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An organization comprising a selected group of honored or distinguished engineers and scientists who are called upon to review and explore the uses of science and technology as they may further or enlighten national interests in the U.S.
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His scientific insight and expertise concerning the National Academies' publications was essential to the completion of this review.
The only institution that regularly churns out missives with the equivalent heft of the OTA are the National Academies. The Academies have already become a sort of refuge for OTA exiles.
Ultimately, this uncertainty led the major federal funders of this type of research--HUD, the CDC, and the EPA--to ask the National Academies to appoint a committee to examine the issues in detail and recommend procedural and policy changes to clarify best practices and resolve ethical dilemmas.
In this study published by the National Research Council of the National Academies, a clear conclusion is drawn: existing research does not include a basis for supporting any of the above claims.
by David Butler et al.; National Academy of Engineering and Institute of Medicine of the National Academies.
Our scientists have national and international stature in the scientific community, as reflected by their inclusion on such authoritative bodies as the National Academies' Board on Environmental Studies and Toxicology (National Academies 2005) and the U.S.
This report is presented by the National Academies' Committee on Increasing National Resilience to Hazards and Disasters, which consisted of individuals in physical science and engineering, geographical science, social and behavioral science, economics, and public health.
by Committee on America's Energy Future, National Academy of Sciences, National Academy of Engineering, and National Research Council of the National Academies.
by Claudia Grossman et al.; Institute of Medicine and National Academy of Engineering of the National Academies.
Assembled by two separate committees from the National Research Council of the National Academies, this report for policymakers and researchers analyzes the current condition of the national security controls that regulate access to science and technology and concludes that immediate change is warranted.

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