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2010-11-15 20:43:50

A new National Research Council report requested by Congress finds "several major shortcomings" in a U.S. Department of Homeland Security assessment of risks associated with operating the proposed National Bio- and Agro-Defense Facility (NBAF) in Manhattan, Kan.

2010-09-28 19:24:00

The National Research Council today released its assessment of U.S. doctoral programs, which includes data on over 5,000 programs in 62 fields at 212 universities nationwide.

2010-08-15 09:39:31

A new report by the National Research Council identifies the highest- priority research activities for astronomy and astrophysics in the next decade that will "set the nation firmly on the path to answering profound questions about the cosmos."

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2010-07-13 10:20:00

NASA should develop a broad, integrated strategy to contain costs and maintain schedules as earth and space science missions are planned and designed, says a new report by the National Research Council.

2010-06-30 15:23:00

l National Research Council report says continued near- and long-term Government /Industry R&D is needed to reduce petroleum dependence and greenhouse gases SOUTHFIELD, Mich., June 30 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- In its third report on the FreedomCAR and Fuel Partnership (FC&FP), the National Research Council (NRC) of the National Academies commended the Partnership's government/industry joint technical teams as important and effective in pursuing sustainable automotive transportation...

2010-06-23 17:56:13

Louis J. Lanzerotti, PhD, a distinguished research professor in the department of physics at NJIT, will lead the 13-member panel organized by the National Research Council (NRC) of the National Academies (www.nationalacademies.org) to identify possible causes of unintended acceleration in vehicles in the aftermath of Toyota's large recalls.

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2010-05-20 07:20:00

Scientists said Wednesday that the US has to lead the global fight on climate change by breaking with business-as-usual and setting tough standards for the amount of greenhouse gases it emits into the atmosphere.

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2010-05-12 10:55:00

According to a National Research Council report released on Tuesday, many of NASA's research labs are old and budget cuts have seriously jeopardized scientific research at the space agency.

2010-04-29 15:25:00

TSX-V: CST Outstanding shares: 60,261,136 New funding to support development of enzyme-based carbon capture technology QUEBEC, April 29 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ - CO2 Solution Inc.

2010-04-13 14:56:19

Many US farmers who grow genetically engineered (GE) crops are realizing substantial economic and environmental benefits -- such as lower production costs, fewer pest problems, reduced use of pesticides, and better yields -- compared with conventional crops.