose warplane
806
Return of the flying bomb
811
SAM the portable peril
816
How MIRVs find their mark
822
The MX missile system
827
death drop by drop
832
The battle of the bugs
838
How big is a nuclear bang?
844
War in space
850
On the watch for
856
The art of camouflage
862
The unexploded bomb
868
Interrogation techniques
873
Riot equipment
878
The deadly frontier
884
Who dares wins
889
PART SIX ELECTRONICS IN ACTION
897
Introduction to Part
899
Chips for everything
900
a cut ahead
905
The electronic companion
910
What future for the robot?
915
Memories that never forget
920
Teaching machines to talk
926
Electronics on display
931
From stylus to speaker
976
Record makers magic
982
PART SEVEN MEDICAL SCIENCE
989
MEDICAL SCIENCE
991
New parts for the heart
992
Replacing lost limbs
998
The small miracle of microsurgery
1004
The surgeons
1010
Breaking the sound barrier
1016
The athlete as machine
1023
When vital organs fail
1027
The trouble with backs
1032
Moulding the human body
1038
Life before the womb
1043
Rewriting the genetic code
1048
the hormone balance
1053
Nuclear medicine
1058
In quest of interferon
1064
Natures own painkillers
1070
Probing the inner
1075
Probing the living brain
1080
Why antibiotics work
1086
Cancer kill or cure
1092
Drugs to change the mind
1098
The poison epidemic
1104
Index
1106
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