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NEW REPORT

Health Care Wait Times Differ
Greatly Throughout U.S.

June 29 - Wait times for health care appointments vary tremendously throughout the U.S., ranging from same day service to several months, says a new report from the Institute of Medicine.

  • NEW REPORT

    Health Care Wait Times Differ
    Greatly Throughout U.S.

    June 29 - Wait times for health care appointments vary tremendously throughout the U.S., ranging from same day service to several months, says a new report from the Institute of Medicine.

  • NEW REPORT

    Tying Flood Risk to Flood Insurance
    for Low-Lying Structures

    June 19 - A new report from the National Research Council offers alternative approaches for calculating risk-based flood insurance that capture the unique conditions affecting flood risk for low-lying structures.

  • NEW REPORT

    Fuel Economy Standards

    June 18 - The analysis used to set standards for fuel economy and greenhouse gas emissions for new U.S. passenger cars and light trucks from 2017 to 2025 was of high caliber overall, but NHTSA and EPA should re-examine certain issues, says a new National Research Council report.

  • NEW REPORT

    Managing the U.S. Inland Waterways System

    June 16 - The nation's inland waterways infrastructure needs a sustainable plan for maintaining system reliability and performance that ensures resources are directed where they are most essential, says a new report from the National Research Council's Transportation Research Board.

Article: Protecting the Integrity of Science

Science self-correction; (c) Davide BonazziIn the latest issue of Science, NAS President Ralph Cicerone co-authored a Policy Forum piece on scientific integrity, "Self-correction in science at work." The group that wrote the article was convened by NAS and the Annenberg Retreat at Sunnylands to examine ways to remove some of the current disincentives to high standards of integrity in science. Read the full article

Gulf Research Program Awards First Fellowships

The NAS Gulf Research Program has announced the recipients of its Early-Career Research Fellowships and Science Policy Fellowships for 2015. With a focus on leadership and capacity building, these awards are among the initial suite of activities in the program's 30-year mission to enhance oil system safety and the protection of human health and the environment in the Gulf of Mexico and U.S. outer continental shelf regions. Read more

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