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Everybody Counts: A Report to the Nation on the Future of Mathematics Education

Mathematical Sciences Education Board, Board on Mathematical Sciences and Their Applications, National Research Council - Education - 1989 - 128 pages
Mathematics is the key to opportunity. No longer only the language of science, mathematics is now essential to business, finance, health, and defense. Yet because of the lack ...
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Investing in the National Research Initiative:: An Update of the Competitive ...

Board on Agriculture, National Research Council - Education - 1994 - 80 pages
The Board on Agriculture (BA), in this self-initiated study, reaffirms recommendations it made for the U.S. Department of Agriculture supported competitive grants program in ...
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The Mathematical Sciences in 2025

Committee on the Mathematical Sciences in 2025, Board on Mathematical Sciences and Their Applications, Division on Engineering and Physical Sciences, National Research Council - Mathematics - 2013 - 205 pages
The mathematical sciences are part of nearly all aspects of everyday life--the discipline has underpinned such beneficial modern capabilities as Internet search, medical ...
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U.S. Supersonic Commercial Aircraft:: Assessing NASA's High Speed Research ...

Aeronautics and Space Engineering Board, Committee on High Speed Research, National Research Council, Division on Engineering and Physical Sciences, Commission on Engineering and Technical Systems - Technology & Engineering - 1997 - 162 pages
The National Aeronautics and Space Administration (NASA) is currently developing advanced technologies to form the foundation for the next breakthrough in civil aviation: an ...
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Reducing the Odds:: Preventing Perinatal Transmission of HIV in the United ...

Committee on Perinatal Transmission of HIV, Institute of Medicine, Board on Children, Youth, and Families, National Research Council - Medical - 1999 - 416 pages
Thousands of HIV-positive women give birth every year. Further, because many pregnant women are not tested for HIV and therefore do not receive treatment, the number of ...
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Licensing Geographic Data and Services

Committee on Licensing Geographic Data and Services, Board on Earth Sciences and Resources, Division on Earth and Life Studies, National Research Council - Science - 2004 - 296 pages
Geographic data are used in all sectors of society to support a huge range of applications ranging from emergency response to land-use planning to location-based services. In ...
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Children's Health, the Nation's Wealth: Assessing and Improving Child Health

Committee on Evaluation of Children's Health, Board on Children, Youth and Families, Division of Behavioral and Social Sciences and Education, National Research Council, Institute of Medicine - Social Science - 2004 - 336 pages
Children's health has clearly improved over the past several decades. Significant and positive gains have been made in lowering rates of infant mortality and morbidity from ...
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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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