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1970 (Volume 1, No. 1)Traces: A trace ofA landmark report on the translation of basic research events Into technological innovation: The Illinois Institute of Technology Research Institute study, “Technology in Retrospect And Critical Events in Science Author UnknownPDF
1970 (Volume 1, No. 1)Introduction of Mosaic: Forwardby Philip Handler, Chairman, National Science Board, and William D. McElroy, Director, National Science Foundation Author UnknownPDF
1970 (Volume 1, No. 1)NSF Notes: NotesThis report emphasizes the theme that many decisions made today on the basis of financial data, engineering considerations, and the expertise of other disciplines should now increasingly use the insights of social science.Author UnknownPDF
1970 (Volume 1, No. 1)Grants and Awards: Recent Grants and AwardsA sampling of recent awards made by the NSF.Author UnknownPDF
1970 (Volume 1, No. 2)Science Policy: A Seminar on International ScienceAuthor UnknownPDF
1970 (Volume 1, No. 2)Foundation Activities: NotesNational Science Foundation Notes; New paths for NSF; Grants and awards; Publications of NSF Author UnknownPDF
1970 (Volume 1, No. 3)NSF News: Four for the FoundationLouis Levin; Thomas Owen; Edward Creutz; Lloyd HumphreysAuthor UnknownPDF
1970 (Volume 1, No. 3)NSF Appointments: Appointments to the National Science BoardH. E. Carter; Roger W. Heyns; F. P. Thieme; Robert A. Charpie; Lloyd M. Cooke; Robert H. Dicke; David M. Gates; Frank Press; H. Guyford Stever Author UnknownPDF
1970 (Volume 1, No. 3)Grants and Awards: Grants and AwardsThe cooperative victims: the southern pine beetle; Seenfrom afar; Training for the tropics; From silo to laboratory; The airborne observatory; Major study of environmental problems Author UnknownPDF
1970 (Volume 1, No. 4)The Scientific Community: A Gallery of Some MembersAnne Cahn; Langon Crane; Henry Morss, Jr.; William OrrisAuthor UnknownPDF
1970 (Volume 1, No. 4)Research Activities: NotesConsolidation of Antarctic activities; Law in perspective; The effects of light; Ecology of the Forests; The fallen idyll— A new look at man and his cities; Meandering stream beds; The Shrinking Mediterranean; New light on a growing field—photosynthesis Author UnknownPDF
1970 (Volume 1, No. 4)NSF News: NewsDeputy Director (Raymond L. Bisplinghoff) appointed. Reorientation of support for computing activities; National Sea Grant Program transferred; Recent NSF appointments and Reassignments. Author UnknownPDF
1971 (Volume 2, No. 1)The Scientific Community: A Gallery of Some MembersRobert Fisher; John Platt; Dorothy BradleyAuthor UnknownPDF
1971 (Volume 2, No. 1)NSF Notes: NotesNSF 1972 Budget Request; Turning on the Northern Lights; The winking shark; Publications of the National Science Foundation; Recent NSF appointments and reassignments; Author UnknownPDF
1971 (Volume 2, No. 2)Science Policy: Bisplinghoff / A Conversation / EggersThe latest additions to NSF’s management, Deputy Director Raymond Bisplinghoff and Assistant Director for Research Applications Alfred Eggers, both bring the perspectives of engineers to their jobs Author UnknownPDF
1971 (Volume 2, No. 2)The Scientific Community: A Gallery of Some MembersGarrett Hardin; Cynthia Morris; Frank JohnstonAuthor UnknownPDF
1971 (Volume 2, No. 2)NSF Notes: NotesInternational Decade of Ocean Exploration; Technical Education; NSB Executive Committee; Publications of the National Science Foundation; Recent NSF Appoiintments and Reassignments; Hawaiian Fruit Flies; Protecting Privacy; Heroin detection by spin labeling; Author UnknownPDF
1971 (Volume 2, No. 3)Ecology and Environment: The Grassroots of Ecological TheoryAmbitious students of natural ecosystems may mark the maturing of ecology as science. Author UnknownPDF
1971 (Volume 2, No. 3)Bioengineering: In Lieu of the OriginalMaking the tricky replacement of worn-out fody parts safer is the subject of collaborative study by surgeons and engineer. Author UnknownPDF
1971 (Volume 2, No. 3)The Scientific Community: A Gallery of Some MembersGeorge Van Dyne; John Backus; Hans MorrowAuthor UnknownPDF
1971 (Volume 2, No. 4)Science Information: It All Comes Through ColumbusThrough the Office of Science Information Services, the Foundation supports innovative programs to improve the dissemination of science information. The Chemical Abstracts Service is an example Author UnknownPDF
1971 (Volume 2, No. 4)Research Notes: NotesJuvenile hormone; A new class of molecules; Water researchAuthor UnknownPDF
1971 (Volume 2, No. 4)Education: Teaming Up to do Reseach1—Undergraduates; 2—Graduate students Author UnknownPDF
1971 (Volume 2, No. 4)The Scientific Community: A Gallery of Some MembersDon Crabtree; Mauri Gould; John MediciAuthor UnknownPDF
1972 (Volume 3, No. 1)Research Notes: NotesWasting votes; The Jello laser; Genetic urbanizationAuthor UnknownPDF
1972 (Volume 3, No. 1)The Scientific Community: A Gallery of Some MembersWilliam Prager; Myrl Hendershott; George MattinglyAuthor UnknownPDF
1972 (Volume 3, No. 2)Research Notes: NotesThe mini-fly; A big boost for radio astronomy; Live and let liveAuthor UnknownPDF
1972 (Volume 3, No. 2)The Scientific Community: A Gallery of Some MembersArchie Carr; Allen Gardner, Beatrice Gardner, Carleen HutchinsAuthor UnknownPDF
1972 (Volume 3, No. 3)Computer Assisted Instruction: Is the Computer Ready to Teach?Two ambitious computer-assisted instruction systems hope to demonstrate that it is. Author UnknownPDF
1972 (Volume 3, No. 3)Research Notes: NotesChemistry of fire; The first link; Roads to Nowhere; Wintering Under Author UnknownPDF
1972 (Volume 3, No. 3)Cognition: It's All in Your MindTo recall it, find the right retrieval clueAuthor UnknownPDF
1972 (Volume 3, No. 3)The Scientific Community: A Gallery of Some MembersSuzan Edwards; Marshall Johnson; Judith BregmanAuthor UnknownPDF
1972 (Volume 3, No. 3)Intergovernmental Science: From Earth to Moon to City HallAn NSF-NASA program explores the potentials of aerospace engineers as advisors to city managers. Author UnknownPDF
1972 (Volume 3, No. 4)Science Policy: Doing it again, I think I would make an even more substantial investment in research.An interview with Congressman George MillerAuthor UnknownPDF
1972 (Volume 3, No. 4)The Scientific Community: A Gallery of Some MembersIrwin Oster; Monica Blumenthal; George KennedyAuthor UnknownPDF
1972 (Volume 3, No. 4)Urban Design: Where to Put the People“And How?” asks the Joint Committee on Planning and Design of Tall Buildings. Author UnknownPDF
1972 (Volume 3, No. 4)Research Notes: NotesNo killer instinct; Breeding a hybrid computer; The first calendars Author UnknownPDF
1973 (Volume 4, No. 1)Gravity Physics: Pinning Down the Elusive GA well known physical constant is about to get better known. Author UnknownPDF
1973 (Volume 4, No. 1)Government Organization: How Local Should Local Government Be?Monitoring decentralization experiments in New York City. Author UnknownPDF
1973 (Volume 4, No. 1)No Topic: Research NotesShort notes on sun pillars, earthquakes, quasars and magnetism.Author UnknownPDF
1973 (Volume 4, No. 2)Solar Eclipse: In the shadow of the MoonScientists head for Africa to catch a long solar eclipse. Author UnknownPDF
1973 (Volume 4, No. 2)Research Notes: Reasearch NotesSick of Butterflies; A New Ice Age?Author UnknownPDF
1973 (Volume 4, No. 2)Disaster Research: Preparing for Natural DisastersWith so much to be done, where should efforts be concentrated? Author UnknownPDF
1973 (Volume 4, No. 2)NSF Notes: Research NotesEthical and Human Values in Science and Technology; Education Directorate Reorganized; U.S.-U.S.S.R Cooperation in Science and Technology; Evaluating Research on Municipal Systems, Operations, and Services; Recent NSF Appointments and Reassignments; Publications of the National Science FoundationAuthor UnknownPDF
1973 (Volume 4, No. 3)Oceanography: Circulaton of the OceansDriven by the freezing and evaporation of surface waters at high latitudes, massive currents flow within the seas. Author UnknownPDF
1973 (Volume 4, No. 3)Ecology and Environment: Managing Coastal LowlandsHow to foresee the economic, social, and aesthetic costs. Further Reading. Author UnknownPDF
1973 (Volume 4, No. 3)NSF Notes: NotesScience and Technology Policy Office; New Look at the New Math; Better Research Management; Pollutants in the OceansAuthor UnknownPDF
1973 (Volume 4, No. 3)Research Notes: City of Tombs; Eyes for DetailAuthor UnknownPDF
1973 (Volume 4, No. 4)Solar Energy: New Watts Under the SunA look at the technology for converting Solar radiation directly to electricity. The Wide Range of Solar Energy Research. Author UnknownPDF
1973 (Volume 4, No. 4)Atmospheric Chemistry: Protein from the AirHelping plants get nitrogen directly from the atmosphere. Further reading.Author UnknownPDF
1973 (Volume 4, No. 4)Chemical Techniques: The Effect of the SolventA potent new tool stimulates the reworking of some basic chemistry. Author UnknownPDF
1973 (Volume 4, No. 4)Research Notes: NotesThe Weed Tree; Montana’s Hot Spots; Laser Atomic Clocks; What Makes Cells Move? Microbe Garden in the Sea Author UnknownPDF
1974 (Volume 5, No. 2)Energy Systems - Energy Special: Energy SystemsWhat We Have and Where it Goes; Comparing the Options for the Technologists; Conservation Author UnknownPDF
1974 (Volume 5, No. 2)Energy for America’s Third Century -- Energy Special: Energy Related ResearchStrengthening the Weak Links and Making New Chains. Fuel In/Power Out: The Steps in Between. Plants Do It; Why Can’t We? Reading the Environmental Signs. Hot Prospects for the Geologists. The People Factor Author UnknownPDF
1974 (Volume 5, No. 2)Solary Energy - Energy Special: SOLAR ENERGYStoking the Boilers with SunshineAuthor UnknownPDF
1974 (Volume 5, No. 2)Energy for America’s Third Century -- Energy Special: CoalGasification. Liquefaction. The Two-Step Fuel CellAuthor UnknownPDF
1974 (Volume 5, No. 2)Utilization of Energy - Energy Special: Generating ElectricityWasting LessAuthor UnknownPDF
1974 (Volume 5, No. 3)Cities And Microclimate: Do Cities Change the Weather?A study in St. Louis shows that large urban areas can have significant local and downwind effects.Author UnknownPDF
1974 (Volume 5, No. 4)New Research Facilities: Extending Man's ReachImp-roving three research facilities for exploring remote parts of Earth and spaceAuthor UnknownPDF
1975 (Volume 6, No. 1)Chromatography: What's In It? How Much?Better tools for chemical sleuths.Author UnknownPDF
1975 (Volume 6, No. 1)Ship Traffic Control: Controlling Ships in Heavy TrafficEspecially in the shallow waters off shore and near harbors, large ships can behave in unexpected ways.Author UnknownPDF
1975 (Volume 6, No. 2)Criminology Research: Criminology Research--How Good and How Useful?Where to go from here.Author UnknownPDF
1975 (Volume 6, No. 2)Mastodons In The Ozarks: The Bone HoleUnearthing mastodons from an ancient Missouri bog.Author UnknownPDF
1975 (Volume 6, No. 3)Climate And Weather -- Food Special: Climate: How Large an Unknown in the Food Equation?Drought in the Sahel. Monsoon rains lost at sea. Crop losses. Floods. A one-time disaster, or a sign of the times? Scientists reaching for a handle to long-term climate trends and shorter term weather patterns are wrestling with questions farmers and food planners need to have answered. Author UnknownPDF
1975 (Volume 6, No. 3)Food: The World System -- Food Special: Food and Feedback: Coming to Grips with the Global SystemThe world's food system is being assembled into models. They should help planners evaluate the impact of food-related policies.Author UnknownPDF
1975 (Volume 6, No. 3)Food: The Land -- Food Special: All That Unplowed LandThe deserts, the grasslands, the tropical forests and savannas. How vast an untapped agricultural potential do they really represent? This past decade's ecological studies tell us what we may--and may not--be able to expect.Author UnknownPDF
1975 (Volume 6, No. 3)Food: The Human Factor -- Food Special: Macro-Choices, Micro-ChoosersThe ways in which the world produces, distributes, and consumes its food are as varied as the small societies with which the world's growing billions most closely identify. Making food choices for the world means first understanding the myriad ways in which the world's micro cultures make choices for themselves. Author UnknownPDF
1975 (Volume 6, No. 3)Marine Resources -- Food Special: All That Unplowed SeaIt has been millennia since Man the terrestrial hunter/gather of food became Man the farmer. Hunting and gathering at see may fast be approaching their productive limits. Farming at sea--aquaculture--may be the only way to go.Author UnknownPDF
1975 (Volume 6, No. 3)Research -- Food Special: Building the Research Base of New Green RevolutionsBasic biology laboratories are attracting more and more scientists interested in plant rather than animal biology. And out of those laboratories is coming the fundamental understanding of plant processes that long-range answers to world food problems will inevitably incorporate. Author UnknownPDF
1975 (Volume 6, No. 4)Balloon Astronomy: Astronomy from Balloons25 miles above the Earth, X-ray and gamma-ray telescopes have been closing in on the sources of some of the tremendous energy emissions in space.Author UnknownPDF
1975 (Volume 6, No. 4)Oceanographic Ships: The Academic Fleet29 ships from 14 institutions constitute a national resource for oceanographic research.Author UnknownPDF
1975 (Volume 6, No. 5)Conflict Resolution -- The Social Sciences Special: There Doesn't Have to be a LoserConflicts can be resolved without confrontations. It's as true for nations as it is for individuals.Author UnknownPDF
1975 (Volume 6, No. 5)Economic Forecasting -- The Social Sciences Special: The New DelphiansEconomists are not soothsayers. But, nevertheless, they continue to respond to the need for more reliable economic forecasts.Author UnknownPDF
1975 (Volume 6, No. 5)Political Participation -- The Social Sciences Special: Some are More EqualDoes America's traditionally classless society ensure a politics devoid of class bias? `Not necessarily so,` says a multinational study of political participation.Author UnknownPDF
1975 (Volume 6, No. 5)Welfare States -- The Social Sciences Special: Welfare States: What Made Them What They are Today?Many factors are more significant than political ideology in the design of a contemporary welfare state.Author UnknownPDF
1975 (Volume 6, No. 6)Computer Instruction: The Computer in College InstructionResults of a four-year pilot project at the University of Texas.Author UnknownPDF
1975 (Volume 6, No. 6)Seafloor Spreading: The Seams of the EarthStudying the boundaries of creation.Author UnknownPDF
1975 (Volume 6, No. 6)Women In Science: Women in ScienceOvercoming barriers to participation.Author UnknownPDF
1976 (Volume 7, No. 1)Cliometrics: Putting History to a Quantitative TestCliometricians applying modern analytical techniques to questions in economic growth are turning up some surprising and controversial results.Author UnknownPDF
1976 (Volume 7, No. 1)Computerized Conferencing: Computerized Conferencing--A New MediumGetting together while staying apart.Author UnknownPDF
1976 (Volume 7, No. 1)Ecological Reserves: Preserving Sites for Long-Term Environmental ResearchThe Experimental Ecological Reserves Project.Author UnknownPDF
1976 (Volume 7, No. 1)General Revenue Sharing: Assessing General Revenue SharingWith Congressional action on renewal of this legislation expected in 1976, a group of research projects looks at some preliminary impacts of GRS.Author UnknownPDF
1976 (Volume 7, No. 1)Lens Manufacturing: A New Process for Producing High Quality LensesA univerity-industry collaboration hopes to give a boost to the U.S. optical industry.Author UnknownPDF
1976 (Volume 7, No. 1)Technology Assessment: Looking Ahead: The Consequences of a Society With Less Cash/Less Checks.Technology assessments, like this one of electronic funds transfer, alert decision makers to the possible future impacts of today's policy alternatives.Author UnknownPDF
1976 (Volume 7, No. 2)Brain Evolution -- Brain Research Special: Our Cerebral HeritageThe fossil record traces, and may explain, the processes of encephalization.Author UnknownPDF
1976 (Volume 7, No. 2)Forging Some Tools -- Brain Research Special: Sorting Out Some ProblemsApplications of scientific knowledge need never wait until all the answers are in. They often provide a few themselves.Author UnknownPDF
1976 (Volume 7, No. 2)Inputs And Outputs -- Brain Research Special: A Captive MasterWithout its sensory inputs and motor outputs, the brain is a helpless giant.Author UnknownPDF
1976 (Volume 7, No. 2)Language And The Brain -- Brain Research Special: A Window to the BrainWhere linguistics and the brain sciences meet insights flow in both directions.Author UnknownPDF
1976 (Volume 7, No. 2)Neurochemistry -- Brain Research Special: To the Heart of the BrainDown among the cells, by the billions, and the interconnections, by the trillions, lie the secrets of brain function. Thousands of scientists from every conceivable discipline are following the spoor.Author UnknownPDF
1976 (Volume 7, No. 2)Toward A Model -- Brain Research Special: Toward a Model of Brain FunctionMathematics and the computer sciences work with (and sometimes without) neuroscientists to illuminate neural and brain function.Author UnknownPDF
1976 (Volume 7, No. 3)Deep-sea Ecology: The Deep Seas--Unexpectedly, An Astounding Variety of LifeFindings of the past few years may result in come changes in ecological theories.Author UnknownPDF
1976 (Volume 7, No. 3)Input-output Economics: No (Economic) Man is an IslandThe ability of input-output analysts to relate the element of an economy to each other makes I/O a practical tool of growing importance.Author UnknownPDF
1976 (Volume 7, No. 3)Man In The Arctic: Man in the ArcticResearch to try to understand and cope with rapid changes in Alaska's economic and social structures.Author UnknownPDF
1976 (Volume 7, No. 3)Technical Education: Graduating to a JobFour college programs emphasizing technical skills.Author UnknownPDF
1976 (Volume 7, No. 4)Electronic Astronomy: An Astronomical RevolutionFrom photon counting to image processing, electronics has radically altered ways in which the stars are studied.Author UnknownPDF
1976 (Volume 7, No. 4)Plant Immunology: Helping Plants to Help ThemselvesWhere plants confront disease organisms, at the cellular level, biochemical reactions act in the plants' defense. Unraveling them suggests ways to exploit them.Author UnknownPDF
1976 (Volume 7, No. 4)Pollution Chemistry: More Than Meets the EyeSystems of chemical and meteorological interactions, unique from region to region, make air pollution a less than tractable phenomenon.Author UnknownPDF
1976 (Volume 7, No. 5)Automation -- Productivity Research Special: Automating the Assembly LineIndustrial robots and their language links to people are parallel research routes to flexible automation.Author UnknownPDF
1976 (Volume 7, No. 5)Chemistry -- Productivity Research Special: New Trails to Chemical ProductivityResearch in enzymatic and synthetic catalysis enhances the usefulness of each, and narrows the gap between them.Author UnknownPDF
1976 (Volume 7, No. 5)Economics -- Productivity Research Special: Technology, Productivity, and Economic GrowthEconomists are beginning to unravel the interconnections.Author UnknownPDF
1976 (Volume 7, No. 5)Food -- Productivity Research Special: Engineering for Food ProductionThe mechanical properties of food materials are important to the design of harvesting and handling equipment.Author UnknownPDF
1976 (Volume 7, No. 5)Manufacturing -- Productivity Research Special: A Science Base for ManufacturingBatch manufacturing poses special problems when automatic tools are assembled into automatic systems.Author UnknownPDF
1976 (Volume 7, No. 6)Astronomical Mirrors: Exorcising the Zen FactorThe venerable craft of telescope mirror grinding takes on a modern cast. All changes, all is very much the same.Author UnknownPDF
1976 (Volume 7, No. 6)Bioengineering: Muscles, Bones, and NumbersWorking closely with orthopedists, engineers are learning the musculo-skeletal system in engineering terms, with benefits to both disciplines--and to the users.Author UnknownPDF
1976 (Volume 7, No. 6)Cocorp: Mapping the Continental BasementThe technology of petroleum prospecting and a massive geophysical research effort are providing a new window on the Earth.Author UnknownPDF
1976 (Volume 7, No. 6)Tomography: Adding a DimensionThe equipment and the mathematics that make possible X-rays of living organs in three dimensions are being developed apace.Author UnknownPDF
1976 (Volume 7, No. 6)Undergraduate Education: Early College: Relevant ScienceAn experimental college provides congenial environment for experimental science curricula.Author UnknownPDF
1977 (Volume 8, No. 1)Desert Abuse -- Aridity Special: The American ExperienceIn the 1870's, fragile, water-poor ecosystems were little understood and much abused. A century later, understanding has improved but abuses continue.Author UnknownPDF
1977 (Volume 8, No. 1)Desert Ecology -- Aridity Special: The Biology of AriditySimilar environments demand similar responses from the living things that inhabit them.Author UnknownPDF
1977 (Volume 8, No. 1)Desert Maps -- Aridity Special: The Major Deserts of the WorldThe Major Deserts of the WorldAuthor UnknownPDF
1977 (Volume 8, No. 1)Desert Overview -- Aridity Special: Land of the Empty BucketA Primer: If you have seen one desert you have decidedly not seen them all. Nor will you necessarily know one when you see it.Author UnknownPDF
1977 (Volume 8, No. 1)Desert Sociology -- Aridity Special: Life at the Desert's EdgeConcern for the land and concern for the people may not produce parallel perspectives.Author UnknownPDF
1977 (Volume 8, No. 1)Desert Technologies -- Aridity Special: Modest TechnologiesIn the face of natural and man-induced desertification, technologists produce cautious interventions.Author UnknownPDF
1977 (Volume 8, No. 2)Ballooning Scientists: Lighter-than-Air ScienceBalloons make possible astronomical and other observations that otherwise would be costly and rare, if not impossible.Author UnknownPDF
1977 (Volume 8, No. 2)Earthquake Prediction....and Its Consequences: Earthquake Prediction Is ComingAs quake precursors are understood, so will be what they foretell.Author UnknownPDF
1977 (Volume 8, No. 2)Exobiology: Life Anong the StarsA plethora of Sun-like stars and the Earth's left-handed biochemistry are grist for the exobiologists' mill.Author UnknownPDF
1977 (Volume 8, No. 2)Peopling North America: The Earliest Known AmericansPaleo-Indian sites in Virginia and Pennsylvania fill many blanks in the tale of the continent's earliest known human inhabitants.Author UnknownPDF
1977 (Volume 8, No. 2)Seismic Forecasting: Earthquake Prediction: Is It Better Not to Know?Hard on the heels of the likelihood of prediction come its not inconsiderable social consequences.Author UnknownPDF
1977 (Volume 8, No. 2)Urban Geography: Geographers Take Their PlaceThe `place` is America's urban centers: a massive, radical appraisal explodes two myths: that a city is a city is a city, and that geography is a musty science.Author UnknownPDF
1977 (Volume 8, No. 3)Acoustic Wave Devices: Slower Can Be BetterAcoustic wave devices that slow signals down from the speed of light of speed of sound make possible enormous compression of information-handling capabilities.Author UnknownPDF
1977 (Volume 8, No. 3)Genesis Of A Gene: Genesis of a GeneThe first synthesis of a fully functional DNA macromolecule was one link in a research chain as long and many-featured as DNA itself. Other links are still being added.Author UnknownPDF
1977 (Volume 8, No. 3)Laser Chemistry: Chemistry's Laser RevolutionThe power of coherent light is translating rapidly into new power for many of chemistry's sub disciplines.Author UnknownPDF
1977 (Volume 8, No. 3)Metalogenesis: Minerals from Mantle to MineThe formation of metal and petroleum deposits in the Earth appears strongly linked to tectonic processes. Can geophysics tell us where to search?Author UnknownPDF
1977 (Volume 8, No. 4)Air/Ocean Interfaces: The Ocean ConnectionScientists seek the roots of continental weather where the air and ocean meet.Author UnknownPDF
1977 (Volume 8, No. 4)Bio-ultrasonics: Honing an Ultrasonic ToolUltrasound moves closer to its diagnostic potential as researchers learn how it can distinguish among tissue characteristics.Author UnknownPDF
1977 (Volume 8, No. 4)Meadows Beneath The Sea: Meadows Beneath the SeaThe ecological system built upon great expanses of rooted sea grasses may extend far beyond the shores they border.Author UnknownPDF
1977 (Volume 8, No. 4)Quark Dilemma: A Gaggle of QuarksQuark hunters continue to find whole onions under each previous one's `last` peeled layer.Author UnknownPDF
1977 (Volume 8, No. 4)Range-raising Beef: Back to RangeScientists seek strategies to factor more range feeding into the beef-production system.Author UnknownPDF
1977 (Volume 8, No. 5)Heavy-ion Physics: Focusing on the NucleusNuclear scientists, accelerating heavy ions to higher and higher energies, cast new light into dark corners of the atom's still-puzzling core.Author UnknownPDF
1977 (Volume 8, No. 5)Integrated Optics: Forging Handles for PhotonsEngineering researchers wrestle with fundamental problems in the development of integrated circuits and devices for communications and other light-based technologies.Author UnknownPDF
1977 (Volume 8, No. 5)Precollege Education: Science for Urban Junior HighsProject City Science uses New York as a laboratory for upgrading junior high school science education.Author UnknownPDF
1977 (Volume 8, No. 5)Undergraduate Education: A Laboratory on WheelsOutreach took on new meaning when Arkansas' circuit-riding spectroscopy lab took to the road.Author UnknownPDF
1977 (Volume 8, No. 6)Africa -- International Cooperation In Research Special: Small Projects, Large ImpactsIndividual U.S. academic researchers build bases of mutual understanding in AID-funded, NSF-administered research and teaching assignments in the Third World.Author UnknownPDF
1978 (Volume 9, No. 1)Before Australopithecus: Shifting Perspectives on Early ManDental adaptation to diet shifts caused by climate change links Ramapithecus to Homo Sapien, over a span of a dozen million years.Author UnknownPDF
1978 (Volume 9, No. 1)Brookings Papers: Economics to Make PolicyBrookings economists cut years from the loop that links scholars to the government and industry leaders who need their output.Author UnknownPDF
1978 (Volume 9, No. 1)Future Studies: As Many Futures as You ThinkOnce a field for soothsayers and dreamers, then the realm of anyone who could, the study of the future is becoming a scientific discipline.Author UnknownPDF
1978 (Volume 9, No. 1)Solar Astronomy: The Sun, the Whole SunSolar astronomers and astrophysicists find there is more to link than separate them in their study of global solar phenomena.Author UnknownPDF
1978 (Volume 9, No. 2)Acoustic Microscopy: The Promise of Acoustic MicroscopyAided by gigahertz sound, acoustic microscopists add a dimension to the perception of the very small.Author UnknownPDF
1978 (Volume 9, No. 2)Neural Adaptability: The Neural Net: Change in a Fixed SystemNeuroscientists of many stripes are seeking--and finding--the ways in which experience modifies the brain's established neural links.Author UnknownPDF
1978 (Volume 9, No. 2)Ocean Pollution: The Ocean in a Test TubeThe resilience of the oceanic food chain is revealed in the Controlled Ecosystem Pollution Experiment.Author UnknownPDF
1978 (Volume 9, No. 3)Extragalactic Astronomy: The Extragalactic FermentVery few years ago, extragalactic astronomers sought to summarize their science. Now they are rewriting the book. Galaxies: a primer. Exotic galaxies. Black hole in a galaxyAuthor UnknownPDF
1978 (Volume 9, No. 3)History: The Seminal ScienceAs old as humankind's love affair with the night sky astronomy has been bearing fruit for more than 4,000 years.Author UnknownPDF
1978 (Volume 9, No. 3)Stellar Birth: Stellar Ontongeny: from DustIn the icy near-vacuum of interstellar space are seething cauldrons of stellar genesis. The breeding grounds are becoming known.Author UnknownPDF
1978 (Volume 9, No. 3)Stellar Death: Stellar Ontogeny:...to AshesStellar cadavers are among the universe's most fascinating objects. Each is the end of a unique stellar odyssey.Author UnknownPDF
1978 (Volume 9, No. 3)Tools Of The Trade: Catchers of the SkyAn explosion in useful wavelengths and a revolution in telescope design and fittings multiply astronomers' grasp of the cosmos.Author UnknownPDF
1978 (Volume 9, No. 4)Crop Ecosystems: Crops are Ecosystems TooUnderstanding of the dynamics of field and orchard crops permits Integrated Pest Management to cut sharply into a farmer's dependence on pesticides.Author UnknownPDF
1978 (Volume 9, No. 4)Incubating Entrepreneurs: Incubators for EntrepreneursExperimental innovator/entrepreneur hatcheries at universities put venture and vision together to nurture embryo enterprises.Author UnknownPDF
1978 (Volume 9, No. 5)Ice Studies Polar Research: Tales the Ice Can TellScientists studying ice in both north and south polar regions find many places where knowing one helps know the other.Author UnknownPDF
1978 (Volume 9, No. 5)Polar Tectonics Polar Research: The Earth Beneath the PolesThe Arctic is as poor as the Antarctic is rich in known links to global tectonic cycles. Gardening for meteorites.Author UnknownPDF
1978 (Volume 9, No. 5)Sun-earth Impacts Polar Research: Island Earth in a Solar SeaAeronomers, meteorologists and atmospheric physicists are seeking--and finding--intimate relationships where the solar wind embraces the magnetic earth. Magnetospheric regimes. Windows at the poles.Author UnknownPDF
1978 (Volume 9, No. 6)Cell Culture Centers: New Biological Assembly LinesBiologists of many kinds are drawing on a pair of cell culture facilities established to fill their needs. Where it all began.Author UnknownPDF
1978 (Volume 9, No. 6)Thunderstorm Research: To Know the ThunderboltKnowledge of where lightning forms and how is emerging from the first concerted research effort on thunderstorms in thirty years.Author UnknownPDF
1979 (Volume 10, No. 1)Applied Archaelogy: Archaeology Reconstructs the PresentProbing the refuse of an urban culture (our own) yields truths about society and a methodology with many applications.Author UnknownPDF
1979 (Volume 10, No. 1)High-temperature Superconductivity: Superconductivity's Material QuestionEfforts to raise the transition temperatures of superconducting materials confront postulated natural limits with dogged determination and imaginative metallurgy.Author UnknownPDF
1979 (Volume 10, No. 1)Millimeter-wave Telescopes: Astrochemists Hone Their ToolsA combination of superfine surfaces and sophisticated electronics opens the universe to molecular astronomers.Author UnknownPDF
1992 (Volume 23, No. 3)Educational Technology: Give Them the Tools. . .The technological revolution taking place in the nation's elementary and high schools promises to take firmer root than the previous flirtations with gadgetry that gave educational technology a bad name for so long. Up close and technical.Author UnknownPDF


 

 
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