Cutting Edge Technologies
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Experts in computers, biotechnology, structural materials, and transportation provide a concise introduction to the promising technologies in these four exciting fields that affect all of society. Each section begins with a brief overview of the field, followed by more detailed papers describing specific technological advances, their current and projected applications, and the obstacles that must be overcome to ensure future progress.

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  • Policy for Science and Technology
  • Engineering and Technology — Materials

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192 pages | 6 x 9
Paperback
ISBN: 978-0-309-03489-0
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National Academy of Engineering. Cutting Edge Technologies. Washington, DC: The National Academies Press, 1984.

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