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Why Conventional Tools for Policy Analysis Are Often Inadequate for Problems of Global Change
The past three decades have witnessed an explosive growth in the development and use of tools for quantitative policy analysis. As policy analysts have turned to the consideration of climate andExpand
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Residential and Regional Electricity Consumption in the U.S. and EU: How Much Will Higher Prices Reduce CO2 Emissions?
Results of our analysis suggest that, given the price-inelastic behavior in both the U.S. and EU regions, public policies aimed at fostering a transition to a more sustainable energy system in orderExpand
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Outbreak of Moraxella catarrhalis in a respiratory unit.
The clinical and epidemiological features of an outbreak of nosocomial Moraxella catarrhalis infection in a respiratory unit are described. Six isolates from five patients were shown to beExpand
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Commentary: Uncertainty Analysis in Risk Assessment
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Technology and Policy
Many academic programs in the United States, and elsewhere around the world, focus on the social studies of science, technology, and public policy. Indeed, the bulk of the programs listed in the AAASExpand
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The juxtaparanodal proteins CNTNAP2 and TAG1 regulate diet-induced obesity
Despite considerable effort, the identification of genes that regulate complex multigenic traits such as obesity has proven difficult with conventional methodologies. The use of a chromosomeExpand
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Increased Mitochondrial Oxidative Phosphorylation in the Liver Is Associated With Obesity and Insulin Resistance
Obesity is the result of excess energy intake relative to expenditure, however little is known about why some individuals are more prone to weight gain than others. Inbred strains of mice also varyExpand
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The Analysis of Actual Versus Perceived Risks
In 1980, a group of scientists from national laboratories, universities, and other research organizations gathered informally in a series of meetings to consider the state of research on risks toExpand
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The Use of Public Risk Ranking in Regulatory Development
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Policy needed for additive manufacturing.
The successful adoption of metallic additive manufacturing in aviation will require investment in basic scientific understanding of the process, defining of standards and adaptive regulation.
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