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44th Daytime Emmys Honor ‘The Young and the Restless’

Daytime stars will compete for The National Academy of Television Arts and Sciences’ highest honor next month. Recognizing all TV programming broadcast between 2:00 AM and 6:00 PM in the 2016 calendar year, the 44th Daytime Emmy Awards...Show More Summary

Daytime Emmy Nominations Announced — One Network Leads the Pack; See the Full List of Nominations

The National Academy of Television Arts & Sciences announced the nominations today for the 44th Annual Daytime Emmy Awards. The ceremony will take place Sunday, April 30, at the Pasadena Civic Auditorium. CBS is the front-runner among networks with 71...

The National Academy of Television Arts & Sciences Announces Nominations for the 44th Annual Daytime Emmy Awards

Press release from NATAS, March 22, 2017: The National Academy of Television Arts & Sciences (NATAS) today announced the nominees for the 44th Annual Daytime Emmy® Awards. The awards ceremony will be held at the Pasadena Civic Auditorium on Sunday,...

Improving global health: Recommendations for G20 Summit handed over to Chancellor Merkel

(Leopoldina) At today's dialogue forum at the German National Academy of Science Leopoldina in Halle (Saale), Germany, the science academies of the G20 states handed over recommendations to Federal Chancellor Angela Merkel. The document...Show More Summary

National Academy of Medicine releases publication on how to improve nation's health system

(National Academies of Sciences, Engineering, and Medicine) As the nation discusses repealing and replacing the Affordable Care Act, the National Academy of Medicine today released a publication on crosscutting priorities that provides a succinct blueprint to address challenges to Americans' health and health care that span beyond debates over insurance coverage.

Altering pH bumps prions out of danger zone

(Michigan State University) New research led by Michigan State University and published in the current issue of the Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences, offers hope by showing how we might prevent prions from aggregating or growing into deadly diseases. The results also show that an antihistamine, astemizole, proved effective in reducing prion aggregation.

Dead zones may threaten coral reefs worldwide

Dead zones affect dozens of coral reefs around the world and threaten hundreds more according to a new study by Smithsonian scientists published in Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences. Watching a massive coral reef die-off...Show More Summary

How photons change chemistry

The quantum nature of light usually does not play an important role when considering the chemical properties of atoms or molecules. In an article published in the Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences scientists from the Max...Show More Summary

US and Russia in talks to explore Venus together

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Amid ongoing controversy surrounding the United States’ relationship with Russia, both nations’ astronauts are teaming up. NASA scientists planned to meet with leaders from the Russian Academy of Sciences’ Space Research Institute (IKI) to discuss exploring Venus as part of a mission entitled...

Scientists work to lift the mystery of persistent haze

(Institute of Atmospheric Physics, Chinese Academy of Sciences) The researchers used standardized factors to objectively identify haze events in China's national capital region of Beijing-Tianjin-Hebei from 1980 through 2013. They identified 49 persistent haze events, each lasting for at least three days with limited visibility. Show More Summary

Building on the foundations of innovation

(University of South Florida (USF Innovation)) The new issue of Technology and Innovation has a special section on the 2016 NAI Conference, including articles on gender and bias in science, the history of the National Academy of Inventors, alternative rubber crops, and the next industrial revolution. Show More Summary

Federal agencies need to prepare for greater quantity, range of biotechnology products

(National Academies of Sciences, Engineering, and Medicine) A profusion of biotechnology products is expected over the next five to 10 years, and the number and diversity of new products has the potential to overwhelm the U.S. regulatory system, says a new report from the National Academies of Sciences, Engineering, and Medicine.

Alcoholism may be caused by dynamical dopamine imbalance

(National Research University Higher School of Economics) Researchers from the Higher School of Economics, Ecole Normale Supérieure, Paris, Indiana University and the Russian Academy of Sciences Nizhny Novgorod Institute of Applied Physics...Show More Summary

There's a very good reason why taxi cabs are yellow

Why are most taxi cabs yellow? A new study, published in the Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences, reveals a telling advantage. Follow Tech Insider: On Facebook Join the conversation about this story »

Trump’s claim that immigrants cost taxpayers ‘many billions of dollars a year’

“According to the National Academy of Sciences, our current immigration system costs America’s taxpayers many billions of dollars a year.” — President Trump, speech to Congress, Feb. 28, 2017 One of the key arguments by the administration in its efforts to curb both legal and illegal immigration is an economic one: that immigration is harmful to […]

Just One Small Problem With This Major Report on GMO Safety

About a year ago, the prestigious National Academies of Sciences, Engineering and Medicine produced a 584-page report assessing the health, environmental, and agronomic impact of genetically modified crops. The conclusion: GMOs have so far proved to be neither a disaster nor a triumph. Show More Summary

Update On Medical Marijuana

Yesterday, while attending WCRI’s Annual Conference in Boston, we wrote about the National Academy of Sciences (NAS) new research results concerning the effectiveness of  medical marijuana (cannabis) in the treatment of chronic pain....Show More Summary

PNAS announces 6 2016 Cozzarelli Prize recipients

(Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences) The Editorial Board of the Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences (PNAS) has selected six papers published by PNAS in 2016 to receive the Cozzarelli Prize, an award that recognizes outstanding contributions to the scientific disciplines represented by the National Academy of Sciences (NAS). Show More Summary

Children and youth learning English require better support for academic success

(National Academies of Sciences, Engineering, and Medicine) Despite their potential, many English learners (ELs) -- who account for more than 9 percent of K-12 enrollment in the US -- lag behind their English-speaking monolingual peers...Show More Summary

New report assesses VA's airborne hazards and open burn pit registry

(National Academies of Sciences, Engineering, and Medicine) Inherent features of registries that rely on voluntary participation and self-reported information make them fundamentally unsuitable for determining whether emissions fromShow More Summary

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