A symposium titled qServing Science and Society into the New Millennium: The Legacy and the Promiseq was held at the National Academy of Sciences on May 21-22, 1997. Speakers and panelists discussed the accomplishments and future of DOE's Biological and Environmental Research (BER) program. They also discussed a variety of multidisciplinary research activities, such as developing advanced medical diagnostic tools and treatments for human disease; assessing the health effects of radiation; tracking the regional and global movement of energy-related pollutants, and establishing the first human genome program. At the end of the symposium, 13 scientists who have been associated with the BER program and who have made significant contributions to its advancements and progress were honored. The proceedings volume includes the presentations made at the symposium.Lubin JH, Boice JD Jr. Lung cancer risk from residential radon: meta-nalysis of eight epidemiologic studies. ... Comparison of dose histories for U.S. nuclear power plant workers, based on records held by a major dosimetry service company and on the NRC REIRS ... NCRP Proc 1997;18:113a21. 30. ... Cancer incidence among medical diagnostic x-ray workers in China, 1950 to 1985. ... Lynge E. Risk of breast cancer is also increased among Danish female airline cabin attendants.
|Title||:||Serving Science and Society Into the New Millenium|
|Author||:||Commission on Life Sciences, Division on Earth and Life Studies, U.S. Department of Energy, National Research Council|
|Publisher||:||National Academies Press - 1998-12-01|