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State and Local Government Statistics at a Crossroads

Since the early days of the nation, the federal government has collected information on the revenues, expenditures, and other features of state and local jurisdictions and their operations. Today, these data are collected primarily by the Governments Division of the ...

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A Beautiful Math: John Nash, Game Theory, and the Modern Quest for a Code of Nature

Millions have seen the movie and thousands have read the book but few have fully appreciated the mathematics developed by John Nash's beautiful mind. Today Nash's beautiful math has become a universal language for research in the social sciences and ...

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Visualizing Chemistry: The Progress and Promise of Advanced Chemical Imaging

Scientists and engineers have long relied on the power of imaging techniques to help see objects invisible to the naked eye, and thus, to advance scientific knowledge. These experts are constantly pushing the limits of technology in pursuit of chemical ...

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Unknown Quantity: A Real and Imaginary History of Algebra

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Struck by Lightning: The Curious World of Probabilities

From terrorist attacks to big money jackpots, Struck by Lightning deconstructs the odds and oddities of chance, examining both the relevant and irreverent role of randomness in our everyday lives. Human beings have long been both fascinated and appalled by ...

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The Secret Life of Numbers: 50 Easy Pieces on How Mathematicians Work and Think

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Catalyzing Inquiry at the Interface of Computing and Biology

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The Mathematical Sciences' Role in Homeland Security: Proceedings of a Workshop

Mathematical sciences play a key role in many important areas of Homeland Security including data mining and image analysis and voice recognition for intelligence analysis, encryption and decryption for intelligence gathering and computer security, detection and epidemiology of bioterriost attacks ...

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Mathematics and 21st Century Biology

The exponentially increasing amounts of biological data along with comparable advances in computing power are making possible the construction of quantitative, predictive biological systems models. This development could revolutionize those biology-based fields of science. To assist this transformation, the U.S. Department of Energy asked ...

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Measuring Research and Development Expenditures in the U.S. Economy

This report examines the portfolio of research and development (R&D) expenditure surveys at the National Science Foundation (NSF), identifying gaps and weaknesses and areas of missing coverage. The report takes an in-depth look at the definition of R&D, the needs and potential uses ...

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