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Title Headline news, science views II / edited by David Jarmul ; National Academy of Sciences [and others].

Imprint Washington, D.C. : National Academy Press, 1993.

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Description 1 online resource (xii, 244 pages) : illustrations
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index.
Contents Science and Pseudo-Science / Carl Sagan -- Confronting Creeping Complexity / Robert W. Lucky -- The Reality Beyond Science / Victor F. Weisskopf -- Columbus Day and the Frontier of Exploration / Edward C. Stone Jr. -- Children and Calculators / Kenneth M. Hoffman -- One Year Down, Nine to Go / Timothy H. Goldsmith -- Minority Students and Mathematics / Asa G. Hilliard III -- A Failing Grade for School Tests / Jeremy Kilpatrick -- Getting Scientists Involved in Science Education / Ramon E. Lopez -- Barbie, Math and Science / Mildred S. Dresselhaus -- The Contrast Between Computers and Classrooms / Kenneth G. Wilson -- Fooling Ourselves About Improving Ourselves / Robert A. Bjork and Daniel Druckman -- The Overselling of the University / Lester G. Krogh -- The Threat of Climate Change / Daniel J. Evans -- Designing a Cure for Greenhouse Warming / Thomas H. Lee -- Aquatic Ecosystems on the Critical List / John J. Berger -- Science and the National Parks / Paul G. Risser.
Assessing the Threat of Toxic Waste Sites / Anthony B. Miller -- Protecting Our Nervous Systems from Toxic Chemicals / Philip J. Landrigan -- Indoor Radon: Hype Versus Help / Anthony V. Nero -- Deciding Who Gets Western Water / A. Dan Tarlock -- A Health Agenda for Children / Frederick C. Robbins -- Childhood Vaccines: The Parent's Responsibility / Harvey V. Fineberg -- The Neglected Mental Health Problems of Adolescents / John J. Conger -- People's Health, Public Health / Steven A. Schroeder -- The States and Health Care Innovation / Molly Joel Coye -- Our Disabled View of Disability / Alvin R. Tarlov -- The Deadly Threat of Emerging Infections / Joshua Lederberg and Robert E. Shope -- Taking Women's Health Problems Seriously / Mary Lake Polan -- Pregnant Women, Newborns and AIDS / Mary G. McCormick -- Weight Control: What Really Works / Judith S. Stern -- Serving Up Nutrition Instead of Guilt / Edward N. Brandt Jr. and Paul R. Thomas.
The Foods in Our Future / Sanford A. Miller -- Improving the Safety of Seafood / John Liston -- Fighting Trim, Fighting Smart / Robert O. Nesheim -- Getting Serious About Computer Security / David D. Clark -- Preventing Oil Spills Here at Home / Henry S. Marcus -- Looking Beyond Potholes / Damian J. Kulash -- Getting Smart About 'Intelligent' Vehicles and Highways / Daniel Roos -- A High-Tech Cure for Traffic Jams? / Lawrence D. Dahms -- Crossing the Bridge to More Beautiful Journeys / Frederick Gottemoeller -- Launching Into a New Era in Space / Joseph C. Gavin Jr. -- Mobilizing for a U.S. Technology Strategy / Erich Bloch -- The Globalization of Technology / Gerald P. Dinneen -- How to Keep Factory Jobs from Moving Overseas / Laurence C. Seifert -- Designing for Prosperity / Charles W. Hoover Jr. -- Short-Term Thinking in a Long-Term World / Donald N. Frey -- A New Partnership in American Science and Technology / Richard F. Celeste -- Work and Family / Lotte Bailyn.
Beyond the Brazil Summit: Conserving Biodiversity / Peter H. Raven -- Faltering Science in the Rain Forest / Thurman L. Grove -- The Perilous State of Science in the Former Soviet Union / Frank Press -- Guatemala: Attacks on Scientists and Research / Eliot Stellar and Carol Corillon -- The Next Refugee Crisis and the U.S. Response / Carl E. Taylor -- The Science of Middle East Peace / Zehev Tadmor -- The Unwelcome Return of Malaria / Charles C.J. Carpenter -- Creating a Better Atmosphere After the Earth Summit / Robert M. White and Deanna J. Richards -- Ravages of Nature, Disasters of Mankind / Lawrence K. Grossman -- Individuality and the Brain / Gerald M. Edelman -- Mapping the Human Brain / Joseph B. Martin -- Gene Therapy: No Longer Just a Concept / Richard B. Johnston -- Driving to a Safer Future / A. Ray Chamberlain -- New Priorities in the Heavens / John A. Dutton -- Reaching for the Answers in the Stars / John N. Bahcall.
Abolishing Long-Range Nuclear Missiles / Sidney D. Drell -- Angling for a New Food Source / Robert B. Fridley -- Scientific Openness vs. Litigation Secrecy / R. Anderson -- DNA Typing and the Courts / Victor A. McKusick -- The Legal Barrier to Life-Saving Drugs / Louis Lasagna -- Science, Medicine and Animals / Kurt Isselbacher -- Preventing Fraud in Science / Howard E. Morgan -- Some of the Toughest Jobs in the World / Norman R. Augustine -- The Dilemma Behind the Dinosaur Exhibits / Robert M. West -- Too Noisy to Hear the Universe / R. Marcus Price -- The Blocked Road to Tomorrow's Cures / Katherine Wilson -- Writing for Newspaper Op-Ed Pages: A Guide to Getting Your Views Published / David Jarmul.
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Subject Science news -- United States.
Science -- Social aspects -- United States.
Technology -- Social aspects -- United States.
Medical policy -- United States.
Health Policy.
Delivery of Health Care.
Social Conditions.
United States.
Genre/Form Collected works.
Electronic books.
Added Author Jarmul, David.
National Academy of Sciences (U.S.)
Added Title Headline news, science views 2
Other Form: Print version: Headline news, science views II. Washington, D.C. : National Academy Press, 1993 0309048346 (DLC) 93016471 (OCoLC)27684005
ISBN 0585085889 (electronic bk.)
9780585085883 (electronic bk.)
0309048346 (print)
9780309048347 (print)