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 Decade: 1980-1989
 Serial/Series Title: Staff paper
 Collection: Office of Technology Assessment
Scientific equipment for undergraduates: is it adequate?

Scientific equipment for undergraduates: is it adequate?

Date: September 1986
Creator: United States. Congress. Office of Technology Assessment.
Description: This background paper presents the results of the interviews with individuals familiar with the adequacy of instructional equipment used to teach science and engineering to undergraduate students at American colleges and universities.
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Federal Scientific and Technical Information in an Electronic Age: Opportunities and Challenges

Federal Scientific and Technical Information in an Electronic Age: Opportunities and Challenges

Date: October 1989
Creator: United States. Congress. Office of Technology Assessment.
Description: This report addresses several questions regarding the dissemination of scientific and technical information (STI). The paper answers these questions within a framework for an overall strategy on STI dissemination, and identifies key elements that could be useful in such a strategy.
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Advanced Vehicle/Highway Systems and Urban Traffic Problems

Advanced Vehicle/Highway Systems and Urban Traffic Problems

Date: September 1989
Creator: United States. Congress. Office of Technology Assessment.
Description: A report on Advanced Vehicle/Highway Systems (AVHS),as an umbrella term for several interdependent vehicle and road technologies, that offers potential for reducing congestion and the air pollution it engenders, and for improving highway safety.
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Preparing for science and engineering careers: field level profiles

Preparing for science and engineering careers: field level profiles

Date: January 21, 1987
Creator: United States. Congress. Office of Technology Assessment.
Description: This Staff Paper is an addendum to Demographic Trends and the Scientific and Engineering Work Force, an OTA Technical Memorandum published in December 1985. The paper was produced in response to a request by Committee on Science and Technology of the House of Representatives, to examine differences in the supply and demand of personnel across individual field of science and engineering, and the sensitivity of these fields to demographic trends.
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The Costs of AIDS and other HIV infections: review of the estimates

The Costs of AIDS and other HIV infections: review of the estimates

Date: May 1987
Creator: United States. Congress. Office of Technology Assessment.
Description: A report on analyzes the reasons behind widely divergent estimates of the costs associated with AIDS. Because of the great variation in methods used, the results are not strictly comparable across studies.
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Aid to developing countries: the technology/ecology fit

Aid to developing countries: the technology/ecology fit

Date: June 1987
Creator: United States. Congress. Office of Technology Assessment.
Description: This report focuses primarily on AID and to a lesser extent on the World Bank. AID and the World Bank have made the most observable efforts to integrate environmental and development concerns.
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Urban Ozone and the Clean Air Act: Problems and Proposals for Change

Urban Ozone and the Clean Air Act: Problems and Proposals for Change

Date: April 1988
Creator: United States. Congress. Office of Technology Assessment.
Description: The staff paper is part of a larger, ongoing OTA assessment of the ozone nonattainment issue, requested by the Senate Committee on Environment and Public Works and the House Committee on Energy and Commerce.
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Defining "Rural" Areas: Impact on Health Care Policy and Research

Defining "Rural" Areas: Impact on Health Care Policy and Research

Date: July 1989
Creator: United States. Congress. Office of Technology Assessment.
Description: This paper examines dichotomous designations used to define rural and urban areas and discusses how they are applied in certain Federal programs. In addition, several topologies are described that are useful in showing the diversity that exists within rural areas.
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