(National Academies of Sciences, Engineering, and Medicine) With growing risks to the nation's electrical grid from natural disasters and as a potential target for malicious attacks, the US Department of Energy (DOE) and the US Department...Show More Summary
This is the first time experts convened by the National Academies of Sciences, Engineering and Medicine have deemed scientific evidence strong enough to suggest that preventing dementia and age-related cognitive decline might be possible. Continue reading ? The post Scientists endorse these three strategies to delay dementia appeared first on PBS NewsHour.
(National Academies of Sciences, Engineering, and Medicine) The Gulf Research Program of the National Academies of Sciences, Engineering, and Medicine and the Robert Wood Johnson Foundation today announced awards totaling $10.8 million to support four new projects in Louisiana and Alabama.
(National Academies of Sciences, Engineering, and Medicine) A new report by the National Academies of Sciences, Engineering, and Medicine proposes a strategy that the US Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) should use to evaluate the evidence of adverse human health effects from low doses of exposure to chemicals that can disrupt the endocrine system.
(Louisiana State University) LSU researchers lead two of the four projects awarded funding today from the National Academies of Sciences' Gulf Research Program and the Robert Wood Johnson Foundation. All four projects aim to enhance the science and practice of resilience in coastal communities located in the Gulf of Mexico region.
Fewer teens are using pot, and even fewer are using it problematically. But that hasn’t stopped drug treatment admissions from soaring. According to a comprehensive review by the National Academy of Sciences, Institute of Medicine, “few marijuana users become dependent” upon pot. Show More Summary
Siddhartha Dalal got his introduction to probabilistic analysis in the wake of the 1986 Space Shuttle Challenger disaster. Dalal’s research on behalf of the National Academy of Sciences found that NASA’s estimates of a 0.5 percent risk of the o-ring gasket failure that caused the explosion was dramatically off-target. Show More Summary
(National Academies of Sciences, Engineering, and Medicine) In an effort to encourage innovative approaches to building productive public engagement with science, the National Academy of Sciences, with support from the Rita Allen Foundation, is pleased to announce recipients of two Building Capacity for Science Communication Partnership Awards.
Most of us do not spend our waking hours reading the Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences of the United States. Certainly no one in the #FakeTrump administration does, as they are too busy lining their own pockets at public expense and practicing the art of self aggrandizement. But if we did, we might […]
A research study identifying novel bacterial physiology in the creation of biofilms by Nationwide Children's Hospital scientists has been published in the current issue of Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences (PNAS).
(Nationwide Children's Hospital) The laboratory of Lauren Bakaletz, PhD, director, Center for Microbial Pathogenesis and vice president of basic sciences, The Research Institute at Nationwide Children's, studied the biofilm construction...Show More Summary
(National Academies of Sciences, Engineering, and Medicine) Years of sustained and coordinated efforts will be required to contain and reverse the harmful societal effects of the prescription and illicit opioid epidemics, which are intertwined and getting worse, says a new report from the National Academies of Sciences, Engineering, and Medicine.
Just when you thought awards season was over, think again! Yes, the dead of summer is also the time we learn who in TV is worth lavishing with awards courtesy of the National Academy of Television Arts & Sciences. Like any TV year in these days of Peak TV, there’s a definite amount of suspense […]
North Korea’s Kim Jong Un has hailed his rocket scientists as national heroes in the wake of Pyongyang’s successful ballistic missile test and promoted Jang Chang Ha, president of the Academy of National Defense Science, from Lieutenant General to Colonel General. North Korea’s missile chief...
An imminent review from the National Academies of Sciences will address the risk of virulent organisms created by gene editing technology.
(National Academies of Sciences, Engineering, and Medicine) New National Academy of Medicine special publication offers opportunities for improving outcomes and reducing costs in the treatment of 'high-needs patients' -- those who make up 5 percent of all patients but account for nearly half of all health care spending.
(National Academies of Sciences, Engineering, and Medicine) Based on the NAE Grand Challenges for Engineering, the GGCS series aims to inspire the next generation of engineers, policymakers, and the public to address critically important engineering challenges and opportunities facing humanity. Show More Summary
(Carnegie Mellon University) Congress asked the National Academies of Sciences, Engineering and Medicine to investigate whether the methods used to evaluate the safety of long-distance trucks and busses were adequate. A committee, co-chaired...Show More Summary
(University of Maryland School of Medicine) New research published in the Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences shows that while perimenopausal female mice that gave birth multiple times (multiparous) were at higher risk of stroke, they recovered better than mice that had not ever reproduced.
(National Academies of Sciences, Engineering, and Medicine) While the Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration's (FMCSA) Safety Measurement System (SMS) used to identify commercial motor vehicle carriers at high risk for future crashes...Show More Summary