Biofuels for transport
Published Monday, March 1, 1993 | POSTnotes POST-PN-41
This POSTnote examines the potential of ‘biofuels’ for transport, and the influence of EC set-aside and fiscal policies. POSTnote 41. POST. 1993.
Published Monday, February 1, 1993 | POSTnotes POST-PN-40
This POSTnote examines the international progress towards power from nuclear fusion and its future prospects. POSTnote 40. POST. 1993.
Oil Spill Clean-up
Published Sunday, January 24, 1993 | POSTnotes POST-PN-39
This POSTnote reviews oil spill clean-up technology, its limitations and issues raised
The Osteopaths Bill 1992/93
Published Friday, January 1, 1993 | Commons Briefing papers RP93-1
The Osteopaths Bill (Bill 13 1992/93). House of Commons Library Research Paper 93/1.
Clean coal technology
Published Tuesday, December 1, 1992 | POSTnotes POST-PN-38
This POSTnote reviews clean coal technologies and their potential in the UK and overseas. POSTnote 38. POST. 1992.
Patenting Human DNA
Published Tuesday, November 24, 1992 | POSTnotes POST-PN-37
This POSTnote considers the arguments surrounding the patenting of human DNA and the issues raised.
Diet & heart disease
Published Monday, June 1, 1992 | POSTnotes POST-PN-36
This POSTnote discusses recent research on Coronary heart disease (CHD) and diet and the issues raised. POSTnote 36. POST. 1992.
Disposal of the CIS nuclear weapons
Published Monday, June 1, 1992 | POSTnotes POST-PN-35
This POSTnote discusses the safe dismantling of nuclear weapons, what may be done with the materials resulting and related policy issues. POSTnote 35. POST. 1992.
Published Friday, May 1, 1992 | POSTnotes POST-PN-34
This POSTnote examines the technical requirements of a national telephone numbering scheme and related issues. POSTnote 34. POST. 1992.
Published Sunday, March 1, 1992 | POSTnotes POST-PN-33
This POSTnote examines recent scientific findings and how they may influence policies on global warming. POSTnote 33. POST. 1992.
Published Saturday, February 1, 1992 | POSTnotes POST-PN-32
This POSTnote considers the potential of renewable energy technologies and factors affecting their implementation. POSTnote 32. POST. 1992.
Sugar & health
Published Wednesday, January 1, 1992 | POSTnotes POST-PN-31
This POSTnote reviews the effects of dietary sugar on health and related issues. POSTnote 31. POST. 1992.
Legal protection of software
Published Sunday, December 1, 1991 | POSTnotes POST-PN-30
This POSTnote examines the EC Directive’s potential impact on the software industry and related issues. POSTnote 30. POST. 1991.
DNA profiling in forensic science
Published Friday, November 1, 1991 | POSTnotes POST-PN-29
This POSTnote reviews the current status of DNA profiling and highlights some of the issues which arise from its use in criminal cases. POSTnote 29. POST. 1991.
Babies and HIV infection
Published Tuesday, October 1, 1991 | POSTnotes POST-PN-28
This POSTnote reviews recent scientific evidence on the transmission of HIV from infected mothers to their babies and the implications. POSTnote 28. POST. 1991.
Microbes in food
Published Monday, July 1, 1991 | POSTnotes POST-PN-27
This POSTnote examines recent trends in food poisoning and some of the underlying factors and related issues. POSTnote 27. POST. 1991.
Published Saturday, June 1, 1991 | POSTnotes POST-PN-26
This POSTnote considers the scientific developments which have led to the possibility of ‘patenting life’, and the issues raised. POSTnote 26. POST. 1991.
Published Wednesday, May 1, 1991 | POSTnotes POST-PN-25
This POSTnote examines the underlying trends in global population, the reasons for them, their implications and related issues. POSTnote 25. POST. 1991.
High definition TV
Published Monday, April 1, 1991 | POSTnotes POST-PN-24
This POSTnote examines HDTV development worldwide and issues related to the future of this technology in Europe. POSTnote 24. POST. 1991.