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National Security Space Defense and Protection: Public Report

Aug. 16 - A new Academies report assesses currently available options for addressing threats to space systems and recommend strategies for increasing resiliency.

  • NEW REPORT

    National Security Space Defense and Protection: Public Report

    Aug. 16 - A new Academies report assesses currently available options for addressing threats to space systems and recommend strategies for increasing resiliency.

  • NEW REPORT

    Midterm Assessment of Astronomy and Astrophysics Decadal Goals

    Aug. 15 - A new Academies report finds many goals outlined in astronomy and astrophysics decadal survey are met, others are delayed by unforeseen constraints.

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    Science Literacy and Public
    Perception of Science

    Aug. 9 - While U.S. adults support science in general, individual attitudes toward some specific issues may be shaped by values and beliefs rather than science knowledge alone, says a new Academies report.

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    Evaluating Gulf of Mexico Restoration

    July 26 - A new Academies report recommends a set of best practices for monitoring and evaluating ecological restoration activities in the Gulf of Mexico.

NAM Launches Vital Directions Initiative

NAM Launches Vital Directions InitiativeA new National Academy of Medicine initiative is assembling the opinions of more than 100 experts to identify the health care needs of the nation to help guide health policymakers and other leaders. A recent Viewpoint in JAMA authored by NAM President Victor J. Dzau, NAM Leonard D. Schaeffer Executive Officer J. Michael McGinnis, and initiative co-chair Mark McClellan of Duke University provides an overview of the series' 19 papers.

New Project on Scientific Input to Global Policymaking

InterAcademy Partnership The InterAcademy Partnership – the global network of national science, medical, and engineering academies – has launched a new three-year project on scientific advice for global policymaking. The project will explore how to strengthen scientific input to the United Nations, governments, and other stakeholders aimed at achieving the UN’s Sustainable Development Goals.

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