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All Articles by Jane Stein
Year (Volume & No.)TitleAbstractAuthorDownload
1976 (Volume 7, No. 4)Superstrong Polymers: The New World of Superstrong PolymersManmade substances of incredible strength will suggest whole new ways in which polymeric materials can be used.Jane SteinPDF
1976 (Volume 7, No. 5)Excavation -- Productivity Research Special: Into the EarthAs sub-surface construction becomes more important, research seeks to reduce the uncertainties--and overruns--at the end of the tunnel.Jane SteinPDF
1978 (Volume 9, No. 5)Antarctic Ecology Polar Research: Antarctica: No Catch Limit YetBiologists are concerned that exploitation of Antarctic marine resources can have catastrophic effects, unless both resources and effects are better understood. Short food chain. Through the Ross Ice Shelf.Jane SteinPDF
1980 (Volume 11, No. 1)Biological Clocks: Seeking the Biological ClockThe search for the seat of biological rhythms leads to ever-simpler organisms and isolated biochemical systems. A clock for all seasons.Jane SteinPDF
1980 (Volume 11, No. 3)Chinese Kinship: The Resilient Chinese FamilyDespite considerable pressure, Chinese kinship structures survive both on Taiwan and in the People's Republic of China.Jane SteinPDF
1980 (Volume 11, No. 5)Undergraduate Research: Undergraduates Tackle Research ProblemsSummer programs offer undergraduate students a chance to rub elbows with working research scientists.Jane SteinPDF
1980 (Volume 11, No. 6)Math Cognition: Learning about LearningStudies of the development of cognition show children to have abundant tools at their command. Is counting uniquely human? Test yourself.Jane SteinPDF
1982 (Volume 13, No. 2)High-strength Concrete: A Pillar of StrengthHigh-strength concrete, used to support high-rise buildings, offers engineers an attractive alternative to structural steel.Jane SteinPDF
1982 (Volume 13, No. 5)Risk Assessment: Assessing the RiskMany national, corporate, and even personal choices pose inevitable risks. Analyses by risk assessors are helping to balance risk against benefit. Risks and seat belts.Jane SteinPDF


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