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Innovation and Commercialization of Emerging Technologies

Innovation and Commercialization of Emerging Technologies

Date: September 1995
Creator: United States. Congress. Office of Technology Assessment.
Description: This background paper examines the complexities of innovation and commercialization in an attempt to demonstrate the linkages between science, technology, and innovation, and to highlight the growing importance of factors other than basic research in commercial success.
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Issue Update on Information Security and Privacy in Network Environments

Issue Update on Information Security and Privacy in Network Environments

Date: September 1995
Creator: United States. Congress. Office of Technology Assessment.
Description: This paper updates and develops some key issues that OTA had identified in its earlier report, in light of recent developments in the private sector and in government.
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Learning To Work: Making the Transition From School to Work

Learning To Work: Making the Transition From School to Work

Date: September 1995
Creator: United States. Congress. Office of Technology Assessment.
Description: This reports shows that work-based learning has considerable promise but will be difficult to implement. The report discusses work-based learning that can potentially help students see the relevance of their academic studies later in life, allow students to explore career options, and help them develop needed occupational skills.
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Nuclear Wastes in the Arctic: An Analysis of Arctic and Other Regional Impacts From Soviet Nuclear Contamination

Nuclear Wastes in the Arctic: An Analysis of Arctic and Other Regional Impacts From Soviet Nuclear Contamination

Date: September 1995
Creator: United States. Congress. Office of Technology Assessment.
Description: This report examines the environmental and human health impacts from wastes dumped into the Arctic and North Pacific regions, from nuclear contaminants discharged into these environments, and from radioactive releases from both past and future nuclear activities in the region. The report presents what is known and unknown about this waste and contamination and how it may affect public health.
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Occupational Training for Young People in the United Kingdom

Occupational Training for Young People in the United Kingdom

Date: September 1995
Creator: United States. Congress. Office of Technology Assessment.
Description: The report discusses the problems of high unemployment among young people ages 16 through 19. This paper examines the youth training experiences of the United Kingdom over the last 30 years.
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Reducing Earthquake Losses

Reducing Earthquake Losses

Date: September 1995
Creator: United States. Congress. Office of Technology Assessment.
Description: This report assesses the state of the knowledge, identifies key future challenges in each of the three components of earthquake risk reduction—earth science, engineering, and implementation—and offers policy options to improve federal efforts.
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Renewing Our Energy Future

Renewing Our Energy Future

Date: September 1995
Creator: United States. Congress. Office of Technology Assessment.
Description: This report evaluates the potential for cost-effective renewable energy in the coming decades and the actions that have to be taken to achieve the potential.
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Risks to Students in School

Risks to Students in School

Date: September 1995
Creator: United States. Congress. Office of Technology Assessment.
Description: This report takes one critical step—identifying and commenting on the available data—that may help in developing priorities for the use of limited resources to protect children from health and safety hazards in schools.
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Screening and Testing Chemicals in Commerce

Screening and Testing Chemicals in Commerce

Date: September 1995
Creator: United States. Congress. Office of Technology Assessment.
Description: This paper comes from a workshop held by OTA in April 1995. The report reviews some of the many test technologies and techniques available for screening chemicals-in-commerce for toxicity.
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Selected Technology Issues in U.S. Aquaculture

Selected Technology Issues in U.S. Aquaculture

Date: September 1995
Creator: United States. Congress. Office of Technology Assessment.
Description: This report discusses different aquatic species that are produced in the United States, including various animal and plant ornamentals, species for environmental remediation, industrial and pharmaceutical feedstocks, and products for biomedical research.
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