- Widen RU-486 studies. // Drug Topics;10/11/93, Vol. 137 Issue 19, p64
Reports on the urging of the Food and Drug Administration to evaluate the drug RU-486 (mifepristone) and other antiprogestins for more applications beyond their use as abortifacients. Possible treatment for breast cancer, endometriosis, fibroid tumors and benign brain tumors; Recommendation by...
- IIHS Features Debate Over Vehicle Weight, Size, Fuel Shaving And Safety. Fois, Robert A. // Insurance Advocate;5/6/2002, Vol. 113 Issue 17, p28
Focuses on a study conducted by the National Academy of Sciences on the impact of light-weight vehicles to the fuel economy requirements, published in the Aprill 2002 newsletter of the Insurance Institute for Highway Safety.
- With a grain of salt. Murphy, Dan // National Provisioner;Jan95, Vol. 209 Issue 1, p58
Focuses on the changing attitudes and formulations of the use of salt. Report of the National Academy of Sciences; Progress with the use of flake salts; Reliance of processors for guidance on salt suppliers.
- NAS physics survey picks up speed. I.G. // Physics Today;Nov83, Vol. 36 Issue 11, p50
Reports on the results of a survey by the National Academy of Sciences on the state of physics in the U.S. Issues on physics study; Members of the panel of its physics survey committee.
- New members of National Academies named for 1992. // Physics Today;Aug92, Vol. 45 Issue 8, Part 1 p81
Announces that the National Academy of Sciences and the National Academy of Engineering have elected their new members for 1992. Total numbers in each group; Listing of some new members of the Academies, including Thomas J. Ahrens, Jacques Friedel, and Ernesto A. Medina.
- New members named to National Academy of Sciences. // Physics Today;Jul93, Vol. 46 Issue 7, p103
Announces the election of 60 new members and 15 foreign associates to the National Academy of Sciences. 1,683 active members in the United States; 298 foreign associates.
- NAS selects new members. // Physics Today;Jun94, Vol. 47 Issue 6, p90
Reports on the members and foreign associates of the National Academy of Sciences (NAS). List of new NAS members.
- Federal court rules National Academy of Sciences must open... Goodwin, Irwin // Physics Today;Jun97, Vol. 50 Issue 6, p66
Reports on the United States court ruling that studies done by the National Academy of Sciences (NAS) must be open to the public. How the court ruling was made as part of the legal battle over animal rights; Plaintiff in the lawsuit; Comments from Bruce M. Alberts, NAS president on the court...
- 60 elected to the ranks of the NAS. // Physics Today;Jun97, Vol. 50 Issue 6, p104
Lists the members of the National Academy of Sciences for 1997. Michael Aizenman, a professor of mathematics and physics at Princeton University; Neil Ashcroft, associate director of the Cornell High Energy Synchroton Source; Tanya M. Atwater, a professor of astrophysical sciences at the...