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The Resource Headline news, science views, edited by David Jarmul ; National Academy of Sciences, National Academy of Engineering, Institute of Medicine, National Research Council

Headline news, science views, edited by David Jarmul ; National Academy of Sciences, National Academy of Engineering, Institute of Medicine, National Research Council

Label
Headline news, science views
Title
Headline news, science views
Statement of responsibility
edited by David Jarmul ; National Academy of Sciences, National Academy of Engineering, Institute of Medicine, National Research Council
Contributor
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Cataloging source
DLC
Illustrations
illustrations
Index
index present
Literary form
non fiction
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  • Jarmul, David
  • National Academy of Sciences (U.S.)
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  • Science news
  • Science
  • Technology
  • Health
  • Medical policy
  • Health
Label
Headline news, science views, edited by David Jarmul ; National Academy of Sciences, National Academy of Engineering, Institute of Medicine, National Research Council
Instantiates
Publication
Note
Includes index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
  • Getting the facts straight about science / Bill Cosby -- Who killed Yankee ingenuity? / Steven L. Goldman -- On an antidote for science phobia / Ben Patrusky -- Physics for poets, science for society / Leon M. Lederman -- Making sense of a risk-filled world / John Ahearne -- Making the link between science and politics / Thomas H. Kean -- Making our school buses safer / Charley V. Wootan -- A computer future without a heart / Samuel H. Fuller and Damian M. Saccocio -- Toward motoring smart / Robert D. Ervin and Kan Chen -- Easing the crunch at our airports / Joseph M. Sussman -- Protecting our phones from terrorism / John C. McDonald -- The new arsenal of democracy / Robert B. Kurtz -- Building houses people can afford / Ezra Ehrenkrantz
  • Designing for an aging America / Sara J. Czaja -- Preparing for the next big natural disaster / Richard E. Hallgren -- Our $1.5 trillion investment / Robert F. Jortberg -- Tough choices about rising sea level / Robert G. Dean -- Uncertainty and the greenhouse effect / Robert M. White -- Saving sea turtles / John J. Magnuson -- Who owns Antarctica? / Hugh Downs -- Genetically engineered organisms : monsters or miracles? / Nina Fedoroff -- Rethinking radioactive waste disposal / Frank L. Parker -- Toward a sustainable agriculture / John Pesek -- The paradox of pesticides / Michael R. Taylor and Charles M. Benbrook -- Agriculture and water quality / Jan van Schilfgaarde -- Exploring the mysteries of "deep ecology" / James D. Nations
  • Food and health / Arno G. Motulsky -- The spitting image : baseball players and chewing tobacco / John C. Greene -- Clearing our vision about alcohol abuse / Robert D. Sparks -- Needless infertility / Howard W. Jones, Jr., Roger J. Bulger -- Accidents are not always accidental / Susan S. Gallagher -- Changing behavior to limit the spread of AIDS / Heather Miller and Marshall Becker -- The dilemma of AIDS drug experiments / Robin Weiss and Theodore Cooper -- Identifying what works in medicine / Samuel O. Thier -- Confronting the facts in American race relations / Gerald David Jaynes and Robin M. Williams, Jr. -- Homeless children : an emerging tragedy / Ellen L. Bassuk -- The gender wage gap / Robert T. Michael
  • Child care in disarray / John L. Palmer -- Effective drug treatment / Lawrence S. Lewin and Dean R. Gerstein -- Making sense of statistics in the courtroom / Stephen E. Feinberg and Miron L. Straf -- The economies of reality / Richard H. Thaler -- Knowing about trees / John C. Gordon -- Together to Mars -- but with deliberation / Eugene H. Levy -- The less-noticed worldwide revolution / Peter H. Raven -- Searching for buried treasure / Charles A. Bookman -- The energy crisis beyond the Persian Gulf / David L. Morrison -- The challenge to human uniqueness / Herbert A. Simon -- Making a map of the human chromosomes / Bruce M. Alberts -- Developing new contraception options / Luigi Mastroianni, Jr. -- Farewell to the night sky / David L. Crawford -- Setting our science priorities in order / Frank Press -- Getting even in international technology / H. Guyford Stever -- The growing international competition for brain power / Peter W. Likins -- Industrial cooperation in Japan
Control code
23049629
Dimensions
23 cm
Extent
xiv, 238 pages
Isbn
9780309043847
Lccn
91007480
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
Other physical details
illustrations
System control number
(WaOLN)1393685
Label
Headline news, science views, edited by David Jarmul ; National Academy of Sciences, National Academy of Engineering, Institute of Medicine, National Research Council
Publication
Note
Includes index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
  • Getting the facts straight about science / Bill Cosby -- Who killed Yankee ingenuity? / Steven L. Goldman -- On an antidote for science phobia / Ben Patrusky -- Physics for poets, science for society / Leon M. Lederman -- Making sense of a risk-filled world / John Ahearne -- Making the link between science and politics / Thomas H. Kean -- Making our school buses safer / Charley V. Wootan -- A computer future without a heart / Samuel H. Fuller and Damian M. Saccocio -- Toward motoring smart / Robert D. Ervin and Kan Chen -- Easing the crunch at our airports / Joseph M. Sussman -- Protecting our phones from terrorism / John C. McDonald -- The new arsenal of democracy / Robert B. Kurtz -- Building houses people can afford / Ezra Ehrenkrantz
  • Designing for an aging America / Sara J. Czaja -- Preparing for the next big natural disaster / Richard E. Hallgren -- Our $1.5 trillion investment / Robert F. Jortberg -- Tough choices about rising sea level / Robert G. Dean -- Uncertainty and the greenhouse effect / Robert M. White -- Saving sea turtles / John J. Magnuson -- Who owns Antarctica? / Hugh Downs -- Genetically engineered organisms : monsters or miracles? / Nina Fedoroff -- Rethinking radioactive waste disposal / Frank L. Parker -- Toward a sustainable agriculture / John Pesek -- The paradox of pesticides / Michael R. Taylor and Charles M. Benbrook -- Agriculture and water quality / Jan van Schilfgaarde -- Exploring the mysteries of "deep ecology" / James D. Nations
  • Food and health / Arno G. Motulsky -- The spitting image : baseball players and chewing tobacco / John C. Greene -- Clearing our vision about alcohol abuse / Robert D. Sparks -- Needless infertility / Howard W. Jones, Jr., Roger J. Bulger -- Accidents are not always accidental / Susan S. Gallagher -- Changing behavior to limit the spread of AIDS / Heather Miller and Marshall Becker -- The dilemma of AIDS drug experiments / Robin Weiss and Theodore Cooper -- Identifying what works in medicine / Samuel O. Thier -- Confronting the facts in American race relations / Gerald David Jaynes and Robin M. Williams, Jr. -- Homeless children : an emerging tragedy / Ellen L. Bassuk -- The gender wage gap / Robert T. Michael
  • Child care in disarray / John L. Palmer -- Effective drug treatment / Lawrence S. Lewin and Dean R. Gerstein -- Making sense of statistics in the courtroom / Stephen E. Feinberg and Miron L. Straf -- The economies of reality / Richard H. Thaler -- Knowing about trees / John C. Gordon -- Together to Mars -- but with deliberation / Eugene H. Levy -- The less-noticed worldwide revolution / Peter H. Raven -- Searching for buried treasure / Charles A. Bookman -- The energy crisis beyond the Persian Gulf / David L. Morrison -- The challenge to human uniqueness / Herbert A. Simon -- Making a map of the human chromosomes / Bruce M. Alberts -- Developing new contraception options / Luigi Mastroianni, Jr. -- Farewell to the night sky / David L. Crawford -- Setting our science priorities in order / Frank Press -- Getting even in international technology / H. Guyford Stever -- The growing international competition for brain power / Peter W. Likins -- Industrial cooperation in Japan
Control code
23049629
Dimensions
23 cm
Extent
xiv, 238 pages
Isbn
9780309043847
Lccn
91007480
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
Other physical details
illustrations
System control number
(WaOLN)1393685

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