National Academy of Sciences


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Noun1.National Academy of Sciences - an honorary American society of scientists created by President Lincoln during the American Civil War
honorary society, academy - an institution for the advancement of art or science or literature
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Major organization : STATE SCIENTIFIC INSTITUTION "INSTITUTE OF RADIOBIOLOGY OF THE NATIONAL ACADEMY OF SCIENCES OF BELARUS"
During the meeting, academician Abdygany Erkebayev will familiarize participants with the annual report on the activities of the National Academy of Sciences in 2014.
The National Academy of Sciences Building, depicted here, opened in April 1924.
From the National Academy of Sciences, National Academy of Engineering, and Institute of Medicine, this volume reports on a study of the Committee on Underrepresented Groups and the Expansion of the Science and Engineering Workforce Pipeline on minority participation in science and engineering.
Environmental Protection Agency, which a few years ago was considering a standard of 1part per billion, revised its assessment based on a National Academy of Sciences study.
This judgment flies in the face of the National Academy of Sciences finding that the "hockey stick" graph, which, again, shows that until recently temperatures have remained stable over time, is largely correct.
But when the National Academy of Sciences concluded that humans are contributing to a planetary warming and that we face substantial future risks, the White House initially misled the public about the report and then dramatically downplayed it.
The Food and Nutrition Board The Food and Nutrition Board (FNB), National Academy of Sciences, as part of its mission, establishes principles and guidelines of adequate dietary intake.
Professor Ramalingaswami was a fellow of the Royal Society; a foreign associate of the National Academy of Sciences, USA; foreign member, Academy of Medical Sciences, USSR; and past president of the Indian National Science Academy.
The same year, the National Academy of Sciences (NAS) listed fragrances as a category of chemicals that should be given high priority for neurotoxic testing.
The National MS Society's Board of Directors has commissioned the prestigious, private, nonprofit Institute of Medicine at the National Academy of Sciences to analyze the multiple sclerosis field.
The National Academy of Sciences says teachers should offer instruction in evolution, not religion, in public school science classes.

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