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

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.
Date: June 26, 1987
Creator: United States. Congress. Office of Technology Assessment
Item Type: Report
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

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

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.
Date: February 1988
Creator: United States. Congress. Office of Technology Assessment
Item Type: Report
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

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

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.
Date: May 1986
Creator: Office of Technology Assessment, United States Congress
Item Type: Report
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

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

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.
Date: March 18, 1988
Creator: United States. Congress. Office of Technology Assessment
Item Type: Report
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

Working paper: marine ecological consequences of waste disposal

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.
Date: April 27, 1987
Creator: Sundt, Nicholas
Item Type: Report
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

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,

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.
Date: December 28, 1984
Creator: McClure, Charles R.
Item Type: Report
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

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

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.
Date: February 1988
Creator: Swartz, Katherine
Item Type: Report
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

Educational technology: information networks, markets, and innovation

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.
Date: September 1987
Creator: Priest, W. C.
Item Type: Report
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

Neurotoxic pesticides and the farmworker: a report

Description: This report discusses the effect of agriculture pesticides on neurological harm, cancer, reproductive damage and other serious adverse health effects.
Date: December 11, 1988
Creator: Widess, Ellen
Item Type: Report
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

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

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.
Date: September 30, 1987
Creator: Bialo, Ellen R. & Sivin, Jay P.
Item Type: Report
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

Support for educational technology R & D: the federal role

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.
Date: September 30, 1987
Creator: Blaschke, Charles; Hunter, Beverly & Zucker, Andrew
Item Type: Report
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

Study of international clearing and settlement: Volume VI

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.
Date: August 1, 1989
Creator: United States. Congress. Office of Technology Assessment
Item Type: Report
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

Technologies underlying weapons of mass destruction

Description: This report discusses the level of technology required to produce weapons of mass destruction, the material required, and the export controls.
Date: 1993
Creator: United States. Congress. Office of Technology Assessment
Item Type: Report
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

Epidemiology and etiology of Parkinson's disease

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.
Date: December 15, 1988
Creator: Rajput, A.H.
Item Type: Report
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

Distance learning case studies

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.
Date: June 1989
Creator: Barker, Bruce O.
Item Type: Report
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department