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Frontiers of Engineering: Reports on Leading-Edge Engineering from the 2007 Symposium

Frontiers of Engineering: Reports on Leading-Edge Engineering from the 2007 Symposium

  • by National Academy of Engineering, National Academies
  • ISBN: 0309112532
  • ISBN-13: 9780309112536
Appendixes provide information about contributors, the symposium program, summaries of break-out sessions, and a list of participants. This is the thirteenth volume in the USFOE series.

On Being a Scientist: A Guide to Responsible Conduct in Research: Third Edition

On Being a Scientist: A Guide to Responsible Conduct in Research: Third Edition

  • by Engineering Committee on Science, National Academy of Sciences, National Academy of Engineering, Institute of Medicine
  • ISBN: 0309119707
  • ISBN-13: 9780309119702
The book describes the ethical foundations of scientific practices and some of the personal and professional issues that researchers encounter in their work.

Environmental Medicine: Integrating a Missing Element into Medical Education

Environmental Medicine: Integrating a Missing Element into Medical Education

  • by Andrew M. Pope, Andrew M. Pope (Editor), David P. Rall (Editor), Institute of Medicine
  • ISBN: 0309051401
  • ISBN-13: 9780309051408
This book discusses six competency based learning objectives for all medical school students, discusses the relevance of environmental health to specific courses and clerkships, and demonstrates how to integrate environmental health into ...

A Matter of Size: Triennial Review of the National Nanotechnology Initiative

A Matter of Size: Triennial Review of the National Nanotechnology Initiative

  • by Committee to Review the National Nanotechnology Initiative, National Research Council
  • ISBN: 0309102235
  • ISBN-13: 9780309102230
The National Nanotechnology Initiative (NNI) was created in 2000 to focus and coordinate the nanoscience and nanotechnology research and development (R&D) activities being funded by several federal agencies.

The New Science of Metagenomics: Revealing the Secrets of Our Microbial Planet

The New Science of Metagenomics: Revealing the Secrets of Our Microbial Planet

  • by Committee on Metagenomics: Challenges and Functional Applications, National Research Council
  • ISBN: 0309106761
  • ISBN-13: 9780309106764
The New Science of Metagenomics recommends the establishment of a "Global Metagenomics Initiative" comprising a small number of large-scale metagenomics projects as well as many medium- and small-scale projects to advance the technology and ...

Geotechnical Site Investigations for Underground Projects, Volume 1 and Volume 2

Geotechnical Site Investigations for Underground Projects, Volume 1 and Volume 2

  • by Subcommittee on Geotechnical Site Investigations, U.S. National Committee on Tunneling Technology, National Research Council
  • ISBN: 0309077826
  • ISBN-13: 9780309077828

Dietary Reference Intakes for Calcium, Phosphorus, Magnesium, Vitamin D, and Fluoride

Dietary Reference Intakes for Calcium, Phosphorus, Magnesium, Vitamin D, and Fluoride

  • by Standing Committee on the Scientific Evaluation of Dietary Reference Intakes, Food and Nutrition Board, Institute of Medicine
  • ISBN: 0309064031
  • ISBN-13: 9780309064033
Representing a new paradigm for the nutrition community, Dietary Reference Intakes encompasses: Estimated Average Requirements (EARs). These are used to set Recommended Dietary Allowances. Recommended Dietary Allowances (RDAs).

Intelligence Analysis for Tomorrow: Advances from the Behavioral and Social Sciences

Intelligence Analysis for Tomorrow: Advances from the Behavioral and Social Sciences

  • by Committee on Behavioral and Social Science Research to Improve Intelligence Analysis for National Se, National Research Council
  • ISBN: 0309163420
  • ISBN-13: 9780309163422
In Intelligence Analysis for Tomorrow: Advances from the Behavioral and Social Sciences, the NRC offers the Director of National Intelligence (DNI) recommendations to address many of the IC's challenges.

Issues Affecting the Future of the U.S. Space Science and Engineering Workforce: Interim Report

Issues Affecting the Future of the U.S. Space Science and Engineering Workforce: Interim Report

  • by Committee on Meeting the Workforce Needs for the National Vision for Space Exploration, National Research Council
  • ISBN: 0309102170
  • ISBN-13: 9780309102179
In January 2006, the President announced a new civilian space policy focusing on exploration.

Dietary Reference Intakes: A Risk Assessment Model for Establishing Upper Intake Levels for Nutrients

Dietary Reference Intakes: A Risk Assessment Model for Establishing Upper Intake Levels for Nutrients

  • by Institute of Medicine
  • ISBN: 0309075203
  • ISBN-13: 9780309075206
DRIs are dietary reference values for the intake of nutrients and food components by Americans and Canadians. The U.S. National Academy of Sciences recently released two reports in the series (IOM, 1997, 1998).

 

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