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              Transforming Combustion Research through Cyberinfrastructure

              Transforming Combustion Research through Cyberinfrastructure (Trade Paperback / Paperback)

              By Committee on Building Cyberinfrastructure for Combustion Research; Board on Mathematical Sciences and Their Applications; Computer Science and Telecommunications Board; Board on Chemical Sciences and Technology; Division on Engineering and Physical Sciences

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              Combustion has provided society with most of its energy needs for millennia, from igniting the fires of cave dwellers to propelling the rockets that traveled to the Moon. Even in the face of climate change and the increasing availability of alternative energy sources, fossil fuel ...

              ISBN 9780309163873
              Published 15 May 2011 by FOOTPRINT BOOKS
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              BioWatch and Public Health Surveillance: Evaluating Systems for the Early Detection of Biological Threats: Abbreviated Version

              BioWatch and Public Health Surveillance: Evaluating Systems for the Early Detection of Biological Threats: Abbreviated Version (Trade Paperback / Paperback)

              By Committee on Effectiveness of National Biosurveillance Systems: BioWatch and the Public Health System; on Health Sciences Policy, Board; Board on Chemical Sciences and Technology; on Life Sciences, Board; Institute of Medicine

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              Following the attacks of September 11, 2001 and the anthrax letters, the ability to detect biological threats as quickly as possible became a top priority. In 2003 the Department of Homeland Security (DHS) introduced the BioWatch program--a federal monitoring system intended to s ...

              ISBN 9780309139717
              Published 15 January 2011 by FOOTPRINT BOOKS
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              Benchmarking the Competitiveness of the United States in Mechanical Engineering Basic Research

              Benchmarking the Competitiveness of the United States in Mechanical Engineering Basic Research (Paperback)

              By Panel on Benchmarking the Research Competitiveness of the United States in Mechanical Engineering; Board on Chemical Sciences and Technology; Division on Earth and Life Studies; Research Council, National

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              Mechanical engineering is critical to the design, manufacture, and operation of small and large mechanical systems in the US economy. This book highlights the main findings of a benchmarking exercise to rate the standing of US mechanical engineering basic research relative to oth ...

              ISBN 9780309114264
              Published 15 November 2008 by FOOTPRINT BOOKS
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              Transforming Glycoscience: A Roadmap for the Future

              Transforming Glycoscience: A Roadmap for the Future (Trade Paperback / Paperback)

              By Committee on Assessing the Importance and Impact of Glycomics and Glycosciences; Board on Chemical Sciences and Technology; on Life Sciences, Board; Division on Earth and Life Studies; Research Council, National

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              A new focus on glycoscience, a field that explores the structures and functions of sugars, promises great advances in areas as diverse as medicine, energy generation, and materials science, this report finds. Glycans--also known as carbohydrates, saccharides, or simply as sugars- ...

              ISBN 9780309260831
              Published 15 October 2012 by FOOTPRINT BOOKS
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              Test and Evaluation of Biological Standoff Detection Systems: Abbreviated Version

              Test and Evaluation of Biological Standoff Detection Systems: Abbreviated Version (Paperback)

              By Committee on Test and Evaluation of Biological Standoff Detection Systems; Board on Chemical Sciences and Technology; on Life Sciences, Board; Division on Earth and Life Studies; Research Council, National

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              A biological warfare agent (BWA) is a microorganism, or a toxin derived from a living organism, that causes disease in humans, plants, or animals. This book explores the question of how to determine whether or not a biological standoff detection system fulfills its mission reliab ...

              ISBN 9780309114431
              Published 15 July 2008 by FOOTPRINT BOOKS
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              Challenges in Characterizing Small Particles: Exploring Particles from the Nano- to Microscale: A Workshop Summary

              Challenges in Characterizing Small Particles: Exploring Particles from the Nano- to Microscale: A Workshop Summary (Paperback)

              By Sciences Roundtable, Chemical; Board on Chemical Sciences and Technology; Division on Earth and Life Studies; Research Council, National; Edited by Masciangioli, Tina

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              Small particles are ubiquitous in the natural and built worlds and have tremendous impact throughout. However, a lack of understanding about the properties and chemical composition of small particles limits our ability to predict, and control their applications and impacts. Chall ...

              ISBN 9780309225908
              Published 15 April 2012 by FOOTPRINT BOOKS
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              Countering the Threat of Improvised Explosive Devices: Basic Research Opportunities: Abbreviated Version

              Countering the Threat of Improvised Explosive Devices: Basic Research Opportunities: Abbreviated Version (Trade Paperback / Paperback, illustrated edition)

              By Committee on Defeating Improvised Explosive Devices: Basic Research to Interrupt the IED Delivery Chain; Board on Chemical Sciences and Technology; Studies Board, Naval; Division on Earth and Life Studies; Division on Engineering and Physical Sciences

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              Attacks in London, Madrid, Bali, Oklahoma City and other places indicate that improvised explosive devices (IEDs) are among the weapons of choice of terrorists throughout the world. The book suggests identifying the important and vulnerable elements in the chain of events leading ...

              ISBN 9780309109154
              Published 15 July 2007 by FOOTPRINT BOOKS
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              Assessing the Value of Research in the Chemical Sciences

              Assessing the Value of Research in the Chemical Sciences (Paperback)

              By Research Council, National; Division on Engineering and Physical Sciences; Commission on Physical Sciences, Mathematics, and Applications; Board on Chemical Sciences and Technology; Sciences Roundtable, Chemical

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              Captures messages from a workshop that brought together research managers from government, industry, and academia to review and discuss the mechanisms that have been proposed or used to assess the value of chemical research. This book presents approaches that identify ways of ass ...

              ISBN 9780309061391
              Published 15 January 1999 by FOOTPRINT BOOKS
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              Opportunities in Chemistry

              Opportunities in Chemistry (Hardback)

              By Research Council, National; Division on Engineering and Physical Sciences; Commission on Physical Sciences, Mathematics, and Applications; Board on Chemical Sciences and Technology; Committee to Survey Opportunities in the Chemical Sciences

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              Addresses the direction in which chemical research is heading, including developments, technological applications, and the ways advances in chemistry can be used to improve the human condition. This book examines economic and political implications of chemical research and lists ...

              ISBN 9780309036337
              Published 15 January 1985 by FOOTPRINT BOOKS
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              Determining Core Capabilities in Chemical and Biological Defense Science and Technology

              Determining Core Capabilities in Chemical and Biological Defense Science and Technology (Trade Paperback / Paperback)

              By Committee on Determining Core Capabilities in Chemical and Biological Defense Research and Development; Board on Chemical Sciences and Technology; Division on Earth and Life Studies; Research Council, National

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              The goal of the U.S. Department of Defense's (DoD's) Chemical and Biological Defense Program (CBDP) is to provide support and world-class capabilities enabling he U.S. Armed Forces to fight and win decisively in chemical, biological, radiological, and nuclear (CBRN) environments. ...

              ISBN 9780309265355
              Published 15 December 2012 by FOOTPRINT BOOKS
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