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The sun to the earth--and beyond : a decadal research strategy in solar and space physics by National Research Council (U.S.)( )

10 editions published in 2003 in English and held by 3,358 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The sun is the source of energy for life on earth and is the strongest modulator of the human physical environment. In fact, the Sun's influence extends throughout the solar system, both through photons, which provide heat light, and ionization, and through the continuous outflow of a magnetized, supersonic ionized gas known as the solar wind. While the accomplishments of the past decade have answered important questions about the physics of the Sun, the interplanetary medium, and the space environments of Earth and other solar system bodies, they have also highlighted other questions, some of which are long-standing and fundamental. "The Sun to the Earth--and Beyond organizes these questions in terms of five challenges that are expected to be the focus of scientific investigations in solar and space physics during the coming decade and beyond
Science, medicine, and animals by Lisa C Moran( )

15 editions published between 2003 and 2005 in English and held by 3,055 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Diseases cause a staggering amount of suffering and death in both people and animals. As a result, human society has committed itself to alleviating this suffering. Toward this goal, biomedical research has included the use of animals as one component of research to understand, treat, and cure many human and animal diseases. Animals develop many of the same diseases as people, including hemophilia, diabetes, and epilepsy. Animals and humans are also susceptible to many of the same bacteria and viruses, such as anthrax, smallpox, and malaria. Because animals share so many health risks and issues with humans, they can be useful models for understanding illness and how to treat it. "Science, Medicine, and Animals discusses how animals have been and continue to be an important component of biomedical research. It addresses the history of animal research and what it looks like today, and gives an overview of some of the medical advances that would not have been possible without animal models. Finally, it looks at the regulations and oversight governing animal use, as well as efforts to use animals more humanely and efficiently
National Science Education Standards : observe, interact, change, learn by National Research Council (U.S.)( )

20 editions published between 1994 and 2008 in English and held by 2,728 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Includes chapters on Science Teaching Standards, Standards for Professional Development of Teachers, Assessment in Science Education and Science Education Program Standards
Confronting commercial sexual exploitation and sex trafficking of minors in the United States by Institute of Medicine (U.S.)( )

12 editions published between 2013 and 2014 in English and Undetermined and held by 2,506 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Every day in the United States, children and adolescents are victims of commercial sexual exploitation and sex trafficking. Despite the serious and long-term consequences for victims as well as their families, communities, and society, efforts to prevent, identify, and respond to these crimes are largely under supported, inefficient, uncoordinated, and unevaluated. Confronting Commercial Sexual Exploitation and Sex Trafficking of Minors in the United States examines commercial sexual exploitation and sex trafficking of U.S. citizens and lawful permanent residents of the United States under age 18. According to this report, efforts to prevent, identify, and respond to these crimes require better collaborative approaches that build upon the capabilities of people and entities from a range of sectors. In addition, such efforts need to confront demand and the individuals who commit and benefit from these crimes. The report recommends increased awareness and understanding, strengthening of the law's response, strengthening of research to advance understanding and to support the development of prevention and intervention strategies, support for multi-sector and interagency collaboration, and creation of a digital information-sharing platform. A nation that is unaware of these problems or disengaged from solutions unwittingly contributes to the ongoing abuse of minors. If acted upon in a coordinated and comprehensive manner, the recommendations of Confronting Commercial Sexual Exploitation and Sex Trafficking of Minors in the United States can help advance and strengthen the nation's emerging efforts to prevent, identify, and respond to commercial sexual exploitation and sex trafficking of minors in the United States"--Publisher's description
Ensuring safe food : from production to consumption by Committee to Ensure Safe Food from Production to Consumption (U.S.)( )

3 editions published in 1998 in English and held by 2,149 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

This book assesses the effectiveness of the current food safety system and provides recommendations on changes needed to ensure an effective science-based food safety system. Recommendations are made on steps for developing a coordinated, unified system for food safety. The book also highlights areas that need additional study. Ensuring Safe Food will be important for policymakers, food trade professionals, food producers, food processors, food researchers, public health professionals, and consumers
Integrity in scientific research : creating an environment that promotes responsible conduct by Committee on Assessing Integrity in Research Environments (U.S.)( )

6 editions published in 2002 in English and held by 2,129 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Integrity in Scientific Research attempts to define and describe those elements that enable and encourage individuals involved with scientific research to act with integrity. Providing a framework for research and educational institutions, this important book will be essential for anyone concerned about ethics in the scientific community."--BOOK JACKET
Meeting psychosocial needs of women with breast cancer by Maria Elizabeth Hewitt( )

2 editions published in 2004 in English and held by 2,125 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Presents a report from the National Cancer Policy Board of the Institute of Medicine and the National Research Council examining the psychological consequences of the cancer experience. Focuses on breast cancer in women and describes psychosocial services, how they are delivered, and evaluates effectiveness
Technically speaking : why all Americans need to know more about technology by Greg Pearson( )

5 editions published in 2002 in English and held by 2,081 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Provides a blueprint for bringing us all up to speed on the role of technology in our society, including understanding such distinctions as technology versus science and technological literacy versus technical competence. Three case studies of current issues - car air bags, genetically modified foods, and the California energy crisis - illustrate why ordinary citizens need to understand technology in order to make responsible decisions
Serving science and society in the new millennium( )

2 editions published in 1998 in English and held by 2,067 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Vision 21 : fossil fuel options for the future by National Research Council (U.S.)( )

2 editions published in 2000 in English and held by 1,958 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

This Web site is an electronic version of the book Vision 21, written in 2000 about fossil fuel options for the future. Come and explore this program that is ambitious and forward-looking for improving technologies and reducing the environmental impacts of using fossil fuels (petroleum, natural gas, and coal) to produce electricity, process heat, transportation fuels, and chemicals. Let's ensure that fossil fuels can be used well into the 21st century
Improving surface transportation security : a research and development strategy by National Research Council (U.S.)( )

2 editions published in 1999 in English and held by 1,954 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Exploring a vision : integrating knowledge for food and health : a workshop summary by Tina I Rouse( )

1 edition published in 2004 in English and held by 1,913 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The Board on Agriculture and Natural Resources (USA) convened a one-day meeting where over 100 eminent scientists and policy-makers representing government, academe, industry, and private organizations brainstormed on current and potential opportunities to integrate the goals of food production with public health. This summary of the workshop captures the themes and outcomes of the discussion. To view the report brief: http://dels.nas.edu/banr/ExploringHighlights.pdf
Improving palliative care : we can take better care of people with cancer( )

2 editions published in 2003 in English and held by 1,893 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

As a society, we have made amazing gains in being able to detect and treat cancer. Even so, about half the people who are told by their doctors that they have cancer will die within a few years. This means that every year about one million people find out that they have cancer and are treated, and about one-half million people die of cancer nationwide. So far, most cancer research and treatment has focused on trying to cure cancer. There hasn't been much attention paid to other important issues, such as pain control and taking care of other troubling symptoms. Now more and more people are aware that there are cancer care needs beyond just trying to cure it. Attention is now being paid to helping people with cancer cope better with the problems that may arise when people are being treated or as they approach death
Childhood cancer survivorship : improving care and quality of life by National Cancer Policy Board (U.S.)( )

1 edition published in 2003 in English and held by 1,892 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Aviation fuels with improved fire safety : a proceedings by National Research Council (U. S.)( )

5 editions published in 1997 in English and held by 1,889 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The reduction of the fire hazard of fuel is critical to improving survivability in impact-survivable aircraft accidents. Despite current fire prevention and mitigation approaches, fuel flammability can overwhelm post-crash fire scenarios. The Workshop on Aviation Fuels with Improved Fire Safety was held November 19-20, 1996 to review the current state of development, technological needs, and promising technology for the future development of aviation fuels that are most resistant to ignition during a crash. This book contains a summary of workshop discussions and 11 presented papers in the areas of fuel and additive technologies, aircraft fuel system requirements, and the characterization of fuel fires
Safety of genetically engineered foods : approaches to assessing unintended health effects by Institute of Medicine (U.S.)( )

2 editions published in 2004 in English and held by 1,882 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

This Web site provides visitors with an electronic version of Safety of genetically engineered foods, a book published in 2004 that offers a framework to guide federal agencies in selecting the route of safety assessment to foods containing new compounds or unusual amounts of naturally occurring substances. It identifies and recommends several pre- and post-market approaches to guide the assessment of unintended compositional changes that could result from genetically modified foods
Copper in drinking water by National Research Council (U.S.)( )

2 editions published in 2000 in English and held by 1,877 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

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Maintaining U.S. leadership in aeronautics : breakthrough technologies to meet future air and space transportation needs and goals( )

3 editions published in 1998 in English and held by 1,865 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Monoclonal antibody production by Institute of Laboratory Animal Resources (U.S.)( )

6 editions published between 1999 and 2000 in English and held by 1,862 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The American Anti-Vivisection Society (AAVS) petitioned the National Institutes of Health (NIH) in early 1997 to prohibit the use of an animal in the production of mAb (monoclonal antibodies). NIH responded late in 1997, asserting that continued use of the mouse method for producing mAb was scientifically required. In a second petition, in early 1998, AAVS did not accept the NIH response. NIH asked the National Research Council to form a committee to study this issue. The Committee on Methods of Producing Monoclonal Antibodies was composed of 11 experts with extensive experience in biomedical research, laboratory animal medicine, pain research, animal welfare, and patient advocacy. The committee was asked to determine whether there is a scientific necessity for producing mAb by the mouse method and, if so, to recommend ways to minimize any pain or distress that might be associated with the method. The committee was also to determine whether there are regulatory requirements for the mouse method and to summarize the current stage of development of tissue-culture methods
Atoms, molecules, and light : AMO science enabling the future by National Research Council (U.S.)( )

3 editions published in 2002 in English and held by 1,857 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

 
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National Science Education Standards : observe, interact, change, learn
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Science, medicine, and animalsNational Science Education Standards : observe, interact, change, learnEnsuring safe food : from production to consumptionIntegrity in scientific research : creating an environment that promotes responsible conductMeeting psychosocial needs of women with breast cancerTechnically speaking : why all Americans need to know more about technologyServing science and society in the new millenniumVision 21 : fossil fuel options for the future
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