Advisors Program Points to
the Future of Customer Service
Expert Advisors enable businesses and others to
answer a few simple questions and receive reliable answers on how
OSHA regulations apply to their unique work sites. And now the program
is a finalist in the Innovations in American Government Award competition.
for a Healthy Weight
of all Americans are overweight or obese. Carrying this extra weight
puts you at risk for developing many diseases. These guidelines
from the National Heart, Lung, and Blood Institute provide you with
a new approach for the measurement of overweight and obesity and
a set of steps for safe and effective weight loss.
on Demand -
from a Vending Machine
you ever seen a map vending machine? Well, hold on, because the
U.S. Geological Survey and Wildflower Productions are exploring
new technology that will let you walk into a USGS office and print
a customized topographic map from a self-service kiosk.
Satellite Measures Planet Earth's Vital Signs
current warming trend temporary, or just the beginning of an accelerating
increase in global temperatures? Are the number and size of clouds
increasing and, if so, how will this affect the amount of incoming
and reflected sunlight? What are the causes and effects of ozone
fluctuations? NASA's Terra satellite with state-of-the-art sensors
is collecting what will become a new, 15-year global data set on
which to base scientific investigations about our complex home planet.