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A01 = Autumn issue, 2001
A = Autumn
W = Winter
S = Spring

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Nabelek, John, W01: p.12

Naiman, Robert, S01: p.54

Naleway, John, W01: p.19, 23


National Science Foundation and, S00: p.14

new facilities, S01: p.30

overview of recent developments, S01: p.24–31

University of Washington research, S99: p.21–22

Nanotechnology Graduate Research Awards Program, S99: p.21

NASA (U.S. National Aeronautics and Space Administration)

aircraft icing research, W00: p.39

Ames Research Center, S01: p.6

BIO '99 participation, S99: p.48

biochip research licensing, W02: p.33

biomarkers for extraterrestrial life, W01: p.46

biomedical technology, A01: p.6–8

Earth and Sky Radio Broadcast Fellows, A99: p.48

history of space pioneers, A00: p.23

ice core interest, S00: p.9

interview with astronaut Helms, W02: p.14–20

Jet Propulsion Laboratory, S99: p.36; A99: p.16; A99: p.13

low-gravity research funding, S00: p.25

mass extinction research, S01: p.6

micro-gravity research facilities, S00: p.25

nanotechnology research funding, S01: p.26

PRISM funding, A99: p.31

Reduced Gravity Student Flight Opportunities program, A00: p.36

SeaWinds instrument, S00: p.41

Stardust Mission, S99: p.34–38

Stennis Space Center, S99: p.27

TechLink and, W01: p.20

Voyager Program, S99: p.36

NASDA (National Space Development Agency of Japan), W00: p.15

National Academy of Engineering, S99: p.39; W01: p.31; A01: p.39

National Academy of Sciences

Committee on Health Effects Associated with Exposure Experience During the Gulf War, W00: p.37

fellows, S99: p.48; W00: p.45; S01: p.37

Integrative Graduate Education and Research Training program support, S00: p.40

National Advisory Committee for Aeronautics. See NASA

National Aeronautic and Space Administration. See NASA

National Alzheimer's Coordinating Center, W02: p.21

National Association of Government Communicators, A99: p.48

National Cancer Institute

Fred Hutchinson funding levels, W02: p.57

leukemia research, A00: p.43

marker gene research funding, W01: p.19

National Center for Atmospheric Research, S00: p.14

National Clonal Germplasm Repository, S00: p.28

National Collegiate Athletics Association (NCAA), A99: p.25

national defense, sciences and, A00: p.5

National Energy Technology Laboratory, W01: p.46

National Eye Institute, S00: p.25

National Heart, Lung and Blood Institute, S01: p.13

National Hemophilia Foundation, A00: p.20

National Ignition Facility, W00: p.8

National Institute for Deafness and Other Communication Disorders (NIDCD), S01: p.12

National Institute for Space Research, Brazil (INPE), A01: p.35

National Institute of Allergy and Infections Diseases, A99: p.40; S00: p.41

National Institute of Diabetes & Digestive & Kidney Diseases, W02: p.21

National Institute of Disability and Rehabilitation Research, S99: p.27

National Institute of Environmental Health Sciences, W00: p.36

National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST)

Advanced Technology Program, A00: p.17

"green" building design consulting, A99: p.24

National Medal of Science winners, S99: p.39

National Institute on Aging, W02: p.21

National Invasive Species Act of 1996, A99: p.36

National Invasive Species Program (Coast Guard), A99: p.36

National Medal of Science, S99: p.39

National Nanotechnology Initiative, S01: p.26

National Ocean Partnership Program (NOPP), A99: p.17; W01: p.34

National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration. See NOAA

National Organization of Rare Diseases, A00: p.50

National Park Service. See U.S. National Park Service

National Plant Germplasm System, S00: p.27, 28

National Research Council (Canada), A99: p.11; W00: p.39

National Research Council (U.S.)

estimation of IT workers and demand, A01: p.13

global warming reports, A00: p.21

rankings of institutions, A00: p.47

National Science Foundation. See U.S. National Science Foundation

national security

Idaho National Engineering and Environmental Laboratory, S00: p.7

national defense, sciences and, A00: p.5

Pacific Northwest National Laboratory research, S00: p.8

National Seed Storage Laboratory (NSSL), S00: p.28

National Small Grains Collection, S00: p.28

National Society of Genetic Counselors, A01: p.46

National Space Biomedical Research Institute (NSBRI)

breadth of research, W02: p.2

development of, A01: p.6

Integrated Human Function Team, A01: p.7

members, A01: p.8

From Outer Space to Inner Space, A01: p.2

National Telemanagement Corporation, A01: p.31

National Tsunami Hazard Mitigation Program Steering Group, W00: p.27, 29

National Underground Science Laboratory, W02: p.13

National Weather Service, S99: p.27; W00: p.15

Native Americans

role in Northwestern history, A00: p.48

science programs for, S99: p.41

Sciences and Tribes Educational Partnership, W01: p.47–48

natural cycles in salmon runs, S01: p.53

natural history film-making programs, A00: p.44–45

natural products research, W02: p.25

natural resources

Big Sky Institute, A00: p.45

global warming and, W00: p.20

Northern Rocky Mountain Science Center, A00: p.23

role in Northwestern history, A00: p.48

Natural Resources Canada, A99: p.13

Natural Science and Engineering Research Council of Canada, A99: p.21; A00: p.15; A01: p.39

natural selection

biodiversity and, W00: p.31

machine thought and, S99: p.46


inventions and, S99: p.47

nature-vs.-nurture controversy, S01: p.41

Nature Conservancy, W01: p.25

Nauer, Deanna, S99: p.44

naval engineering, W01: p.17

near-infrared spectroscopy, W01: p.29

nectar, pollination and, S01: p.48

Nelson, Joanne, W00: p.24

Nelson, Sharon, A00: p.12–13

nematodes, A01: p.42, 43

nerve cells, S01: p.33

nervous systems and neurology

computer sciences and, S01: p.36

drug abuse and neurological disorders, W02: p.21

education theory and neurosciences, S01: p.40

hazardous chemical effects, A00: p.11–12

immune barriers and neurological disorders, A99: p.44

neuro-degeneration research, A00: p.15; W02: p.25

Neurodegenerative Disorders Centre, W00: p.34

pesticides and, W00: p.35

recording signals, S01: p.33

Ness, Phil, W01: p.11

Nester, Eugene, S00: p.37

nesting sites, dinosaur, S99: p.8–9

Netbot, S99: p.14

Nettleton, Nora, S99: p.48


F5 Networks manager products, A01: p.31

Illuminet services, A01: p.31

machine thought and, S99: p.45, 46

networked telescopes, A99: p.14

Pacific Northwest GigaPop Project, S99: p.18–20

telemedicine network project, W02: p.29

W. M. Keck Collaboratory for Plasma Spectrometry, S00: p.25

neural information, recording, S01: p.33

neural networks

computer science and, S99: p.47

language learning and, S01: p.42

neurobiology, nanotechnology and, S01: p.30

neurodegenerative disorders. See nervous systems and neurology

Neurodegenerative Disorders Centre, W00: p.34

neurology. See nervous systems and neurology


in awake states, W00: p.37–38

IGERT research funding, S00: p.40

recording firing, S01: p.35

neutrinos, S99: p.47; W02: p.13

Neuwelt, Edward, A99: p.44

New Carissa oil spill, W02: p.21

New Light Industries, Ltd., A99: p.27

New Mexico State University, A99: p.49; W00: p.32

New Millennium Observatory (NeMO), A99: p.16

New Venture Creation Lab, W02: p.49

New York University, S01: p.6

Nichols, Craig, A00: p.49

Nichols, Everett, A01: p.19

Nichols, Jonathan, A99: p.6

Nichols, Matt, A99: p.5

Nielson, Don, S01: p.43

nieve penitentes, W01: p.41

nifurtimox treatment, W02: p.23

NIH. See U.S. National Institutes of Health

La Niña. See La Niña (under "L")

El Niño. See El Niño and the Southern Oscillation (under "E")

Nippon Telephone and Telegraph, S01: p.43

Nisqually earthquake, W02: p.38, 40

NOAA (U.S. National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration)

Argo project support, W01: p.32

Climate Impacts Group funding, W00: p.24

Climate Prediction Center, W00: p.23

Engineering Development Division, W00: p.28

IARC funding, W00: p.16

North Pole Environmental Observatory, A01: p.36

Pacific Marine Environmental Laboratory, S99: p.29; A99: p.16; W00: p.27

Project NEPTUNE, A99: p.13

Sea Grant Program, A99: p.32

tsunami detection buoys, W00: p.26–30

Nobel Prize

muscle contraction research, A01: p.39

winners, S99: p.48

nonlinear optical materials (NLO), A99: p.5

Nonlinear Optical Materials symposium, A99: p.5

non-native species, A99: p.33–36; S01: p.50–52

non-profit organizations, strategic partnerships for, W02: p.58

nonsense detectors, A00: p.5

non-toxic glues, S01: p.18

Nortel, S99: p.19

North American plate

faults and, W02: p.37

locked zone, S99: p.11

map, W02: p.39

North Atlantic oscillation, W00: p.45

North Pole Automated Station, A00: p.15

North-East Pacific Time-series Underwater Networked Experiments. See Project NEPTUNE

Northern Lights, A99: p.10; W00: p.15

Northern Rocky Mountain Science Center, A00: p.23, 45

Northwest Earthquake Reporting Center (NERC), S99: p.10

Northwest Lands, Northwest Peoples (review), A00: p.48

Northwest Master Entrepreneur of the Year Award, S99: p.23

Northwest Open Access Network (NoaNet), W01: p.22

Northwest Power Planning Council, S01: p.53

Northwestern University, S01: p.30

Nosho, Terry

on invasive species, A99: p.35

on Manila clams, A99: p.34

on toxin testing, A01: p.22

on West Coast shellfish industry, S00: p.44

Novak, Karen, A99: p.40

Novartis Pharmaceuticals, A00: p.43

Novo Nordisk A/S, S99: p.14; A01: p.49

Nowell, Arthur, W01: p.48

noxious weeds, A99: p.35

NSF. See U.S. National Science Foundation

nuclear contamination, A00: p.18

nuclear fusion

cleaner fuels and, A01: p.29

National Ignition Facility studies, W00: p.8

Nuclear Magnetic Resonance Center, S99: p.27

nuclear magnetic resonance spectrometers, S99: p.27

nuclear science, S00: p.7

nuclear weapons, S99: p.48

Nuismer, Scott, W00: p.32

Numinous Technologies, Inc., S99: p.7, 14; W01: p.23

Nunberg, Jack, A99: p.9

nursing education

Rural Nursing Excellence Fund, W02: p.21

University of Washington endowments, A00: p.15

nutrients in salmon bodies, S01: p.53

nutritional supplements, A01: p.19

Nyquist, Jody, A00: p.47


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