Latest National Research Council Stories

2013-06-25 19:14:43

Diluted bitumen has no greater likelihood of accidental pipeline release than other crude oils, says a new report from the National Research Council.

2013-04-30 23:31:52

When determining the potential effects pesticides could pose to endangered or threatened species, the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency, National Marine Fisheries Service (NMFS), and Fish and Wildlife Service (FWS) should use a common scientific approach.

2013-02-07 23:02:13

Funding from the National Research Council Canada Industrial Research Assistance Program Ottawa Canada (PRWEB) February 07, 2013 Northforge Innovations,

How Solar Activity Affects Our Planet
2013-01-10 11:02:17

In the galactic scheme of things, the Sun is a remarkably constant star. While some stars exhibit dramatic pulsations, wildly yo-yoing in size and brightness, and sometimes even exploding, the luminosity of our own sun varies a measly 0.1% over the course of the 11-year solar cycle.

Report Gives Suggestions To Enhance NASA's Future
2012-12-06 05:59:44

A new report by the National Research Council (NRC) claims that NASA cannot be expected to work toward achieving long-term priorities without a national consensus on strategic goals and objectives.

A Nation Advancing: Focusing On Measuring Continuing Progress
2012-11-16 16:36:52

NSF-funded report by National Research Council shifts focus from high-stakes assessments to measuring continuing progress

As Aging Population Increases, Policy Changes Needed
2012-09-26 07:05:34

A study from the National Academies recently revealed that major policy changes are needed to deal with the aging population in the United States and the long-term impact that they will have on the economy.

Word of the Day
  • totally perplexed and mixed up.
The word 'metagrabolized' is also spelled 'metagrobolized'.