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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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Distance education and the transformation of schooling

Distance education and the transformation of schooling

Date: May 1989
Creator: Ohler, Jason
Description: This report discusses the benefits and challenges of distance education. It address the question how distance learning can change our approach to learning and how it can change us.
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An ethical analysis of withdrawal from life-sustaining technologies and assisted death: a report for the Office of Technology Assessment

An ethical analysis of withdrawal from life-sustaining technologies and assisted death: a report for the Office of Technology Assessment

Date: October 4, 1985
Creator: Childress, James F.
Description: This report is designated to offer an ethical analysis of decisions to withhold and to withdrew life-sustaining technologies form patients in accord with their wishes and interests.
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The evolution of distance learning: technology-mediated interactive learning: a report for the study, "Technologies for learning at a distance", Science, Education, and Transportation Program

The evolution of distance learning: technology-mediated interactive learning: a report for the study, "Technologies for learning at a distance", Science, Education, and Transportation Program

Date: July 1989
Creator: Dede, Christopher
Description: This report has two primary goals. One objective is to provide provocative ideas on how emerging forces external to education may shape the future of distance learning. The second purpose is to depict a potential new field, technology-mediated interactive learning, that may result from synthesis of distance learning, cooperative learning, and computer-supported cooperative work.
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A study of distance education policies in state education agencies

A study of distance education policies in state education agencies

Date: February 24, 1989
Creator: Holznage, Donald C. & Olson, Thomas
Description: This report provides a definition of distance learning and an overview of selected policies, operative policies and existing polices. The report discusses the policy changes and opportunities, as well as the implications for Federal Policy.
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Evaluating distance learning technology

Evaluating distance learning technology

Date: May 1989
Creator: Clark, Richard E.
Description: This report discusses the history of distance learning technology, the number of new and complex technological devices that could be applied to distance learning.
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Composting technologies, costs, programs, and markets

Composting technologies, costs, programs, and markets

Date: January 1989
Creator: CAL Recovery Systems, Inc.
Description: This report provides an overview of the technology of composting which involves three major steps: 1) the preparation of the raw material, 2) the compost process itself, and 3) the grading of the final product.
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The immunological aspects of neural grafting

The immunological aspects of neural grafting

Date: October 10, 1989
Creator: Hickey, William F.
Description: This report starts out with an overview of the immune system, describes the central nervous system (CNS), and future consideration.
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Legal and regulatory issues for neural grafts

Legal and regulatory issues for neural grafts

Date: October 1989
Creator: Andrews, Lori B.
Description: This report discusses the use of neural grafts from fetuses that is showing some success for the treatment of disorders such as Parkinson's disease.
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The role of private business in distance learning: the educational partnership

The role of private business in distance learning: the educational partnership

Date: June 1989
Creator: Otterman, Lloyd O. & Pease, Pamela S.
Description: This report explicates private corporation's role in developing and executing educational partnerships to serve elementary and secondary schools. It discusses the impact of these partnerships on distance learning. as well as the cooperative role of private enterprise in serving the public authority by addressing the educational needs as the local, regional, state and national levels.
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The effects of distance learning: a summary of the literature: paper for the Congress of the United States, Office of Technology Assessment

The effects of distance learning: a summary of the literature: paper for the Congress of the United States, Office of Technology Assessment

Date: May 1989
Creator: Moore, Michael G.
Description: This report offers a brief review of the general characteristics of distance education, and reports the research of the 1980s on the main issues in teaching, learning, educational planning. organization and policy making with regard to use of communications technology in contemporary distance education.
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New developments in neuroscience: neural transplants and nerve regeneration technologies: ethical issues: final draft

New developments in neuroscience: neural transplants and nerve regeneration technologies: ethical issues: final draft

Date: January 13, 1989
Creator: Gervais, Karen G.
Description: The focal point of this report is elaboration of the metaphysical and ethical issues raised by neural transplants.
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Reconstructing the brain: new strategies for brain disease

Reconstructing the brain: new strategies for brain disease

Date: 1989
Creator: McKay, Ronald D.G.
Description: This report the use of new methods in molecular biology in the transplant process to arrest or correct brain disease. The report discusses the nature and consequences of these new methods for brain transplant technology.
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Biotechnology in a global economy: Biotechnology developments in Asia - A financial prespective

Biotechnology in a global economy: Biotechnology developments in Asia - A financial prespective

Date: June 1991
Creator: United States. Congress. Office of Technology Assessment
Description: This report discusses the biotechnology development, government, research institutes and industry and finance in the following countries: Singapore, Thailand, South Korea, and Taiwan.
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New developments in neuroscience: historical and ethical issues in neural transplants

New developments in neuroscience: historical and ethical issues in neural transplants

Date: 1989
Creator: Pinkus, Rosa L.
Description: This report investigates neuroscience, it explores the social and intellectual context surrounding advances in neurosciences.
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Economic incentives and disincentives for recycling of municipal solid waste

Economic incentives and disincentives for recycling of municipal solid waste

Date: December 1988
Creator: Franklin Associates, Ltd.
Description: This report is divided into an Executive Summary and four chapters. These chapters examine Federal subsidies to virgin materials, the potential for Federal subsidies for recycled materials, Federal subsidies for alternative energy sources, and state efforts at increasing recycling through tax incentives.
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Quarterly Report Office of Technology Assessment, July 1 - September 30, 1984

Quarterly Report Office of Technology Assessment, July 1 - September 30, 1984

Date: 1984
Creator: Office of Technology Assessment
Description: Quarterly report detailing the progress and budget of the Office of Technology Assessment.
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Quarterly Report to the Technology Assessment Board, April 1 - June 30, 1982

Quarterly Report to the Technology Assessment Board, April 1 - June 30, 1982

Date: 1982
Creator: Office of Technology Assessment
Description: This is a quarterly report detailing the budget and progress of the Office of Technology Assessment.
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Quarterly Report to the Technology Assessment Board, October 1 - December 31, 1986

Quarterly Report to the Technology Assessment Board, October 1 - December 31, 1986

Date: 1987
Creator: Office of Technology Assessment
Description: Quarterly report detailing budget and progress for the Office of Technology Assessment.
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What OTA Is, What OTA Does, How OTA Works

What OTA Is, What OTA Does, How OTA Works

Date: March 1983
Creator: Office of Technology Assessment
Description: Describes the purpose, function, and makeup of the Office of Technology Assessment. Includes organization chart with handwritten annotations.
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Quarterly Report to the Technology Assessment Board, January 1 - March 31, 1980

Quarterly Report to the Technology Assessment Board, January 1 - March 31, 1980

Date: June 10, 1980
Creator: Office of Technology Assessment
Description: This is a quarterly report detailing the budget and progress of the Office of Technology Assessment.
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