Jaw Disorders Are Common, But Care Is Fragmented and Evidence-Based Approaches Are Needed, Says New Report
Media Advisory: First Meeting of Standing Committee Requested by White House in Response to Coronavirus – March 11
Harvey Fineberg Named Chair of Standing Committee Requested by White House in Response to Coronavirus
National Academies Completes Review of National Toxicology Program’s Draft Monograph on Fluoride and Neurodevelopmental and Cognitive Effects
Media Advisory: Jaw and Orofacial Pain Disorders: Priorities for Research and Care – New Report March 12
Media Advisory: Assessing Governance and Management Reform in the Nuclear Security Enterprise – New Report March 9
Media Advisory: Peer Review of NTP Monograph on Fluoride Exposure and Neurodevelopmental and Cognitive Health Effects – New Report March 5
New Fronts in the War on Misinformation
Increasing Women’s Representation in STEMM Fields Will Require Culture Change Driven by Systemic Actions by Higher Education Institutions, Funding Agencies, Congress
Charting the Next 75 Years of Science: Symposium Gathers Policymakers, Scientists to Envision the Future of Research
White House Requests National Academies Standing Committee on Emerging Infectious Diseases and 21st Century Health Threats in Response to Spread of Coronavirus
Health Care System Underused in Addressing Social Isolation, Loneliness Among Seniors, Says New Report
Media Advisory: Increasing the Representation of Women in STEMM
Reports & Events Monthly Calendar - March 2020
New, Innovative Approaches to Dust Control Needed at Owens Lake, Report Says
Determining Whether There Is a Link Between Antimalarial Drugs and Persistent Health Effects Requires More Rigorous Studies
Media Advisory: Dust Control Methods at Owens Lake - Feb. 26 Report Release
Media Advisory: Addressing Social Isolation and Loneliness Among Seniors – Expanding the Health Care System’s Role – New Report Feb. 27
At Hanford, Experts and Community Members Weigh In on Nuclear Waste Disposal
Envisioning the Future of Science
Media Advisory: Assessing the Long-Term Health Effects of Antimalarial Use – New Report Feb. 25
NASA, Teamed with FAA, Industry, and Academia, Should Research Effects of Increased Drone Traffic on Privacy, the Environment, and Cybersecurity
Media Advisory: Supplemental Treatment of Low-Activity Waste at the Hanford Nuclear Reservation – New Report Feb. 21
PEPFAR’s Investments in Rwanda Helped Boost Health Workforce, But Future Programs Should More Comprehensively Support Long-Term Capacity
K-12 Teachers of Engineering in U.S. Lack Needed Preparation and Support from Education System
Media Advisory: Evaluating Potential Benefits and Challenges of Advanced Aerial Mobility – New Report Feb. 19
New Report Finds K-12 Teachers Face New Expectations and More Demands; Training and Workforce Changes Could Help
Media Advisory: Evaluating PEPFAR’s Impact on HIV Outcomes, Health Workforce Development in Rwanda - Feb. 13 Report Release
National Academies Provide Rapid Response to White House on Coronavirus Data Needs
Media Advisory: Changing Expectations for the K-12 Teacher Workforce - Feb. 12 Report Release
No Hospital, Birth Center, or Home Birth Is Risk-Free — But Better Access to Care, Quality of Care, and Care System Integration Can Improve Safety for Women and Infants During Birth, Says Report
Leading Voices to Discuss the Future of U.S. Science Policy at Feb. 26 Symposium
Progress Made Toward Priorities Defined in 2013-2022 Solar and Space Physics Decadal Survey
Media Advisory: Next Steps for Functional Genomics – Feb. 10-12 Workshop
Media Advisory: Wheelchair Restraint Systems in Passenger Aircraft – Feb. 5-6 Public Meeting
Reports & Events Monthly Calendar - February 2020
Media Advisory: U.S. Birth Settings and Health Outcomes - Feb. 6 Report Release
Frank Press, Former President of the National Academy of Sciences, Dies at Age 95
Media Advisory: Midterm Assessment of Solar and Space Physics Decadal Survey – New Report Feb. 3
Geodetic Infrastructure Needs Enhancements, Continued Maintenance to Answer High-Priority Scientific Questions About Climate Change, Earthquakes, Ecosystems Over Next Decade
Using Science to Improve Eyewitness Testimony
Policy, Financing, Stigma, and Workforce Barriers Stand in the Way of Addressing Co-Occurring Opioid and Infectious Disease Epidemics
A Message from the Presidents of the NAS, NAE, and NAM: A Look Ahead in 2020
Healthy People 2030’s Leading Health Indicators Should Track Health Effects of Climate Change, Residential Segregation, Civic Engagement
Media Advisory: Environmental Health Effects of Microplastics – Jan. 27 and 28 Workshop
Gulf Research Program Awards $2 Million to Seven Projects to Improve Understanding and Prediction of the Gulf of Mexico Loop Current System
Media Advisory: Report Looks at Priority Science Questions for Next Decade, Including Sea Level Change, and How Geodetic Infrastructure Can Meet Needs: New Report Jan. 27
Media Advisory: Proposing Leading Health Indicators for Healthy People 2030 – New Report and Webinar Jan. 22
Gulf Research Program Awards $7.25 Million to Eight Projects Working to Advance Safety Culture in the Offshore Oil and Gas Industry
Media Advisory: Addressing the Dual Epidemic of Opioid Use Disorder and Infectious Diseases – New Report and Webinar Jan. 23
To Improve Food and Drug Safety, Regulatory Agencies Should Adopt Risk-Based Decision-Making, Says New Report
Transportation Secretary Chao Highlights Autonomous Vehicles, Innovative Technologies at TRB Annual Meeting 2020
U.S. Bioeconomy Is Strong, But Faces Challenges; Expanded Efforts in Coordination, Talent, Security, and Fundamental Research Are Needed
The Ford Fellowship Family: Empowering Scholarship and Diversity
Media Advisory: Strengthening Food and Drug Regulatory Systems Abroad: New Report Jan. 15
New Report Recommends Ways to Strengthen the Resilience of Supply Chains After Hurricanes, Based on Lessons Learned From Hurricanes Harvey, Irma, Maria
Media Advisory: Jan. 14 Report Release: Safeguarding the Bioeconomy
World's Largest Gathering of Transportation Research Professionals Jan. 12-16; Transportation Research Board Celebrates Centennial
Reports & Events Monthly Calendar - January 2020
Strengthening the Resilience of Supply Chains After Hurricanes
Panchanathan Nominated to Serve as Next Director of NSF
New Report Offers Framework for Developing Evidence-Based Opioid Prescribing Guidelines for Common Medical Conditions, Surgical Procedures
National Academies’ Roundtable on Aligning Incentives for Open Science Receives Grant from Arcadia Fund
Media Advisory: World’s Largest Gathering of Transportation Professionals, Jan. 12-16, 2020
Report Offers Promising Approaches to Make HHS Adolescent Health Programs More Effective
Media Advisory: Developing and Improving Evidence-Based Opioid Prescribing Guidelines - New Report Dec. 19
International Collaboration, Cross-Disciplinary Workforce Development and Education Needed for U.S. to Maintain Leadership in Atomic, Molecular, and Optical Science
First Nobel Prize Summit to Be Held in Washington, D.C. April 29-May 1, 2020
Media Advisory: Improving HHS Adolescent Health Programs - Dec. 12 Report Release
Media Advisory: Examining U.S. Leadership in Atomic, Molecular, and Optical Sciences – New Report Release and Webinar Dec. 11
One Year After Hong Kong Summit, Developments in Human Genome Editing Underscore Urgency for International Agreement on Standards and Oversight
Reports & Events Monthly Calendar - December 2019
Media Advisory: Tackling Microbial Threats – Dec. 4 and 5 Workshop
Media Advisory: Review of Bureau of Ocean Energy Management Study on Air Quality Modeling in Gulf of Mexico Finds Need for Improvement
To Improve Public Health, Medicine Regulators Worldwide Should Collaborate, Remove Barriers to Sharing Information, Says New Report
Media Advisory: ‘Quality Water from Every Tap’ Workshop
Media Advisory: Regulating Medicines in a Globalized World – Nov. 21 Report and Webinar
Media Advisory: DOD Approach to Establishing New Trichloroethylene Occupational Exposure Limit Falls Short
Media Advisory: Putting Social Science to Work for Society – Nov. 20 Issues Magazine Fall Launch Event
At-Home DNA Tests Still Need the ‘Human Touch,’ Say Panelists at Genomics Roundtable Workshop
Media Advisory: Member of National Academies Committee on Reproducibility and Replicability in Science to Testify on Capitol Hill – Nov. 13
Live Webcast – Nov. 14-15 Workshop: International Commission on Clinical Use of Heritable Human Genome Editing
Media Advisory: Peer Review of National Toxicology Program Draft Study on Fluoride Exposure and Health Effects – Public Meeting Nov. 6
New Report Evaluates EPA's Ongoing Assessment of Inorganic Arsenic
Mentoring Could Improve Diversity and Inclusion in STEMM But Needs More Attention in Colleges and Universities, Says New Report, Which Identifies Effective Mentoring Practices
Media Advisory: International Commission on Healthy Longevity to Hold First Workshop Nov. 6-8 in Washington, D.C.
Reports & Events Monthly Calendar - November 2019
Juvenile Justice – Moving From Punishment to Hope and Healing
Media Advisory: Supplemental Treatment of Low-Activity Waste at the Hanford Nuclear Reservation – Public Meeting Oct. 31
Media Advisory: Future of the U.S. Electric Power System – Nov. 1 Workshop
Media Advisory: Oct. 30 Report Release: The Science of Effective Mentorship in STEMM
Media Advisory: Human-Animal Interactions in the Research Environment – Oct. 28 and 29 Workshop
Media Advisory: The Future of Machine Learning and Data-Intensive Computing in Geosciences – Oct. 28 Meeting
To Ensure High-Quality Patient Care, the Health Care System Must Address Clinician Burnout Tied to Work and Learning Environments, Administrative Requirements
National Academies’ Gulf Research Program Awards $10.7 Million in Grants to Four Gulf Coast Community Resilience Projects
Team From University of Maryland, Baltimore, Wins Grand Prize in 2019 D.C. Public Health Case Challenge
PFAS: Controlling, Preventing, and Understanding Exposure
Media Advisory: Report Outlines Path Forward for USGS Laboratory Quality Management
Media Advisory: Reversing Clinician Burnout and Improving Professional Well-Being – Oct. 23 Report Release and Public Briefing
Recognizing Unconscious Racial Bias
Media Advisory: International Commission on Clinical Use of Heritable Human Genome Editing to Hold Nov. 14-15 Workshop in London
Media Advisory: Artificial Intelligence in Health Care, Healthy Longevity, and Human Genome Editing Among Topics at Meeting of Nation’s Top Health Leaders and Scholars – Oct. 21
NAS and Accademia Nazionale dei Lincei Organize Conference on Nuclear Security
NAS Members Receive 2019 Nobel in Physics
Media Advisory: Improving Care for People with Mental Health and Substance Use Disorders – Oct. 15 and 16 Workshop
NAS/NAM Members Receive 2019 Nobel Prize in Medicine
Media Advisory: Reducing the Fuel Consumption and Greenhouse Gas Emissions of Medium- and Heavy-Duty Vehicles – New Report and Webinar
Media Advisory: Preventing and Controlling Sexually Transmitted Infections in the U.S. – Oct. 7 Workshop
Statement on Removal of Web Page on Human Genome Editing
Media Advisory: Oct. 6-7 NAE Annual Meeting Examines Apollo Legacy, Future of Human Space Flight
Human Rights in Age of Social Media, Big Data, and AI
Reports & Events Monthly Calendar - October 2019
Summer Offers Opportunities for Social and Academic Growth, But Can Also Put Disadvantaged Children at Risk
Addressing Patients’ Social Needs Within Health Care Delivery Is Key to Improving Health Outcomes and Reducing Health Disparities, New Report Says
Media Advisory: Understanding, Controlling, and Preventing Exposure to PFAS
Media Advisory: NAS President Co-Authors PNAS Perspective on Trustworthiness of Science
Patricia Gabow Receives Lienhard Award From National Academy of Medicine for Transforming Safety Net Hospital Into Nationally Recognized Health System
Daniel Weinberger Receives National Academy of Medicine’s Sarnat Award for His Pioneering Research on Developmental Origins of Schizophrenia
Media Advisory: Summer Opportunities to Promote Healthy Development and Well-Being for Children and Youth – New Report Sept. 26
Media Advisory: Incorporating Social Needs into Patient Care – Sept. 25 Report and Webinar
Media Advisory: Brain Health Across the Lifespan – Sept. 24 and 25 Workshop
Media Advisory: Three National Academies Events in September Will Explore Reproducibility and Replicability
Media Advisory: Engineering Academies Host 2019 Global Grand Challenges Summit in London – Live Webcast Sept. 17-18
Exploring the Complications of Counting Casualties After Natural Disasters
U.S. Should Create National Agenda to Improve Child and Youth Mental, Emotional, and Behavioral Health, Says Report
Media Advisory: Sept. 18 Symposium on Human Rights and Digital Technologies
Media Advisory: The Future of Undergraduate STEM Education – Sept. 12 and 13 Workshop
National Academy of Medicine Names Five NAM Fellows for 2019
Media Advisory: Fostering Healthy Mental, Emotional, and Behavioral Development in Children and Youth – New Report Sept. 11
Twenty Scientists Awarded 2019 Early-Career Research Fellowships by National Academies' Gulf Research Program
Reproducibility and Replicability in Research
International Commission on Clinical Use of Heritable Human Genome Editing Issues Call for Evidence
Reports & Events Monthly Calendar - September 2019
The Next Decade of Nursing: NAM Town Halls Explore How New Roles, New Tech, and Social Needs Are Transforming the Field
Statement on British Medical Journal Article
Managing the NIH Bethesda Campus’ Capital Assets – New Report August 26
Assessing Illness and Death Counts Following Large-Scale Disasters – Aug. 29 and 30 Workshop
International Commission on Heritable Genome Editing Holds First Public Meeting
'She Has Her Mother’s Laugh’ Wins Best Book Award From Academies; NPR, Science News, ProPublica, and GroundTruth Project/PBS Frontline Also Take Top Prizes
National Academies Review of Report on Supplemental Low-Activity Waste at Hanford Nuclear Site Now Available for Public Comment
Stronger Policies Needed to Protect the Public From Legionnaires’ Disease
Self-driving cars meet SNAP: National Academies forum examines role of tech and social innovation in the food system
National Academies' Gulf Research Program Announces 2019 Science Policy Fellowship Recipients
National Academies Report Helps Inform Metrics for Healthy People 2030
Virtual Clinical Trials: A New Model for Patient Engagement
Media Advisory: Future of Nursing 2030: Aug. 7 Seattle Town Hall
Six Health Professionals Selected for Robert Wood Johnson Foundation Health Policy Fellows Program at the National Academy of Medicine
Media Advisory: The Promise of Adolescence – Aug. 1 Meeting and Webcast
National Academy of Medicine and FDA Announce the 2019 Tobacco Regulatory Science Fellows
Paid Family Leave, Increased Support for Caregivers, Improved Food and Economic Security Among Recommendations in New Report on Achieving Health Equity for All Children
Reports & Events Monthly Calendar - August 2019
Global Grand Challenges Summit 2019 Will Bring Over 900 Engineers to London to Address 'Engineering in an Unpredictable World'
New IAP Report Calls for Strengthening Science Support for Africa's Sustainable Development
Military Families Require More Coordinated Support, Says New Report
Media Advisory: Vibrant and Healthy Kids: Aligning Science, Practice, and Policy to Advance Health Equity – New Report and Webinar July 25
Media Advisory: The Role of the NIH in Drug Development and Patient Access — July 24 and 25 Workshop
July 19 New Report and Public Briefing: Supporting U.S. Military Families
Preparedness for 21st Century Health Threats – July 19 Workshop
Federal Investments Are Imperative for Continued Success in Highway Innovation, Says New Report
Media Advisory: Decadal Survey on Astronomy and Astrophysics 2020 – July 15 and 16 Meeting
Media Advisory: Future of Nursing 2020 - 2030 – July 24 Philadelphia Town Hall
International Commission on Clinical Use of Heritable Human Genome Editing to Hold Public Meeting Aug. 13 in Washington, D.C.
International Meeting Explores How to Fund Science for Sustainability
Winners Selected for the 2018 - 2019 TRB Airport Cooperative Research Program University Design Competition for Addressing Airport Needs
Interview: John L. Anderson Discusses His New Role as the National Academy of Engineering's President
National Cancer Control Efforts Should Address the System, Not Its Individual Parts, Says New Report
Reports & Events Monthly Calendar - July 2019
Study Committee Members Brief Congress on Election Security
Media Advisory: Examining National Cancer Control Efforts - New Report and Webinar June 27
Media Advisory: New Report Says That Space-Based Infrared Telescopes Should Be Used to Detect Near-Earth Asteroids
Academies Call for Global Action to Reduce Air Pollution
National Academies Presidents Affirm the Scientific Evidence of Climate Change
New Report: A Research Agenda for Transforming Separation Science
New Report Calls for a National System for Measuring Equity in Education, Identifying Disparities in Outcomes and Opportunity
Protecting Coral Reefs in a Deteriorating Environment
Media Advisory: June 12 Report Release and Webcast: Interventions to Protect Coral Reefs
Media Advisory: Monitoring Educational Equity – New Report June 6
Media Advisory: Implications of the California Wildfires for Health, Communities, and Preparedness – June 4 and 5 Workshop
Reports & Events Monthly Calendar - June 2019
Future of Nursing 2020 - 2030 – June 7 Chicago Town Hall
National Academy of Medicine Announces 10 Emerging Leaders in Health and Medicine
Media Advisory: Addressing Sickle Cell Disease – June 3 Meeting
New International Commission Launched on Clinical Use of Heritable Human Genome Editing
NAS and NAM Presidents Give Commencement Addresses
New Report Calls for Policies and Practices to Promote Positive Adolescent Development and Close the Opportunity Gap
Organohalogen Flame Retardants Used in Consumer Products Cannot Be Assessed for Hazards as a Single Class, But Can Be Assessed in Subclasses, Says New Report
Metrics for Successful Supercritical Water Oxidation System Operation at the Blue Grass Plant – New Report
Media Advisory: Examining the Neurobiological and Socio-behavioral Science of Adolescent Development – New Report and Webinar May 16
Media Advisory: New Report Offers Plan for Assessing Organohalogen Flame Retardants for Hazards
National Academies Host Roundtable on Promoting and Protecting American R&D
Assessment of Work-Related Functional Abilities Is Important In Disability Determination
Media Advisory: Incarceration in the United States and Diverting Youth from the Justice System – May 15 Events
Media Advisory: Assessment of the Information Sciences Directorate at the Army Research Office – New Report May 10
New Report Examines Reproducibility and Replicability in Science, Recommends Ways to Improve Transparency and Rigor in Research
G-7 Science Academies Release Statements on Science and Trust, Artificial Intelligence, Citizen Science
Media Advisory: Collecting Comprehensive Information for the Determination of Disability for Social Security Benefits – New Report May 9
Media Advisory: Reproducibility and Replicability in Science – New Report and Webinar
More Than 100 Organizations Join the National Academy of Medicine in Countering the Opioid Epidemic
Media Advisory: Clinical Use of Compounded Bioidentical Hormone Replacement Therapy – May 6 Meeting
Reports & Events Monthly Calendar - May 2019
Media Advisory: NAS Will Hold 156th Annual Meeting April 27-30
Co-Chairs of Forensic Science Report Honored by Innocence Network
Media Advisory: Strategic Long-Term Participation by DOD in Its Manufacturing USA Institutes – New Report and Webinar
National Academies Join Colleges and Universities to Launch Action Collaborative on Preventing Sexual Harassment in Higher Education
VA’s Process for Determining Traumatic Brain Injury in Veterans Seeking Disability Compensation Examined in New Report
NAS Honors 10 U.S. Nobel and Kavli Prize Laureates
Dispersants Can Be an Effective Tool for Managing Impacts During a Major Marine Oil Spill, Report Concludes
Media Advisory: New Report Examines Use of Dispersants in Oil Spill Response
Media Advisory: Examining How the VA Evaluates TBI for Veterans’ Compensation - New Report April 10
New Report Calls for Different Approaches to Predict and Understand Urban Flooding
Current Evidence Supports Classification of Red Wolf as a Distinct Species, Report Says; Mexican Gray Wolf Is a Valid Subspecies of Gray Wolf
$5 Million in Grants Available to Advance Understanding of U.S. Gulf Coastal Ecosystems and Their Interactions with Natural Processes and Human Activities
Media Advisory: Examining the Issues of Urban Flooding in the United States - New Report March 29
Reports & Events Monthly Calendar - April 2019
Media Advisory: Evaluating the Taxonomic Status of the Mexican Gray Wolf and the Red Wolf - New Report March 28
Medications to Treat Opioid Addiction Are Effective and Save Lives, But Barriers Prevent Broad Access and Use, Says New Report
New Report Identifies Ways Communities Can More Effectively Measure Progress Toward Resilience
Media Advisory: STEM Workforce Diversity – March 21 Meeting
Media Advisory: Building and Measuring Community Resilience - New Report March 20
Future of Nursing 2020-2030 – March 20 Meeting
Russian and U.S. Academies Sign Agreement to Continue Cooperation
Media Advisory: Medications to Treat Opioid Use Disorder – New Report and Webinar March 20
Statement on Call for Moratorium on and International Governance Framework for Clinical Uses of Heritable Genome Editing
NAS, NAE, and NAM Presidents Highlight Facts on Vaccine Safety in Light of Measles Outbreaks
G20 Science Academies Release Statement on Threats to Coastal and Marine Ecosystems and Conservation of the Ocean Environment
$2.5 Million in Grants Available to Advance Understanding and Prediction of Gulf of Mexico Loop Current
March 11 Symposium: Improving Women’s Representation in Science, Engineering, and Medicine
Media Advisory: Assessing Governance and Management Reform in the Nuclear Security Enterprise – New Report March 8
Maintaining U.S. Leadership in Science and Technology
New Decadal Survey for the Social and Behavioral Sciences Presents Guidance to the Intelligence Community
Sodium and Potassium Dietary Reference Intake Values Updated in New Report; Introduces New Category for Sodium Based on Chronic Disease Risk Reduction
Breakthrough Solutions and Technologies Needed to Speed Cleanup of U.S. Nuclear Weapons Sites
Social and Behavioral Sciences & Applications to National Security – New Report March 5
Child Poverty Rate Could Be Cut in Half in Next Decade Following Proposals in New Expert Report
Media Advisory: Updating the Dietary Reference Intakes for Sodium and Potassium – New Report & Webinar March 5
Media Advisory: Science and Technology to Support the Cleanup of Nuclear Weapons Sites
Reports & Events Monthly Calendar - March 2019
EPA Should Strengthen the Science in Its Permitting Program for Industry’s Management of Stormwater Pollution, Says Report
Media Advisory: Improving EPA’s Permit Program for Industrial Stormwater - New Report Feb. 20
Media Advisory: Achieving System-Wide Interoperability in Health Care – Feb. 20 Webinar
Media Advisory: Reducing Child Poverty in the United States – New Report Feb. 28
NAS President and Colleagues Call for Creation of Research Policy Board
Media Advisory: Countering the U.S. Opioid Epidemic – Feb. 13 Webinar
Partnerships Between NASA and Industry Can Support Lunar Exploration, Say Two New Reports
Media Advisory: Commercial and Planetary Science Aspects of NASA Lunar Science and Exploration Initiative - New Reports Feb. 7
Media Advisory: Frontiers of Materials Research - New Report Feb. 8
A Message from the Presidents of the NAS, NAE, and NAM: Looking Ahead in 2019
Media Advisory: Minority Serving Institutions and STEM - Feb. 6 National Convocation
Media Advisory: Clinical Practice Guidelines for Prescribing Opioids for Acute Pain – Feb. 4 Workshop
National Academies’ Climate Communications Initiative Releases Strategic Plan
Reports & Events Monthly Calendar - February 2019
Summary of Second International Summit on Human Genome Editing Now Available
World's Largest Gathering of Transportation Professionals Jan. 13-17; Transportation Secretary Elaine Chao to Be a Featured Speaker
Call for Nominations for 2019 Communication Awards
Biotechnology Holds Promise for Protecting Forest Health, But Investments in Research Are Needed, Along With Public Dialogue
2019 Bernard M. Gordon Prize for Innovation in Engineering and Technology Education Awarded to Georgia Tech and Emory University Educators
Media Advisory: New Report and Jan. 8 Webinar: Forest Health and Biotechnology
Media Advisory: Stronger Food and Drug Regulatory Systems Abroad – Jan. 8 and 9 Meeting
Media Advisory: World’s Largest Gathering of Transportation Professionals in D.C. Jan. 13-17
Innovators of Coronary Angioplasty Win 2019 Fritz J. and Dolores H. Russ Prize
Reports & Events Monthly Calendar - January 2019
New Investments Are Needed to Sustain NASA’s Instrumentation and Facilities for Future Extraterrestrial Sample Analyses, Says New Report
Research Campaign to Advance Understanding of Gulf of Mexico Loop Current Moves Forward By Awarding $10.3 Million in Initial Grants
Media Advisory: New Report Dec. 20 – Strategic Investments in Instrumentation and Facilities for Extraterrestrial Sample Curation and Analysis
NAS, NAM Members Receive Prestigious Lasker Awards
To Benefit From its Investments in Fusion Energy, U.S. Should Remain in ITER and Initiate a National Program of Burning Plasma Research and Technology
Minority-Serving Colleges and Universities Are Positioned to Serve as a Greater Resource for Meeting U.S. STEM Workforce Needs, But Increased Attention and Investments Are Needed
National Academies' Gulf Research Program Opens New Funding Opportunity to Advance Safety Culture in the Offshore Oil and Gas Industry
National Academies Keck Futures Initiative Publishes Program Summary Sharing Lessons from 15 Years of Igniting Innovation at the Intersections of Disciplines
Media Advisory: A Strategic Plan For U.S. Burning Plasma Research – New Report and Webinar Dec. 13
Media Advisory: New Report Dec. 13 -- Minority-Serving Institutions: America’s Underutilized Resource for Strengthening the STEM Workforce
Reusable Respirators Are an Effective and Viable Option for Protecting Health Care Personnel During Routine Work and Public Health Emergency Response, Says New Report
U.S. Interstate Highways Need Overhaul; System Requires Significant Commitment for Federal and State Coordination and Funding, Says New Report
Most Alternative Technologies to Open Burning and Open Detonation of Conventional Waste Munitions Are Mature, Says New Report
Lauren Alexander Augustine Appointed to Lead National Academies’ Gulf Research Program
Media Advisory: Examining Alternative Technologies for Disposal of Conventional Munitions – New Report and Webinar Dec. 6
New Cryptography Must Be Developed and Deployed Now, Even Though A Quantum Computer That Could Compromise Today’s Cryptography Is Likely At Least A Decade Away, Says New Report
National Academies' Gulf Research Program Now Accepting Applications for 2019 Early-Career Research and Science Policy Fellowships
Media Advisory: Protecting Health Care Workers from Airborne Transmissible Diseases – New Report Dec. 6
Curbing Climate Change and Sustainably Supplying Food, Water, and Energy Among Top Challenges Environmental Engineering Can Help Address, New Report Says
Media Advisory: Renewing & Modernizing the Future U.S. Interstate Highway System – New Report Dec. 6
Reports & Events Monthly Calendar - December 2018
Independent Reviews, Environmental Assessments Needed to Build Trust and Inform DOE NNSA’s Plans if it Proceeds with the Dilution and Disposal Process of Surplus Plutonium
New Report Calls for Health Monitoring and Research Program on Gulf War and Post-9/11 Veterans and Descendants
Media Advisory: Environmental Engineering for the 21st Century: Addressing Grand Challenges – New Report and Public Briefing
Media Advisory: Technical Feasibility and Implications of Quantum Computing – New Report and Public Briefing Webinar Dec. 4
New Report Explores Science of Interventions to Save Coral Reefs
Statement by the Organizing Committee of the Second International Summit on Human Genome Editing
U.S. NAS and NAM Presidents Issue Statement on the Second International Summit on Human Genome Editing
New IAP Report Urges Reliance on Science to Develop Sustainable Food and Agricultural Systems
Human Genome Editing Summit Kicks Off in Hong Kong
New Report Details Priority Research Projects for U.S. Department of Transportation Regarding Truck Size and Weight Regulations
Media Advisory: Disposal of Surplus Plutonium at the Waste Isolation Pilot Plant – New Report and Public Briefing Nov. 30
Statement from the Organizing Committee on Reported Human Embryo Genome Editing
Media Advisory: A Research Review of Interventions to Increase the Resilience of Coral Reefs – Interim Report and Public Briefing Nov. 28
Media Advisory: Generational Health Effects from Service in the Gulf War and Post-9/11 Conflicts – New Report Nov. 28
Vietnam Veterans and Agent Orange Exposure – New Report
National Academies' Gulf Research Program to Collaborate with Shell on Gulf of Mexico Ocean Observation Effort
Media Advisory: Advancing Health Services Research and Practice -- New National Academy of Medicine Special Publication
Investigation and Design Can Improve Student Learning in Science and Engineering; Changes to Instructional Approaches Will Require Significant Effort
Media Advisory: Science and Engineering for Grades 6-12: Investigation and Design at the Center – New Report Nov. 13
Media Advisory: Vietnam Veterans and Agent Orange Exposure – New Report Nov. 15
Media Advisory: FDA Commissioner Gottlieb to Speak at Nov. 13 Meeting on Guidelines for Prescribing Opioids for Acute Pain
New Report Says ‘Citizen Science’ Can Support Both Science Learning and Research Goals
Media Advisory: Supplemental Treatment of Low-Activity Waste at the Hanford Nuclear Reservation – New Report Nov. 2
Media Advisory: Preventing Sexual Harassment in Academia: Nov. 9 Convocation
Media Advisory: Supporting Science Learning Through Citizen Science Projects – New Report Nov. 1
Updated Agenda Now Available for Nov. 27-29 Second International Human Genome Editing Summit in Hong Kong
Entomologist May R. Berenbaum of the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign Named PNAS Editor-in-Chief
Reports & Events Monthly Calendar - November 2018
Media Advisory: Medication-Assisted Treatment for Opioid Abuse Disorder – Oct. 30 and 31 Workshop
Technologies That Remove Carbon Dioxide From Air and Sequester It Need to Play a Large Role in Mitigating Climate Change, Says New Report
National Academies’ Gulf Research Program Awards $3.2 Million to Education Projects to Advance Scientific and Environmental Literacy in Coastal Regions
Media Advisory: Progress, Challenges and Opportunities for Research on Upstream Aspects of U.S. Coal Production – Workshop Oct. 25
Media Advisory: New Report Examines Potential of Technologies That Remove Carbon Dioxide from Air and Sequester It to Mitigate Climate Change
New Report Provides Guidance on How to Improve Learning Outcomes in STEM for English Learners
National Academy of Medicine Announces Inaugural International Health Policy Fellow
‘Carbon Utilization’ Technologies Could Reduce Emissions by Turning Greenhouse Gases Into Useful Products; New Report Identifies R&D to Make Technologies More Commercially Viable
Team From University of Maryland, Baltimore, Wins Grand Prize in 2018 D.C. Public Health Case Challenge
Agencies Responsible for Everglades Restoration Should Conduct Mid Course Assessment Considering Climate Change and Sea-level Rise – New Report
Academy Members Receive Breakthrough Prizes
National Academies Launching New Study on Sunlight-Reflection Research
National Academy of Medicine Elects 85 New Members
National Academy of Medicine Honors Three Members for Outstanding Service
Three Health Professionals Named 2018 National Academy of Medicine Fellows
Media Advisory: English Learners in STEM Subjects – New Report Oct. 18
Media Advisory: New Report Examines Technologies to Turn Greenhouse Gases into Useful Products
National Academy of Medicine Publication Outlines Use of Procurement Requirements to Drive Interoperability in Health Care
Transportation Research Board Announces 2019 Executive Committee Chair and Vice Chair
Media Advisory: Progress Toward Restoring the Everglades: The Seventh Biennial Review – New Report and Webinar Oct. 17
NASA Should Expand the Search for Life in the Universe and Make Astrobiology an Integral Part of its Missions, Says New Report
NAS Member Shares 2018 Nobel in Economics
Media Advisory: New Special Publication Outlines Steps Toward Making Health Care Systems Fully Interoperable
NAM International Member Shares 2018 Nobel Peace Prize
Learning Is a Complex and Active Process That Occurs Throughout the Life Span, New Report Says
NAS/NAE/NAM Member Shares 2018 Nobel in Chemistry
Media Advisory: HHS Sec. Azar & Top Health and Government Leaders to Discuss Affordable Drugs at Forum - Oct. 15
NAS, NAE Members Share 2018 Nobel in Physics
New Report Provides Guidance to USDA for Updating Its Data Programs to More Completely Understand American Agriculture
Media Advisory: Review of the Edwards Aquifer Habitat Conservation Plan – New Report Oct. 9
NAS/NAM Member and NAS Foreign Associate Share 2018 Nobel Prize in Medicine
Media Advisory: Exploring Scientific Opportunities Afforded by New Nonhuman Primate Models – Oct. 4 Workshop
National Academy of Engineering Announces Winners of 2018 Ramo Founders and Bueche Awards
Media Advisory: A Science Strategy for Astrobiology in Search for Life – New Report and Public Briefing Oct. 10
Media Advisory: How People Learn II – New Report Oct. 4
Media Advisory: Decarbonizing the Energy Landscape – Oct. 10- 12 Colloquium and Lecture in Irvine, Calif.
Reports & Events Monthly Calendar - October 2018
Media Advisory: Improving Data Collection and Measurement of Complex Farms – New Report Oct. 2
Stuart Altman Receives Lienhard Award From National Academy of Medicine for Leading Health Policy and Services Research in United States
Kenneth Wells Receives National Academy of Medicine’s Sarnat Award for Outstanding Achievements in Improving Mental Health
Media Advisory: NAE to Focus on Privacy and Cybersecurity During Annual Meeting – Sept. 30 and Oct. 1
Media Advisory: Future Water Resource Needs for the Nation – New Report Sept. 28
Media Advisory Review of New York City Operations Support Tool for Water Supply – New Report Sept. 25
New Report Assesses Coast Guard’s Vessel Stability Safety Regulations
NAS, NAM Members Receive Prestigious Lasker Awards
U.S. Department of Transportation Should Revisit Federal Safety Regulations for Liquid Petroleum Gas Distribution Systems, Says New Report
John L. Anderson Nominated to be Next National Academy of Engineering President
Securing the Vote – New Report
Media Advisory: Regulation of Small Liquid Petroleum Gas Pipeline Distribution Systems – New Report Sept. 10
NASA Should Lead a Large Direct Imaging Mission to Study Earth-Like Exoplanets, Says New Report
National Academies Keck Futures Initiative Announces Winners of the NAKFI Challenge
National Academies' Gulf Research Program Announces 2018 Early-Career Research Fellowships
Media Advisory: Science Strategy for Exoplanets – New Report and Public Briefing Sept. 5
September National Academies Workshops to Cover Medical Product Shortages and Suicide Prevention
Up to 8 Million Deaths Occur in Low- and Middle-Income Countries Yearly Due to Poor-Quality Health Care, Says New Report
Reports & Events Monthly Calendar - September 2018
Media Advisory: Securing the Vote: Protecting American Democracy – New Report and Public Briefing September 6
Media Advisory: Future Directions for the U.S. Geological Survey’s Energy Resources Program – New Report Aug. 29
National Academies Announce Winners of 2018 Communication Awards
Improving the Quality of Health Care Worldwide – New Report & Webinar Aug. 28
Media Registration Opens for Second International Human Genome Editing Summit to Be Held Nov. 27-29 in Hong Kong
Exploring Medical and Public Health Preparedness for a Nuclear Incident – Workshop Aug. 22-23
NAS President Co-Authors PNAS Perspective
NASA Makes Progress Toward Science Priorities Outlined in 2013-2022 Planetary Decadal Survey
Academies Task Force on the 2020 Census Releases Letter Report on Proposed Information Collection
Media Advisory: Mid-term Assessment of Planetary Sciences Decadal Goals – New Report Aug. 7
NAS President Comments on Reports of Nomination of OSTP Director
National Academies' Gulf Research Program Announces 2018 Science Policy Fellowships
National Academy of Medicine Launches Action Collaborative to Counter Opioid Epidemic; Public-Private Partnership Will Coordinate Initiatives Across Sectors to Drive Collective Solutions
National Academy of Medicine and FDA Announce the 2018 Tobacco Regulatory Science Fellows
Reports & Events Monthly Calendar - August 2018
National Academies’ Gulf Research Program Announces $10 Million Grant Opportunity for Enhancing Coastal Community Resilience in the Gulf of Mexico Region
A Domestic Electron Ion Collider Would Unlock Scientific Mysteries of Atomic Nuclei, Maintain U.S. Leadership in Accelerator Science, New Report Says
National Academy of Medicine Announces Emerging Leaders in Health & Medicine
New Report Identifies Five Breakthroughs to Address Urgent Challenges and Advance Food and Agricultural Sciences by 2030
Media Advisory: Assessing the Importance of a U.S.-Based Electron Ion Collider – New Report July 24
Academies' Presidents Comment on the EPA's Proposed Rule for Strengthening Transparency in Regulatory Science
Report Proposes Recommendations and New Framework to Speed Progress Toward Open Science
Integrating Health Care and Social Services for People with Serious Illness – Workshop July 19
Media Advisory: Open Science by Design: New Report and Public Briefing July 17
Media Advisory: Improving Efficiency, Sustainability, and Resilience of U.S. Food and Agriculture Enterprise – New Report & Webinar July 18
Permanent Supportive Housing Holds Potential for Improving Health of People Experiencing Homelessness, but Further Research on Effectiveness Is Needed, Including Studies On ‘Housing Sensitive’ Health Conditions
National Academies’ Gulf Research Program and Sea Grant to Conduct Workshops Around the Country on Improving Regional Oil Spill Preparedness
New Report Says Individual Research Results Should Be Shared With Participants More Often; Recommends Framework for Decision-Making
Environmental Health Matters Initiative – Public Meeting July 11
New Report and Public Briefing: Improving Health Outcomes Among People Experiencing Homelessness
World’s Largest Meeting on Automated Vehicles: July 9-12 in San Francisco
NASA Should Update Policies That Protect Planets and Other Solar System Bodies During Space Exploration Missions, New Report Says
Media Advisory: Returning Individual Research Results to Participants – New Report & Webinar July 10
Media Advisory: World’s Largest Meeting on Automated Vehicles: July 9-12 in San Francisco
Media Advisory: Examining NASA’s Planetary Protection Policies – New Report July 2
To Increase Protection of Miners from Black Lung Disease, A Comprehensive Report on Underground Coal Mine Dust Exposure Says Monitoring and Sampling Should Go Beyond Regulatory Compliance
Eight Health Professionals Selected for Robert Wood Johnson Foundation Health Policy Fellows Program at the National Academy of Medicine
New Report Identifies Three Critical Areas of Research to Fill Gaps in Scientific Knowledge of the Gulf Coast's Interconnected Natural and Human System
Reports & Events Monthly Calendar - July 2018
Media Advisory: Control of Respirable Coal Mine Dust Exposure in Underground Mines – New Report June 28
Media Advisory: Interactions Between Natural and Human Processes Along the U.S. Gulf Coast – New Report June 27
Winners Selected for the 2017-2018 TRB Airport Cooperative Research Program University Design Competition for Addressing Airport Needs
Media Advisory: Preventing Sexual Harassment in Academia and Beyond
Statement on Harmful Consequences of Separating Families at the U.S. Border
If Misused, Synthetic Biology Could Expand the Possibility of Creating New Weapons; DOD Should Continue to Monitor Advances in the Field, New Report Says
Media Advisory: Biodefense in the Age of Synthetic Biology – New Report and Public Briefing June 19
National Academies' Gulf Research Program Awards Over $287,000 to Assist Scientific Research Impacted by Hurricanes Harvey and Irma
To Prevent Sexual Harassment, Academic Institutions Should Go Beyond Legal Compliance to Promote a Change in Culture; Current Approaches Have Not Led to Decline in Harassment
FAA Should Change Its Safety Risk Assessment Approach for Drones to Effectively Integrate Them Into the Nation’s Airspace
National Academies Launch “New Voices” Project to Engage Next-Generation Leaders in Science, Engineering, and Medicine
Media Advisory: Supplemental Treatment of Low-Activity Waste at the Hanford Nuclear Reservation – New Report June 8
Assessing the Risks of Integrating Drones into the Nation’s Airspace – New Report June 11
Public Transit Agencies Should Not Have to Disclose Safety Planning Records in Court, Similar to Laws for State Highway Agencies and Passenger Railroads, Says New Report
Media Advisory: Jim Yong Kim, Anthony Fauci, Other Global Health Leaders to Gather for Documentary Screening and Discussion – June 5
Organizing Committee Named for the Second International Summit on Human Genome Editing
Report Urges Improvements to Graduate Education in STEM Fields; Incentive System in Academia Must Shift to Strengthen Emphasis on Teaching and Mentoring
Enhancing the Resilience of Coral Reefs in Rapidly Degrading Environments – Public Workshop May 31
Reports & Events Monthly Calendar - June 2018
Sexual Harassment in Academia: New Report Recommends Ways to Prevent Harassment in Academic Sciences, Engineering, and Medicine June 12 Report Release and Public Briefing
Public Transit Agencies and Disclosing Safety Planning Records – New Report May 30
Statement by the Presidents of the National Academy of Sciences, National Academy of Engineering, and National Academy of Medicine on Preventing Sexual Harassment
Media Advisory: Graduate STEM Education for the 21st Century: New Report and Public Briefing
G7 Science Academies Release Statements on Securing a Digital Future and the Changing Arctic Ocean
EngineerGirl Announces 2018 "Community Infrastructure" Essay Contest Winners
Growing Absence of Black Men in Medicine – New Workshop Proceedings and Briefing May 18
NAE Elects Chair, Vice President, and Four Councillors
New Report Says Programs and Services for Children With Disabilities Should Coordinate Care Across Service Sectors, Focus on Long-Term Goals
Second International Summit on Human Genome Editing To Be Held in Hong Kong
Report Urges Development and Evaluation of Approaches that Integrate STEMM Fields with Arts and Humanities in Higher Education
Media Advisory: Improving Programs and Services for Children with Disabilities – New Report May 11
Improvements Needed to Achieve More Efficiency, Quality of Census Bureau’s Annual Economic Surveys
Academic Institutions Should Prepare Undergraduates for a Data-Driven Workplace, New Report Recommends
Academy Elects New Members, Foreign Associates
NAS Honors Award Winners
Media Advisory: May 7 Report Release and Public Briefing: Integrating the Humanities and Arts with STEMM
NAS Annual Meeting Begins
Data Science Opportunities for Undergraduates – New Report May 2
Reports & Events Monthly Calendar - May 2018
Media Advisory: Review of Report and Approach to Evaluating Long-Term Health Effects in Army Test Subjects – Final Report
NAS Will Hold 155th Annual Meeting April 28-May 1
May 2 Meeting and Art Show -- Establishing Clinician Well-Being as a National Priority
NAS, NAE, and NAM Presidents Honor American 2017 Nobel Laureates
National Academies' Gulf Research Program Awards Over $340,000 to Assist Scientific Research Impacted by Hurricanes Harvey and Irma
Media Advisory: Truck Size and Weight Limits Research Planning – New Interim Letter Report
Reforms Needed to Strengthen U.S. Biomedical Research System for Next Generation of Scientists
EPA’s IRIS Program Has Made Substantial Progress, Says New Report
Single Breakthrough Discovery for Citrus Greening Disease in Florida Unlikely, Says New Report
New Report and Public Briefing: Supporting the Next Generation of Biomedical and Behavioral Sciences Researchers
Media Advisory: Review of Advances Made to the EPA’s IRIS Process – New Report
Media Advisory: Strategies for Improving Citrus Greening Research – New Report April 10
Reports & Events Monthly Calendar - April 2018
New Report Recommends a Nationwide Effort to Better Estimate Methane Emissions
Media Advisory: Measuring and Monitoring Anthropogenic Methane Emissions in the United States
Media Advisory: National Academy of Medicine Launches One of Most Comprehensive Online Resource Hubs on Clinician Burnout and Well-Being
Statement by NAS, NAE, and NAM Presidents on Effort to Counter Online Misinformation
Media Advisory: Modernizing Crime Statistics – New Report
The Quality of Abortion Care Depends on Where a Woman Lives, Says One of Most Comprehensive Reviews of Research on Safety and Quality of Abortion Care in the U.S.
Media Advisory: Assessing the Safety and Quality of Abortion Care in the U.S. – New Report March 16
National Academies Review of the Draft Fourth National Climate Assessment and Second State of the Carbon Cycle Report
Media Advisory: Reviews of Draft Fourth National Climate Assessment and Draft Second State of the Carbon Cycle Report – New Report March 12
Report Identifies Options for Lowering Risk of Failure of Undersea Bolts on Offshore Oil and Natural Gas Rigs
Media Advisory: Assessing Governance and Management Reform in the Nuclear Security Enterprise – New Report March 13
Media Advisory: Strategies for Improving Bolting Technology for Offshore Oil and Natural Gas Operations – New Report March 9
Creativity and Collaboration in Research - March 13-14 Colloquium and Lecture
Unclassified Version of New Report Predicts Small Drone Threats to Infantry Units, Urges Development of Countermeasures
Countering Threats from Small Drones – New Report March 6
New Report Examines Factors Used in Social Security’s Process for Determining Disability in Adults
Climate Communications Initiative – Public Meeting March 6
Media Advisory: Examining Factors Used in Social Security’s Process for Determining Disability in Adults – New Report March 1
Reports & Events Monthly Calendar - March 2018
Financial Structure of Early Childhood Education Requires Overhaul to Make It Accessible and Affordable for All Families and to Strengthen the Workforce in This Field
Media Advisory: Supplemental Treatment of Low-Activity Waste at the Hanford Nuclear Reservation – Public Meeting Feb. 28 and March 1
Media Advisory: Review of Report and Approach to Evaluating Long-Term Health Effects in Army Test Subjects – Interim Report Feb. 23
Media Advisory: Financing Early Care and Education – New Report and Webinar Feb. 22
National Academies Announce Initiative on Environmental Health; Appoint Advisory Committee
New Report Proposes Framework for Policymakers to Address Debate Over Encryption
NAS Announces Launch of the LabX Public Engagement Program
Media Advisory: Decrypting the Encryption Debate – New Report and Webinar Feb. 15
Media Advisory: Physician-Assisted Death – Feb. 12 &13 Workshop
NAE Elects 83 Members and 16 Foreign Members
Media Advisory: Interventions to Increase the Resilience of Coral Reefs – Public Meeting Feb. 8
Media Advisory: Management of Legionella in Water Systems – Public Meeting and Webcast Feb. 8
VA Provides Mental Health Care to Veterans of Recent Iraq and Afghanistan Wars of Comparable or Superior Quality to Other Providers, Yet Substantial Unmet Need Remains
Reports & Events Monthly Calendar - February 2018
Media Advisory: Radiation Testing Infrastructure for the U.S. Space Program – New Report Feb. 1
Review of Advances Made to the IRIS Process: Workshop and Webcast Feb. 1-2
Evaluating the VA’s Mental Health Services – New Report Jan. 31
National Academies’ Gulf Research Program Awards $5.3 Million to Enhance Environmental Restoration Outcomes and Improve Oil Spill Risk Assessment
New Report One of Most Comprehensive Studies on Health Effects of E-Cigarettes; Finds That Using E-Cigarettes May Lead Youth to Start Smoking, Adults to Stop Smoking
Paul Farmer to Receive National Academy of Sciences' Public Welfare Medal
Media Advisory: A Celebration of the Explorer I Mission and the Discovery of Earth's Radiation Belts – Jan. 31
Integration of a Wide Range of Safety Systems Is Needed to Develop an In-Time Aviation Safety Management System, New Report Says
Public Health Effects of E-Cigarettes – New Report & Webinar Jan. 23
New Report Calls for Lowering Blood Alcohol Concentration Levels for Driving, Increasing Federal and State Alcohol Taxes, Increasing Enforcement, Among Other Recommendations
Academy Honors 19 for Major Contributions to Science
Statement by NAS, NAE, and NAM Presidents on the Political Review of Scientific Proposals
Media Advisory: Air Force Science and Technology Engagement Summit – Jan. 18
More than 130 Organizations Join the National Academy of Medicine in Committing to Clinician Well-Being
Jan. 18 Webinar – Gulf of Mexico’s Loop Current System
Media Advisory: Challenges and Research for an Evolving Aviation System – New Report
Reducing Alcohol-Impaired Driving Fatalities – New Report & Webinar Jan. 17
National Academies Announce Initiative on Climate Communication; Appoints Advisory Committee
NIOSH, BLS, and OSHA Should Strengthen Coordination for Occupational Injury, Illness, and Exposure Surveillance
Call for Nominations for 2018 Communication Awards
Review of NASA's Evidence Reports on Human Health Risks: 2017 Letter Report
Approaches to Improving the Occupational Safety and Health Surveillance System – New Report and Webinar Jan
Reducing Climate Uncertainty, Improving Weather Forecasts, and Understanding Sea-Level Rise Are Among Top Science Priorities for Space-Based Earth Observation Over Next Decade
World's Largest Gathering of Transportation Professionals -- Jan. 7-11
2018 Bernard M. Gordon Prize for Innovation in Engineering and Technology Education Awarded to Professor of Bioengineering at Stanford University's School of Medicine
Computer Science Pioneer to Receive the 2018 Charles Stark Draper Prize for Engineering
New Report Calls for Comprehensive Research Campaign to Better Understand, Predict Gulf of Mexico’s Loop Current System
Measuring the 21st Century Science and Engineering Workforce Population – New Report
Media advisory: Decadal Strategy for Earth Observation from Space – New Report and Public Briefing Jan. 5
Reports & Events Monthly Calendar - January 2018
Media Advisory: Withdrawal from ITER Could Isolate U.S. Scientists from International Effort on Fusion Energy, New Report Says
Statement on Stop-Work Order for National Academies Study on the Department of the Interior’s Offshore Oil and Gas Operations Inspection Program
Media Advisory: World’s Largest Gathering of Transportation Professionals – Jan. 7-11
Statement by NAS, NAE, and NAM Presidents on Report of Banned Words at CDC
New Report: NASA Should Develop U.S. Strategy for International Space Station Beyond 2024
43 Members of National Academies of Sciences, Engineering, and Medicine Elected to 2017 Class of National Academy of Inventors Fellows
National Academies' Gulf Research Program Launches New Funding Opportunity to Advance Scientific and Environmental Literacy
Report Offers Guidance on How to Monitor the Quality of STEM Undergraduate Education
Media Advisory: Midterm Assessment of Decadal Goals on Life and Physical Sciences Research at NASA
Report Offers Framework to Guide Decisions About Spirit Lake and Toutle River System at Mount St. Helens; Inclusive Decision-Making Process Is Needed
Indicators for Monitoring Undergraduate STEM Education – New Report December 13
National Academies' Gulf Research Program Awards $10.8 Million to Address Systemic Risk in Offshore Oil and Gas Operations
New Report: U.S. Has Lost Its Dominance in Highly Intense, Ultrafast Laser Technology to Europe and Asia
New Guide: How Science Academies Can Support the Sustainable Development Goals
Media Advisory: Managing the Spirit Lake and Toutle River System – New Report
National Academies' Gulf Research Program Now Accepting Applications for 2018 Early-Career Research and Science Policy Fellowships
New Report Examines Highly Intense, Ultrafast Laser Technology
Academy Members Receive Breakthrough Prizes
Protecting the Rights of Individuals Fleeing Conflict: The Role of Scientists, Engineers, and Health Professionals
Consumer Access to Affordable Medicines Is a Public Health Imperative, Says New Report; Government Negotiation of Drug Prices, Prevention of ‘Pay-for-Delay’ Agreements, and Increased Financial Transparency Among Recommendations
Reports & Events Monthly Calendar - December 2017
Actions to Address the Rising Costs of Prescription Drugs – New Report and Briefing Nov. 30
New Report Calls for Greater Oversight of Precursor Chemicals Sold At the Retail Level to Reduce Threats from Improvised Explosive Devices
Nov. 15 Convocation: Revitalizing the Government-University-Industry Partnership
Media Advisory: Reducing the Threat of Improvised Explosive Devices – New Report Nov. 14
U.S. National Academies of Sciences, Engineering, and Medicine to Host InterAcademy Partnership for Research (IAP-R) Secretariat
A Number of Proactive Policing Practices Are Successful at Reducing Crime; Insufficient Evidence on Role of Racial Bias
National Academies' Gulf Research Program Commits $2 Million to Assist Scientific Research Impacted by Hurricanes Harvey and Irma
Statement on Wall Street Journal Op-Ed on National Academies’ Review of Climate Science Special Report
Media Advisory: Proactive Policing: Effects on Crime and Communities – New Report and Webinar Nov. 9
Public Safety During Severe Weather and Other Disasters Could Be Improved With Better Alert Systems and Improved Understanding of Social and Behavioral Factors
Nov. 9 Art Show and Meeting: Visualizing and Promoting Health Equity in Communities
Nov. 16-17 – Colloquium on the Science of Science Communication
Reports & Events Monthly Calendar - November 2017
Media Advisory: Need for Social and Behavioral Sciences Research for Disaster Alerts and Forecast Systems Examined in Two Reports
New Report: Colleges and Universities Should Take Action to Address Surge of Enrollments in Computer Science
Media Advisory: New Report on Surge in Computer Science Undergraduate Enrollments
U.S. Ocean Observation Critical to Understanding Climate Change, But Lacks Long-Term National Planning
Media Advisory: Alternatives for the Demilitarization of Conventional Munitions – Public Meeting Oct. 23-24
Media Advisory: Sustaining Ocean Observations to Understand Future Changes in Earth’s Climate – New Report
National Academy of Medicine Honors Three Members for Outstanding Service
National Academy of Medicine Elects 80 New Members
Media Advisory: The Future of Voting: Oct. 18-19 Meeting and Webcast
Joseph Coyle, Catherine Lord, and Matthew State Receive National Academy of Medicine’s Sarnat Award for Outstanding Achievements in Improving Mental Health
Diane Meier Receives Lienhard Award From National Academy of Medicine for Driving Awareness and Adoption of Palliative Care Services in U.S.
Five Health Professionals Named 2017 National Academy of Medicine Fellows
Winners of 2017 D.C. Public Health Case Challenge Announced at National Academy of Medicine Annual Meeting
New Report Recommends Changes to County Crop and Cash Rent Estimation Methods Used by the National Agricultural Statistics Service
New Report: Concerns Remain Over Safety of Rail to Transport Energy Liquids and Gases
Substantial Gap Exists Between Demand for Organ Transplants in U.S. and Number of Transplants Performed; New Report Offers Ethical, Regulatory, and Policy Framework for Research to Increase Quantity & Quality of Organs For Transplantation, Save Lives
Opioid Epidemic Forum Assembles Nation’s Top Health, Government Leaders – Oct. 16
Media Advisory: Improving Crop Estimates by Integrating Multiple Data Sources – New Report
National Academy of Engineering Announces Winners of 2017 Founders and Bueche Awards
National Academy of Engineering Annual Meeting Begins
Media Advisory: National Academies to Host MoBE 2017 Symposium – Oct. 10-12
Increasing Quality and Quantity of Organs Donated for Transplantation – New Report Oct. 10
Nobel Prize Winners 2017
Report Offers Guidance to Federal Government on Creating a New Statistics Entity to Combine Data From Multiple Sources While Protecting Privacy
Media Advisory: Control of Respirable Coal-Mine Dust Exposure in Underground Mines – Public Meeting in Washington, D.C. Oct. 5
Media Advisory: Transportation of Hazardous Energy Liquids, Gases Addressed in Two New Reports
DOE Should Take Steps Toward Facilitating Energy Development on Its Public Lands
New Report -- Federal Statistics, Multiple Data Sources, and Privacy Protection: Next Steps
Reports & Events Monthly Calendar - October 2017
Marcia McNutt Named 2017 Desert Research Institute Medalist
Media Advisory: Utilizing the Energy Resource Potential of DOE Lands – New Report
National Academy of Medicine Releases New Special Publication Guide to Help Health Clinicians Counter the Opioid Epidemic
New Special Publication Aims to Help Health Clinicians Counter the Opioid Epidemic
Policies Governing Dual-Use Research in the Life Sciences Are Fragmented; Most Scientists Have Little Awareness of Issues Related to Biosecurity
New Report Calls for Comprehensive Redesign of Process for Updating Dietary Guidelines for Americans
Media Advisory: Dual-Use Research in the Life Sciences: Sept. 14 Report Release and Webinar
Reviewing the Process for Updating the Dietary Guidelines for Americans – New Report & Webinar Sept. 14
NAS, NAM Members Receive Lasker Awards
Media Advisory: Microbiomes, Indoor Environments, and Human Health – Panel Discussion Sept. 11
Reports & Events Monthly Calendar - September 2017
NASA Should Continue its Large Strategic Missions to Maintain United States’ Global Leadership in Space
New Report Proposes Framework to Identify Vulnerabilities Posed by Synthetic Biology
Statement Regarding National Academies Study on Potential Health Risks of Living in Proximity to Surface Coal Mining Sites in Central Appalachia
Examining the Value of NASA’s Large Strategic Science Missions – New Reportning the Value of NASA’s Large Strategic Science Missions – New Report
Media Advisory: Alternatives for the Demilitarization of Conventional Munitions – Public Meeting Aug 22-23
New Report Outlines Research Agenda to Better Understand the Relationship Among Microbiomes, Indoor Environments, and Human Health
Media Advisory: Proposed Framework for Identifying Potential Biodefense Vulnerabilities Posed by Synthetic Biology – New Report and Webinar
Media Advisory: Potential Human Health Effects of Surface Coal Mining Operations in Central Appalachia – Public Meeting in Kentucky Aug. 21-22
Media Advisory: Microbiomes of the Built Environment: From Research to Application
Academic Biomedical Research Community Should Take Action to Build Resilience to Disasters
National Academies' Gulf Research Program Announces 2017 Early-Career Research and Science Policy Fellowships
Strengthening Disaster Resilience of the Academic Biomedical Research Community – New Report Aug. 10
Michael Clegg Appointed as U.S. Representative to IIASA Council
New Report Recommends Methods and Guiding Principles for Developing Dietary Reference Intakes Based on Chronic Disease
Media Advisory: Webcasts and Workshop on Artificial Intelligence Technologies
Media Advisory: Developing Dietary Reference Intakes Based on Chronic Disease – New Report August 3
Media Advisory: Science Breakthroughs 2030: A Strategy for Food and Agricultural Research – Public Meeting Aug. 8
National Academy of Medicine and FDA Announce the 2017 Tobacco Regulatory Science Fellows
Academies Announce Winners of 2017 Communication Awards
2017 Global Grand Challenges Summit
Enhancing the Resilience of the Nation's Electricity System
$10.8 Million Awarded to Build Resilient Coastal Communities in Gulf of Mexico
New Report Lays Out Strategy to Evaluate Evidence of Adverse Human Health Effects From Endocrine-Disrupting Chemicals at Low Doses
Media Advisory: Enhancing the Resilience of the Nation's Electricity System
Media Advisory: Unraveling Low Dose Toxicity: Case Studies of Systematic Review of Evidence
New Report Presents National Strategy to Reduce Opioid Epidemic
Media Advisory: Clinician Well-Being and Resilience - First Public Meeting for New NAM Initiative
New Report Recommends Construction of Four New Polar Icebreakers of the Same Design as the Lowest-Cost Strategy for Protecting U.S. Interests in Arctic and Antarctic
Strategies for Reducing the Opioid Epidemic – New Report July 13
Assessing Costs of Acquiring and Operating Polar Icebreakers -- New Report July 11
Media Advisory: Potential Human Health Effects of Surface Coal Mining Operations in Central Appalachia – Public Meeting July 11-12
New NAM Special Publication Offers Opportunities for Improving Outcomes and Reducing Health Care Costs in ‘High-Needs Patients’
Media Advisory: Improving Care for High-Needs Patients: July 6 Event
Engineering Academies Host 2017 Global Grand Challenges Summit in Washington – July 18-20
New Report Finds FMCSA’s Safety Measurement System to Be Conceptually Sound, Recommends Implementation Improvements
Media Advisory: Control of Respirable Coal-Mine Dust Exposure in Underground Mines – Public Meeting in Morgantown, W.Va., June 29
Evidence Supporting Three Interventions That Might Slow Cognitive Decline and the Onset of Dementia Is Encouraging but Insufficient to Justify a Public Health Campaign Focused on Their Adoption
Media Advisory: Improving Motor Carrier Safety Measurement -- New Report June 27
June 22 Forum and Film Screening on Diversity and Inclusion in STEM
Six Health Professionals Selected for Robert Wood Johnson Foundation Health Policy Fellows Program at the National Academy of Medicine
New Report Examines Recent Evidence on Interventions to Prevent Cognitive Decline and Dementia
Media Advisory: June 20 Workshop and Webcast: Impacts of Sexual Harassment in Academia
Media Advisory – New Report Finds EPA’s Science to Achieve Results Grants Program Provides Numerous Public Benefits
ARPA-E Making Progress Toward Achieving Mission, Says New Assessment
Media Advisory: A Strategy for Food and Agricultural Research – Public Meeting June 14
Keck Futures Initiative and the Gulf Research Program Award $1.55 Million for 21 Projects
New Report Calls for NSF to Develop Strategic Plan Specifying Social, Behavioral, and Economic Sciences Research Priorities
Media Advisory: Review of EPA’s Science to Achieve Results Research Grants Program – New Report
An Assessment of ARPA-E: June 13 Report Release and Public Briefing
The Value of Social, Behavioral, and Economic Sciences to National Priorities -- New Report June 9
U.S. National Academy of Medicine to Establish Its First International Health Policy Fellowship; A Fellow in the Inaugural Class Will Come From The Chinese University of Hong Kong
Climate Change in the News
New Report Calls on Federal and State Collaboration to Address Brucellosis Transmission From Elk
Evaluating In-Service Performance of Guardrail End Treatments – New Report
National Academies' Presidents Comment on Proposal for New Questions for Visa Applicants
United States’ Skilled Technical Workforce Is Inadequate to Compete in Coming Decades; Actions Needed to Improve Education, Training, and Lifelong Learning of Workers
Media Advisory: Potential Human Health Effects of Surface Coal Mining Operations in Central Appalachia – Public Meeting May 23
New Report Recommends Priority Actions to Achieve Global Health Security, Protect U.S. Position as Global Health Leader
Building America’s Skilled Technical Workforce: May 18 Report Release and Panel Discussion
National Academies’ Gulf Research Program Awards $3.2 Million in Capacity-Building Grants to Benefit Coastal Communities
Media Advisory: New Report Delivers Focused Strategy to Achieve Global Health Security
New Report Examines How Assistive Technologies Can Enhance Work Participation for People With Disabilities
Media Advisory: New Report Examines How Assistive Technologies Can Enhance Work Participation for People With Disabilities
G7 Academies Release Statements on Cultural Heritage, Economic Growth, Neurodegenerative Diseases
Academy Elects New Members, Foreign Associates
Media Advisory: New Report Lays Out Strategic Direction for NSF’s Engineering Research Centers
NAS President Marcia McNutt Delivers Her First Annual Address to Members
NAS Honors Award Winners
Kavli Portrait Unveiled
Media Advisory: Antarctic Sea Ice Variability in the Southern Ocean-Climate System – Webinar
Media Advisory: New Study on Grand Challenges in Environmental Science and Engineering – Meeting and Webcast
NAS Member Shares 2016 Nobel in Physics
NAS Member Shares 2016 Nobel in Chemistry
U.S. DRIVE Partnership Makes Significant Technology Advancements for Light-Duty Vehicles
Media Advisory: Review of the Research Program of the U.S. DRIVE Partnership – New Report
NAE Elects Treasurer and Four Councillors
Report Identifies Grand Challenges for Scientific Community to Better Prepare for Volcanic Eruptions
NAS Will Hold 154th Annual Meeting April 29-May 2
The Kavli Foundation Gives $10.5 Million to the National Academy of Sciences to Establish Fred Kavli Endowment Fund; NAS Auditorium to Be Renamed in Kavli's Honor
Media Advisory: Improving Understanding of Volcanic Eruptions – New Report 4/19
New Report Outlines How to Improve the Speed, Effectiveness of Clinical Trials During an Epidemic
New Report Calls for Action to Protect Integrity in Research
Media Advisory: Subsea Bolt Performance Workshop – April 10 and 11
Media Advisory: Improving Clinical Trials to Develop Treatments, Vaccines During the Next Pandemic – New Report 4/12
Media Advisory: April 11 Report Release and Public Briefing – Integrity in Scientific Research
Media Advisory: Control of Respirable Coal Mine Dust Exposure in Underground Mines – Public Meeting in Charleston, W. Va., April 13
Media Advisory: The Future of Voting -- New Study and April 4-5 Meeting
NAM Hosts D.C. Premiere of Documentary on Ebola, Zika Epidemics
New Report Lays Plan to Eliminate 90,000 Hepatitis B and C Deaths by 2030
New Report Finds EPA’s Controlled Human Exposure Studies of Air Pollution Are Warranted
New Report Presents Decision Framework for DOD Regarding Genetic Tests in Clinical Care
New Guidebook for Educators Outlines Ways to Better Align Student Assessments With New Science Standards
Media Advisory: New Report Provides Path to Eliminate Hepatitis B and C by 2030
Media Advisory: Controlled Human Inhalation Exposure Studies at EPA – New Report
Sexual Harassment in Academia – March 28 Workshop
Media Advisory: A Century of Wildland Fire Research – Workshop and Webcast
G20 Science Academies Issue Statement on Global Health
National Academy of Medicine Releases Publication on How to Improve Nation's Health System
New Report Outlines Research Agenda to Address Impact of Technology on Workforce
Two $30,000 Grainger Foundation Frontiers of Engineering Grants Awarded
NAM to Release Paper on Vital Directions to Improve Nation's Health System: 3/21 Event
Media Advisory: Review of the Draft Climate Science Special Report
Media Advisory: Information Technology, Automation, and the U.S. Workforce – New Report
New Report: Federal Regulatory Agencies Need to Prepare for Greater Quantity and Range of Biotechnology Products
Opening Remarks from Bruce Darling, Executive Officer, National Academy of Sciences and National Research Council Report Release Event for Preparing for Future Products of Biotechnology
Media Advisory: Preparing for Future Products of Biotechnology - New Report and Webinar
Media Advisory: New Study on Potential Human Health Effects of Coal Mining Operations in Central Appalachia
Assessing Intrapersonal and Interpersonal Competencies for Students’ College Success – New Report
President Trump Cites Report on Immigration
Statement by the National Academies of Sciences, Engineering, and Medicine regarding PLOS ONE article on our study of genetically engineered crops
Reproducibility of Research - March 8-10 Colloquium and Lecture
Promoting the Educational Success of Children and Youth Learning English - New Report
New Report Assesses VA’s Airborne Hazards and Open Burn Pit Registry
Media Advisory: New Report Evaluates VA Registry of Service Members Exposed to Military Burn Pit Emissions – Release 2/28
Fostering Educational Success of Young English Language Learners -- New Report & Public Briefing Feb. 28
New Report Examines the Impact of Undergraduate Research Experiences for STEM Students
New Report Details Accomplishments of U.S. Global Change Research Program
Media Advisory: New Report Examines Undergraduate Research Experiences in STEM
New Report Examines Role of Engineering Technology, Calls for Increased Awareness of Field of Study and Employment
With Stringent Oversight, Heritable Human Genome Editing Could Be Allowed for Serious Conditions
Examining Engineering Technology Education and Employment – New Report Feb. 15
Human Genome Editing: Science, Ethics, and Governance - New Report Feb. 14
Control of Respirable Coal Mine Dust Exposure in Underground Mines – Public Meeting Feb. 8
New Report Examines Selection Process for Dietary Guidelines of Americans Committee
Honoring Outstanding Achievement in Science
USAID Should Speed Application of Science, Technology, and Innovation to Global Development Challenges
New Report: Science, Technology, and Innovation at USAID
Media Advisory: Innovations in Federal Statistics – New Report
Health Effects of Marijuana and Cannabis-Derived Products Presented in New Report
New Report Identifies Root Causes of Health Inequity in the U.S., Outlines Solutions for Communities to Advance Health Equity
Report Recommends New Framework for Estimating the Social Cost of Carbon
Media Advisory: Sources of Lead Contamination at or Near Superfund Sites – Public Meeting Jan. 18-19
Health Effects of Marijuana and Cannabis-Derived Products - New Report Issues Nearly 100 Conclusions – Release 1/12
New Report Finds Significant Improvements in Methods to Collect Data on Recreational Fishing
Call for Nominations for 2017 Communication Awards
NAE Awards Prize for Innovation in Engineering & Technology Education to Dean of Northwestern University’s McCormick School of Engineering
New Report Calls for Use of Emerging Scientific Data to Better Assess Public Health Risks
New Report: Revisions to WIC Program Needed; Changes Would Save Money Over Time
Community-Based Solutions to Promote Health Equity – New Report and Public Briefing Jan. 11
Approaches to Update the Social Cost of Carbon Dioxide - New Report Jan. 11
Inventors of Optical Coherence Tomography Win 2017 Fritz J. and Dolores H. Russ Prize
World's Largest Gathering of Transportation Professionals Jan. 8-12; Transportation Secretary Foxx Among Speakers
Media Advisory: Accounting for Social Risk Factors in Medicare Payment
Media Advisory: Review of Marine Recreational Information Program
Review of NASA's Evidence Reports on Human Health Risks: 2016 Letter Report
Media Advisory: Incorporating 21st Century Science Advances into Risk-Based Evaluations
Revisions to WIC Food Packages - New Report 1/5
Report Calls for Improved Methods to Assess Earthquake-Caused Soil Liquefaction
Media Advisory: State of the Art and Practice in the Assessment of Earthquake-Induced Soil Liquefaction and Consequences
National Academies’ Gulf Research Program Awards $2.1 Million in Synthesis Grants
New Report Calls for Forward-Looking Analysis and a Review of Restoration Goals for the Everglades
Media Advisory – Lower Cost of LEDs Reduce Profitability for Manufacturing Landscape
National Academy of Medicine Launches 'Action Collaborative' to Promote Clinician Well-Being and Combat Burnout, Depression, and Suicide Among Health Care Workers
NAM Foreign Secretary Selected as AAAS President-Elect
In Memorium: Stephen Fienberg, 1942-2016
New Report Recommends Research Agenda for Effective Science Communication
Sixth Biennial Report Examines Progress of the Everglades Restoration Plan – New Report and Webinar
Ensuring Patient Access to Affordable Drug Therapies -- Workshop Dec. 13
Media Advisory: Communicating Science Effectively - New Report
Precision Population Health - Dec. 6 NAM Symposium in Seattle and Webcast
Scientific Society Leaders to Discuss Genetically Engineered Crops - Dec. 7 Forum
New Series on Scientific Discovery and Human Benefit
New Report Outlines Steps to Address Public Health Concerns of Food Allergy Safety
NAS President Marcia McNutt to Receive 2017 DRI Nevada Medal
Searching for Life across Space and Time – Workshop and Webcast Dec. 5 and 6
Unconventional Hydrocarbon Development – Workshop and Webcast Dec. 1-2
Media Advisory: Committee on Offshore Science and Assessment Meeting Nov. 28-29
Critical Issues Related to Food Allergies -- New Report & Webinar Nov. 30
Media Advisory: Examining the Utility of Achievement Levels for the 'Nation's Report Card' - New Report
National Academies’ Gulf Research Program Awards $3 Million in Exploratory Grants
Measuring Personal Environmental Exposures – Nov. 16 - 17 Workshop and Webcast
Ensuring Patient Access to Affordable Drug Therapies -- Public Meeting Nov. 14
National Academy of Sciences President Emeritus Ralph J. Cicerone Dies at 73
Pain Management and Prescription Opioid-Related Harms – Nov. 4 Workshop
Award Winners Honored at NAS
Long-Term Management of Spirit Lake and Toutle River System - Committee Meeting Oct. 31
NAS President Emeritus Ralph J. Cicerone Named NAE Distinguished Honoree
Improving the Sustainability of U.S. Cities - New Report
Preventing Dementia and Cognitive Impairment – Oct. 25 Workshop
National Academy of Medicine Honors Members for Outstanding Service
National Academy of Medicine Elects 79 New Members
Improving the Sustainability of U.S. Cities – New Report
National Academy of Medicine Awards 2016 Lienhard Award to David Cella
National Academy of Medicine Awards 2016 Sarnat Prize to Steven Hyman and Robin Murray
National Academy of Medicine Names Three NAM Fellows for 2016
Winners of 2016 DC Public Health Case Challenge Announced at National Academy of Medicine Annual Meeting
Workshop on Reviewing the Process for Developing U.S. Dietary Guidelines -- Oct. 17
National Academy of Medicine Annual Meeting -- Oct. 17
NAS Member Shares 2016 Nobel in Economics
National Academies' Gulf Research Program Announces Early-Career Research and Science Policy Fellowships
Assessing the Effects of Human-Caused Activities on Marine Mammals
Accounting for Social Risk Factors in Medicare Payment – New Report Oct. 11
Key Science Questions for the Next Debate
Media Advisory: NAE to Highlight Global Mega-Engineering Initiatives During Annual Meeting – Oct. 9 and 10
NAM Annual Meeting and Public Symposium on Obesity and Type 2 Diabetes -- Oct. 17
Assessing the Effects of Human-Caused Activities on Marine Mammals - New Report and Webinar
Social and Behavioral Science Application Within the Weather Enterprise – Committee Meeting Oct. 6-7
Roundtable on U.S.-Mexico Scientific Collaboration
Media Advisory: Summit on Social and Behavioral Sciences for National Security
Media Advisory: Oct. 3 Roundtable on U.S.-Mexico Scientific Collaboration
U.S. Surgeon General & Agriculture Secretary to Speak at Sept. 27 Workshop on Obesity Prevention and Treatment
Workshop to Discuss Adopting International System of Units for Radiation Measurement in the U.S.
National Academies Forum to Follow White House Meeting on Arctic Science
New Report Assesses the Economic and Fiscal Consequences of Immigration
NAS President Marcia McNutt’s Statement on Obama’s Memorandum on Climate Change and National Security
Vital Directions for Health and Health Care: Sept. 26 Symposium and Discussion Papers
Pain Management and Prescription Opioid-Related Harms -- Sept. 22 Workshop
New Report Calls for Eliminating Correctable and Avoidable Vision Impairments by 2030
Economic and Fiscal Consequences of Immigration -- New Report & Webinar Sept. 22
Simons Foundation to Provide $10 Million Challenge Grant for the new Ralph J. and Carol M. Cicerone Endowment for NAS Missions
New Report Calls for Systemwide Reorientation to Account for Health Care and Support of Both Elders and Family Caregivers
Former NAS President Bruce Alberts Receives 2016 Lasker Award; Three Other NAS and NAM Members Also Honored
New Report Examines Molybdenum-99 Production and Use
Vital Directions for Health and Health Care: Discussion Papers and Sept. 26 Symposium
Making Eye Health a Public Health Priority - New Report and Public Briefing Sept. 15
U.S. Should Act to Support Innovation in Increasingly Clean Electric Power Technologies
Academies Announce Winners of 2016 Communication Awards
Media Advisory: New Report Examines Molybdenum-99 Production and Use
Media Advisory: Feedback Wanted for Undergraduate STEM Education Report
Speeding Innovation in “Increasingly Clean” Electric Power Technologies
Media Advisory: Family Caregiving in an Aging America – New Report 9/13
Media Advisory: Restoring the U.S. Interstate Highway System -- Public Meeting Sept. 6-7
Research Priorities for the Field of Atmospheric Chemistry – New Report
Media Advisory - Research Priorities for the Field of Atmospheric Chemistry - New Report and Public Briefing Aug. 26
Media Advisory: Assessing Toxicologic Risks to Human Subjects in Controlled Exposure Studies of Environmental Pollutants – Public Webinar Aug. 24
Media Advisory – National Security Space Defense and Protection: Public Report
Mid-term Assessment of Astronomy and Astrophysics Decadal Goals – New Report
Mid-term Assessment of Astronomy and Astrophysics Decadal Goals
General Support for Science Does Not Always Correlate With Attitudes Toward Specific Science Issues, Says New Report
Media Advisory: Science Literacy and Public Perception of Science – New Report Aug. 9
Media Advisory: Long-Term Management of Spirit Lake and Toutle River System – Committee Meeting Aug. 3-4
Effective Monitoring to Evaluate Ecological Restoration in the Gulf of Mexico – New Report
National Academy of Medicine and FDA Select Four Individuals for 2016-2017 Tobacco Regulatory Science Fellows
Media Advisory: New Study on Integration of Humanities and Arts with STEM in Education
Media Advisory: Social and Behavioral Science Application Within the Weather Enterprise
Supporting Parents of Children Birth to Age 8 -- New Report & Webinar Today
Media Advisory: Effective Monitoring of Ecological Restoration Programs in Gulf of Mexico - New Report and Public Briefing July 26
Media Advisory: July 25 Webinar to Discuss Proceedings of a Workshop on Decadal Climate Variability
Media Advisory: Supporting Parents of Children Birth to Age 8 -- New Report & Webinar July 20
Possible to Account for Disadvantaged Populations in Medicare’s Value-Based Payment Programs and Improve Payment Status Quo, Says New Report
Media Advisory: Accounting for Disadvantaged Populations in Medicare Payment
Media Advisory: Workshop to Explore Improving Cardiac Arrest Survival
Media Advisory: Human Gene-Editing Study – July 12 Public Meeting
Academies Release Educational Modules to Help Future Policymakers and Other Professional-School Students Understand the Role of Science in Decision Making
Marcia McNutt Takes Office as 22nd NAS President
New Commission Needed to Examine Regulation of Human Subjects Research
New Report: Congress Should Create Commission to Examine the Protection of Human Participants in Research
Media Advisory: New Report on Regulation of Federally Funded Research - June 29 Release and Public Briefing
Media Advisory: State of Resilience Leadership Forum and Community Workshop June 28-29
Media Advisory: How to Assess Prevalence and Trends in Obesity - New Report
New Report: Up to 20 Percent of U.S. Trauma Deaths Could Be Prevented With Better Care
Academies Gulf Research Program and Robert Wood Johnson Foundation Create a
Keck Futures Initiative Awards $1 Million for 11 Projects
Media Advisory: Committee Holds First Meeting to Discuss Management of Spirit Lake and Toutle River System
Media Advisory: Integrating Military Advances in Trauma Care and Civilian Health Care
Gene-Drive Modified Organisms Are Not Ready to Be Released Into Environment- New Report
Ralph J. Cicerone, NAS President 2005-2016
Americans Need Easier Access, More Affordable Options for Hearing Health Care- New Report
Media Advisory: Responsible Gene-Drive Research – New Report and Public Briefing on June 8
Media Advisory: Workshop to Explore Intersection of Health Care and Transportation - June 6 and 7
Media Advisory: Advances and Opportunities in Biotechnology Products and Their Regulation - June 1-2 Meeting
Sustaining Strong Safety Culture for Offshore Oil and Gas Operations Requires Collective Action Among Industry and Regulators
Media Advisory: Improving Hearing Health Care for Adults – New Report 6/2
Reducing Carbon Emissions from Commercial Aircraft – New Report
National Academy of Medicine Selects Eight Health Professionals Selected for RWJF Health Policy Fellows Program
Assessing the Scientific Potential of Small “CubeSat” Satellites – New Report
Panel to Discuss Report Examining Immigrant Integration at Los Angeles Briefing – May 25
Fukushima Daiichi Nuclear Accident Is ‘Wake-Up Call’ for U.S. to Improve Real-Time Monitoring of Spent Fuel Pools
Global Commissions That Reflected on Ebola Outbreak Highlight Overlapping Conclusions in New PLOS Medicine Piece
Strengthening the Offshore Oil and Gas Industry’s Safety Culture – New Report 5/25
Genetically Engineered Crops: Experiences and Prospects- New Report
Defining and Classifying Crime – New Report
Media Advisory: New Report Examines Lessons Learned from Fukushima Nuclear Accident for Spent Fuel Storage
New Report Says Bullying is a ‘Serious Public Health Problem,’ Calls for Development of Interventional Policies & Practices to Prevent Bullying & its Harm
A Century of Service to the Nation
Media Advisory: Genetically Engineered Crops – New Report and Public Briefing on May 17
Postponed- New Report Evaluates National Assessment of Educational Progress Achievement Levels
Media Advisory: Preventing Bullying Through Science, Policy, and Practice – New Report 5/10
Academy Elects New Members, Foreign Associates
Remote Real-Time Monitoring of Offshore Oil and Gas Operations – New Report
NAS Honors Award Winners
Media Advisory: Conservation Challenges for the Great Whales in a Post-Whaling World – April 27 Lecture
Media Advisory: NAS Will Hold 153rd Annual Meeting April 30-May 3
New Report Calls for Coordinated, Multidecade National Effort to Reduce Negative Attitudes and Behavior Toward People With Mental and Substance Use Disorders
“G-Science” Academies Issue Statements on Strengthening Disaster Resilience, Protecting the Brain, and Nurturing Future Scientists
Media Advisory: Supporting People With Mental and Substance Use Disorders – New Report April 20
New Report: Hepatitis B and C Could Be Eliminated as Public Health Problems in U.S.
Media Advisory: Advances and Opportunities in Biotechnology Products and Their Regulation - April 18 Meeting
Media Advisory: Webcast of Committee on Offshore Science and Assessment April 14-15 Meeting
Media Advisory: Human Gene-Editing Study – April 29 Public Meeting in Paris
New Report Identifies Six Practices to Improve Health Care for Disadvantaged Populations
Media Advisory: New Report Weighs Feasibility of Eliminating Hepatitis B and C as Public Health Problems in U.S.
Media Advisory: Practices to Improve Health Care for Disadvantaged Populations – New Report 4/7
Eric J. Grant Appointed Assistant Chief of Research at the Radiation Effects Research Foundation in Hiroshima, Japan
Longer-Term Weather and Environmental Forecasts Will Provide Enormous Benefit with More Research and Sustained Investment, New Report Says
Media Advisory: New Horizons' Principal Investigator to Give Lecture on Mission to Pluto - March 30
Media Advisory: New Report Examining Ability to Forecast Long-Term Subseasonal to Seasonal Weather to Be Released March 29
Attribution of Extreme Weather Events in the Context of Climate Change - New Report
Media Advisory: New Report on Communicating Chemistry to Be Discussed at the American Chemical Society National Meeting
Latest and Final Biennial Review of Health Problems That May Be Linked to Agent Orange Exposure During Vietnam War
New Report Recommends Research to Improve Understanding of Relationship Between Fatigue and Crash Risk for Truck and Bus Drivers
New Report Informs Social Security’s Process for Determining Whether Beneficiaries Are Capable of Managing Their Benefits
Media Advisory: Vietnam Veterans and Agent Orange – New Report
Media Advisory: Commercial Truck and Bus Driver Fatigue, Long-Term Health, and Highway Safety – New Report 3/10
Media Advisory: Informing Social Security's Process for Financial Capability Determination – New Report 3/9
Media Advisory: Educating Health Professionals to Address the Social Determinants of Health – New Report 3/7
Media Advisory: New Report on Extreme Weather Events and Climate Change Attribution to Be Released March 11
Biomarker Tests for Molecularly Targeted Therapies Need Better Evidence, Oversight
New Report Finds ‘Surprising Gaps’ in Knowledge of Ovarian Cancers
Media Advisory: Gain-of-Function Research Symposium March 10-11
Media Advisory: Biomarker Tests for Molecularly Targeted Therapies – New Report
Media Advisory: Feb. 29 Event and Webcast: Increasing Diversity in STEM Fields
Media Advisory: New Report on Ovarian Cancer to Be Released March 2
Media Advisory: New Report Reviews Updates to the Strategic Plan for the U.S. Global Change Research Program
Marcia McNutt Elected 22nd NAS President; New Treasurer, Council Members Chosen
New Report Finds Gulf War Illness Continues to Be Major Health Effect Linked to Persian Gulf War Military Service
New Guide to Conducting Scientific Research Responsibly
Media Advisory: Health Effects of Persian Gulf War Military Service: New Report
NAE Elects 80 Members and 22 Foreign Members
Zika Virus Research Priorities to Inform U.S. Public Health Efforts – Feb. 16 Workshop
Clinical Investigations of Mitochondrial Replacement Techniques Are 'Ethically Permissible' If Significant Conditions Are Met, Says New Report
Media Advisory: Human Gene-Editing Study - Feb. 11 Public Meeting
Media Advisory: Feb. 3 Workshop on Low-Dose Toxicity of Endocrine Disruptors
Report Affirms the Goal of Elimination of Civilian Use of Highly Enriched Uranium and Calls for Step-wise Conversion of Research Reactors Still Using Weapon-grade Uranium Fuel; 50-year Federal Roadmap for Neutron-based Research Recommended
Alan Alda to Receive Public Welfare Medal, Academy's Most Prestigious Award
Media Advisory: Ethical Considerations of Mitochondrial Replacement Techniques – New Report Releasing 2/3
Increase in the Number of Children Who Receive Federal Disability Benefits for Speech and Language Disorders Similar to Trends in the General Population, Says New Report
New Report Finds Near-Term Update to Social Cost of Carbon Unwarranted
NAS Honors Six for Major Contributions in Biological, Medical, and Agricultural Sciences
Media Advisory: New Report Examines Reducing the Use of Highly Enriched Uranium in Civilian Research Reactors
NAS Honors Four for Major Contributions in Physical, Earth, and Space Sciences
K-12 Science Teachers Need Sustained Professional Learning Opportunities to Teach New Science Standards, Report Says
Media Advisory: Assessing Approaches to Updating the Social Cost of Carbon – New Report Jan. 26
Media Advisory: Trends in Childhood Speech and Language Disorders and Federal Disability Benefits - New Report
Academy Honors Six for Major Contributions in Neuroscience, Psychological and Cognitive Sciences
Honoring Outstanding Achievement in Science
Media Advisory: K-12 Science Teachers' Learning and Keeping Up With the Science Standards – Jan. 20
New Report: Future Pandemics Pose Massive Risks to Human Lives, Global Economic Security
No Significant Increase in Health Risks for 1960s Project SHAD Veterans - New Report
Examining U.S. Interregional Travel and Policies – New Report
Media Advisory: Socio-economic Status in Medicare Payment Programs – New Report 1/12
Media Advisory: New Report Examines Health Outcomes for Project SHAD Veterans
Call for Nominations for 2016 Communication Awards
Telecommunications Pioneer and Worcester Polytechnic Institute Educators Win Engineering's Highest Honors for 2016
Media Advisory: Review of Seven NASA Evidence Reports on Human Health Risks
Media Advisory: Costs of Future Pandemics, Lessons Learned from Ebola Response – New Report from International Commission on 1/13
World's Largest Gathering of Transportation Professionals - Jan. 10-14
Members to Receive National Medals of Science, Technology
Media Advisory: Arctic Matters Day – Public Program on Jan. 14, 2016
Stormwater and Graywater Offer Alternative Water Sources, But Guidelines Needed on Their Safe Use, New Report Says
New Report Calls for More Consistent Policies and Regulations for Mobile App Transportation and Traditional Taxi Services
Analyzing Options for Increasing Affordability of Flood Insurance
Designing an Epidemiologic Study of Neurologic Disorders in Gulf War Vets – New Report
NAS Gulf Research Program Awards $4.4 Million in Data Synthesis Grants
Media Advisory: Graywater and Stormwater as Alternative Water Sources Examined in New Report
Panel to Discuss Report Examining Immigrant Integration at National Immigrant Integration Conference - Dec. 14
Federal Regulation of Diluted Bitumen Should Be Strengthened: New Report
Academies’ Consensus Study on Human Gene Editing Begins; First Data-Gathering Meeting Feb. 11-12, 2016
Examining the Rise of Technology-Enabled Transportation Services – New Report Dec. 11
Media Advisory: Patient Safety 15 Years After To Err Is Human - NAM Symposium 12/10
Nursing Community on Path to Transformation Since IOM Future of Nursing Report Five Years Ago, Says New Report
Review of the Landscape Conservation Cooperatives
On Human Gene Editing: International Summit Statement
Statement by the Co-Sponsoring Presidents of the Summit on Human Gene Editing
New Standing Committee on Offshore Science and Assessment to Hold First Meeting Dec. 8
Spills of Diluted Bitumen
Gene Editing to Modify Animal Genomes for Research: Public Workshop Dec. 7-8
New Report Examines Progress Since 2010 IOM Future of Nursing Report- 12/4 Release
New Report Reviews Landscape Conservation Cooperatives Program
WIC Program Usage Reviewed in New Interim Report
Media Advisory: Panel to Discuss Report Examining Immigrant Integration at CUNY Graduate Center - Nov. 17
WIC Program Usage Reviewed in New Interim Report – Nov. 20
Human Gene-Editing Study Launches
Media Advisory: Assessing Approaches to Updating the Social Cost of Carbon – Public Meeting Nov. 13
Media Registration Opens for Human Gene-Editing Summit to Be Held Dec. 1-3 in Washington, D.C.
New Report Offers NASA Framework For Establishing Priorities Among Earth Observations
Workshop on Science, Ethics, & Governance for Gene Drive Research in Non-Human Organisms – Oct. 28
National Academy of Medicine Honors Members for Outstanding Service
National Academy of Medicine Elects 70 New Regular Members, 10 International Members
National Academy of Medicine Names Five Anniversary Fellows for 2015
National Academy of Medicine Awards 2015 Sarnat Prize in Mental Health to Kay Jamison and Kenneth Kendler
National Academy of Medicine Awards 2015 Lienhard Award to Robert Brent
NAM Presents Awards for Outstanding Achievement, Names Fellows
Design Competitions Needed to Maintain Capable Workforce and Nation’s Nuclear Deterrent
Media Advisory: Attributing Extreme Weather to Climate Change – Public Workshop Oct. 21-22
Media Advisory: Enhancing Participation in the U.S. Global Change Research Program
In Memoriam: Robert M. White (1923 - 2015)
NAS Member Wins Nobel in Economics
Media Advisory: Peer Review and Design Competitions at National Security Laboratories
New Roundtable to Examine Unconventional Hydrocarbon Development
Federal Truck Size and Weight Study Falls Short of Congressional Requirements, Says New Report
Members Share 2015 Nobel in Chemistry
NAS Member and Foreign Associate Receive Nobel Prize in Medicine
Media Advisory: Review of DOT’s Truck Size and Weight Study – Oct. 8
Strengthening Forensic Science Research at National Institute of Justice – New Report
Airport X-ray Screening Systems Comply With Health and Safety Standards for Radiation Exposure
Media Advisory: NAE Annual Meeting to Highlight Grand Challenges for Engineering – Oct. 4 and 5
National Academy of Medicine Receives $10 Million to Establish Culture of Health Program
Media Advisory: Human Gene Editing Information-Gathering Meeting: Oct. 5
Media Advisory: Integration of Immigrants Into American Society – Public Discussion & Webcast 9/28
Media Advisory: Radiation Exposure Compliance of Airport X-ray Screening – New Report
Urgent Change Needed to Improve Diagnosis in Health Care or Diagnostic Errors Will Likely Worsen, Says New Report
Inconsistent, Duplicative Regulations Undercut Productivity of U.S. Research Enterprise; Actions Needed to Streamline and Harmonize Regulations, Reinvigorate Government-University Partnership
Review of MEPAG Report on Mars Special Regions
Report: Immigrants Come to Resemble Native-Born Americans Over Time, But Integration Not Always Linked to Greater Well-Being for Immigrants
Aging and the Macroeconomy: Long-Term Implications of an Older Population
Media Advisory: New Report on Regulation of Federally Funded Research
Media Advisory: Integration of Immigrants Into American Society – New Report Sept. 21
Chinese Academy of Sciences and Royal Society to Join in Convening International Summit on Human Gene Editing; Organizing Committee Named
Media Advisory: Reducing Misdiagnosis and Other Diagnostic Errors – New Report Releasing 9/22
Third Review of the 21st Century Truck Partnership
Media Advisory: The Growing Gap in Life Expectancy by Income and Implications for Federal Programs – New Report 9/17
NAS Prize in Convergence Research Awarded to Chad Mirkin
Correction regarding NRC cancellation of NAS study on cancer risks
NAS Gulf Research Program Awards $1.5 Million in First Round of Exploratory Grants
Academies Announce Winners of 2015 Communication Awards
Report: Rise in Disability Benefits for Children With Mental Disorders Consistent With Population Trends
Surface Transportation Resilience to Climate Change and Extreme Weather - Sept. 16-18 Conference & Webcast
Media Advisory: Trends in Childhood Mental Disorders and Federal Disability Benefits – New Report
Media Advisory: Assessing Approaches to Updating the Social Cost of Carbon – First Meeting 9/2
Engineering Academies in U.S., United Kingdom, and China Announce 2015 Global Grand Challenges Summit
NAE Launches New Website to Support Implementation of PreK-12 Engineering Education
Melting Ice Sheets, Genomic Studies, and Deep-Space Observations Are Top Priorities for Next Decade of Antarctic and Southern Ocean Research
Dr. Robert L. Ullrich Appointed as Chief of Research at the Radiation Effects Research Foundation, Hiroshima, Japan
Media Advisory: Research Priorities for Antarctic and Southern Ocean Science – New Report
National Academy of Medicine and FDA Announce the 2015-2016 Tobacco Regulatory Science Fellows
National Academy of Engineering and USC Viterbi School of Engineering Announce Winners of The Next MacGyver Competition
Media Advisory: Gene Drive Research in Non-Human Organisms – First Meeting 7/30
National Academy of Medicine Receives $750,000 Gift to Establish Bioethics Fellowship
Countering Threats of Epidemic Infectious Diseases – First Meeting of International Commission 7/29
Community-Based Flood Insurance Offers Potential Benefits, Faces Many Challenges
Media Advisory: Twelve Finalists of “The Next MacGyver” Competition to Pitch Concepts to Judges, Top Five Winners to be Selected – July 28
Media Advisory: Evaluating a Community-Based Option for Flood Insurance – New Report
New Report Presents Framework to Establish Standards for Psychosocial Interventions Used to Treat Mental Health and Substance Use Disorders
Koshland Science Museum's Extreme Event Game Wins Gold Medal
Six Health Professionals Selected for RWJF Health Policy Fellows Program
Media Advisory: Evidence-Based Standards for Psychosocial Interventions – New Report 7/14
NAE and USC Viterbi School of Engineering Announce 12 Finalists of “The Next MacGyver” Competition
Marcia K. McNutt Nominated to Be Next National Academy of Sciences President
Media Advisory: New Websites for National Academy of Medicine and Institute of Medicine
Organizational Reform Options for Air Traffic Control System – July 7 Symposium
Cardiac Survival Rates Around 6 Percent for Those Occurring Outside of a Hospital, Says IOM Report
New IOM Report: Wait Times for Health Care Services Differ Greatly Throughout U.S
Brucellosis in the Greater Yellowstone Area – Public Meeting July 1
Media Advisory: Improving Wait Times and Access to Health Care Services
New Committee to Provide Ongoing Guidance to the Bureau of Ocean Energy Management
NAS Gulf Research Program Announces First Early-Career Research and Science Policy Fellowships
Media Advisory: Cardiac Arrest, U.S. Survival Rates, and Actions for Improvement – New IOM Report 6/30
New Report Examines Options for Tying Insurance Rates to Flood Risk for Low-lying Structures
Pope Issues Encyclical on Climate Change
Analysis Used to Set Fuel Economy and Greenhouse Gas Standards for U.S. Cars Was Generally of High Quality
Pregnancy Weight Gain App Tracks What’s Healthy Based on IOM Findings
Strategic Investments in U.S. Inland Waterways Should Focus on Maintaining Locks and Facilities, Says New Report
June 17 Panel Discussion on Science and Technology in U.S. Diplomacy
Advisory Group for Human Gene Editing Initiative Named
Media Advisory: New Report on CAFE and Greenhouse Gas Standards for U.S. Cars
Media Advisory: Tying Flood Insurance Rates to Risk for Low-Lying Structures
Managing the U.S. Inland Waterways System -- New Report June 16
New Report Says U.S. Freight Rail Regulations Outdated, Recommends Modernization Efforts
New Report Reviews FAA Research Plan for Technology Certification
Media Advisory: Modernizing Regulation of Freight Rail -- New Report 6/10
New Report Finds Some Improvements Since D.C. School Reform Law, But Gaps in Learning Opportunities and Oversight Persist
Role of Science and Technology Should Be Expanded Throughout Department of State
Media Advisory: New Report: Science and Technology in U.S. Diplomacy
Media Advisory: IOM Workshop on Private Sector's Role to Improve Economic Well-Being and Community Outcomes
Media Advisory: Evaluating Public Schools of D.C. Since 2007 Reform Law - New Report
NAS and NAM Announce Initiative on Human Gene Editing
NAE Elects Foreign Secretary and Four Council Members
Keck Futures Initiative Awards $1 Million for 13 Research Projects
FAA Should 'Reset Expectations' for Next Generation Air Transportation System
Prime Minister of Japan Speaks at U.S. National Academy of Sciences
Science Academies of G7 Nations Call for Action on Antibiotic Resistance, Tropical Diseases, and the Future of the Ocean
Aquifer Storage and Recovery Not Ready for Large-Scale Implementation in Everglades, But Could Be Phased In to Help Resolve Uncertainties, Offer Some Benefits
Academy Elects New Members, Foreign Associates
Institute of Medicine to Become National Academy of Medicine
Fifteen ‘Vital Signs’ for Assessing and Monitoring Progress of the Nation’s Health Identified in New IOM Report
Media Advisory: Review of the Next Generation Air Transportation System
NAS Honors Award Winners
Media Advisory: New IOM Report Identifies 15 ‘Vital Signs’ for Assessing Nation’s Health
Media Advisory: Review of the Florida Aquifer Storage and Recovery Regional Study
Vehicle Cost, Lack of Consumer Information Hinder Purchases of Plug-in Electric Vehicles
Digital Curation Policies and Well-Trained Workforce Needed to Handle Fast-Growing Collections of Digital Information
Spring 2015 Henry and Bryna David Lecture on Scientific Communication – April 28
Media Advisory: NAS Will Hold 152nd Annual Meeting April 25-28
Media Advisory: Interprofessional Education and Patient Outcomes – New IOM Report
Media Advisory: Barriers to Consumer Adoption of Plug-in Electric Vehicles – New Report April 22
New Report Recommends Strategic Actions to Strengthen U.S. Optical and Infrared Astronomy System
Media Advisory: Air Force Health Study Assets Research Program – New IOM Report
Building Healthier Communities Should Be a Priority When Preparing for and Recovering From Disasters
Media Advisory: Why the Arctic Matters: Webinar April 17
New IOM Report: Age-Related Changes in the Brain Can Have Significant Impact on Individuals
Increased Use of Psychological Testing Would Strengthen Process for Social Security Disability Determination
Media Advisory: Disaster Recovery and Human Health – New IOM Report 4/15
Psychological Testing in Social Security Disability Determination - New IOM Report 4/10
Media Advisory: Impacts of Aging on the Brain – New IOM Report 4/14
Margaret A. Hamburg Appointed as Institute of Medicine Foreign Secretary
New Report Offers Blueprint to Improve Professional Care and Education of Children From Birth to Age 8
Media Advisory: IOM Releases PSA About Having a Conversation on End-of-Life Care
New Report Describes Options for Providing Affordable Flood Insurance Premiums
Media Advisory: Workshop for IOM Study Examining Techniques to Prevent Maternal Transmission of Mitochondrial Diseases
Media Advisory: Preparing Care and Education Professionals Working with Children From Birth to Age 8 – New Report
Media Advisory: Assessing Agent-Based Models for Tobacco Regulation – New IOM Report
U.S. Engineering Schools to Educate 20,000 Students to Tackle Grand Challenges
Media Advisory: Affordability of National Flood Insurance Program Premiums – New Report
March 26-27 Colloquium and Lecture on Big Data
New Report Offers Roadmap to Advance Biological Manufacturing of Chemicals
Raising Minimum Age to Buy Cigarettes to at Least 21 Would Reduce Smoking and Save Lives, Says IOM
IOM Report Reviews Draft VA Clinical Guidance Document for Health Conditions Identified by Camp Lejeune Legislation, Recommends Improvements
Media Advisory: A Roadmap for the Industrialization of Biology
Media Advisory: Raising the Minimum Age for Legal Access to Tobacco Products – New IOM Report
Media Advisory: IOM Review of Draft VA Clinical Guidance for Camp Lejeune Health Program
Statement by Ralph Cicerone on Scientists and Responsible Disclosure
New NAS Prize for Convergence Research
Amid Challenges Facing Manufacturing Sector, U.S. Must Take Action to Strengthen Innovation, Productivity, and Workforce Training
PNAS Announces Prize-Winning Papers
Neil deGrasse Tyson to Receive Public Welfare Medal – Academy's Most Prestigious Award
Improving End-of-Life Care National Conference 3/20
Media Advisory: NAE Report Examines Evolving Manufacturing Sector in Face of Technological Advances - March 2 Release Event
New Report Says Possible Regulation of Cigarettes Not Likely to Significantly Change U.S. Illicit Tobacco Market
NAE Launches Next MacGyver Competition for New TV Series With Female Engineer Lead
Media Advisory: Exploring the U.S. Illicit Tobacco Market – New Report Feb. 19
NAE to Launch “The Next MacGyver” Competition for New TV Series with Female Engineer Lead – Feb. 19
New Reports Say Climate Intervention Techniques Not Ready for Wide-Scale Deployment
New IOM Report Identifies Five Symptoms to Diagnose Chronic Fatigue Syndrome
NAE Elects 67 Members and 12 Foreign Members
National Academy of Sciences Elects Home Secretary and Councilors
MIT's Robert Langer Wins Queen Elizabeth Prize for Engineering
Media Advisory: Chronic Fatigue Syndrome – IOM Report Presents New Diagnostic Criteria
White Potatoes Should Be Allowed Under WIC, Says IOM Report
Media Advisory: Study on Geoengineering to Be Released Feb. 10
Media Advisory: WIC and White Potatoes – New IOM Report
Sea Change: 2015-2025 Decadal Survey of Ocean Sciences
Honoring Outstanding Achievement in Science
Media Advisory: Realigning the Governance Structure of NNSA National Laboratories
Media Advisory - Review of California Department of Pesticide Regulation Risk Assessments
Media Advisory: Ocean Science Research - New Decadal Survey
New Report Says No Technological Replacement Exists for Bulk Data Collection
IOM Report Proposes Standards for Sharing Clinical Trial Data
Media Advisory: Technical Alternatives to Bulk Collection of Signals Intelligence
New Report Offers a Framework to Analyze the Effects of Potential Changes to the U.S. Food System
Agent Orange-Contaminated Airplanes Could Have Adversely Affected Health of Air Force Reservists Who Worked in Them After Vietnam War
Media Advisory: Guidelines for Responsible Sharing of Clinical Trial Data – New IOM Report 1/14
Transportation Secretary Foxx to Discuss 30-Year Framework at TRB Annual Meeting Jan. 12
National Academy of Engineering to Present $1.5 Million for Engineering's Highest Honors in 2015
Effective Implementation of Next Generation Science Standards Requires Consistency and Collaboration
Review of NASA's Evidence Reports on Human Health Risks
Media Advisory: Report Offers a Framework to Analyze Consequences of Changes to U.S. Food System
Call for Nominations for 2015 Communication Awards
Report Identifies Research Priorities to Sustainably Meet Expected Increase in Global Demand for Animal Protein
Media Advisory: Industry Leaders to Participate in TRB Workshop on Crude Oil Shipment by Rail - Jan. 11
World's Largest Gathering of Transportation Professionals to Highlight Transformative Technologies - Jan. 11-15
Media Advisory: Agent Orange-Contaminated Aircraft and Post-Vietnam Exposure – New IOM Report 1/9
Media Advisory: Guidance for Implementing the Next Generation Science Standards - New Report 1/8
The Year in Review
Report Offers Considerations for Pilot Study on Analyzing Cancer Risks Near Nuclear Facilities
Updated IOM Software Tool Helps Prioritize Vaccine Development
Symposium Brings Together Scientists From U.S., Arab Nations
Report Urges Significant Reforms to Improve the Training and Salary of Postdoctoral Researchers
Media Advisory: ‘Gain-of-Function Research’ -- Symposium Dec. 15 & 16
Media Advisory: New Report on Postdoctoral Researchers
Media Advisory: Genetically Engineered Crops - Public Meeting Dec. 10
Media Advisory: Environmental Effects of Diluted Bitumen – Public meeting Dec. 3
Media Advisory: Exploring Intersections of Space Science and Education – Public Workshop Dec. 2-3
Winners of National Medals of Science, Technology Honored at Ceremony
U.S. and Indian Science Academies Examine Challenges Posed by Emerging Infections
Media Advisory: Ebola Research – 10-Page Summary of Nov. 3 Workshop Released
Media Advisory: Experts Gather in Bay Area To Discuss High Incarceration Rates in the U.S. - Public Briefing & Criminology Conference
Presidential Medal of Freedom Recipients Announced
African Science Academies Gather in Uganda to Discuss Country Ownership of Post-2015 Development Agenda; Meeting Marks Culmination of 10-Year Initiative
Media Advisory: IOM Recommends Social and Behavioral Domains for Electronic Health Records – New Report 11/13
Media Adviosry: Report Examining U.S. Incarceration Rates to Be Presented at American Justice Summit - Nov. 10
Media Advisory: Challenges of Veterans Returning Home Highlighted in New Video
Workshop to Inform Public Health Practices for Ebola
Media Advisory: Ebola Research to Inform Public Health Practices – Workshop Nov. 3
Young Adults Ages 18 to 26 Should Be Viewed as Separate Subpopulation in Policy and Research, Says IOM Report
Media Advisory: African Science Academies to Hold Annual Meeting Nov. 10-12 in Kampala, Uganda
Media Advisory: New Report Examines Needs, Challenges of Young Adults Ages 18 to 26
Media Advisory: The Federal Role in Implementing Juvenile Justice Reform – Public Event Oct. 23
Institute of Medicine Honors Members for Outstanding Service
Institute of Medicine Elects 70 New Members, 10 Foreign Associates
Linda Aiken, Whose Research Revealed the Importance of Nursing in Patient Outcomes, Receives Institute of Medicine’s 2014 Lienhard Award
Vikram Patel Receives Institute of Medicine’s 2014 Sarnat Prize for His Research on Global Mental Health, Contributions to Improving Mental Health Care in Developing Countries
Institute of Medicine Names Four Anniversary Fellows for 2014
Workshop on “Gain of Function” Research Announced
Award Ceremony Honors Excellence in Science Communication
Research to Inform Public Health Practices for Ebola -- Public Workshop Nov. 3
Harvey Fineberg Named President of Gordon and Betty Moore Foundation
Framework to Guide Assessment of Chemical Alternatives
NAS Member Shares 2014 Nobel in Chemistry
Super Typhoon Intensifies in Pacific
NAE Members Share Nobel Prize in Physics
NAS Foreign Associates Receive Nobel Prize in Medicine
Members to Receive National Medals of Science, Technology
New Report Urges Caution in Handling Eyewitness Identifications
Media Advisory: Fall 2014 Henry and Bryna David Lecture on International Environmental Agreements - Oct. 2
New Report – Reliability of Eyewitness Identifications
Prominent Speakers Address Annual Meeting
NAE Announces Winning Videos
NAE to Celebrate 50th Anniversary During Two-Day Annual Meeting - Sept. 28 and 29
Committee Chair Jeremy Travis to Discuss Report Examining U.S. Imprisonment Rates at Sept. 23 National Conference on Mass Incarceration
U.S. Health System Not Properly Designed to Meet Needs of Patients Nearing End of Life, Says IOM Report
Investing in Health Systems in Low- and Middle-Income Countries – New IOM Report
National Academy of Sciences’ Gulf Research Program Announces Strategic Vision, Initial Opportunities
EPA Should Incorporate Sustainability Tools and Approaches in its Decision Making More Broadly, Collaborate With NGOs and Private Sector
Media Advisory: Report Examining U.S. Incarceration Rates to Be Discussed at Sept. 12 Congressional Briefing
Academies Announce Winners of 2014 Communication Awards
Seven Health Professionals Selected for RWJF Health Policy Fellows Program at the IOM
Resilient America Roundtable Announces Pilot Projects to Build Disaster Resilience in Charleston, South Carolina, and Cedar Rapids, Iowa
Media Advisory: IOM Report Provides Roadmap for End-of-Life Care -- Sept. 17 Release
Media Advisory: Incorporating Sustainability Concepts into EPA’s Decision Making: New National Research Council Report
Media Advisory: Transportation of Laboratory Animals
Formaldehyde Confirmed as Known Human Carcinogen
Media Advisory: Forum on New Partnerships to Facilitate Africa’s Development
National Academies Host Symposium on Science, Technology, and Innovation for Development in Africa
Media Advisory: Review of the National Toxicology Program's Formaldehyde Assessment
Strong, Positive Safety Culture in Chemical Labs Requires Support From All Levels Within Research Institutions
Media Advisory: Aug. 5 Symposium on Science, Technology, and Innovation for Development in Africa
$15 Billion Annual Public Financing System for Physician Training Needs Overhaul To Meet Nation’s Health Care Needs, Says New IOM Report
Styrene Reasonably Anticipated to Be a Human Carcinogen, New Report Confirms
IOM and FDA Announce New Class of Tobacco Regulatory Science Fellows
Report: 2011 Fukushima Accident Underscores Need for U.S. to Act on New Information About Nuclear Plant Hazards
Promoting Safety in Academic Chemical Research – New Report July 31
National Vision Needed to Achieve Comprehensive Risk Reduction Along Atlantic and Gulf Coasts
Media Advisory: New IOM Report Examines $15 Billion Federal Financing System for Physician Training -- July 29 Report Release
Too Soon for 3-D Printing to Significantly Enhance Space Operations, Report Says
Media Advisory: Fukushima Nuclear Accident, Report on Causes and Lessons Learned – Release 7/24
Media Advisory: Reducing Risk on the East and Gulf Coasts -- New Report July 23
Science Fellows Celebrate 10 Years
Media Advisory: 3-D Printing in Space – New Report July 18
New Institute of Medicine President Takes Office
As U.S. Scientific and Technological Investments Shrink, Defense Department Needs Better Strategy for Monitoring and Leveraging Global Science and Technology
New Report Evaluates Progress of Comprehensive Everglades Restoration Plan
Media Advisory: Defense Department Engagement in Global Science and Technology
Media Advisory: New Report Evaluates Progress of Everglades Restoration Plan
Winners of 2014 Essay Contest Announced
IOM: Effectiveness of PTSD Treatments Provided by DOD & VA Unknown
Media Advisory: Assessment of PTSD Treatment Programs at DOD, VA – IOM Report Release June 20
National Children’s Study Design Needs Stronger Scientific Rationale and Further Development of Key Aspects
FAA's Air Traffic Controller Staffing Approach -- New Report
Media Advisory: Evaluating the Design of the National Children's Study -- New Report June 16
Green Growth in Portugal
Science and Technology Advances in Microbial Forensics Needed to Better Prepare for and Respond to Global Biological Outbreaks
Media Advisory: Determining FAA Air Traffic Controller Staffing Needs – New Report June 13
Media Advisory: Research on Effects of Low-Dose Radiation Exposure – IOM Report Release 6/11
Report Identifies Barriers to Successful Incorporation of Increasingly Autonomous Unmanned Aircraft in the Nation’s Aviation System, Outlines Research Priorities to Overcome Hurdles
NASA Should Maintain Long-Term Focus on Mars as "Horizon Goal" for Human Spaceflight
Media Advisory: Autonomy Research for Civil Aviation – New Report June 5
Media Advisory: Reproducibility in Research: Public Workshop June 4-5
Media Advisory: Rationales for a U.S. Human Spaceflight Program -- New Report June 4
Members Awarded 2014 Kavli Prizes
The Importance of STEM Education
NIH Accepts IOM's Recommendations Regarding RAC
Holder Cites Findings of New Report
National Coordination Needed to Advance Convergent Research
Substantial Improvements Made in EPA’s IRIS Program, Report Says
National Climate Assessment
Media Advisory: New Report Details Basics of Cybersecurity for Decision Makers
Keck Futures Initiative Awards More Than $1 Million for 13 Research Projects
Media Advisory: Advancing Convergent Research – New Report May 7
Review of EPA’s IRIS Process -- New Report May 6
U.S. Should Significantly Reduce Rate of Incarceration; Unprecedented Rise in Prison Population ‘Not Serving the Country Well’
Changes in Arctic Systems Give Rise to Emerging Research Questions
Academy Elects New Members, Foreign Associates
NAS Honors Award Winners
The National Academies’ Decisiontown Returns to the USA Science and Engineering Festival
Media Advisory: Emerging Research Questions in the Arctic -- New Report April 29
Oil Spill Clean Up in U.S. Arctic Waters Requires Increased Infrastructure to Use Full Range of Response Methods
Media Advisory: Sharp Rise in U.S. Incarceration Rate Examined in New Report to Be Released April 30
Media Advisory: NAS Will Hold 151st Annual Meeting April 26-29
Media Advisory: Responding to Oil Spills in U.S. Arctic Waters -- New Report April 23
Call for Entries for Concussions in Youth Sports 'Play It Safe' PSA Contest
Peter O'Donnell Jr. Gives $500,000 to Charles M. Vest President's Opportunity Fund
Media Advisory: Social and Behavioral Domains in Electronic Health Records
Regulation of Natural Gas Vehicles and Trailer Modifications Among Recommended Strategies to Reduce Fuel Consumption in Medium- and Heavy-Duty Vehicles
NAS, NAE, IOM Partner With USAID on Global Development Lab
NASA Should Use an Ethics Framework When Making Decisions About Health Standards For Long Duration and Exploration Spaceflights
Media Advisory: Reducing Fuel Consumption and Greenhouse Gas Emissions of Medium- and Heavy-Duty Vehicles – New Report April 3
Guide to Improving Transportation for Veterans, Military Personnel, and Their Families
Media Advisory: Health Standards for Long Duration and Exploration Spaceflight - New Report 4/2
National Academies Launches New Roundtable on Laboratory Animal Science and Welfare
The Grainger Foundation Commits $3 Million for NAE Frontiers of Engineering Program
Redesign of Planned Space Telescope Would Add Scientific Capabilities, Costs to Original Mission
NAS Receives $1.5 Million Gift to Establish New Award in the Physical Sciences
IOM Offers Definitions for Chronic Multisymptom Illness/Gulf War Illness to Guide VA Treatment & Research
Media Advisory: New Report Evaluates Redesign of Planned Space Telescope
Media Advisory: Defining Gulf War Illness/Chronic Multisymptom Illness – New IOM Report
Connecting Individual K-12 STEM Subjects Has Potential Advantages, Poses Challenges
PNAS Announces Prize-Winning Papers
National Academy of Sciences Elects Foreign Secretary and Councilors
NAS and Royal Society Joint Publication on Climate Change
Media Advisory: National Research Council's Annual Space Science Week – March 3-5
Former NAS Official Philip M. Smith Dies at Age 81
DOD Programs to Prevent Psychological Disorders in Military Members, Families Need to Be Based on Scientific Evidence to Ensure Effectiveness, Says New IOM Report
Media Advisory: NAS, Royal Society to Release Joint Publication on Climate Change – Public Event Feb. 27
Victor J. Dzau, M.D., to Be Next Institute of Medicine President
Media Advisory: New IOM Report – Preventing Psychological Disorders in the U.S. Military
U.S. Military Personnel Exposed to Blasts at Greater Risk for PTSD, Brain Injury, and Other Long-Term Health Outcomes Not Associated With Immediate Injuries
Media Advisory: Investing in Transportation During Economic Downturns – Feb. 18 Event
Media Advisory: Implementing a Developmental Approach in Juvenile Justice Reform – Feb. 13-14 Meeting
Media Advisory: NAE President, Others to Participate in 2014 AAAS Annual Meeting
Media Advisory: Long-Term Health Effects of Blasts in Gulf War Vets - New IOM Report
National Academy of Engineering Elects 67 Members and 11 Foreign Associates
Media Advisory: Strategies for Responsible Sharing of Clinical Trial Data - Feb. 3-4 Workshop
Medua Advisory: Public Health Dimensions of Cognitive Aging – Feb. 3 Meeting
John E. Porter to Receive Public Welfare Medal, Academy's Most Prestigious Award
Media Advisory: Public Forum: Proposed Revisions to the Common Rule for the Protection of Human Subjects in the Behavioral and Social Sciences
Media Advisory: Analysis of Reforms to the National Flood Insurance Program – Public Meeting Jan. 30
IOM Solicits Public Input for Study on Responsible Sharing of Data From Clinical Trials
Media Advisory: Diagnostic Criteria for Chronic Fatigue Syndrome - Jan. 27 Meeting
Media Advisory: Potential Health Impacts of Caffeine Focus of IOM Workshop Summary
Media Advisory: IOM to Issue Discussion Framework on Clinical Trial Data Sharing
Academy Announces First Winners of New Prize in Psychological and Cognitive Sciences
New Report Recommends Methods for Investing in Transportation During Economic Downturns
Media Advisory: Department of Transportation Secretary Foxx to Speak at TRB Annual Meeting Jan. 15
Improved Regulations to Protect Human Research Subjects Would Reduce Burden on IRBs While Better Protecting Study Participants
Media Advisory: Investing in Transportation During Economic Downturns - New Report
Call for Nominations for 2014 Communication Awards
Media Advisory: National Research Council to Begin Studies on Immigration Issues -- Public Meetings Jan. 9; 15-16
Creators of Lithium-Ion Battery and Pioneers of Innovative Education Model Win Engineering's Highest Honors for 2014
Media Advisory: Proposed Revisions to the Common Rule – New Report
One of the World's Largest Gatherings of Transportation Practitioners to Convene Jan. 12-16
Review of NASA Reports on Spaceflight Health Risks
Media Advisory: Flood Insurance and Calculating Price – Jan. 6 Public Meeting
2013 Year in Review
Media Advisory: Obesity Solutions in the U.S. - Jan. 7 Workshop
New System of Assessments Needed When Next Generation Science Standards Are Implemented
Media Advisory: K-12 Assessment of Next Generation Science Standards - New Report
In Remembrance: Charles M. Vest, 1941-2013
Media Advisory: The Future of Nursing – Dec. 11 Lecture and Panel Discussion
Media Advisory: Overlap in K-12 Education Standards – Meeting Dec. 9 & 10
New IOM Report Assesses Oversight of Clinical Gene Transfer Protocols
Media Advisory: Webcast Dec. 9-10: Barriers to Communicating the Life Sciences
Veterans and Agent Orange – New Report
Data on People’s Self-Reported ‘Experienced’ Well-Being Could Help Inform Policies
New Report Calls for Attention to Abrupt Impacts From Climate Change, Emphasizes Need for Early Warning System
Media Advisory: Review of the NASA Science Mission Directorate Draft Strategic Plan
Media Advisory: Oversight and Review of Clinical Gene Transfer Protocols - New Report
Media Advisory: Review of DOT Truck Size and Weight Study – Public Meeting Dec. 5
Media Advisory: Measuring Well-Being for Policymaking – New Report
Media Advisory: Abrupt Impacts of Climate Change -- New Report and Public Briefing Dec. 3
Virginia Researchers Join Forces
Presidential Medal of Freedom Recipients Honored
National Crime Victimization Survey Is Likely Undercounting Rape and Sexual Assault
IAP & IAMP Release Joint Statement on Antimicrobial Resistance
Media Advisory: Measuring Rape and Sexual Assault -- Report Release Nov. 19
Resources on Disaster Resilience
Media Advisory: Nov. 18 Workshop on Unregulated Stem Cell Therapies
African Science Academies Meet in Ethiopia; 'Biotechnology for Africa's Development' Is Theme of Conference
New Report Recommends Data-Driven Approach Over Default Practices for Assessing Multiple Health Effects of Inorganic Arsenic
Chevron Contributes $1.5 Million to New NAE K-12 Engineering Education Initiative
Media Advisory: Improving EPA's Assessment of Inorganic Arsenic
Extensive Study on Concussions in Youth Sports Finds 'Culture of Resistance' for Self-Reporting Injury; Not Enough Evidence to Support Claim That Helmets Reduce Concussion Risk
Resources on Disaster Resilience
Interior Department Needs Outside Expertise to Improve Implementation of 'Best Available and Safest Technologies' Mandate for Offshore Oil and Gas Operations
Policy Decisions Related to Tank Barge Oil Transport in Buzzards Bay and Cape Cod Canal Should Not Be Based on Flawed Risk Assessment
Media Advisory: Scientific Study on Fukushima Nuclear Accident - Meeting Oct. 28 in Toms River
AUDIO: JFK's Tribute to the NAS
Media Advisory: New Report: DOI's Implementation of 'Best Available and Safest Technologies' Mandate for Offshore Oil and Gas Drilling
Media Advisory: New Report Evaluates Buzzards Bay Risk Assessment
Media Advisory: Terrorism and the Electric Grid Revisited – Summary of a Workshop
Youth Sports-Related Concussions Examined in New IOM Report - Release Oct. 30
Institute of Medicine Honors Members For Outstanding Service
Institute of Medicine Elects 70 New Members, 10 Foreign Associates
Leader of Smoking Cessation and Tobacco Prevention Efforts Receives
Pioneer in Schizophrenia and Ethics Research Receives
Institute of Medicine Celebrates 40th Anniversary of RWJF Health Policy Fellows Program
Media Advisory: Understanding Immigration -- Public Seminar Oct. 25
Media Advisory: IOM Annual Meeting Begins Oct. 21; Explores Theme of Science of Violence
NAS Member Shares 2013 Nobel in Economics
Members Win 2013 Nobel in Chemistry
Members Receive Nobel Prize in Medicine
Media Advisory: National Convocation on the Future of U.S. Research Universities -- Oct. 10
New IOM Software Tool Helps Users Prioritize Vaccine Development
NAS President Comments on Release of IPCC's Fifth Assessment Report
Media Advisory: Meeting the Needs of 10 Billion People -- Workshop Sept. 30 & Oct. 1
Sex Trafficking and Exploitation of Minors Serious Problems in the U.S., Says New Report
Academies Stress Importance of Science in Global Development
New Report: Avoid Premature or Overly Broad Professionalization of Rapidly Evolving Cybersecurity Field
George Family Foundation Gives $500,000 to IOM for 'A Healthy America'
Media Advisory: The Sociology of Aging -- New Report
Media Advisory: Sex Trafficking and Exploitation of Minors in the U.S. - Report Release Sept. 25
Media Advisory: The Science of Science Communication II - Live Webcast Sept. 23-24
Voyager I Leaves the Solar System
Rates of Physical and Sexual Child Abuse Appear to Have Declined Over the Last 20 Years; Rates of Child Neglect Show No Decline, Says New IOM Report
Media Advisory: Should the Field of Cybersecurity Be Professionalized?
New Report Finds Mixed Progress on Research for Health, Environmental, Safety Aspects of Nanomaterials
New IOM Report Provides Guidance for Improving Resilience of DHS Work Force
Lasker Foundation Awards Recognize Academy Members, Others for Work to Prevent Disease, Reduce Disability, and Diminish Suffering
U.S. Faces Crisis in Cancer Care, Says New IOM Report
Quality of Science and Engineering at National Security Labs Is Solid, But Work Environment and Technical Issues Need to Be Addressed
Media Advisory: New IOM Report Examines Resilience of the DHS Work Force
Media Advisory: Linkages Between Arctic Sea Ice Loss and Global Weather Patterns -- Webinar Sept. 12-13
Media Advisory: Research Progress on Health, Environmental, and Safety Aspects of Nanomaterials
Media Advisory: New Report: Science and Engineering at NNSA National Security Laboratories
Media Advisory: NAS Institute for Laboratory Animal Research Celebrates 60 Years
Media Advisory: Technical Capabilities and Impacts of Geoengineering -- Committee Meeting Sept. 10-11
Institute for Laboratory Animal Research Celebrates 60 Years
New Report Says Many, But Not All, Depleted Fish Populations Show Signs of Recovery
Child Abuse and Neglect Focus of New IOM Report -- Release Event Sept. 12
Academies Announce 2013 Communication Award Winners
New Report: Water and Environmental Management in the Mississippi River Delta
Media Advisory: Improving Cancer Care – New IOM Report Sept. 10
Media Advisory: Building Resilience Through Public-Private Partnerships; HUD Secretary, FEMA Administrator Among Speakers at National Academy of Sciences Public Event Sept. 5
Media Advisory: New Report: Rebuilding Depleted Fish Populations
Media Advisory: NAS Gulf of Mexico Program Meeting -- Aug. 29 and 30
Dr. Robert L. Ullrich Appointed as Associate Chief of Research at the Radiation Effects Research Foundation, Hiroshima, Japan
Establishing a Safety Culture in Academic Labs -- Committee Meeting Aug. 28
Panel Discusses Future of Synthetic Biology
Media Advisory: Space-based 3D printing -- National Research Council meeting Aug. 20 and 21
Media Advisory: Strengthening Patient and Doctor Partnerships Focus of IOM Workshop Proceedings
Presidential Medal of Freedom Recipients Announced
Landsat and the Future of Space-Based Land Imaging Programs
Media Advisory: Workshop on Governance of Risks of Shale Gas Development -- August 15 - 16
New IOM Report Lays Out Plan to Determine Effectiveness of National, State, and Community Obesity Prevention Efforts and Policies
Webcast : IOM Workshop on Caffeine in Energy Products
Institute of Medicine Names Four Anniversary Fellows for 2013
Media Advisory: Caffeine in Energy Products and Health Effects -- IOM Workshop, Live Webcast Aug. 5 and 6
Media Advisory: Effectiveness of Obesity Prevention Efforts - New IOM Report
Winners of 2013 Health Engineering Essay Contest Announced
In Memoriam: George P. Mitchell -- 1919 to 2013
Media Advisory: Crisis Standards of Care - New IOM Report
Participants Selected for 19th U.S. Frontiers of Engineering
Jefferson Science Fellows Honored at NAS
Medicare Spending Rates Based on Regional Cost Variations Unlikely to Improve Health Care, Says New IOM Report
Regional Variation in Health Spending and Use – IOM Report Release July 24
Media Advisory: NAS Gulf of Mexico Program to Hold First Meeting in New Orleans July 24-25
Institute of Medicine Nominated for Primetime Emmy Award
Six Health Professionals Selected For Competitive RWJF Health Policy Fellows Program at the IOM
Media Advisory: Technical Capabilities and Impacts of Geoengineering -- Committee Meeting July 16
Comprehensive Assessments of Deepwater Horizon Spill and Restoration Plans Need to Include Social and Economic Effects, Report Says
Editorial by IOM President in JAMA
Presidents Appear on Pittsburgh's 'Our Region's Business'
Media Advisory: Assessing Impacts of the Deepwater Horizon Oil Spill in the Gulf of Mexico
Quality Measures for Population Health – New IOM Report
Article by IOM President in JAMA
Media Advisory: Documentary D.C. Premier, Panel Discussion on Rett Syndrome - July 9
Mote Begins First Term as NAE President
Sustainability Policy Needed to Encourage Agency Collaboration
NIH Adopts Criteria for Use of Chimpanzees in Research
Responding to International Chemical, Biological, Radiological, and Nuclear Incidents
Effects of Diluted Bitumen on Crude Oil Transmission Pipelines
President Obama Reveals Climate Change Action Plan
California Legislature Honors NAS
Media Advisory: New Report on Sustainability and the Federal Government
Public Understanding of Engineering Is Improving, But Additional Work Needed, Report Says
New Report: Effects of U.S. Tax Policy on Greenhouse Gas Emissions
Media Advisory: Establishing a Safety Culture in Academic Labs -- Committee Meeting June 26-27
Media Advisory: New Report Assesses Likelihood of Transported Diluted Bitumen Release
Media Advisory: New IOM Report Examines CTSA Program at NIH
White House Cites Institute of Medicine/National Research Council Report on Firearm-Related Violence Research Priorities
Winners of IOM-NAE 'Go Viral to Improve Health' Announced; Collegiate Challenge Showcases Innovative Apps
New Report Evaluates Impact of U.S. Tax Code on Greenhouse Gas Emissions
Media Advisory: Study on Fukushima Nuclear Accident, Lessons Learned and Improving Safety – Meeting June 24
Media Advisory: Assessing Proliferation Risk of Nuclear Fuel Cycles – New Report
Fellowship Program Receives Gift
Advisory Group Appointed to Lead National Academy of Sciences' New Gulf of Mexico Program
Media Advisory: Assessing Staffing Needs of FAA Systems Specialists
New Report Identifies Research Priorities for Most Pressing Gun Violence Problems in U.S.
New Report Offers Science-Based Strategies for Management of Western Free-Ranging Horses and Burros
IOM and FDA Announce the 2013 Tobacco Regulatory Science Fellows
Media Advisory: New Report Identifies Priorities for Gun Violence Research in U.S.
Science Academies Issue 'G-Science' Statements to Call World Leaders' Attention to Global Challenges
NAE Elects President, Treasurer, and Four Councillors to its Governing Council
Schools Should Provide Opportunities for 60 Minutes of Daily Physical Activity to All Students
Tornado Devastates Oklahoma Town
Media Advisory: Workshop on Risks of Unconventional Shale Gas Development -- May 30-31
Fellows Program Extended With $100M Commitment From Ford Foundation
Media Advisory: Physical Activity and Physical Education in Schools -- IOM Report Release May 23
Studies Support Population-Based Efforts to Lower Excessive Dietary Sodium Intakes,
Media Advisory: High Magnetic Field Science -- New Report
Carnegie Science Center Honors NAS, NAE, IOM Presidents
Media Advisory: Making the Soldier Decisive on Future Battlefields -- New Report
Keck Futures Initiative Awards More Than $1 Million for 12 Research Projects; Projects Selected Range From Developing a 'Virtual Physician App' to Uncovering the DNA of Social Knowledge
NAE Receives $500,000 Gift from W.M. Keck Foundation to Name and Endow the Simon Ramo Founders Award
Media Advisory: IOM Report Examines New Studies on Salt Intake Levels and Health Outcomes
Media Advisory: Establishing a Safety Culture in Academic Labs -- Committee Meeting May 15-16
Charles Vest Named U.S. News STEM Leadership Hall of Fame Award Winner
Media Advisory: Copyright Policy in the Digital Era
Federal Agencies Should Use a Common Approach to Evaluate Risks That
Academy Elects New Members, Foreign Associates
NAS Honors Award Winners
President Obama Stresses Importance of Science and Technology to the Nation's Future in Address at 150th Annual Meeting of the National Academy of Sciences
Media Advisory: President Obama to Address National Academy of Sciences' 150th Annual Meeting
NAS Annual Meeting Begins
Media Advisory: Evaluating Risks That Pesticides Pose to Endangered, Threatened Species - New Report
Media Advisory: Review of National Nanotechnology Initiative Identifies Five High Priorities for Improvement
Media Advisory: Public Access to Federally Funded Scientific Research -- Public Meetings May 14-17
Media Advisory: Reducing Gun-Related Violence -- Workshop April 23
Video Interview With NAE President
Media Advisory: Inter-American Network of Science Academies Celebrates Women Scientists -- April 17 Event
Editorial by NAS President in Science
National Research Council Framework Leads to Development of Next Generation Science Standards
Media Advisory: Concussions in Youth Athletes -- Meeting April 15
Academy Leaders on Hand at White House Announcement of New Brain Initiative
U.S. National Academy of Sciences and Russian Academy of Sciences Renew Partnership
Obama Meets U.S. Laureates of 2012 Kavli Prizes
Carnegie Science Center to Honor NAS, NAE, IOM Presidents
Evidence-Based Diagnostics and Therapies and Long-Term Forecasts of Needs Among Steps Necessary to Ease Iraq and Afghanistan Service Members' Readjustment to Post-Deployment Life
IOM Committee Studying Regional Variations in Health Care Quality, Use, and Spending Releases Preliminary Observations on Modifications to Medicare Payments
Media Advisory: Iraq, Afghanistan Troops’ Readjustment Needs: IOM Report Releases March 26
Work-force Trends in U.S. Energy, Mining Industries
FEMA's National Flood Insurance Program Needs an Updated Approach to Analyzing Flood Risk
Media Advisory: Regional Variation in Health Spending and Use: IOM Releases Interim Report on March 22
Media Advisory: U.S. Cybersecurity Work Force -- Workshop March 27-28
Media Advisory: New Report Examines Work-Force Trends in Energy, Mining
Media Advisory: New Report Evaluates FEMA's Flood Insurance Program -- Telephone News Conference March 20
Petroleum Use, Greenhouse Gas Emissions of Automobiles Could Drop 80 Percent by 2050; Efficiency, Alternative Fuels, and Strong Government Policies Will Be Needed
Training and Technology Improvements to Mine Safety Operations Can Better Prepare Underground Coal Miners for Escape
Media Advisory: Report Looks at Potential for 80 Percent Reductions in Petroleum Use and Greenhouse Gas Emissions for Automobiles
International Scholarship Focused on Global Grand Challenges Announced
PNAS Announces Prize-Winning Papers
Global Grand Challenges Summit - March 12-13
Media Advisory: What is Happening to Arctic Sea Ice? -- March 20 Lecture
Media Advisory: Global Grand Challenges Summit -- March 12-13
Media Advisory: Improving Escape from Underground Coal Mines -- New Report
New Book Celebrates Women Scientists in the Americas
Media Advisory: Best and Safest Technologies for Offshore Oil and Gas Operations - March 11 Public Meeting
Editorial by NAS President Ralph Cicerone
NAS Celebrates 150 Years of Service to the Nation
Media Advisory: Achieving Healthy Pregnancy Weight Gain – IOM Workshop on March 1
Media Advisory: Sustainable Underground Development in Urban Areas
Science Ambassadors Program Appoints Director
Media Advisory: Sports-Related Concussion -- Meeting Feb. 25
NAS Receives $3.5 Million Gift to Establish Prize in Psychological and Cognitive Sciences
Arctic Sea Ice Predictions
NAE Showcases Exemplary Engineering Programs at U.S. Colleges and Universities
National Academy of Engineering to Present $1.5 Million for Engineering's Highest Honors
Framework for Factors That Impact Adequacy of Food Assistance Program
Media Advisory: Terrorism and the Electric Power Grid: Feb. 27-28 Workshop
New IOM Report Highlights PEPFAR's Successes, Calls on Initiative to Intensify Efforts to Enhance Partner Countries' Management of Programs and to Improve Prevention
Potential Benefits of Inertial Fusion Energy Justify Continued R&D; Nationally Coordinated Program Should Wait Until Ignition Is Achieved
Institute of Medicine Launches New Roundtable to Explore Factors Beyond Medical Care That Influence Health
Media Advisory: U.S. Cybersecurity Work Force – Forum Feb. 26
Update on NAS Gulf of Mexico Program
DOD Should Continue to Require LEED-Silver or Equivalent Rating for Major Building Renovations and New Construction
Media Advisory: IOM Evaluation of PEPFAR to Release Feb. 20
Media Advisory: Prospects for Inertial Fusion Energy: New Report
Stricter Licensing and Tracking System Among Steps Needed to Counter Threats of Fake or Substandard Medications
Archived Webcast for Meeting of Committee Reviewing the Fukushima Nuclear Accident
Media Advisory: NAS Celebrates 150 Years of Service to the Nation
National Academy of Engineering Elects 69 Members And 11 Foreign Associates
Media Advisory:Countering Fake and Substandard Drugs: IOM Report Releases Feb. 13
Diane E. Griffin Elected NAS Vice President; Four Councilors Elected
Media Advisory: Study on Fukushima Nuclear Accident, Lessons Learned and Improving Safety – Meeting Feb. 7
Members to Receive National Medals of Science, Technology
Media Advisory: Cost Still Major Barrier to Widespread LED Lighting
1920-2013: Donald Hornig, Science Adviser to President Johnson
Bill and Melinda Gates to Receive NAS Public Welfare Medal
No 'One Size Fits All' Approach to Vets' Chronic Multisymptom Illness; Treatment Should Be Tailored to Each Individual, Involve Team-Based Approaches
U.S. DRIVE Technical Teams Conducting Excellent Work, But Partnership Lacks Direction From Leadership
Media Advisory: New Report - Geospatial Intelligence's Future Work-Force Needs
Media Advisory: Treating Veterans’ Chronic Multisymptom Illness: IOM Report Release Jan. 23
IOM Report Details Strategy for Monitoring Safety of Childhood Immunization Schedule
TRB's 2013 Annual Meeting Highlights Using Transportation Research to Do Things Smarter, Better, and Faster
Call for Nominations for 2013 Communication Awards
Media Advisory: New Report: The Reach and Impact of Mathematical Sciences
Media Advisory: New Report Presents Framework for Identifying Factors Likely to Impact Adequacy of Federal Food Assistance Program
Media Advisory: Vaccine Schedule Safety: IOM Report to Release Jan. 16
Americans Have Worse Health Than People in Other High-Income Countries; Health Disadvantage Is Pervasive Across Age and Socio-Economic Groups
NAS Honors 18 for Major Contributions to Science
COLLEGIATE CHALLENGE URGES STUDENTS TO 'GO VIRAL TO IMPROVE HEALTH' AND WIN UP TO $18,000
NAS Honors 18 for Major Contributions to Science
Media Advisory: New Report Assesses Federal Ocean Acidification Research Plan
Media Advisory: U.S. Health Ranking Among High-Income Countries -- Telephone News Briefing Jan. 9
Institute of Medicine Receives $750,000 Gift to Establish Omenn Fellowship
Media Advisory: Concussions Among Youth Athletes: Institute of Medicine and National Research Council Meeting on Jan. 7
Transocean Settlement Adds to NAS Gulf of Mexico Program Funding
Assistive Technologies, Aging, and Disability: Institute of Medicine Workshop on Dec. 19
Future of Human Spaceflight -- Public Meeting Dec. 19
Independent Review Commends CIRM's Achievements, But Calls on Institute to Revise Governance and Policies to Maintain Credibility and Impact
Media Advisory: Microbial Threats to Health: IOM Symposium Explores Two Decades of Progress
National Disagreement Over NASA's Goals and Objectives Detrimental to Agency Planning, Budgeting Efforts
CIRM Review by Institute of Medicine to Release Dec. 6
NASA's Strategic Direction -- Telephone News Briefing Dec. 5
Current OSHA Standards for Lead Exposure Inadequate To Protect Military Firing-Range Personnel, Other Worker Populations
Media Advisory: Health Risks of Lead Exposure for Military Firing-Range Personnel: New Report
Interdisciplinary Researchers Explore the Brain in a Digital World; $1 Million in Research Grants to Be Awarded
Media Advisory: Evaluating Progress Toward Successful K-12 STEM Education
Statement Regarding New NAS Program on Human Health and Environmental Protection in the Gulf of Mexico
Media Advisory: Estimating Illegal Immigration at the U.S.-Mexico Border
Four Winners of App Challenge to Prevent Domestic Violence Announced
Electric Power Grid 'Inherently Vulnerable' to Terrorist Attacks; Report Delayed in Classification Review, Will Be Updated
Media Advisory: Violence Prevention Webinar and Challenge Winners Announcement on Nov. 14
Juvenile Justice Reforms Should Incorporate Science of Adolescent Development
Media Advisory: 'Raising the African Voice' on Climate Change
Media Advisory: Vulnerabilities of the U.S. Electric Power Grid
Cleanup of Most Challenging U.S. Contaminated Groundwater Sites Unlikely for Many Decades
Media Advisory: Reforming the Juvenile Justice System
Media Advisory: Contaminated Groundwater Sites – New Report Examines Managing Nation’s Most Complex Areas
Northeast Still Recovering From Sandy
Media Advisory: Arctic Sea Ice and Seasonal-to-Decadal Predictions – New Report
EngineerGirl Launches New Website and 2013 Essay Competition
REVISED -- Media Advisory: Effects of Climate Change on U.S. National Security
Joint Statement Regarding the Recent Conviction of Italian Earthquake Scientists
DOD Faces Potential Shortfall in Quality STEM Workers; Overhaul of Recruitment Practices, Security Requirements Needed
Large-Scale Production of Biofuels Made From Algae Poses Sustainability Concerns; Further Innovations Needed to Reach Full Potential
Media Advisory: Sustainability of Biofuels Made From Algae – New Report
New Report Offers Road Map for a Spatial Data Infrastructure at USGS
World Science Academies Issue Report to Promote Research Integrity
World Science Academies Release Report to Promote Research Integrity
Media Advisory: Establishing a Spatial Data Infrastructure at USGS – New Report
Media Advisory: Reusable Booster System Business Case Incomplete; Underlying Technologies Show Significant Potential
Institute of Medicine Honors Three Members for Outstanding Service
Donald Berwick, Champion of Health Care Quality Improvement, Receives Institute of Medicine's 2012 Lienhard Award
Huda Akil and Stanley Watson Receive Institute of Medicine's 2012 Sarnat Prize For Their Research on Underpinnings of Mental Illness, Addiction
Communications Award Winners Lauded
NAS Member Shares 2012 Nobel in Economics
IOM Elects 70 New Members, 10 Foreign Associates
Members Receive Nobel Prize in Chemistry
Academy Members Receive Nobel Prize in Physics
Institute of Medicine Receives $826,000 Gift to Establish Pharmacy Fellowship
Members Receive Nobel Prize in Medicine
Media Advisory: Uses of DOD's Joint Pathology Center Biorepository: IOM Report Releases Oct. 10
Media Advisory: Monitoring HIV/AIDS Care: New IOM Report
Business As Usual No Longer Viable for Managing U.S. Army Corps Water Infrastructure
Media Advisory: Managing the Army Corps of Engineers Aging Infrastructure - New Report
BMI and Shuttle Run Among Techniques IOM Report Recommends for Youth Fitness Testing
Media Advisory: Measuring Financial Vulnerability From Spending on Medical Care
Population Aging Will Have Long-Term Implications for Economy; Major Policy Changes Needed
Media Advisory: Measuring Youth Fitness: Institute of Medicine Report Releases Thursday, Sept. 27
Media Advisory: Economic Impacts of an Aging Population -- Telephone News Briefing Sept. 25
Media Advisory: The Potential of High-Value Innovation in U.S. Manufacturing
Further Steps Needed to Reduce Stigma and Expand Access to Substance Abuse Screening and Care in Armed Forces
Media Advisory: Social and Behavioral Sciences in Action -- Sept. 24 Symposium
Daniel Kahneman's Thinking, Fast and Slow Wins Best Book Award From Academies; Milwaukee Journal Sentinel, Slate Magazine, and WGBH/NOVA Also Take Top Prizes in Awards' 10th Year
Academy Members Meet With U.S. Senators to Discuss Genomics
Daniel Kahneman's Thinking, Fast and Slow Wins Best Book Award From Academies;Milwaukee Journal Sentinel, Slate Magazine, and WGBH/NOVA Also Take Top Prizes in Awards' 10th Year
C.D. (Dan) Mote Jr. Nominated to Be Next National Academy of Engineering President
Himalayan Glaciers Retreating at Accelerated Rate in Some Regions but Not Others; Consequences for Water Supply Remain Unclear, Says New Report
Report Recommends Cost-Effective Plan to Strengthen U.S. Defense Against Ballistic Missile Attacks; Serious Limitations Make Boost-Phase Missile Interception Impractical
Media Advisory: Military Substance Abuse Care – IOM Report Release Sept. 17
Media Advisory: Himalayan Glaciers and Regional Water Supplies – New Report
Next Generation of Advanced Climate Models Needed, Says New Report
Transformation of Health System Needed to Improve Care and Reduce Costs
Media Advisory: Open Exchange of Data, Upgraded Technology Needed to Accurately Track Objects in Space
Media Advisory: Infectious Disease Detection – IOM Workshop Sept. 10-11
Media Advisory: Assessment of U.S. Ballistic Missile Defense Systems - New Report and Telephone News Conference Sept. 11
Media Advisory: Advancing U.S. Climate Models – New Report
Media Advisory: EPA Science Examined in Two New Reports
IOM and FDA Select Inaugural Tobacco Regulatory Science Fellows
Limited Scientific Information Available to Support Conclusions in Draft Environmental Impact Statement for Drakes Bay Oyster Company
Media Advisory: Lowering Costs and Improving Quality of Care: IOM Report Release Sept. 6
Media Advisory: Review of Draft EIS for Drakes Bay Oyster Company – Report Release Aug. 30
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Media Advisory: Study on Fukushima Nuclear Accident, Lessons Learned and Improving Safety – Meeting Sept. 6-7
New Report Presents Research Program for Solar and Space Physics Over the Next Decade
Media Advisory: Advancing Research in Glycoscience – New Report
Optics and Photonics Research Priorities, Grand Challenges Presented in New Report; National Initiative Recommended to Lead Collaborative Effort
Media Advisory: Aug. 15 Public Briefing: Solar and Space Physics Decadal Survey
New Approaches Needed for Uncovering, Identifying, and Treating Buried Chemical Warfare Materiel; Program Requires Organizational, Technological Changes
National Weather Service Should Continue Evolving To Increase Agility and Effectiveness in the Face of Scientific Advances
Improved Disaster Resilience is Imperative for U.S.; National Resilience Vision and Culture of Resilience Are Both Needed, New Report Says
Media Advisory: Lessons Learned From National Weather Service Modernization Program
Media Advisory: Improving the Nation’s Resilience to Hazards and Disasters
Media Advisory: New Report Assesses USGS’s National Water Quality Assessment Program
Ralph Cicerone at Aspen Center for Physics
'The Weight of the Nation' Films Garner Two Emmy Nominations
Media Advisory: NSF-OSTP Report on Logistical Improvements for Antarctic Science – July 23 Public Briefing
Media Advisory: Pipeline Transportation of Diluted Bitumen -- Public Meeting July 23-24
Revised Geographic Adjustments Could Improve Accuracy of Medicare Payments, Will Not Solve Access, Quality Problems
Media Advisory: Symposium: Digital Curation Career Opportunities and Educational Requirements – July 19
Defense Department, VA Should Improve Access to Care for Soldiers and Veterans With Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder, Track Outcomes Better
Media Advisory: Improving Accuracy of Medicare Payment Geographic Adjustments – IOM Report Releases July 17
Scaled-Back NBAF and NBAF as Designed Are Options That Could Meet Critical U.S. Lab Needs as Part of Integrated National Strategy to Protect Animal and Public Health
Media Advisory: July 19 - Public Data-Gathering Session: Lessons Learned From Fukushima Nuclear Accident
Media Advisory: Initial Assessment of DOD, VA PTSD Treatment Services – IOM Report Releases July 13
Baby Boomers Likely to Face Inadequate Care for Mental Health, Substance Abuse; IOM Report Recommends Ways to Boost Work Force, Fund Services and Training
Transferable Knowledge and Skills Key to Success in Education and Work; Report Calls for Efforts to Incorporate 'Deeper Learning' Into Curriculum
Media Advisory: Report Examines Three Options for National Bio- and Agro-Defense Facility
Kresge Foundation Provides Grant of More Than $1 Million To Institute of Medicine
Ralph Cicerone at Chautauqua
Media Advisory: July 10 Public Briefing: Developing Transferable Knowledge and Skills in the 21st Century
New Climate Change Booklet and Videos Now Available
Media Advisory: Mental Health Care for Older Americans – New Report
Computing Advances Vital to Sustainability Efforts; New Report Recommends Problem-Focused, Iterative Approach to Research
Media Advisory: Improving Dam and Levee Safety Programs to Enhance Community Resilience
National Research Council Presents Long-Term Priorities For U.S. Nuclear Physics Program
National Academy of Sciences Honored at Library of Congress
California Sea Level Projected to Rise at Higher Rate Than Global Average; Slower Rate for Oregon, Washington, But Major Earthquake Could Cause Sudden Rise
Focusing on Water for Central Everglades Essential to Reversing Whole Ecosystem's Continuing Decline, Says National Research Council
Media Advisory: Public Event June 28 - New Climate Change Booklet and Videos
Media Advisory: New Report Evaluates Progress of Everglades Restoration Plan
To Ensure Safety of Offshore Drilling and Production, Government Should Modify Oversight Practices, Focus on ‘Culture of Safety’
Media Advisory: June 23 Public Briefing: NAS Report on Use and Storage of Methyl Isocyanate (MIC) at Bayer CropScience
Media Advisory: Sea-Level Rise for California, Oregon, Washington and Globe Estimated in New Report – June 22
Updated DHS Report on Risks of Proposed Kansas Biocontainment Lab an Improvement But Still 'Technically Inadequate,' Says National Research Council
Hydraulic Fracturing Poses Low Risk for Causing Earthquakes, But Risks Higher for Wastewater Injection Wells
Media Advisory: Ensuring the Safety of Offshore Drilling and Production - New Report
For Future Prosperity, U.S. Should Strengthen Efforts To Maintain World-Class Research Universities
Media Advisory: Review of Updated NBAF Risk Assessment to Release June 15
Media Advisory: Role of Hydraulic Fracturing, Other Energy Technologies in Causing Earthquakes – New Report
John F. Mcdonnell and JSM Charitable Trust Provide $1 Million Gift for NAE's Frontiers of Engineering Education
Media Advisory: Report on Ensuring Robust U.S. Research Universities to Be Released at June 14 Public Briefing
Winners of IOM-NAE 'Go Viral to Improve Health' Collegiate Challenge Showcase Innovative Apps at Health Datapalooza
Media Advisory: Synthetic Biology for the Next Generation -- International Symposium June 12-13
Science and Engineering Ambassador Program Launches in Pittsburgh
Members Awarded 2012 Kavli Prizes
Current Focus of Veterinary Medical Profession Leaves Research, Food Security, Public Health Needs Underserved
Media Advisory: Health Datapalooza Promotes Innovation and Networking
Media Advisory: Veterinary Work force Trends Examined in New Report
Media Advisory: Video Webcast – Public Discussion on Improving Adult Literacy
Science of Science Communication Colloquium Held May 21-22
Findings From Discipline-Based Education Research Could Improve Undergraduate Science and Engineering Teaching But Are Not Yet Widely Used
Media Advisory: Improving the Decision Making Abilities of Small Unit Leaders
Media Advisory: Research to Improve Undergraduate Science and Engineering Instruction - Report Releases May 21
Harnessing U.S. Census Data Could Expand Access to School Meals Programs
Media Advisory: Assuring Future Nuclear and Radiochemistry Expertise
Media Advisory: Public Briefing on NAS Uranium Mining Report in Virginia Beach
National Academy of Engineering Elects Chair, Home Secretary, and Four Councillors
Bayer CropScience Tried to Reduce Risk of Dangerous Chemicals at W.Va. Plant But Did Not Carry Out All Possible Hazard Control Methods, Says New Report
Science Academies Issue 'G-Science' Statements to Call World Leaders' Attention to How Science and Technology Can Help Solve Global Challenges
Media Advisory: Urban Meteorology and Emerging Technologies
National Research Council Awards Grants for Partnerships for Enhanced Engagement in Research
Media Advisory: Use and Storage of Methyl Isocyanate (MIC) in Manufacturing Processes
IOM Report Identifies Key Obesity-Prevention Strategies to Scale Back 'Weight of the Nation'
Media Advisory: Science, Innovation, and Partnerships for Sustainability -- Symposium May 16-18
Keck Futures Initiative Awards More Than $1 Million for 12 Research Projects
The Challenges of Population Aging in Asia
Report Warns of Rapid Decline in U.S. Earth Observation Capabilities;Next-Generation Missions Hindered by Budget Shortfalls, Launch Failures
Academy Elects New Members, Foreign Associates
Creation of a Central Management Plan for Every New Drug Needed to Strengthen FDA's Oversight of Approved Drugs' Safety
Media Advisory: Assessment of NASA’s Earth Science Program
Media Advisory: Speeding Progress Against Obesity Crisis: IOM Report Release May 8
Media Advisory: Managing Herbicide-Resistant Weeds – May 10 Summit
Media Advisory: Studying the Safety of Approved Drugs: IOM Report Releases May 1
IOM Executive Officer Co-Authors Book on Fighting the Forces That Make Americans Obese
Media Advisory: Obesity Crisis Takes National Spotlight as IOM and Partners Issue Films, Book, and New Report
Media Advisory: Lessons Learned from the H5N1 Research Controversy - May 1 Workshop
Media Advisory: Fracking and Health Impact Assessments – IOM Hosts Workshop April 30 and May 1
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Cicerone Elected Royal Society Foreign Member
NAS, NAE, and IOM Present 'Decisiontown' at USA Science and Engineering Festival
Current Research Not Sufficient to Assess Deterrent Effect of the Death Penalty
Space Shuttle Makes Final Trip
Meeting of Committee Reviewing Scientific Needs and Options for NBAF Facility
Media Advisory: Assessing the Deterrent Effect of the Death Penalty
Media Advisory: Annual Meeting of the National Academy of Sciences - April 28 to May 1
Reallocation of Health Dollars and New Sources of Funds Needed to Strengthen Nation's Public Health Capacity
April 10 Webcast of CIRM Review Committee Meeting
Media Advisory: New Study Examines Scientific Options and Needs for NBAF Facility – First Meeting April 13
Media Advisory: Funding Public Health: IOM Report Release April 10
U.S. Agencies Should Take Steps to Boost Developing Nations' Regulatory Capacity to Ensure That Imported Foods and Drugs Are Safe
Media Advisory: April 10 Webcast of CIRM Review Committee Meeting
Media Advisory: IOM Report on Safety of Imported Foods, Drugs to Be Discussed at Public Briefing
IOM Report Identifies Public Health Actions for Improving the Lives of Those With Epilepsy
U.S. Stockpile Security and International Monitoring Capabilities Strengthened, Says New Report on Technical Issues Behind the Comprehensive Nuclear Test Ban Treaty
Report Presents Designs for Study of Cancer Risks Near U.S. Nuclear Facilities; Pilot Study Would Assess Feasibility
Increasing Water Scarcity in California's Bay-Delta Will Necessitate Trade-offs; 'Hard Decisions' Needed to Balance Various Environmental Risks
Federal Agencies Should Take Advantage of Opportunities To Promote Integration of Primary Care and Public Health
Media Advisory: New Report Examines Water and Environmental Management in Calif. Bay-Delta
Media Advisory: Designs for Study of Cancer Risks Near U.S. Nuclear Facilities – March 29
IOM Report Recommends Evaluation and Validation Process to Prevent Problems Associated With Turning 'Omics' Research Into Clinical Tests
Media Advisory: Public Briefings on NAS Uranium Mining Report in Richmond, Fairfax, and Charlottesville
Media Advisory: Public Health Priorities for Those Living With Epilepsy: IOM Report Release March 30
Media Advisory: Technical Issues Behind the Comprehensive Nuclear Test Ban Treaty -- Report Release March 30
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Media Advisory: Integrating Primary Care and Public Health: IOM Report Release March 28
IOM Report Provides Framework and Tools to Deliver Health Care Effectively During Catastrophic Disasters
Media Advisory: IOM Report on Improving “Omics-Based” Test Development Releases March 23
Media Advisory: Health Care During Catastrophes: IOM Report Releases March 21
Meeting of Committee Reviewing Updated NBAF Risk Assessment
Monitoring HIV Care to Improve Patients’ Outcomes
NASA Should Phase Out Lower-Priority Aeronautics Activities, Focus on Higher Risk, Higher Payoff Projects
Media Advisory: Committee on Integrity of Scientific Research Holds First Meeting - March 19
Media Advisory: Committee Reviewing Updated NBAF Risk Assessment to Meet March 16
Media Advisory: Report Evaluates NASA's Aeronautics Flight Research Capabilities
Nobel Laureate and NAS/IOM Member "Sherry" Rowland Has Died at Age 84
Media Advisory: Monitoring HIV Care to Improve Patients’ Outcomes – IOM Report Releases March 15
Institute of Medicine and Avon Foundation for Women Issue Challenge for Apps to Prevent Domestic Violence
Costs for Changing Pollution Criteria in Florida Waters Likely to Exceed EPA Estimates
Media Advisory: Counterfeit Drugs Are Focus of IOM Workshop March 12-13
Media Advisory: NAS Review of BLM's Wild Horse and Burro Management Program – Meeting March 19
Media Advisory: Status Report for Inertial Fusion Energy Study
Government Studies Inconclusive on Health Impact of Toxic Chemical Contaminants at Fort Detrick, Md.
Media Advisory: New Report Reviews EPA Cost Estimate for Implementing New Water Quality Standards in Florida
Federal Laws Have Enhanced Pediatric Drug Studies; IOM Report Identifies Options for Further Improvements
Media Advisory: Report Reviews Government Studies of Risks From Groundwater Contamination at Fort Detrick, Md.
Media Advisory: Contest Seeks Apps to Prevent Domestic Violence
Media Advisory: Drug Studies Involving Children: IOM Report Releases Feb. 29
Strained Relations Between NNSA and National Security Laboratories Threatens Quality of Science and Engineering Work, Says New Report
Media Advisory: Upcoming Reports and Events from the National Academies
Media Advisory: Save the Date: May 10 Summit on Managing Herbicide-Resistant Weeds
Media Advisory: Report Identifies Key Research Directions for Hydrologic Sciences
Media Advisory: Improving International Activities at USGS
Media Advisory: Management Contracts' Impact on NNSA National Security Laboratories
National Academy of Engineering Elects 66 Members and 10 Foreign Associates
National Academy of Sciences’ Kavli Frontiers of Science Begins New Symposium Series With Israel
Celebrating African American History Month
Media Advisory: Report Endorses NASA's Proposed Contribution to Euclid Mission
Report Identifies 16 Highest Priorities to Guide NASA's Technology Development Efforts for Next Five Years
Public Health Action Needed to Reduce Burdens of Chronic Illness
Media Advisory: Report Identifies and Prioritizes Key Technologies for NASA
Bruce B. Darling Named Executive Officer of the National Academy of Sciences and National Research Council
Media Advisory: IOM Report on Lessening Toll of Chronic Disease Burdens Releases Jan. 31
Health and Environmental Effects of Nanomaterials Remain Uncertain; Cohesive Research Plan Needed to Help Avoid Potential Risks From Rapidly Evolving Technology
Media Advisory: Strategy for Studying Nanomaterial Risks
Collegiate Challenge Urges Students to 'Go Viral to Improve Health' And Win Up to $10,000
TRB's 2012 Annual Meeting Highlights Putting Innovation And People To Work In Transportation
Media Advisory: Members of Committee Reviewing Updated NBAF Risk Assessment to Meet in Manhattan, Kansas
Unintended Acceleration Controversy Reveals Need for NHTSA to Anticipate Safety Challenges From Automotive Electronics, Says New Report
IOM Partners In 'The Weight Of The Nation,' A New National Initiative To Engage Individuals, Communities In Confronting Obesity Crisis
Media Advisory: Unintended Acceleration Controversy and Future Steps for NHTSA
Media Advisory: NAS Review of BLM's Wild Horse and Burro Management Program – Meeting Jan. 27
Reuse of Municipal Wastewater Has Potential to Augment Future U.S. Drinking Water Supplies
Media Advisory: Wastewater Reuse to Augment Drinking and Other Water Supply Needs
Developers of Liquid Crystal Display and Designers of Innovative Curriculum Win 2012’s Highest Engineering Honors
Media Advisory: Call for Nominations for 2012 Communication Awards
New Report Reviews 10-Year Plan for Federal Program On Climate and Global Environmental Change Research
Media Advisory: New Report Reviews 10-Year Plan for Global Change Research Program
Koshland Science Museum Announces 2012 Winter Programs
Raymond and Beverly Sackler Provide Endowment to Support Biomedical Science Projects
Report Identifies Health, Environmental Issues, And Best Practices To Mitigate Some Risks If Virginia Lifts Ban On Uranium Mining
Latest Risk Assessment for Boston Biolab Is ‘Substantial Improvement’
IOM Report Recommends Stringent Limits On Use Of Chimpanzees in Biomedical and Behavioral Research
Media Advisory: Uranium Mining in Virginia – Report Release Dec. 19
Industry, Regulators Should Take 'System Safety' Approach to Offshore Drilling in Aftermath of Deepwater Horizon Accident, Says New Report
Report Specifies Research FDA Should Require Before Allowing ‘Modified Risk’ Tobacco Products To Be Marketed
Seven New Research Opportunities in the Earth Sciences
Media Advisory: New Research Opportunities in the Earth Sciences
Media Advisory: Deepwater Horizon Committee Issues Final Report
Media Advisory: Health and Safety Research on “Modified Risk” Tobacco Products
Media Advisory: Chimpanzees In Research: IOM Report Release Dec. 15
Media Advisory: Improving Budgeting for Immigration Enforcement – New Report
IOM Report Identifies Steps That May Reduce Women's Risk for Breast Cancer Associated With Environmental Factors
Releasing inspection and testing data on meat and poultry processing facilities with care could have "substantial benefits"
Feasibility of Using Mycoherbicides to Control Illicit Drug Crops Is Uncertain; Research Concerning Effectiveness and Risks Is Severely Limited
Media Advisory: Publicly Releasing FSIS Data on Food Processing Facilities – New Report
Media Advisory: Using Mycoherbicides to Combat Illicit Drug Crops: New Report
Media Advisory: Breast Cancer and the Environment: IOM Report Release Dec. 7
Communicating Space Research and Exploration to the Public
Readying the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services' Information Technology Systems to Meet Emerging Needs
African Science Academies Meet In Uganda; Conference To Focus On Aid Effectiveness In Africa's Health Sector
Media Advisory: Readying Medicare and Medicaid IT Systems to Meet Emerging Demands: New Report
African Science Academies Meet in Uganda to Discuss Aid Effectiveness in Africa's Health Sector
Interdisciplinary Researchers Explore Nature's Benefits; $1 Million in Research Grants to Be Awarded
New Report Offers Broad Approach to Assessing Impacts of Ecological Damage From Deepwater Horizon Oil Spill
Media Advisory: Health Information Technology and Patient Safety – For Immediate Release
To Improve Patient Safety, Health Information Technology Needs Better Oversight, Accountability
Bassler Wins L’ORÉAL-UNESCO Award in Life Sciences
Media Advisory: Assessing Impact of Ecological Damage From Deepwater Horizon Oil Spill
Underutilized and Obsolete Facilities Are $1.6 Billion Drain on Federal Budget; Government Should Shed Unneeded Buildings and Improve Maintenance
Media Advisory: Health Information Technology and Patient Safety – IOM Report Releases Nov. 10
Report Calls For Creation Of A Biomedical Research And Patient Data Network For More Accurate Classification Of Diseases, Move Toward 'Precision Medicine'
National Academy Of Sciences Awards Gamedesk $225,000 Grant To Develop Science-Based Interactive Game For Classrooms
Evidence Inconclusive About Long-Term Health Effects Of Exposure To Military Burn Pits
Media Advisory: Reducing Costs and Improving Maintenance of Federal Facilities ¬¬-- New Report
Media Advisory: Moving Toward Precision Medicine – Nov. 2 Briefing
Calorie Count Plus Points Based on Added Sugars, Sodium, and Saturated and Trans Fats Recommended as New Front-of-Package Nutrition Labeling System
Media Advisory: Burn Pits and Health Consequences – IOM Report Release Oct. 31
Academy Journal Names New Editor-in-Chief
U.S. Science Academy and Global Reinsurance Broker Spark Collaborations to Improve Management of Extreme Events
Media Advisory: Study on Cancer Risks Near Nuclear Power Facilities – Meeting Oct. 20
IOM Elects 65 New Members, Five Foreign Associates
Jerold Lucey, Leader and Innovator in Neonatal Care, Receives Institute of Medicine's 2011 Lienhard Award
IOM Announces New Members
William Bunney and Ellen Frank Receive Institute of Medicine's 2011 Sarnat Prize in Mental Health for Their Research on Mood Disorders
IOM Honors Members Robert Wallace and Virginia Stallings For Outstanding Service
Media Advisory: Front-of-Package Symbols and Systems: IOM Phase 2 Report
Media Advisory: Ocean Basin Drilling for Scientific Research – New Report
National Weather Service's Modernization Successful in Improving Science, Forecasts
Alcoa Foundation Grant to Fund Dissemination Efforts for 'America's Energy Future'
Evidence Points To Potential Roles For Cognitive Rehabilitation Therapy In Treating Traumatic Brain Injury But Further Research Needed
Media Advisory: NAS Review of BLM's Wild Horse and Burro Management Program – First Meeting Oct. 27
Media Advisory: Vaccines Will Be Focus of IOM Annual Meeting on Oct. 17
Media Advisory: National Weather Service’s Modernization Program Assessed in New Report
Media Advisory: Cancer Risks Near Nuclear Power Facilities – Public Input Session Oct. 13
IOM Recommends Criteria and Methods to Develop Essential Health Benefits Package That Balances Comprehensiveness With Affordability
Media Advisory: TBI and Cognitive Rehabilitation Therapy: IOM Report Release Oct. 11
Certain Biofuel Mandates Unlikely To Be Met By 2022; Unless New Technologies, Policies Developed
Workshop Highlighted Patients' Roles In Improving Health Care
Media Advisory: Essential Health Benefits: IOM Report to Release Oct. 7
Community storage of anthrax-preventing antibiotics should be determined by state, Local agencies on basis of risk level and dispensing capabilities, says new report
Reference Manual on Scientific Evidence for Judges Updated; New Chapters Include Neuroscience, Mental Health, and Forensic Science
Media Advisory: Impacts of Meeting Renewable Fuels Standard by 2022 – Oct. 4 Briefing
Several Members Win National Medals of Science, Technology
New Report Reviews Risk Assessment Plans for Proposed Fort Detrick Facility
Media Advisory: Anthrax Preparedness and Stockpiling Antibiotics – New IOM Report
Media Advisory: Manual on Scientific Evidence for Judges Releases Sept. 28
U.S. Enacts Sweeping Patent Reforms Recommended by Research Council Report
The Immortal Life of Henrietta Lacks Wins Best Book Award From National Academies; ‘Dot Earth’ Blog Earns Andrew Revkin Second Communication Award; New York Times, South Florida Public Television (WPBT2) Also Take Top Prizes
Koshland Science Museum Opens New Exhibit
Future of Antarctic Research
A Statement by the Presidents of the National Academy of Sciences, National Academy of Engineering, and Institute of Medicine in Commemoration of the 10th Anniversary of 9/11
Report Offers Framework For Weighing Health Consequences Of Policies, Projects
NASA Should Preserve Skilled Astronaut Corps in Post-Space Shuttle Era: New Report
KOSHLAND SCIENCE MUSEUM TO OPEN EARTH LAB ON SEPT. 15
Media Advisory: New Report Unveils Eight Questions to Drive Future Research in Antarctica
NASA Needs Strategic Plan to Manage Orbital Debris Efforts; Risks Increasing for Satellites, Space Station
Media Advisory: Report Offers Path for Weighing Health Consequences of Polices, Projects – Sept. 8 Briefing
Policymakers Should Strengthen Efforts to Improve Adult Literacy
Media Advisory: Improving Adult Literacy in the U.S. - New Report
Media Advisory: Study Reviewing NBAF Site-Specific Risk Assessment – First Meeting Sept. 6-7
Media Advisory: Role of NASA Astronauts in Post-Space Shuttle Era: New Report
Media Advisory: Guidelines for Animal Research Descriptions in Scientific Publications – New Report
Media Advisory: NASA’s Efforts to Protect Spacecraft From Orbital Debris – New Report
Hurricane Irene Eyes the U.S.
Few Health Problems Are Caused By Vaccines, Iom Report Finds
NASA Leadership Meets With New Aeronautics Roundtable
Climate Change and Extreme Hydrology
Strengthening U.S. Resilience to Earthquakes
Media Advisory: Vaccine Adverse Effects: IOM Report Releases Aug. 25
Media Advisory: Climate Change and Severe Flood and Droughts – New Report
Media Advisory: Aug. 25 Meeting -- NASA Administrator to Address Aeronautics Research and Technology Roundtable
Report Offers Framework To Guide EPA On Incorporating Sustainability In Its Decision Making
FDA Should Invest in Developing a New Regulatory Framework To Replace Flawed 510(k) Medical Device Clearance Process
Media Advisory: Sustainability and the U.S. EPA – New Report
E. William Colglazier Named State Department Science and Technology Adviser
Melissa Simon Selected as Gant/IOM Fellow
Sean David Selected as Puffer/IOM Fellow
Media Advisory: IOM Report on FDA’s 510(k) Medical Device Clearance Process to be Released July 29
Report Offers New Framework To Guide K-12 Science Education, Calls For Shift In The Way Science Is Taught In U.S.
IOM Report Recommends Eight Additional Preventive Health Services To Promote Women's Health
Steps Needed to Ensure That Home Medical Devices Are Easy-to-Use And Caregivers Are Well-Trained
Media Advisory: Economic Impacts of EPA’s Water Quality Standards – Meeting July 25 & 26
Media Advisory: Driver Behavior Study Is Focus of July 14-15 Symposium
Media Advisory: Improving K-12 Science Education in the U.S. – New Report
Millions of Americans Lack Access to Essential Oral Health Care
Media Advisory: Health Care in the Home – New Report July 18
Physics Experiments Proposed For Underground Laboratory In South Dakota Would Address Scientific Questions Of ‘Paramount Importance,’ New Report Says
U.S. Losing Its Window on the Ocean’s Health
Media Advisory: Assessment of Deep Underground Science and Engineering Lab - New Report
Media Advisory: Making Oral Health Care More Accessible – New Report
Steps Needed to Reduce Likelihood That Pilot Commuting Practices Could Pose Safety Risk, But Too Little Data Now to Support Regulation
Media Advisory: Improving Satellite Ocean Monitoring – New Report
IOM Report Calls For Cultural Transformation Of Attitudes Toward Pain And Its Prevention And Management
Media Advisory: Commuting and Pilot Fatigue – New Report
New Report Identifies Potential Methods to Audit Safety of Offshore Oil and Gas Operations
Report Presents Best Policy Options to Reduce Petroleum Use and GHG Emissions in the U.S. Transportation Sector
Report Recommends Ways to Improve K-12 STEM Education, Calls on Policymakers To Raise Science Education to Same Level of Importance as Math and Reading
Policies That Promote Healthy Eating, Activity, And Sleep Are Needed To Curb Obesity In Infants, Toddlers, And Preschoolers
Government Should Consider Public Health Implications Of All Major Legislation; Decades-Old Health Laws Need To Be Revised
Media Advisory: Pain Care Improvements Recommended in IOM Report Releasing June 29
Media Advisory: Reducing Energy Use and GHG Emissions From U.S. Transportation Sector -- New Report
Media Advisory: Improving K-12 STEM Education in the U.S.
Media Advisory: Childhood Obesity Prevention From Birth Through Preschool: IOM Report Releases June 23
Media Advisory: Using the Law to Strengthen Public Health Policies – IOM Report
Winners of IOM-NAE Health Data Collegiate Challenge Show Off Winning Apps at Health Data Initiative Forum on June 9
Forum Features Dynamic Apps, New Initiatives to Turn Data Into Health Tools
New Health Apps and Challenges to Spur Innovation Highlight Health Data Initiative Forum Hosted by IOM and HHS
Efforts Needed To Ensure That Climate Mitigation Initiatives Do Not Cause Or Worsen Health Problems Linked To Indoor Air Quality
Media Advisory: Effects of Climate Change on Indoor Environments and Health: IOM Report Release June 7
The National Academies Press Makes All PDF Books Free to Download; More Than 4,000 Titles Now Available Free to All Readers
Media Advisory: Health Data Forum Features Dynamic Apps, Experts on June 9
Medicare Should Employ New Data Sources, Methods To Ensure Accuracy Of Geographic Adjustments To Payments
Media Advisory: Developing Ballast Water Standards to Protect Against Aquatic Invasive Species – New Report
Media Advisory: Imaging Science Conference Summary
Media Advisory: Incentives and Standardized Tests in Education -- May 26 Report Release
Current Test-Based Incentive Programs Have Not Consistently Raised Student Achievement in U.S.; Improved Approaches Should Be Developed and Evaluated
Media Advisory: Medicare Payment Adjustments – Focus of New IOM Report Releasing June 1
Media Advisory: Incentives and Standardized Tests in Education -- May 26 Telephone News Conference
Experts Explore Digital Technologies' Potential to Improve Health Care
Media Advisory: Bay-Delta Study by National Academy of Sciences -- June 1 Public Meeting
Tornado Devastates Missouri City
Media Advisory: G8+ Science Academies Release Statements on Science Education, Water Quality
NAE Elects Foreign Secretary and Four Members to Governing Council
Media Advisory: Study on Cancer Risks Near Nuclear Power Facilities – Meeting May 23
Media Advisory: Experts Explore Digital Technologies’ Potential to Improve Health Care
Action Needed To Manage Climate Change Risks; U.S. Response Should Be Durable, But Flexible
Workshop on Successful STEM Education in K-12 Schools
Media Advisory: Possible Toxic Effects From Past Contamination at Fort Detrick – Public Meeting
FDA Could Analyze Public Health Consequences Of Its Decisions Better With An Overall Risk-Characterization Framework
Keck Futures Initiative Awards $1 Million For 13 Research Projects
Media Advisory: Successful K-12 STEM Education -- May 10-11 Workshop
HHS Secretary, Other Health Leaders Speak at Academies
California’s Draft Bay Delta Conservation Plan Incomplete; Needs Better Integration to be Scientifically Credible
Media Advisory: New Report Presents Framework for FDA Decision Making
Media Advisory: America’s Climate Choices Final Report to Be Released May 12
Chesapeake Bay Program’s Two-Year Milestones Improve Upon Past Strategies, But Accounting of Progress Remains A Challenge
National Academy of Sciences Members and Foreign Associates Elected
Media Advisory: Chesapeake Bay and California Bay-Delta Focus of Two New Reports
Ralph J. Cicerone's Address at 148th NAS Annual Meeting
Five Health Professionals Selected For Competitive Health Policy Fellowship Program
Media Advisory: Sebelius, Berwick, Other Health Leaders Discuss Patient Safety at IOM Rosenthal Lecture
Performance Goals Needed Now For Offshore Wind Turbine Industry In U.S.
Better Ways to Measure Child Health and Health Care Quality Needed -- New IOM Report
Media Advisory: New Report Outlines Ocean Research in 2030
Protein and Calories Can Help Lessen Effects of Severe Traumatic Brain Injury;
National Academy Of Sciences Celebrates 50th Anniversary Of Project Mohole
Media Advisory: April 18 Audio Webcast -- Scientific Data Sharing in Developing Countries
Media Advisory: TBI Therapy and Nutrition: IOM Report Releases April 20
Media Advisory: April 18-19 Symposium on Scientific Data Sharing in Developing Countries
Media Advisory: Study on Cancer Risks Near Nuclear Power Facilities – Meeting April 18
EPA's Draft Health Assessment For Formaldehyde Needs Improvement
Report Calls for Enhanced Role of HHS in Improving Nation’s Oral Health
Media Advisory: EPA’s Formaldehyde Draft Health Assessment Reviewed -- New Report
Media Advisory: Annual Meeting of the National Academy of Sciences Apr. 30 to May 3
Renewal Of A Life And Physical Sciences Research Program At NASA Could Facilitate Longer, Farther Human Space Missions
Secretary of Energy Talks About Clean Energy Innovations
Vest to Receive Prestigious Vannevar Bush Award
Media Advisory: Research to Enable Human Space Missions – New Report
Researchers Need to Engage Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, and Transginder Populations in Health Studies