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 Decade: 1980-1989
 Collection: Office of Technology Assessment
Satellite telecommunications technology transfer to China: case study

Satellite telecommunications technology transfer to China: case study

Date: July 1986
Creator: McLucas, John & Getsinger, Norman
Description: This report discusses the Chinese satellites and launch capabilities, China's international satellite connection, and the present status and future goals to China's space communications.
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Surveillance, historical policy review

Surveillance, historical policy review

Date: March 15, 1985
Creator: Schwartz, Herman
Description: This report discusses the issues at the crossroads between privacy, security and civil liberties in one hand and law enforcement, national security, or effective administration on the other.
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China's foreign policy, Beijing's military modernization, and American policy alternatives

China's foreign policy, Beijing's military modernization, and American policy alternatives

Date: December 1, 1986
Creator: Robinson, Thomas W.
Description: This report discusses the determinants of Chinese foreign policy under Mao, the foreign policy changes under Deng, and the influence of military modernization on Chinese foreign policy and on Washington-Beijing relations.
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Reform of Medicare physician payment policies: impact on magnetic resonance imaging technology

Reform of Medicare physician payment policies: impact on magnetic resonance imaging technology

Date: September 1985
Creator: Iezzoni, Lisa I.; Grad, Oren & Moskowitz, Mark A.
Description: This report provides a brief description of the magnetic resonance imaging (MRI), current research, safety and patient acceptance of the imaging technology. It discusses the current use of MRI, the medical evidence, current clinical applications and diffusion of MRI.
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Legal perceptions and medical decisionmaking

Legal perceptions and medical decisionmaking

Date: March 1986
Creator: Kapp, Marshall B. & Lo, Bernard
Description: This report examines the influence of legal perceptions on medical decision-making, focusing on care concerned with life-sustaining technologies for elderly.
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Contractor report on mineral processing

Contractor report on mineral processing

Date: July 1987
Creator: Harvey, W. William
Description: This report discusses the processing of titanium and associated heavy minerals, the general explorations of offshore deposits, and offshore titanium heavy minerals production scenarios.
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Technology assessment on future developments in life sustaining technologies for elderly

Technology assessment on future developments in life sustaining technologies for elderly

Date: 1989
Creator: Cleveland Clinic Foundation: International Center for Artificial Organs and Transplantation
Description: This report discuses ways to sustain or provide and improved quality of life for the elderly, various types of artificial organ technologies that are available and being successfully applies.
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Economic considerations in regulating neurotoxic substances

Economic considerations in regulating neurotoxic substances

Date: April 28, 1989
Creator: Provenzano, George
Description: This report discusses economic consideration in regulating neurotoxic substances which involves balancing the economic benefits of utilizing these substances commercially against their actual or potential risks to human health and the environment.
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The Role of technology in the education, training, and retraining of adult workers: a report

The Role of technology in the education, training, and retraining of adult workers: a report

Date: October 5, 1984
Creator: Office of Technology Assessment, United States Congress
Description: This report shows how new technological tools or devices are being used in adult education and training it examines the evidence of their effectiveness and costs and it suggests prospects for the future use of technologies.
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Technology, public policy, and the changing structure of American agriculture, Background papers, Volume II

Technology, public policy, and the changing structure of American agriculture, Background papers, Volume II

Date: May 1986
Creator: United States. Congress. Office of Technology Assessment
Description: This report discusses the commodity programs that have been developed over the years with the objective to raise farm outcomes.
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