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Stem Cell Research
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Stem Cell Research
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Stem Cell Research
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Stem Cell Research
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Stem Cell Research
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Stem Cell Research
This report provides background on the research and potential applications of research that uses embryonic and adult stem cells. It also provides information about the current federal and state regulatory landscape, related Congressional and international actions, and relevant ethical concerns. digital.library.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metadc824749/
H.R. 6: The 21st Century Cures Act
Report about H.R. 6, the 21st Century Cures Act, which would reauthorize the National Institutes of Health (NIH) through FY2018 and provide other funding to the agency through FY2020. digital.library.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metadc700571/
The Genetic Information Nondiscrimination Act of 2008 (GINA)
This report provides background on genetic information, legal implications regarding the use of this information, and relevant laws. It also discusses the statutory provisions of the Genetic Information Nondiscrimination Act of 2008 (GINA). digital.library.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metadc463513/
Financing Catastrophic Risk: Summary of the Homeowners' Defense Act of 2009 (S. 505 and H.R. 2555)
This report discusses the drastic increase in demand for homeowners' insurance in Atlantic and Gulf Coast states following the devastation of Hurricane Katrina in 2005. This report also discusses various measures and efforts underway to enhance insurer capacity, pursue alternative forms of risk transfer, and create a national catastrophe financing facility, the last of which is an issue under considerable debate. digital.library.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metadc26174/
Counterterrorism Research and Development: Funding, Priority-setting, and Coordination
This report describes the basic R&D issues that concern the adequacy of planning/coordination mechanisms, including those in the Office of Science and Technology Policy and Office of Homeland Security; which counterterrorism R&D should be transferred to a new department; and how other R&D counterterrorism activities that are not transferred should be coordinated. digital.library.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metacrs2542/
Counterterrorism Research and Development: Funding, Priority-setting, and Coordination
This report describes the basic R&D issues concern regarding the adequacy of planning/coordination mechanisms, including those in the Office of Science and Technology Policy and Office of Homeland Security; which counterterrorism R&D should be transferred to a new department; and how other R&D counterterrorism activities that are not transferred should be coordinated. digital.library.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metacrs2543/
Federal Research and Development: Budgeting and Priority-Setting Issues, 107th Congress
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Federal Research and Development: Budgeting and Priority-Setting Issues, 107th Congress
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Federal Research and Development: Budgeting and Priority-Setting Issues, 107th Congress
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Federal Research and Development: Budgeting and Priority-Setting Issues, 107th Congress
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Federal Research and Development: Budgeting and Priority-Setting Issues, 107th Congress
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Federal Research and Development: Budgeting and Priority-Setting Issues, 107th Congress
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Federal Research and Development: Budgeting and Priority-Setting Issues, 107th Congress
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Federal Research and Development: Budgeting and Priority-Setting Issues, 108th Congress
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Federal Research and Development: Budgeting and Priority-Setting Issues, 108th Congress
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Federal Research and Development: Budgeting and Priority-Setting Issues, 108th Congress
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Federal Research and Development: Budgeting and Priority-Setting Issues, 108th Congress
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Federal Research and Development: Budgeting and Priority-Setting Issues, 108th Congress
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Federal Research and Development: Budgeting and Priority-Setting Issues, 108th Congress
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Federal Research and Development: Budgeting and Priority-Setting Issues, 108th Congress
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Federal Research and Development: Budgeting and Priority-Setting Issues, 108th Congress
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Federal Research and Development: Budgeting and Priority-Setting Issues, 108th Congress
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Federal Research and Development Organization, Policy, and Funding for Counterterrorism
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Homeland Security and Combating Terrorism Research and Development: Funding, Organization, and Oversight
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Homeland Security and Counterterrorism Research and Development: Funding and Organization
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Homeland Security and Counterterrorism Research and Development: Funding, Organization, and Oversight
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Homeland Security and Counterterrorism Research and Development: Funding, Organization, and Oversight
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Homeland Security and Counterterrorism Research and Development: Funding, Organization, and Oversight
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Homeland Security and Counterterrorism Research and Development: Funding, Organization, and Oversight
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Homeland Security and Counterterrorism Research and Development: Funding, Organization, and Oversight
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Homeland Security and Counterterrorism Research and Development: Funding, Organization, and Oversight
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Homeland Security and Counterterrorism Research and Development: Funding, Organization, and Oversight
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Homeland Security Extramural R&D Funding Opportunities in Federal Agencies
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Homeland Security Research and Development Funding, Organization, and Oversight
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Homeland Security Research and Development Funding, Organization, and Oversight
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Indirect Costs at Academic Institutions: Background and Controversy
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Possible Impacts of Major Counter Terrorism Security Actions on Research, Development, and Higher Education
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Research and Development: Priority Setting and Consolidation in Science Budgeting
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"Sensitive But Unclassified" and Other Federal Security Controls on Scientific and Technical Information: History and Current Controversy
This report (1) summarizes provisions of several laws and regulations, including the Patent Law, the Atomic Energy Act, International Traffic in Arms Control regulations, the USA PATRIOT Act (P.L. 107-56), the Public Health Security and Bioterrorism Preparedness and Response Act of 2002 (P.L. 107-188), and the Homeland Security Act (P.L. 107-296), that permit the federal government to restrict disclosure of scientific and technical information that could harm national security; (2) describes the development of federal controls on “sensitive but unclassified” (SBU) scientific and technical information; (3) summarizes current controversies about White House policy on “Sensitive But Unclassified Information,” and “Sensitive Homeland Security Information” (SHSI) issued in March 2002; and (4) identifies controversial issues which might affect the development of Office of Management and Budget (OMB) and agency guidelines for sensitive unclassified information, which are expected to be released during 2003. digital.library.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metacrs5300/
"Sensitive But Unclassified" and Other Federal Security Controls on Scientific and Technical Information: History and Current Controversy
This report (1) summarizes provisions of several laws and regulations, including the Patent Law, the Atomic Energy Act, International Traffic in Arms Control regulations, the USA PATRIOT Act (P.L. 107-56), the Public Health Security and Bioterrorism Preparedness and Response Act of 2002 (P.L. 107-188), and the Homeland SecurityAct (P.L. 107-296), that permit the federal government to restrict disclosure of scientific and technical information that could harm national security; (2) describes the development of federal controls on “sensitive but unclassified” (SBU) scientific and technical information; (3) summarizes current controversies about White House policy on “Sensitive But Unclassified Information,” and “Sensitive Homeland Security Information” (SHSI) issued in March 2002; and (4) identifies controversial issues which might affect the development of Office of Management and Budget (OMB) and agency guidelines for sensitive unclassified information, which are expected to be released during 2003. digital.library.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metacrs5301/
"Sensitive But Unclassified" and Other Federal Security Controls on Scientific and Technical Information: History and Current Controversy
This report (1) summarizes provisions of several laws and regulations, including the Patent Law, the Atomic Energy Act, International Traffic in Arms Control regulations, the USA PATRIOT Act (P.L. 107-56), the Public Health Security and Bioterrorism Preparedness and Response Act of 2002 (P.L. 107-188), and the Homeland Security Act (P.L. 107-296), that permit the federal government to restrict disclosure of scientific and technical information that could harm national security; (2) describes the development of federal controls on “sensitive but unclassified” (SBU) scientific and technical information; (3) summarizes current controversies about White House policy on “Sensitive But Unclassified Information,” and “Sensitive Homeland Security Information” (SHSI) issued in March 2002; and (4) identifies controversial issues which might affect the development of Office of Management and Budget (OMB) and agency guidelines for sensitive unclassified information, which are expected to be released during 2003. digital.library.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metacrs6031/
"Sensitive but Unclassified" Information and Other Controls: Policy and Options for Scientific and Technical Information
This report traces the evolution of "sensitive but unclassified" or SBU-related controls; summarizes actions taken to protect certain types of scientific and technical information; describes critiques of some control policies; and summarizes proposals and actions, including congressional, executive and other initiatives, to clarify these issues and develop policies that serve various stakeholders. It also raises issues that may warrant further attention. digital.library.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metacrs8704/
Federal Research and Development: Budgeting and Priority-Setting Issues, 107th Congress
Federal research and development (R&D) funding priorities reflect presidential policies and national needs. This report discusses past and projected R&D budgets and initiatives. digital.library.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metacrs9699/
Federal Research and Development: Budgeting and Priority-Setting Issues, 109th Congress
Federal research and development (R&D) funding priorities reflect presidential policies and national needs. For FY2007, R&D is requested at almost $137 billion of budget authority, about 1.8% more than enacted in FY2006. The FY2007 budget would fund three interagency R&D initiatives: networking and information technology; climate change science; and nanotechnology. The Administration is using performance measures for R&D budgeting, including the Government Performance and Results Act and the Program Assessment Rating Tool. digital.library.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metacrs10516/
Federal Research and Development: Budgeting and Priority-Setting Issues, 109th Congress
This report summarizes current research and development (R&D) priority setting issues — in terms of expenditures; agency, topical, or field-specific priorities; and organizational arrangements to determine priorities. digital.library.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metacrs9455/