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American intelligence agencies have stated they have “high confidence” that the Russian government was behind the hacking of the Democratic National Committee's computer network. A large sampling of the stolen documents were published by various news organizations, including WikiLeaks.

This video illustrates 6 key points to know about cybersecurity as it intersects with public policy: http://buff.ly/2axiepS

Our collection on cybersecurity explains the importance of increasing the usability of security technologies, recommends strategies for future research aimed at countering cyberattacks, and considers how information technology systems can be used to maximize protection against attacks and respond to threats: http://buff.ly/2axipS6
We depend on information and information technology (IT) to make many of our day-to-day tasks easier and more convenient. Computers play key roles in transportation, health ca...
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Check out our latest Notes from NAP post celebrating the 40th anniversary of the first Viking landing on Mars:
Image captured by NASA's Viking lander 1 in August 1976Credit: NASA/JPL It's now been 40 years since NASA's Viking probe 1 showed us our first view of Mars'
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Currently, many states are adopting the Next Generation Science Standards (NGSS) or are revising their own state standards in ways that reflect the NGSS. For students and schools, the implementation of any science standards rests with teachers. For those teachers, an evolving understanding about how best to teach science represents a significant transition in the way science is currently taught in most classrooms and it will require most science teachers to change how they teach. Check out our newest Science Unscrambled video on Science Teachers' Learning: http://buff.ly/2a15eIw

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On Monday, researchers announced they had discovered a new dwarf planet beyond Neptune. It is 435 miles wide and takes an estimated 700 years to travel around the sun. Check out our collection on space exploration to learn more about the solar system:
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Letters of intent for the Gulf Research Program’s capacity building grants are due next Wednesday, July 13 at 5pm ET. Applicants must submit a letter of intent to be eligible for this opportunity. Visit http://buff.ly/290K6Ox to propose a project to enhance community networks that improve coastal environments, health, and well-being. Full proposals are due September 14.
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I discovered you all a day late to submit a coherent letter of intent but will follow with interest from now on. What a wonderful organization of scholarly writings and no excuse not to engage!
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A new infographic that outlines the route to bridging military & civilian sectors in order to improve trauma care:
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The Gulf Research Program and the Robert Wood Johnson Foundation are committing $10 million to enhancing coastal community resilience. We need researchers and community members working across the boundaries of science and practice and of society and the environment to advance our understanding of what makes and keeps Gulf communities resilient, healthy, and thriving.
We’re funding projects that explore the human dynamics of resilience. Apply for a grant today at http://buff.ly/2aj0uPA or register for our August 11th webinar at http://buff.ly/2aj0C1f to learn more.
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Nearly 40 percent of the students entering 2- and 4-year postsecondary institutions indicated their intention to major in science, technology, engineering, and mathematics in 2012. But the barriers to students realizing their ambitions are reflected in the fact that about half of those with the intention to earn a STEM bachelor’s degree and more than two-thirds intending to earn a STEM associate’s degree fail to earn these degrees 4 to 6 years after their initial enrollment. Learn more about our report Barriers and Opportunities for 2-Year and 4-Year STEM Degrees in this recent Science Unscrambled video:
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In the wake of the Deepwater Horizon oil spill, legal settlements led to the provision of approximately $16 billion in restoration funds that are administered through three large restoration programs. To ensure those restoration efforts yield the desired outcomes, Effective Monitoring to Evaluate Ecological Restoration in the Gulf of Mexico provides guidance for monitoring and evaluating restoration activities to improve the performance of restoration projects and programs. On 7/26 at 10 AM join in person or by webcast to learn about the report in a public briefing.
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Clouds are crucial to forecasting but extremely difficult to model. Now, researchers are finding that storm cloud trends observed since the 1980s may be making climate change worse. Our collection emphasizes the importance of 21st century choices regarding long-term climate stabilization through improving understanding of the causes and consequences of climate change.
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Summertime (and the reading is easy)! Our summer reading list--including Women's Adventures in Science, award-winning science reads, and other science favorites--is out now.
Whether you're outside enjoying the heat or taking refuge in your air conditioning, summer can be the best time to catch up on your reading. In case sitting at the beach with a great read isn't enticing enough on its own, we're offering 25% off the list price of the titles below.
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Required letters of intent for the Gulf Research Program’s capacity building grants are due on July 13 at 5pm ET. Visit http://buff.ly/239VfDt to watch an informational webinar about this opportunity, or to submit a proposal for a project to enhance community networks that improve coastal environments, health, and well-being. Full proposals for this opportunity are due September 14.
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The National Academies of Sciences, Engineering, and Medicine are private, nonprofit institutions that provide expert advice on some of the most pressing challenges facing the nation and the world. Our work helps shape sound policies, inform public opinion, and advance the pursuit of science, engineering, and medicine.