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New developments in biotechnology: field-testing engineered organisms: genetic and ecological issues: contractor documents, volume 2

Description: This report includes these topics: Ecological issues relevant to environmental applications of genetically altered organisms / Elliott A. Norse -- An ecosystems approach to potential perturbations of energy flow and nutrient cycles associated with environmental applications of genetically altered organisms / David C. Coleman and Robert E. Hodson -- Ecological impact of genetically engineered organisms on ecosystems / James R. Gosz, C.N. Dahm, and Patrick W. Flanagan -- The genetic basis of changes in host range or habitat / Adrianne Massey and Fred Gould.
Date: December 2, 1986
Creator: United States. Congress. Office of Technology Assessment
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

Biotechnology in a global economy

Description: This report discusses the biotechnology in the following countries: Australia, Brazil, Canada, Denmark, Ireland, Japan, Korea, Netherlands, Switzerland, and United Kingdom.
Date: June 1991
Creator: United States. Congress. Office of Technology Assessment
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

Finding a balance: computer software, intellectual property and the challenge of technological change

Description: This report identifies three policy issues; 1) the appropriate scope of copyright protection for computer software; 2) patent protection for software-related inventions and algorithms, and how the U.S. Patent and Trademark Office will handle these types of applications; and 3) complications facing librar4ies and commercial and private producers and users of digital information, including computer-based mixed media products.
Date: 1992
Creator: United States. Congress. Office of Technology Assessment
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

Fueling development: energy technologies for developing countries: summary

Description: This report discusses the issues surrounding energy efficiency in developing countries. Explores the way in which developing countries meet their energy needs, and how that affects the political stability and broad-based economic growth.
Date: 1992
Creator: United States. Congress. Office of Technology Assessment
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

Technology, public policy, and the changing structure of American agriculture, Volume II, Background papers

Description: This report discusses the genetically engineering procedures, including: definitions and scopes, production of pharmaceuticals, control of infectious diseases, major breakthroughs needed, detection and treatment of genetic abnormalities, control of caner and leukemia, and institutional arrangements.
Date: May 1986
Creator: United States. Congress. Office of Technology Assessment
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
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

Mapping our genes: federal genome projects: How vast? How fast?: contractor reports, volume 1

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
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

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
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

Mapping our genes: federal genome projects: How vast? How fast?: transcript of workshop, "Costs of 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: August 7, 1987
Creator: United States. Congress. Office of Technology Assessment
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

Inventors' vignettes: success and failure in the development of medical devices: contractor documents

Description: This report report discusses the development of technician's auto analyzer, the first cardiac pacemaker, electronic retinoscope, the development of implantable drug-infusion pump and other implantable medication systems.
Date: October 1986
Creator: United States. Congress. Office of Technology Assessment
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

North America. Volume II, Part 1

Description: This report discusses clearing agencies with the Securities and Exchange Commission that are an integral part of clearing and settlement for the national clearing and settlement market system.
Date: 1989
Creator: United States. Congress. Office of Technology Assessment
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

Beneath the bottom line: agricultural approaches to reduce agrichemical contamination of groundwater, part B management

Description: This report discusses the assessment of agrichemicals in ground water in the United States in the late 1970's. A series of recommendations are offered in this report to help solve the problems.
Date: December 1990
Creator: United States. Congress. Office of Technology Assessment
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

Beneath the bottom line: agricultural approaches to reduce agrichemical contamination of groundwater

Description: This report discusses the agricultural practices that are contributing to the contamination of groundwater, how to develop alternative practices, it outlines major components of the water quality issues, and describes the integrating and coordinating activities of the respective federal agencies.
Date: December 1990
Creator: United States. Congress. Office of Technology Assessment
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

North America. Volume II, Part 2

Description: This report discusses clearing agencies with the Securities and Exchange Commission that are an integral part of clearing and settlement for the national clearing and settlement market system. This is the part 2 of volume 1.
Date: 1987
Creator: United States. Congress. Office of Technology Assessment
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department
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