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The immunological aspects of neural grafting

Description: This report starts out with an overview of the immune system, describes the central nervous system (CNS), and future consideration.
Date: October 10, 1989
Creator: Hickey, William F.
Item Type: Report
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

Legal and regulatory issues for neural grafts

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.
Date: October 1989
Creator: Andrews, Lori B.
Item Type: Report
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

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

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.
Date: June 1989
Creator: Otterman, Lloyd O. & Pease, Pamela S.
Item Type: Report
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

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

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.
Date: May 1989
Creator: Moore, Michael G.
Item Type: Report
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

Reconstructing the brain: new strategies for brain disease

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.
Date: 1989
Creator: McKay, Ronald D.G.
Item Type: Report
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

Economic incentives and disincentives for recycling of municipal solid waste

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.
Date: December 1988
Creator: Franklin Associates, Ltd.
Item Type: Report
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

What OTA Is, What OTA Does, How OTA Works

Description: Describes the purpose, function, and makeup of the Office of Technology Assessment. Includes organization chart with handwritten annotations.
Date: March 1983
Creator: Office of Technology Assessment
Item Type: Text
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department