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1Alan I. Leshner is the chief executive officer emeritus of the American Association for the Advancement of Science and is the former executive publisher of Science. 2Victor J. Dzau is president of the U.S. National Academy of Medicine (formerly the Institute of Medicine), Washington, DC, USA.
But just 2% of the authors of IPCC's first report in 1990 were women, reported a study published last month in the Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences ( PNAS ). That share had increased to 23% by 2013, when its fifth report was being written, the survey found. In 2015, the United Nations put a ...
Research published in the journal Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences found that spouses tend to be more genetically similar than two individuals chosen at random. A more recent study has found the same for close adult friends, too. But it's not just about appearance. Back in 1962, psychologist Donn Byrne ...
In a study published this month in Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences, Dirk Sanders of the University of Exeter in the United Kingdom and his coauthors show that when you remove a species from a simple community--that is, a community with fewer overall species--it can trigger extinctions in other species.
The National Academy of Sciences is conducting days of meetings in Richland, Washington, this week. On the agenda is what to do with a lot of liquid radioactive waste at the Hanford nuclear reservation. More than a dozen academy scientists are studying a steady stream of PowerPoints from experts on ...

Justin Crepp, Freimann Assistant Professor of Physics in the College of Science at the University of Notre Dame, and director of the Engineering and Design Core Facility, has been selected to serve on the Exoplanet Science Strategy committee that's part of the upcoming 2020-2030 National Academy of ...
Which makes all the more welcome last week's issuance of the long-awaited National Academy of Sciences study, "Decrypting the Encryption Debate: A Framework for Decision Makers." The report, a product of a year and a half of work by a "diverse array of leaders from law enforcement, computer Science, ...
Ukraine's National Academy of Sciences will celebrate its centennial anniversary this year. Almost two years ago, Ukraine introduced a new law for Science to regulate relations between the state and the National Academy of Sciences. This legislative move did not help, however. The National Academy of ...
The National Academy of Sciences (NAS) released a much-anticipated report yesterday that attempts to influence the encryption debate by proposing a "framework for decisionmakers." At best, the report is unhelpful. At worst, its framing makes the task of defending encryption harder. The report collapses ...
Sea level rise is happening now, and the rate at which it is rising is increasing every year, according to a study released Monday in the Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences. Researchers, led by University of Colorado-Boulder professor of aerospace engineering Sciences Steve Nerem, used ...
Ukraine's National Academy of Sciences will celebrate its centennial anniversary this year. Almost two years ago, Ukraine introduced a new law for science to regulate relations between the state and the National Academy of Sciences. This legislative move did not help, however. The National Academy of ...
The National Academy of Sciences (NAS) released a much-anticipated report yesterday that attempts to influence the encryption debate by proposing a "framework for decisionmakers." At best, the report is unhelpful. At worst, its framing makes the task of defending encryption harder. The report collapses ...
The National Academy of Sciences Jan. 16 announced that it will award the first annual Michael and Sheila Held Prize to Prasad Raghavendra, associate professor of electrical engineering and computer science at U.C. Berkeley. Joining the Indian American professor as a prize recipient was David Steurer ...
"This richly deserved recognition of Jim Allison by the National Academy of Sciences highlights the importance of basic science research in the improvement of cancer treatment," Peter WT Pisters, MD, president of MD Anderson Cancer Center, said in a statement. "Dr Allison's research insights and his ...
CrytalBallAndreyPopovDreamstime Andrey Popov/DreamstimeMaster Resource, the pro-market energy blog, has just published an item that revives and recaps a Reason piece I wrote back in 2009. My article took apart two studies by the National Academy of Sciences (NAS) that purported to project the ...
Two UC Berkeley professors were honored Wednesday by the National Academy of Sciences, or NAS, for their research contributions to science. Jennifer Doudna, a campus professor of chemistry and molecular and cell biology, received the 2018 NAS Award in chemical sciences for co-inventing the ...

9 that they will soon send a report to Congress outlining corrective actions the agency will take in response to a Compliance, Safety, Accountability program study conducted by an academic panel of the National Academy of Sciences. "The National Academy's real recommendation was that we take a step ...
The study, "Host and parasite thermal ecology jointly determine the effect of climate warming on epidemic dynamics," appears in the Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences. The research is focused on a population of flatback mud crabs living on oyster reefs near Savannah, Georgia, and an ...
In a first-of-its-kind study, published January 8 in the Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences, researchers looked at chemical changes in freshwater across the United States and southern Canada. The study investigated 232 monitoring sites throughout the last half-century and found that our ...
The study, which has been published by Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences, found that a single gene variant can have a large and specific effect on a person's facial features and highlighted three such examples of genetic variants. The Centre for Vision, Speech, Signal and Processing ...
Since each molecule has an exterior case surrounding a rotating axis, the crystal has a solid exterior but contains moving parts. The new crystal, described in the journal Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences, is the first proof that a single material can be both static and moving, or amphidynamic.
8 in the Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences (PNAS) Early Edition, finds that a second protein -- TRPM4 -- performs a similar role in the taste system. In experiments, mice who had TRPM4 drank sugar water enthusiastically and enjoyed a savory treat. They also recoiled from quinine, a bitter ...
Publication Authored by Researchers at Selecta Biosciences and the National cancer Institute in Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences ... Dr. Pastan is Senior Investigator, Head, Molecular biology Section, at NCI's Center for Cancer Research and a Fellow of the National Academy of Sciences.
According to the Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences, prolonged and heavy use of the drug "alters human testicular physiology to produce a state of compensated hypogonadism." In common terms, the man's testicles don't secrete enough testosterone and the ability to produce sperm is ...
The National Academy of Sciences says it is pursuing private funding to complete a study of the health effects of mountaintop removal coal mining. As Jeff Young reports the Trump Administration cited budget concerns when it ordered a halt to the study. The National Academy of Sciences says it is pursuing ...
The work to be carried out under the document includes two months of excavation by six archaeologists representing the Institute of archeology and Ethnography of the Azerbaijan National Academy of Sciences. The length of the South Caucasus Pipeline exceeds 700 kilometers. Gas produced at the Shah ...
This is the promise of a new study published December 18 in Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences, led by neurosurgeon Casey Halpern, of Stanford University. His team identified a "signature" of impulsive urges in part of the brain's reward-learning circuitry, the nucleus accumbens. Delivering ...
The analysis detected several distinct carbon ratios in the material, Schopf, Valley, and colleagues report today in the Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences . Two types of microfossils had the same carbon ratio as modern bacteria that use light to make carbon compounds that fuel their ...
Included among all NAI Fellows are more than 100 presidents and senior leaders of research universities and non-profit research institutes; 439 members of the National Academy of Sciences, engineering, and Medicine; 36 inductees of the National Inventors Hall of Fame; 52 recipients of the U.S. National ...
If the populations of countries around the world actually took their governments' dietary advice, they'd be better stewards of the environment. That's according to a study (pdf) published this month in the Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences, in which researchers considered how national dietary ...
That's because the virus mutated while it was growing in chicken eggs, according to research published in the journal Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences in November. One of the authors, Scott Hensley, likened the situation to to a circle that replicates and changes until it looks like a triangle.
One speaker who did raise issues important to the plight of early-career scientists was National Academy of Sciences President Marcia McNutt. During welcoming remarks, she posed several questions, including whether universities are educating a workforce with the skills required to succeed in today's ...
Attorneys for the National Academy of Sciences late last week urged a Washington D.C. judge to throw out a $10 million lawsuit filed by Stanford University professor Mark Z. Jacobson against the academy and a scientist who was the lead author of a paper that challenged a study Jacobson published two ...
Last month, the National Academy of Sciences (NAS) hosted its 3rd Sackler science of Science Communication Colloquium to meet this demand. The colloquium used the recent NAS report Communicating Science Effectively: A Research Agenda (which I've summarized in an earlier piece) as a framework ...
Findings of the study are published in the journal Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences. For much of the last three million years the ...
The study will be published this week in Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences (PNAS). "We were very surprised by how strong the ...
It was published by Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences (PNAS), a prestigious U.S. journal. Six months later, another group of ...
... California Institute of technology biologist Michael Dickinson, co-author of the study in the Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences.
In the study, which was published Monday in the Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences, infants were shown images of two different ...
When their conclusions were published in the prestigious Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences, they created a sensation.
According to research published by the US National Academy of Sciences, everyone turning vegan would likely leave many people deficient in ...
Good examples include: the decadal surveys organized by the US National Academy of Sciences; ESA's Horizon 2000 and Cosmic Vision ...
... biologist Keith Gido, one of the authors of a report on the aquifer published in the Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences.
... more than 30 years and is participating in a National Academy of Sciences study of sexual harassment in STEM fields -- science, technology ...
... family income with cognitive development, according to a new study published in Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences.
... no major differences in their genetic makeup, according to a 2014 study published in the Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences.
The findings were recently published in the journal Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences. Wheat and stem rust have been in an ...
The study published this week in Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences found that a common genetic variant caused the fat cells of ...
That's according to new research published this week by the US National Academy of Sciences that poses big questions about how the US ...


 

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