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Mapping our genes: federal genome projects: How vast? How fast?: transcript of workshop, "Issues of Collaboration for Human Genome Projects

Mapping our genes: federal genome projects: How vast? How fast?: transcript of workshop, "Issues of Collaboration for Human Genome Projects

Date: June 26, 1987
Creator: United States. Congress. Office of Technology Assessment
Description: This report discusses the research and technology efforts aimed at mapping and sequencing large portions or entire genomes. It includes the implication of technologies, social and ethical issues, applications in research biology and medicine etc.
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Mapping our genes: federal genome projects: How vast? How fast?: contractor reports, volume 2

Mapping our genes: federal genome projects: How vast? How fast?: contractor reports, volume 2

Date: February 1988
Creator: United States. Congress. Office of Technology Assessment
Description: This report discusses the research and technology efforts aimed at mapping and sequencing large portions or entire genomes. It includes the implication of technologies, social and ethical issues, applications in research biology and medicine etc.
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Technology, public policy, and the changing structure of American agriculture, Volume II, Part C

Technology, public policy, and the changing structure of American agriculture, Volume II, Part C

Date: May 1986
Creator: Office of Technology Assessment, United States Congress
Description: This report considers the relationships that exist among farmers' credit use, credit policies, and various structural issues in agriculture. Different sections in this report highlight the importance of these relationships, consider the role of technology, review some of the prevailing views on credit policy and structural issues, and consider the implications for additional information.
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Electric power wheeling and dealing: technological considerations for increasing competition: volume II--contractor documents, part B.

Electric power wheeling and dealing: technological considerations for increasing competition: volume II--contractor documents, part B.

Date: March 18, 1988
Creator: United States. Congress. Office of Technology Assessment
Description: This report discusses the temporal and economic factors of electric utilities in United States that make transmission constrains vary with time, and material specific to the individual cases. A particular focus of the investigation was the degree to which the transmission system would limit, or be affected by, the various scenarios.
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Assessing cost-effectiveness of computer-based technology in public elementary and secondary schools

Assessing cost-effectiveness of computer-based technology in public elementary and secondary schools

Date: January 8, 1987
Creator: Stern ,David & Cox, Guy
Description: This report begins with an explanation of why cost effectiveness studies are important, it continues with the basic economic paradigm for assessing cost-effectiveness.
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Working paper: marine ecological consequences of waste disposal

Working paper: marine ecological consequences of waste disposal

Date: April 27, 1987
Creator: Sundt, Nicholas
Description: This report summarizes the observed effect on marine resources of waste disposal activities. It first briefly describes the nationwide impacts of pollutants on water quality, sediment quality, and marine organisms.
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Child maltreatment in the United States: etiology, impact, and prevention

Child maltreatment in the United States: etiology, impact, and prevention

Date: May 1987
Creator: Dubowitz, Howard
Description: This report starts out with definitions of child abuse and neglect, then it discusses the manifestation, effect and costs of child abuse and neglect, short term and long term.
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A comparative review of information technology management practices in selected state governments

A comparative review of information technology management practices in selected state governments

Date: December 1984
Creator: Kresslein, John C.
Description: This report presents an analysis of information technology management practices in selected state governments.The focus is on approaches of strategic management in central state governments.
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Evaluation of the evidence on the effectiveness of well child care services for children

Evaluation of the evidence on the effectiveness of well child care services for children

Date: July 1988
Creator: Homer, Charles J.
Description: This report discusses the frequency and timing of recommended child visits, and the frequency and timing of recommended screening tests or procedures in well child care.
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Preventive health services for children and youth under Medicaid: early and periodic screening, diagnosis, and treatment

Preventive health services for children and youth under Medicaid: early and periodic screening, diagnosis, and treatment

Date: January 1987
Creator: Preston, Bonnie J.
Description: This report discusses the early and periodic screening, diagnosis, and treatment (EPSDT) program which is a Medicaid program of preventive and comprehensive services that States must make available to children and youth eligible for Medicaid.
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Federal government provision of public information: issues related to public access, technology, and laws/regulations: for Government Information Technology Project, Communications and Information Technology Program,

Federal government provision of public information: issues related to public access, technology, and laws/regulations: for Government Information Technology Project, Communications and Information Technology Program,

Date: December 28, 1984
Creator: McClure, Charles R.
Description: This report discusses government (public) information, both published and unpublished, which Federal Government either does or does not make public."Public information", is collected and/or developed at Government expenses or as required by public law, and not considered to be classified, personal, or otherwise subject to exemption from the Freedom of Information Act or the Privacy Act.
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A note on the strengths and weaknessess [sic] of using the CPS to estimate children's health insurance coverage

A note on the strengths and weaknessess [sic] of using the CPS to estimate children's health insurance coverage

Date: February 1988
Creator: Swartz, Katherine
Description: This report discusses the strengths and weaknesses of the Current Population Survey (CPS) relative to the National Health Interview Survey (NHIS), the National Medical Care Expenditure Survey (NMCE), for the purpose of estimating the numbers of children with different types of health insurance.
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Educational technology: information networks, markets, and innovation

Educational technology: information networks, markets, and innovation

Date: September 1987
Creator: Priest, W. C.
Description: This report aims to provide an insight about reasons why educational markets are under-producing educational software, and what thoughtful, practical remedies can be employed to bring the production of educational software up to the socially desirable level.
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Neurotoxic pesticides and the farmworker: a report

Neurotoxic pesticides and the farmworker: a report

Date: December 11, 1988
Creator: Widess, Ellen
Description: This report discusses the effect of agriculture pesticides on neurological harm, cancer, reproductive damage and other serious adverse health effects.
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Financial assistance, education debt and starting salaries of science and engineering graduates: evidence from the 1985 survey of recent college graduates

Financial assistance, education debt and starting salaries of science and engineering graduates: evidence from the 1985 survey of recent college graduates

Date: November 10, 1987
Creator: Science, Education and Transportation Division
Description: This report provides statistics on financial aid debt, type of financial aid, salary and percent of financial aid for the Science/Engineering students.
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An analysis of the scope and quality of the current supply of educational software, and of the available sources of information on educational software

An analysis of the scope and quality of the current supply of educational software, and of the available sources of information on educational software

Date: September 30, 1987
Creator: Bialo, Ellen R. & Sivin, Jay P.
Description: This report presents an analysis of the scope and quality of the current supply of educational software, as well as analysis of the information sources available to educational software acquisition.
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Mechanisms for facilitating a vital and dynamic education system: fundamental roles for education science and technology

Mechanisms for facilitating a vital and dynamic education system: fundamental roles for education science and technology

Date: October 31, 1987
Creator: Pea, Roy D. & Soloway, Elliot
Description: This report aims to synthesize discussions, correspondences and readings in terms of a novel framework that characterizes advances in the field of educational science and technology.
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Alternative approaches to developing a cadre of "teacher technologists"

Alternative approaches to developing a cadre of "teacher technologists"

Date: March 1988
Creator: Strange, J.H.
Description: This report discusses the use of technology in education of students K-12 and university.
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Support for educational technology R & D: the federal role

Support for educational technology R & D: the federal role

Date: September 30, 1987
Creator: Blaschke, Charles; Hunter, Beverly & Zucker, Andrew
Description: This report examines the history of the United States Federal Government support for education technology research and development. The report identifies funding level for several civilian and military Federal agencies over time period, nature of programs and projects supported, six case studies of illustrative R&D program, and factors policy recommendations.
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Study of international clearing and settlement: Volume VI

Study of international clearing and settlement: Volume VI

Date: August 1, 1989
Creator: United States. Congress. Office of Technology Assessment
Description: This report is a part of collection of expert papers on clearing and settlement. These paper are a part of Study of International Clearing and Settlement.
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Technologies underlying weapons of mass destruction

Technologies underlying weapons of mass destruction

Date: 1993
Creator: United States. Congress. Office of Technology Assessment
Description: This report discusses the level of technology required to produce weapons of mass destruction, the material required, and the export controls.
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Epidemiology and etiology of Parkinson's disease

Epidemiology and etiology of Parkinson's disease

Date: December 15, 1988
Creator: Rajput, A.H.
Description: This report provides introduction of Dr. James Parkinson, diagnosis of Parkinson's syndromes, the age of onset of the disease, racial origin and incidence rate of Parkinson's, as well as survival after the onset of Parkinson's.
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Distance learning case studies

Distance learning case studies

Date: June 1989
Creator: Barker, Bruce O.
Description: This report discuses distance learning projects, and ways telecommunications technologies such as satellites, cable television, fiber optics, slow scan TV, instructional television fixed services, and microcomputer networking have opened up opportunities for school districts to coordinate schedules and to share resources.
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Technologies for learning at a distance: looking to the future changing educational relationships

Technologies for learning at a distance: looking to the future changing educational relationships

Date: 1990
Creator: Patten, Larry G.
Description: This report discusses the ways to utilize technological advertisements in distance learning. It discusses the impact of technological changes in the educational environment.
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