Citations with the tag: NATIONAL Academy of Sciences (U.S.)
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- 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.
I.G. // 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.
I.G. // 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.
I.G. // 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.
Goodwin, Irwin // 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...
- Sciences group quietly unveils final standards.
Sommerfeld, Meg // Education Week; 12/13/95, Vol. 15 Issue 15, p1
Focuses on the National Academy of Sciences release of the final version of the national science standards. INSET: Adjusting the focus..
- NAS on the twenty-first century.
Baker, Beth // BioScience; May97, Vol. 47 Issue 5, p278
Looks at the National Academy of Sciences (NAS) recommendations for the twenty-first century. Prioritizing scientific objectives for the United States; NAS's set of papers entitled, 'Preparing for the 21st Century' and 'Science and Engineering Research in a Changing World'; Other recommendations.
- NAS releases report.
Duff, Susanna // Waste News; 01/29/2001, Vol. 6 Issue 35, p4
Reports that the United States National Academy of Sciences has released its study on ergonomics. Confirmation of the need for ergonomics standards; Comments from waste industry representatives regarding the findings of the ergonomics study; Conclusion that work-related exposures directly...
- NAS advisory committees.
Baker, Beth // BioScience; Sep97, Vol. 47 Issue 8, p487
Discusses the United States federal court ruling that the National Academy of Sciences (NAS) must play by the same rules as federal agencies when it comes to advisory committee conduct. What the court based their rulings on; How the NAS runs its advisory committees; The need for the Academy to...
- National Academy names new members.
Baker, Beth // Physics Today; Jun95, Vol. 48 Issue 6, p71
Reports on the new United States members and foreign associates of the US National Academy of Sciences. Total number of members and foreign associates; List of recently elected members.
- Variety of strategies needed to foster learning, N.A.S. says.
Viadero, Debra // Education Week; 9/7/94, Vol. 14 Issue 1, p13
Cites a report entitled `Learning, Remembering, and Believing' released by the National Academy of Sciences (NAS) indicating the need for a variety of strategies to foster learning of students in the United States. Learning techniques evaluated by NAS; Endorsement of structured...
- Research brief: Ageing happily.
Viadero, Debra // GP: General Practitioner; 4/8/2011, p8
The article reports on a survey by the U.S. National Academy of Sciences which found that enjoyment of life seems to fall in early adulthood before rising in the early forties and peaking at 85.
- Report: Endocrine issue needs more study.
Viadero, Debra // Plastics News; 8/9/1999, Vol. 11 Issue 25, p3
Comments that the report published by the United States National Academy of Sciences on endocrine disrupters needs further studies.
- Veterinary workforce study delayed again.
Viadero, Debra // DVM: The Newsmagazine of Veterinary Medicine; Feb2012, Vol. 43 Issue 2, p9
The article reports that the U.S. National Academy of Sciences has announced that the previously scheduled fall release of the veterinary workforce study would be delayed until early 2012.
- Academy annual meeting: Bush praises US science and Press mainly provokes.
Goodwin, I. // Physics Today; Jun90, Vol. 43 Issue 6, p59
Presents highlights of the April annual meeting of the National Academy of Sciences, at which President Bush spoke, praising science and engineering. Science adviser D. Allan Bromley's appearance and controversial remarks by academy president Frank Press, are also discussed. INSET: Academy...
- Science catalog.
Goodwin, I. // Science Teacher; Feb95, Vol. 62 Issue 2, p66
Highlights the 1995 science catalog from the National Academy on Sciences Committee on Oceanography. Selection of equipment and supplies for all areas of science education; Contact information.
- Fertilizing Oceans Could Increase Catches of Fish.
Goodwin, I. // Consumers' Research Magazine; Nov98, Vol. 81 Issue 11, p7
Focuses on the efforts of the National Academy of Sciences to reduce commercial fishing in the United States. Hazards of fertilizers used in fishing; Significance of the ocean farming techniques.
- NAS elects new members.
Goodwin, I. // Physics Today; Jul96, Vol. 49 Issue 7, p83
Lists people who have been elected to be members of the National Academy of Sciences last April 1996.
- S.D. scientists named to science academy.
Goodwin, I. // San Diego Business Journal; 5/20/96, Vol. 17 Issue 21, p34
Reports on five San Diego, California scientists elected to the National Academy of Sciences. Andrew J. Viterbi; Maarten J. Chrispeels; Charles S. Sox; Kyriacos C. Nicolaou; Susan S. Taylor.
- Many barriers to vaccines preventable, N.A.S. says.
Sklaroff, Sara // Education Week; 5/4/94, Vol. 13 Issue 32, p12
Discusses a report on various reasons affecting the immunization rate of children in the United States from the National Academy of Sciences entitled `Overcoming Barriers to Immunization'. Health care policies; Family attitudes; Financial problems; Vaccination guidelines; Availability of the...
- Shark attack.
Sklaroff, Sara // Joe Weider's Muscle & Fitness; Sep93, Vol. 54 Issue 9, p26
Reports on the medical benefits from sharks as reported by the National Academy of Sciences. Presence of antibiotic/antifungal compound.
- Review urges US physicists to think globally.
Goodwin, Irwin // Nature; 6/7/2001, Vol. 411 Issue 6838, p623
Focuses on the `Physics in a New Era' report from the United States National Academy of Sciences which reviewed the entire field of physics. Recommendations of the report; Report's warning; Stance taken by the report regarding international collaboration in physics research.
- `Headline summary' of standards for science content issued.
Goodwin, Irwin // Education Week; 3/2/94, Vol. 13 Issue 23, p7
Reports on the National Academy of Sciences' release of a headline summary of standards for science content and assessment. Objectives; Inclusions in summary document; Basic areas of skills demonstration; Dissatisfaction over project's progress.
- Pass the veggies.
Goodwin, Irwin // U.S. News & World Report; 3/13/89, Vol. 106 Issue 10, p13
Discusses nutritional guidelines put forward last week as a result of a three-year review of some 5,000 studies by leading scientists under the aegis of the National Academy of Sciences.
Fenyvesi, C. // U.S. News & World Report; 5/11/92, Vol. 112 Issue 18, p18
Reports that the list released last week from the National Academy of Sciences had only 59 names, instead of the usual 60 members. Statements that astronomer and popularizer Carl Sagan failed to get the necessary two-thirds vote; The requirement Sagan did not meet; What Sagan has accomplished.
- Academy of Science adds to its ranks.
Fenyvesi, C. // Physics Today; Jul98, Vol. 51 Issue 7, p80
Reports on the election of 15 foreign associates from 10 countries and 60 additional members to the National Academy of Sciences. Total membership of the academy; Identification of the members.
- Pox populi.
Orent, Wendy // Sciences; Jan/Feb99, Vol. 39 Issue 1, p11
Focuses on the meeting called by the Institute of Medicine of the National Academy of Sciences to determine any scientific need for the smallpox virus. Debates over decisions to destroy or preserve the virus; Merits of preserving the virus to study its immunological information; Waste of...
- Understanding and Preventing Violence.
Orent, Wendy // Congressional Digest; Dec93, Vol. 72 Issue 12, p296
Presents the National Academy of Sciences' assessment of violence. Definition of violence; National measurement systems used in counting crimes and their victims; Patterns and trends; Individual potentials for violent behavior; Prevention of childhood aggressive behavior.
- New report shows more dangers of indoor radon gas.
Orent, Wendy // Hudson Valley Business Journal; 03/30/98, Vol. 8 Issue 24, p39
Presents an overview on the `Health Effects of Exposure to Radon' report by the National Academy of Sciences.
- Squaring off over vitamins.
Findlay, S. // U.S. News & World Report; 4/10/89, Vol. 106 Issue 14, p62
Report that according to the National Academy of Sciences (NAS) which did a study on dietary supplements, most people do not need the extra vitamins and minerals these supplements provide. Debate between researchers and nutritionists over whether supplements are needed.
- 21st Century Workplace Skills.
Findlay, S. // Gifted Child Today; Jan2013, Vol. 36 Issue 1, p7
The article discusses the meaning of deeper learning and 21st century competencies, based from a 2012 study by the U.S. National Academies of Science.
- NAS appoints 17 members to National Cancer Policy Board.
Findlay, S. // JNCI: Journal of the National Cancer Institute; 03/05/97, Vol. 89 Issue 5, p352
Announces the National Academy of Science's Institute of Medicine's appointment of 15 additional members to its National Cancer Policy Board. Plans on subsequent appointments; Names of the members of the policy board.
- NAS to redo atomic studies found to be flawed.
Anderson, Christopher // Nature; 10/1/1992, Vol. 359 Issue 6394, p354
Informs that two congressional agencies have found flaws in a 1985 National Academy of Sciences (NAS) study on the health of US servicemen exposed to radiation from atomic bomb tests. Criticism of the Defence Nuclear Agency from the General Accounting Office and the Office of Technology...
- US Academy describes anti-semitism.
Anderson, G. // Nature; 5/10/1990, Vol. 345 Issue 6271, p105
Reports on a resolution adopted by the US National Academy of Sciences that urges Soviet authorities to condemn anti-Semitic attacks and persecution. Examples of concern of Soviet Jews.
- Conflict concerns disrupt panels, cloud testimony.
Anderson, C. // Nature; 2/27/1992, Vol. 355 Issue 6363, p753
Reports that, during the past year and a half, six members of two genetics panels at the National Academy of Sciences (NAS) have been asked to drop their connections with private companies due to concerns that commercial ties might affect their scientific judgement. C. Thomas Caskey, chairman...
- Sharing a shrinking budget.
Anderson, C. // Nature; 10/4/1990, Vol. 347 Issue 6292, p413
Addresses the US National Academy of Science's Institute of Medicine report on the best ways to support biomedical research. Money should be taken from research and put into training and facilities.
- US academy warns of disaster if required to open up panels.
Macilwain, Colin // Nature; 3/27/1997, Vol. 386 Issue 6623, p309
Discusses the controversy surrounding the efforts to make the US National Academy of Sciences and its associated organizations subject to public access rules known as the sunshine laws. The 1988 Federal Advisory Committee Act (FACA); The desire by some to see the organizations come under more...
- Welcome to the club.
Palca, J. // Nature; 5/4/1989, Vol. 339 Issue 6219, p6
Discusses qualifications of candidates elected to the US National Academy of Sciences. Statistics reveal that likely candidates are male, Harvard educated, and Nobel prize winners.
- National Academy of Sciences, National Academies.
Palca, J. // Taber's Cyclopedic Medical Dictionary (2009); 2009, Issue 21, p1543
An encyclopedia entry for the "National Academy of Sciences or the National Academies" is presented.
- On the wings of Icarus.
Begley, S. // Newsweek; 5/20/1991, Vol. 117 Issue 20, p64
Announces that in a soon-to-be-released report, the National Research Council (NRC)--the operating arm of the National Academy of Sciences--endorses further study of geo-engineering to grant the field a legitimacy it has so far lacked. Presents possible cures, stating, however, that they could...
- Open season on science.
Begley, S.; Hager, M. // Newsweek; 12/16/1991, Vol. 118 Issue 25, p65
Reports on an attack on the National Academy of Sciences. Rep. John Dingell's attack; Background on the Academy; National Research Council (NAS); Recommended Dietary Allowances (RDAs); National Institutes of Health; Details of claims against the National Academy.
- USA Science and Engineering Festival.
Begley, S.; Hager, M. // Biomedical Market Newsletter; 3/28/2012, Vol. 21, p1
The article informs that the U.S. Science and Engineering Festival to be held from April 28-29, 2012 in Washington (D.C) will exhibit the Decisiontown developed by National Academy of Sciences, National Academy of Engineering and Institute of Medicine.
- Gene controlling flowering boosts energy production from sorghum.
Phillips, Kathleen // Southwest Farm Press; 10/6/2011, Vol. 38 Issue 19, p11
The article discusses the study published in the proceedings of the U.S. National Academy of Sciences which reports on the discovery by the Texas AgriLife Research team of a gene that regulates sorghum flower that can boost energy production.
- Science, Entertainment, and Education Grant Opportunity.
Phillips, Kathleen // NSTA Express; 4/18/2011, p3
The article reports that the U.S. National Academy of Sciences' program, The Science & Entertainment Exchange, is seeking proposals to establish partnerships among scientists, entertainment industry professionals and educators, to develop educational products or services, to improve educational...
- Scientists back new census plan.
Meisler, Daniel // Bond Buyer; 05/07/99, Vol. 328 Issue 30636, p4
Asserts that the United States Census Bureau's plan to use statistical sampling to conduct the year 2000 census is `well considered,' according to the National Academy of Sciences. Effect of sampling on population counts and private-activity bond caps; Conflict between Republicans and Democrats...
- Over 50? take supplemental B12.
Meisler, Daniel // Tufts University Health & Nutrition Letter; Jun98, Vol. 16 Issue 4, p2
Announces that the National Academy of Sciences is recommending that all persons older than 50 should take a supplement that contains vitamin B12. What deficiencies of B12 can result in; Details on food products that contain B12; Why B12 is recommended for people older than 50.