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2011-08-31 09:09:46

NASA Chief Technologist Bobby Braun issued this statement about the National Research Council's (NRC) Interim Report on NASA's Draft Space Technology Roadmaps.

2011-08-23 14:01:42

NASA officials will meet with aeronautics industry, academia, and government leaders Aug. 25 to kick off a series of roundtable discussions about future directions for aeronautics research and technology.

2011-08-12 00:00:03

The new K-12 science framework criticized for not expecting students to use analytical mathematics for studying science problems.

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2011-07-20 12:25:00

A report released July 19 by the National Research Council presents a new framework for K-12 science education that identifies the key scientific ideas and practices all students should learn by the end of high school.

2011-07-18 15:10:26

A new report from the National Research Council recommends steps the Food and Drug Administration and other agencies and professional associations can take to ensure that the medical devices and health information technology used in home health care are easy and safe for laypeople to use and that caregivers, whether formal or informal, are well-trained.

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2011-07-14 10:55:00

New analysis from the Institute of Medicine finds that fewer than half of all Americans see a dentist each year and millions live in areas where access to dental care is limited at best.

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2011-07-07 08:45:00

Three scientists have said that the Pentagon is falsely claiming its research shows that airborne dust in Iraq and Afghanistan poses no health risk to US troops.

2011-07-07 08:00:00

NEW YORK, July 7, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- The Board on Infrastructure and the Constructed Environment (BICE), an operating unit of the Division on Engineering and Physical Sciences of the National Research Council (NRC), has elected Janice L.

2011-06-23 20:07:08

State, national, and local policymakers should elevate science education in grades K-12 to the same level of importance as reading and mathematics.


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