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Incorporating neuroscience principles and techniques (such as fMRI) into research on the prevention of substance misuse and antisocial behavior may spur advances and innovations in this area.
New global guidelines linking health risks and household energy use are needed to drive policies and interventions.
Documents a research agenda that will give developing countries' governments and the donor community information they need to more effectively support SMEs that generate growth, create jobs, and, ultimately, reduce poverty.
Outlines five criteria that need to be considered when evaluating a data migration tool.
Details an approach for creating a viable design for a high-quality decentralized education system.
Results of this survey provide insight into individual and household energy consumption behavior, which has implications for future policy and intervention.
Addresses the issues surrounding shale gas in a balanced fashion.
Analyzes the prevalence, nature, and predictors of injuries among certified nursing assistants working in US nursing homes.
Describes a novel method to develop a synthetic dataset to replicate the distribution of poultry farms and the type/number of birds raised on them.
Describes the history and translational implications of an emerging public health problem, the abuse of synthetic cannabinoids, especially how legitimate research findings “hijacked” for illegitimate purposes can present health threats.
Combines evidence, opinion, and humor in 47 essays from Doug Kamerow's health policy columns in the medical journal BMJ and his nationally broadcast radio commentaries.
Captures an exciting slice of history in the evolution of aerosol science.
Documents the factors that were associated with a project's positive impact on Indonesian schools in terms of improving planning, community participation, and transparency.
Aims to take stock of the substantial amount of information and experience generated through the use of the Early Grade Reading Assessment, and to share this knowledge with practitioners, policymakers, and international donors.
Investment in translational research has potential to advance the field of substance abuse and lead to significant advancements in the prevention of the global substance abuse problem.
Finds that optimal mattress firmness varies among individuals and is reflected, at least to a degree, by overnight motion.
Viewing America’s Energy Future in Three Dimensions provides a comprehensive overview of the technology, economic, and societal issues associated with the world’s current energy challenge.
Shows that when US racial and ethnic groups are separately compared with other countries, Asian and white students regularly perform at or near the top of international rankings, while black and Hispanic students typically rank at or near the bottom.
Reveals shortcomings of the traditional database normalization methods with respect to the prevention of common data anomalies, and offers practitioners useful techniques for improving data quality.
Describes aspects of military life that may protect against risks for child maltreatment or increase such risks.
Discusses three established software engineering practices—the iterative software development process, object-oriented methodology, and unified modeling language—and the applicability of these practices to computational model development.
Provides a balanced assessment of pay for performance (P4P), addressing both its promise and its shortcomings.
Describes evidence-based substance abuse prevention programs to target young employees, adaptation and implementation processes, and a cross-site evaluation.
Finds that mattress firmness has statistically significant effects on both sleep and daytime functioning and that individuals varied widely in the mattress that optimized their sleep.
Reviews methods to synthesize data on group quarters residents to match US Census Bureau data.