(The Mount Sinai Hospital / Mount Sinai School of Medicine) Alison M. Goate, D.Phil, Professor of Neuroscience, Neurology and Genetic and Genomic Sciences at the Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai, and Lynne D. Richardson, MD, FACEP,...Show More Summary
Just steps away from the Vietnam Memorial, Federal Reserve and State Department, the National Academy of Sciences (NAS) has some of the most respectable real estate in Washington, D.C. It also has one of the District's most beloved statues,...Show More Summary
To the editor: Peter Singer and Karen Dawn suggest that chicken production may be less environmentally degrading than beef, but this claim is disputable. A study possibly behind this assertion, by the National Academy of Sciences published in 2014, focused only on the environmental impact of feeding...
A new report from the National Academies of Sciences, Engineering, and Medicine offers a road map and recommendations to help U.S. cities work toward sustainability, measurably improving their residents' economic, social, and environmental well-being. Show More Summary
During the 2016 Borlaug Dialogue last week in Des Moines, Iowa, an announcement was made officially launching the first National Academy of Sciences (NAS) prize dedicated to food and agriculture research. The new NAS Prize in Food and...Show More Summary
Martha A.Q. Curley, PhD, RN, FAAN, the Elizabeth and Robert Kapito Professor in Nursing Science at the University of Pennsylvania School of Nursing (Penn Nursing), and Professor of Anesthesia and Critical Care Medicine at Penn's Perelman School of Medicine, has been elected for membership to the National Academy of Medicine (NAM), formerly the Institute of Medicine.
(National Academies of Sciences, Engineering, and Medicine) The winners of the fourth annual DC Public Health Case Challenge were announced at this year's National Academy of Medicine annual meeting.
(National Academies of Sciences, Engineering, and Medicine) The National Academy of Medicine has selected three outstanding health professionals for the class of 2016 NAM Fellows.
(National Academies of Sciences, Engineering, and Medicine) The National Academy of Medicine today awarded the 2016 Rhoda and Bernard Sarnat International Prize in Mental Health to two recipients: Steven Hyman, director of the Stanley...Show More Summary
(National Academies of Sciences, Engineering, and Medicine) For his pioneering work to measure and apply patient-reported outcomes in health care, the National Academy of Medicine today awarded the Gustav O.Lienhard Award to David Cella,...Show More Summary
(National Academies of Sciences, Engineering, and Medicine) The National Academy of Medicine announced today the election of 70 regular members and nine international members during its annual meeting. Election to the Academy is considered...Show More Summary
Many of the nation's leading young research chemists and educators will convene at the fourth Camille and Henry Dreyfus Foundation Teacher-Scholar Symposium on Friday, October 28, at the New York Academy of Sciences, 7 World Trade Center, 250 Greenwich Street in downtown Manhattan. The day-long program will stream live at www.dreyfus.org/contact/TSS.shtml beginning at 9:45 a.m.
Alison Owen and Debra Hayward's Monumental Pictures is set to make a big screen biopic about Victorian mathematician and computer science visionary Ada Lovelace. Development is being supported by Google and the National Academy of Sciences' program, The Science and Entertainment Exchange. Show More Summary
Image Credit: Huffington Post Images A recent study in the Proceedings of the National Academies of Science reports that our dietary habits create as much as 25 percent of greenhouse gas emissions globally. Roughly 80 percent of those emissions come from livestock-both dairy and beef cattle. Show More Summary
Over the past three decades, man-made climate change has doubled the total area burned by forest fires in the Western US. A new study in the journal Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences found that the difference from 1985 to now is staggering. Show More Summary
Researchers at Imperial College London have published a paper in the Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences that reports a gene therapy treatment carried out on mice that prevents the development of Alzheimer's disease.
(University of Colorado Anschutz Medical Campus) A University of Colorado Cancer Center study published today in the Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences demonstrates the promise of adding drugs that increase oxidative stress to FLT3 inhibition, potentially paving the way for combination therapy directed at the disease.
Man- made climate change has made forests in western U.S. drier and hence easier to burn since 1984, researchers have found. The study, published Monday in the journal Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences, said high temperatures and aridity have caused forest fires to cover an extra...
(University of Toronto) Research published in the Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences reveals widespread differences in protein biochemistry between healthy and diseased hearts. This expands our understanding of heart physiology and opens the door for future research that could improve detection and treatment of dilated cardiomyopathy.
(National Academies of Sciences, Engineering, and Medicine) Rising levels of noise in the ocean have been identified as a growing concern for the well-being of marine mammals, but other threats such as pollution, climate change, and prey depletion by fisheries may also harm marine mammals and influence their response to additional noise.