National Academy of Sciences


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National Academy of Sciences

, National Academies,

NAS

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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Salzano, "A single and early migration for the peopling of the Americas supported bymitochondrial DNA sequence data, Proceedings of the National Academy of Science USA 94 (1997): 1866-1871.
In December 2002, the National Academy of Science, the National Academy of Engineering, and the Institute of Medicine issued a statement complaining that "recent efforts by our government to constrain the flow of international visitors in the name of national security are having serious unintended consequences for American science, engineering and medicine." Indeed, MIT recently abandoned a major artificial-intelligence research project because the school couldn't find enough graduate students who weren't foreigners and who could thus clear new security regulations.
Because there's too little reliable information, the National Academy of Sciences says that it can't set an upper limit on the amount of chromium that's safe to take over a long period of time.
"This effort will help guide not only our own activities but also those of all parties and organizations interested in MS," said Mike Dugan, president and CEO of the Society He noted that the Institute of Medicine, the "medical" branch of the National Academy of Sciences, is internationally respected for unbiased assessments and rigorous analytic standards.
"The teaching of evolution should be an integral part of science instruction, and creation science is in fact not science and should not be presented as such in science classes," the NAS says in "Science and Creationism: A View From the National Academy of Sciences, Second Edition," released in April.
Bruce Alberts, president of the National Academy of Sciences. About half the members of any IOM program committee tend to be IOM members, and all staff functions are performed by IOM employees.
National Academy of Sciences Institute of Medicine 1996, Washington, D.C.
The National Academy of Sciences just did an audit and concluded that the Federal Government spends a total of $20 million a year on violence research, which works out to about $3 per violent victimization.(21) Researchers always say that more money is needed for research.
Finance Minister Adylbek Kasymaliyev said the budget for 2019 foresees increase of the budget of the National Academy of Sciences through increase of salaries of workers and optimization of costs.
The corresponding instructions were given by the President of the National Academy of Sciences of Azerbaijan (ANAS), academician Akif Alizade on Tuesday to the heads of the relevant scientific departments of ANAS.
"Of the allocated funds, 142 million som was to be transferred to the budget of the National Academy of Sciences. We have repeatedly appealed to the Ministry of Finance, but we always were told that they did not receive such a task and did not know anything about it," vice-president of the National Academy of Sciences Abdyldajan Akmataliyev complained.
These findings will be featured in the Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences of the United States of America (PNAS) issued on October 31.

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