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Author: National Research Council (U.S.). Committee on the
Publisher: National Academies
Keywords: imaging, biomedical, emerging, physics, mathematics
Number of Pages: 270
Published: 1996-01
eBookDB-ID: NAP:13906

It is hoped that the present report will provide a readable introduction to emerging techniques of biomedical imaging for mathematical scientists and physics and encourage some of them to apply their skills to the research challenges that will make these emerging techniques practical.

Author: Margaret A. Hamburg
Publisher: DIANE Publishing
Keywords: threat, america, diseases, infectious, global, emerging, germs
Number of Pages: 44
Published: 2009-11
ISBN-10: 1437915973
ISBN-13: 9781437915976

Despite remarkable breakthroughs in medical research and advancements in immunization and treatments during the 20th cent., infectious diseases (ID) are undergoing a global resurgence that threaten everyoneżs health. Intelligence analysts argue that żnewly emerging and re-emerging ID will pose a global health threat and will complicate U.S. and global security over the next 20 years.ż This report examines what is known about a range of emerging ID and why they are potential threats to Amer. It also reviews the tools -- surveillance, diagnostics, vaccines, and therapeutics -- that exist or a

Author: Eric Rugraff
Publisher: Amsterdam University Press
Keywords: emerging, economies, firms, local, corporations, multinational
Number of Pages: 279
Published: 2011-10-15
ISBN-10: 9089642943
ISBN-13: 9789089642943

In order for foreign direct investment to have deep and lasting positive effects on host countries, it is essential that multinational corporations have close direct and indirect interaction with local firms. A valuable addition to the emerging literature on multinational-local firm interfaces, this book provides a number of case studies from emerging economies that examine such mutually beneficial business relationships and the policy measures necessary to support them.

Author: Jack D. Glen
Publisher: World Bank Publications
Keywords: markets, emerging, microstructure, introduction
Number of Pages: 52
Published: 1994
ISBN-10: 0821331108
ISBN-13: 9780821331101

IFC Discusssion Paper No. 24. Investors' interest in emerging markets has grown significantly in recent years because of potential high returns and the benefits of diversification. Despite this increased activity, there remains little information o

Author: United States, Subcommittee on Emerging Threats an
Publisher: DIANE Publishing
Keywords: emerging, subcommittee, chairman, report, threats, capabilities, senate, services, armed, committee, reactors, research, action, needs, doe, nonproliferation, further, reduce, civilian, uranium, weaponsusable, nuclear
Number of Pages: 49
ISBN-10: 142893765X
ISBN-13: 9781428937659

Author: Brian A. Jackson David R. Frelinger
Publisher: RAND
Keywords: threats, worry, hypothetical, security, emerging, planning
Number of Pages: 100
Published: 2009
ISBN-10: 0833047310
ISBN-13: 9780833047311

Concerns about how terrorists might attack in the future are central to the design of security efforts to protect both individual targets and the nation overall. In thinking about emerging threats, security planners are confronted by a panoply of possible future scenarios coming from sources ranging from the terrorists themselves to red-team brainstorming efforts to explore ways adversaries might attack in the future. This paper explores an approach to assessing emerging and/or novel threats and deciding whether

Author: William C. Martel
Publisher: DIANE Publishing
Keywords: stability, era, proliferation, promote, policy, coexistence, rethinking, nuclear
Number of Pages: 193
Published: 1998-02-01
ISBN-10: 0788146637
ISBN-13: 9780788146633

This study seeks to address the emerging incongruence between the proliferation of nuclear weapons & the U.S. policy for managing this process. American society & its political leadership must accept the need to adapt its policy to the rapidly-changing circumstances in nuclear proliferation. Contents: proliferation in the emerging international order; nuclear proliferation incentives & disincentives; emerging nuclear states: thinking through issues & options (Ukraine, Pakistan, North Korea, Iran, & non-state actors); rethinking U.S. proliferation policy for the future; recommendations.
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