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Fukushima Daiichi; photo courtesy Tokyo Electric Power Company
NEW REPORT

Lessons Learned From 2011 Fukushima Nuclear Accident

July 24 -- A new National Academy of Sciences report concludes that the overarching lesson from the Fukushima Daiichi nuclear accident is that nuclear plant licensees and regulators must actively seek out and act on new information about hazards with the potential to affect the safety of nuclear plants.

  • NEW REPORT

    Lessons Learned From 2011 Fukushima Nuclear Accident

    July 24 -- A new National Academy of Sciences report concludes that the overarching lesson from the Fukushima Daiichi nuclear accident is that nuclear plant licensees and regulators must actively seek out and act on new information about hazards with the potential to affect the safety of nuclear plants.

  • NEW REPORT

    Reducing Risk on the East and
    Gulf Coasts

    July 23 -- A national vision with regionally implemented solutions is needed to reduce risk from storms along the East and Gulf coasts of U.S., 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

WEBCAST: Informed Consent and Health Literacy

Video WebcastThe Institute of Medicine will hold a workshop on July 28 to discuss the effect of regulatory requirements on health-related communications and ways to meet these requirements. Tune in for the webcast beginning at 8:30 a.m. EDT (registration required).

Transportation Research Board Annual Meeting

Transportation Research Board Annual MeetingApproximately 12,000 transportation professionals from around the world will gather in Washington, D.C., next January for TRB's 94th annual meeting, being held for the first time at the Walter E. Washington Convention Center. The deadline for paper submissions is Aug. 1. Read more about the meeting program, registration, and deadlines.

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