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Testing at Marshall Space Flight Center of 3-D printer. Courtesy: NASA Jefferson Science Fellows Celebrate 10-Year Anniversary C.D. Mote Jr., Victor Dzau, and Ralph Cicerone (photo by Cable Risdon) ©Andrzej Wojcicki/Hemera/Thinkstock
Testing at Marshall Space Flight Center of 3-D printer. Courtesy: NASA
NEW REPORT

Exploring 3-D Printing Capabilities in
Space

July 18 -- Additive manufacturing, commonly known as 3-D printing, is likely to have a more significant impact on human space missions than for robotic spaceflight, says a new report from the National Research Council.

  • NEW REPORT

    Exploring 3-D Printing Capabilities in
    Space

    July 18 -- Additive manufacturing, commonly known as 3-D printing, is likely to have a more significant impact on human space missions than for robotic spaceflight, says a new report from the National Research Council.

  • ANNIVERSARY

    Science Fellows Celebrate 10 Years

    July 15 -- The Jefferson Science Fellowship program held a gathering at the National Academy of Sciences building to celebrate the program's 10-year anniversary. Read More

  • LEADERSHIP NEWS

    Dzau Joins Academies Leadership

    July 1 -- Victor J. Dzau, M.D., takes office as the new president of the Institute of Medicine. Read More

  • NEW REPORT

    Improving DOD Engagement in
    International S&T

    June 30 - To remain globally competitive in science and technology (S&T), the U.S. Department of Defense should develop an implementable strategy to improve its awareness of the global S&T landscape and identify opportunities for collaboration, says a new report from the National Research Council.

WEBCAST: Human Tissue Chips and Environmental Health

Video WebcastRecent advances in nanotechnology, micro-engineering, systems biology, and stem cell technology have led to the creation of small structures known as organs-on-a-chip, which simulate the architecture, function, and physiological response of human organs. A National Research Council workshop on July 21 and 22 will explore the potential of these biological platforms as an alternative to animal models in environmental health research. Tune in for the webcast both days (registration required; an agenda is available).

Transportation Webinars Program

WebinarThe Transportation Research Board is hosting nearly 100 webinars in 2014 on a range of topics such as highway improvements, naturalistic driving, airports and aviation, bridges, and the effects of extreme weather on our transportation systems. Participants may receive continuing education credits for select sessions. Check out the schedule of upcoming webinars and register.

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