Aug. 10 – The academic biomedical research community should improve its ability to mitigate and recover from the impacts of disasters, from hurricanes to cyberattacks, says a new National Academies report.
Aug. 3 – A new National Academies report recommends methods and guiding principles for developing dietary reference intakes based on chronic disease.
July 27 – The National Academies announced today the recipients of the 2017 Communication Awards.
Food allergy is a complicated disease, and the science around prevention and management is changing. What are some promising approaches for improving the lives of people with food allergy? Watch this video to find out.
Scientific research is vital and can bring remarkable results that save and improve lives. A new NAS series of articles and videos shows concrete examples of why scientific research is valuable.
A series of NAS colloquia explore research that can improve the effective communication of science to lay audiences. The third colloquium will be held Nov. 16 and 17 in Washington, D.C. Read the summary of the second colloquium.
Read about recent activities and reports of the National Academies of Sciences, Engineering, and Medicine in the latest issue of In Focus magazine.
Use award-winning game Extreme Event to start a conversation about building community resilience. Now in three scenarios: Hurricane, Flood, and Earthquake!
Hurricane Matthew caused substantial damage along the U.S. southeastern coast. In a recent interview. FEMA Administrator Craig Fugate discussed how communities can better prepare for such events.
Eight health professionals have been selected for the 2016-2017 class of Robert Wood Johnson Foundation Health Policy Fellows at the National Academy of Medicine.
A new podcast series based on Dying in America: Improving Quality and Honoring Individual Preferences Near the End of Life is now available for free download on ReachMD, iHeartRadio, Tunein, iTunes, and Stitcher.
Watch a video about an Academies report that looked at whether and how to professionalize the nation’s rapidly evolving cybersecurity field.
Climatologist Richard Alley, an NAS member and professor of geosciences at Penn State, discussed on CNN what is causing the record-low temperatures in the United States and Canada.
Explore relationships among the arts and sciences, engineering, and medicine through the Cultural Programs of the National Academy of Sciences.
We offer several fellowship opportunities in science, engineering, and medicine. Visit our program websites for information on eligibility guidelines and application deadlines.