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(Arizona State University) An interdisciplinary study released this month in the Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences of the United States of America combines social and physical science in new ways, seeking to understand how changes in Arctic resource-sharing behaviors could affect highly cooperative communities and the households within.

Prominent geophysicist Marcia McNutt named 30th DRI Nevada Medalist

(Desert Research Institute) The Desert Research Institute (DRI) proudly announces the selection of Dr. Marcia McNutt, president of the National Academy of Sciences and chair of the National Research Council, as its 2017 DRI Nevada Medalist. Show More Summary

Oscars: 10 Animated Shorts Make Academy’s Shortlist

The Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences isn’t taking today off, announcing its shortlist for Animated Shorts category at the 89th Oscars. They are: Blind Vaysha, Theodore Ushev, director (National Film Board of Canada) Borrowed...Show More Summary

Geologists discover how a tectonic plate sank

In a paper published in Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences (PNAS) Saint Louis University researchers report new information about conditions that can cause the earth's tectonic plates to sink into the earth.

Geoscience: Cliffs make a hasty retreat

4 weeks agoAcademics : Nature

Knowing how quickly coastlines have eroded is essential for quantifying the future risks to both infrastructure and coastal ecosystems. Writing in Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences, Hurst et al. report retreat rates for cliffs on the south coast of Britain (pictured)

Newswire: Facebook may help you live longer, researchers with ties to Facebook say

A new study has found that killing time on Facebook might actually help people live longer. According to a paper published just this week in the Proceedings Of The National Academy Of Sciences (PNAS for short) journal, an active online social life could lead to health benefits in your real, 3-D life. Show More Summary

Study reveals the brain regulates social behavior differently in males and females

(Georgia State University) The brain regulates social behavior differently in males and females, according to a new study published today in the Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences.

Study Reveals the Brain Regulates Social Behavior Differently in Males and Females

The brain regulates social behavior differently in males and females, according to a new study published today in the Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences.

Two Mount Sinai researchers elected to National Academy of Medicine

(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

Albert Einstein Bronze Statue in Washington, D.C.

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

You're not doing the environment a favor by eating chicken instead of beef

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...

Improving the sustainability of US cities: new report

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

New NAS Prize For Food & Ag Research

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

Penn Nursing's Martha A.Q. Curley, PhD, RN, FAAN, Elected for Membership to the National Academy of Medicine

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.

Winners of 2016 DC Public Health Case Challenge announced

(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 Academy of Medicine names 3 NAM Fellows for 2016

(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 Academy of Medicine awards 2016 Sarnat Prize to Steven Hyman and Robin Murray

(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 Academy of Medicine awards 2016 Lienhard Award to David Cella

(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 Academy of Medicine elects 79 new members

(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

Renowned Scientists and Educators to Speak at Symposium Hosted by the Camille and Henry Dreyfus Foundation

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.

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