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              Toward Better Usability, Security, and Privacy of Information Technology: Report of a Workshop

              Toward Better Usability, Security, and Privacy of Information Technology: Report of a Workshop (Trade Paperback / Paperback)

              By Steering Committee on the Usability, Security, and Privacy of Computer Systems; Computer Science and Telecommunications Board; Division on Engineering and Physical Sciences; Research Council, National

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              Despite many advances, security and privacy often remain too complex for individuals or enterprises to manage effectively or to use conveniently. Security is hard for users, administrators, and developers to understand, making it all too easy to use, configure, or operate systems ...

              ISBN 9780309160902
              Published 15 October 2010 by FOOTPRINT BOOKS
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              Applications of Toxicogenomic Technologies to Predictive Toxicology and Risk Assessment

              Applications of Toxicogenomic Technologies to Predictive Toxicology and Risk Assessment (Trade Paperback / Paperback)

              By Committee on Applications of Toxicogenomic Technologies to Predictive Toxicology and Risk Assessment; Board on Environmental Studies and Toxicology; on Life Sciences, Board; Division on Earth and Life Studies; Research Council, National

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              The new field of toxicogenomics presents a potentially powerful set of tools to better understand the health effects of exposures to toxicants in the environment. At the request of the National Institute of Environmental Health Sciences, the National Research Council assembled a ...

              ISBN 9780309112987
              Published 15 November 2007 by FOOTPRINT BOOKS
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              Improving State Voter Registration Databases: Final Report

              Improving State Voter Registration Databases: Final Report (Paperback)

              By Committee on State Voter Registration Databases; Computer Science and Telecommunications Board; Division on Engineering and Physical Sciences; Research Council, National

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              Improving State Voter Registration Databases outlines several actions that are needed to help make voter registration databases capable of sharing information within state agencies and across state lines. These include short-term changes to improve education, dissemination of inf ...

              ISBN 9780309146210
              Published 15 January 2010 by FOOTPRINT BOOKS
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              Selling the Nation's Helium Reserve

              Selling the Nation's Helium Reserve (Paperback)

              By Research Council, National; Division on Engineering and Physical Sciences; Materials Advisory Board, National; Board on Physics and Astronomy; Committee on Understanding the Impact of Selling the Helium Reserve

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              Helium has long been the subject of public policy deliberation and management, largely because of its many strategic uses and its unusual source-it is a derived product of natural gas and its market has several anomalous characteristics. Shortly after sources of helium were disco ...

              ISBN 9780309149792
              Published 15 June 2010 by FOOTPRINT BOOKS
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              Changes in the Sheep Industry in the United States: Making the Transition from Tradition

              Changes in the Sheep Industry in the United States: Making the Transition from Tradition (Trade Paperback / Paperback)

              By Committee on the Economic Development and Current Status of the Sheep Industry in the United States; Board on Agriculture and Natural Resources; Division on Earth and Life Studies; Research Council, National

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              The US sheep industry is complex, multifaceted, and rooted in history and tradition. The dominant feature of sheep production in the US, and, thus, the focus of much producer and policy concern, has been the steady decline in sheep and lamb inventories since the mid-1940s. This r ...

              ISBN 9780309121613
              Published 15 September 2008 by FOOTPRINT BOOKS
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              The New Science of Metagenomics: Revealing the Secrets of Our Microbial Planet

              The New Science of Metagenomics: Revealing the Secrets of Our Microbial Planet (Trade Paperback / Paperback, illustrated edition)

              By Committee on Metagenomics: Challenges and Functional Applications; on Life Sciences, Board; Division on Earth and Life Studies; Research Council, National

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              Although we can't usually see them, microbes are essential for every part of human life -- indeed all life on Earth. The emerging field of metagenomics offers a new way of exploring the microbial world that will transform modern microbiology and lead to practical applications in ...

              ISBN 9780309106764
              Published 15 June 2007 by FOOTPRINT BOOKS
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              Review of the Desalination and Water Purification Technology Roadmap
               

              Review of the Desalination and Water Purification Technology Roadmap (Paperback)

              By Committee to Review the Desalination and Water Purification Technology Roadmap; Water Science and Technology Board; Division on Earth and Life Studies; Research Council, National; Academy of Sciences, National

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              The Bureau of Reclamation and Sandia National Laboratories jointly developed the Roadmap to serve as a strategic research pathway for desalination and water purification technologies to meet future water needs. The book recommends that the Roadmap include a sharper focus on the r ...

              ISBN 9780309092807
              Published 15 October 2004 by FOOTPRINT BOOKS
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              Orphans and Incentives: Developing Technology to Address Emerging Infections

              Orphans and Incentives: Developing Technology to Address Emerging Infections (Trade Paperback / Paperback, annotated edition)

              By Institute of Medicine; on Emerging Infections, Forum; Edited by Lederberg, Joshua; Harrison, Polly F.; By Research Council, National

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              Focuses on product areas where returns from the market might be perceived as being too small or too complicated by other factors to compete in industrial portfolios with other demands for investment, for example, vaccines. This book includes a summary that contains an examination ...

              ISBN 9780309059411
              Published 15 January 1999 by FOOTPRINT BOOKS
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              Global Ocean Science: Toward an Integrated Approach

              Global Ocean Science: Toward an Integrated Approach (Hardback)

              By Committee on Major U.S. Oceanographic Research Programs; Commission on Geosciences, Environment and Resources; Studies Board, Ocean; Division on Earth and Life Studies; Research Council, National

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              Examines how the largest US ocean research programs, such as the Ocean Drilling Program (ODP) and the Joint Global Ocean Flux Study (JGOFS), have significantly contributed to our understanding of the oceans. This book is useful for ocean investigators, users of oceanographic rese ...

              ISBN 9780309065641
              Published 15 January 1999 by FOOTPRINT BOOKS
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              Sustainability in the Chemical Industry: Grand Challenges and Research Needs

              Sustainability in the Chemical Industry: Grand Challenges and Research Needs (Trade Paperback / Paperback)

              By Research Council, National; Division on Earth and Life Studies; Board on Chemical Sciences and Technology; Committee on Grand Challenges for Sustainability in the Chemical Industry; Academy of Sciences, National

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              Based on a workshop held in February 2005 that brought together a broad cross section of disciplines and organizations in the chemical industry, this report identifies a set of overarching grand challenges for sustainability research in chemistry and chemical engineering to assis ...

              ISBN 9780309095716
              Published 15 November 2005 by FOOTPRINT BOOKS
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