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Headline news, science views

Author: David Jarmul; National Academy of Sciences (U.S.)
Publisher: Washington, D.C. : National Academy Press, 1991.
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Many Americans want information on how to eat a healthier diet, clean up the environment, or improve their children's education. This is a collection of short articles on many contemporary issues. It  Read more...

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Genre/Form: Electronic books
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Headline news, science views.
Washington, D.C. : National Academy Press, 1991
(DLC) 91007480
(OCoLC)23049629
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: David Jarmul; National Academy of Sciences (U.S.)
ISBN: 0585155321 9780585155326 0309044804 9780309044806 1280211903 9781280211904 9786610211906 6610211906 0309582970 9780309582971
OCLC Number: 43477300
Language Note: English.
Notes: Includes index.
Description: 1 online resource (xiv, 238 pages) : illustrations
Contents: Getting the facts straight about science / Bill Cosby --
Who killed Yankee ingenuity? / Steven L. Goldman --
On an antidote for science phobia / Ben Patrusky --
Physics for poets, science for society / Leon M. Lederman --
Making sense of a risk-filled world / John Ahearne --
Making the link between science and politics / Thomas H. Kean --
Making our school buses safer / Charley V. Wootan --
A computer future without a heart / Samuel H. Fuller and Damian M. Saccocio --
Toward motoring smart / Robert D. Ervin and Kan Chen --
Easing the crunch at our airports / Joseph M. Sussman --
Protecting our phones from terrorism / John C. McDonald --
The new arsenal of democracy / Robert B. Kurtz --
Building houses people can afford / Ezra Ehrenkrantz. Designing for an aging America / Sara J. Czaja --
Preparing for the next big natural disaster / Richard E. Hallgren --
Our $1.5 trillion investment / Robert F. Jortberg --
Tough choices about rising sea level / Robert G. Dean --
Uncertainty and the greenhouse effect / Robert M. White --
Saving sea turtles / John J. Magnuson --
Who owns Antarctica? / Hugh Downs --
Genetically engineered organisms : monsters or miracles? / Nina Fedoroff --
Rethinking radioactive waste disposal / Frank L. Parker --
Toward a sustainable agriculture / John Pesek --
The paradox of pesticides / Michael R. Taylor and Charles M. Benbrook --
Agriculture and water quality / Jan van Schilfgaarde --
Exploring the mysteries of "deep ecology" / James D. Nations. Food and health / Arno G. Motulsky --
The spitting image : baseball players and chewing tobacco / John C. Greene --
Clearing our vision about alcohol abuse / Robert D. Sparks --
Needless infertility / Howard W. Jones, Jr., Roger J. Bulger --
Accidents are not always accidental / Susan S. Gallagher --
Changing behavior to limit the spread of AIDS / Heather Miller and Marshall Becker --
The dilemma of AIDS drug experiments / Robin Weiss and Theodore Cooper --
Identifying what works in medicine / Samuel O. Thier --
Confronting the facts in American race relations / Gerald David Jaynes and Robin M. Williams, Jr. --
Homeless children : an emerging tragedy / Ellen L. Bassuk --
The gender wage gap / Robert T. Michael.
Responsibility: edited by David Jarmul ; National Academy of Sciences, National Academy of Engineering, Institute of Medicine, National Research Council.

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