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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.
Capacity Building Grants - 2016
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"A powerful new technique for changing genes in insects, animals and plants holds great promise, according to a report from an influential panel of scientists released Wednesday. But the group also says it's potentially very dangerous.

As such, the report from the National Academies of Sciences, Engineering and Medicine concludes that it's far too soon to release any organisms altered with the technique, known as a gene drive, into the environment."
A technology known as a gene drive might be deployed to re-engineer species and stop diseases like malaria. But a scientific advisory panel says research and use should proceed with great caution.
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The report release event for Gene Drive Research in Non-Human Organisms is now available to watch online:
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Happy Free PDF Day! On this day 5 years ago, NAP.edu began offering free PDFs for all the reports that we publish. Since then, the number of free PDFs that we have available has grown from 4000 to 7000 (and will grow much more very soon), and we've served up 6.6 million downloads. Thanks for all your support and interest, and stay tuned for more.
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A new video in our Science Unscrambled series: Amitai Etzioni discusses his article Transforming the Active Orientation from the Spring 2016 issue of Issues in Science and Technology.
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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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On June 28-29, 2016, the National Academies of Sciences, Engineering & Medicine Resilient America Roundtable will host The State of Resilience Leadership Forum and Community Workshop. This event will consider the results of years of investment, experimentation and research, bringing together policymakers and stakeholders at the federal, state and local levels to talk about what works, what doesn’t, and what should happen next in this resilience arena. Register to attend here: http://buff.ly/28Bt83T, either in person or via the web.
State of Resilience Leadership Forum & Workshop agenda
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On June 30, Ralph Cicerone ends his second term as 21st President of the National Academy of Sciences. Dr. Cicerone’s leadership has resulted in a number of accomplishments. His term has seen the creation of the Gulf Research Program following the Deepwater Horizon disaster, the creation of the NAS Science & Entertainment Exchange and an international summit to explore the issues raised by genetic tools such as CRISPR/Cas 9. You can find more about Dr. Cicerone’s legacy at
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Watch our new video in our Science Unscrambled series: Preventing Bullying Through Science, Policy, and Practice. Report co-editor and Committee Chair Frederick Rivara provides an overview of this new study.
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A new report on making hearing health care more accessible for adults releases tomorrow, June 2. Register now for the live webcast of this report release from the Health and Medicine Division of the Academies: http://buff.ly/25yiXum
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Since 1944, the National Research Council (NRC) has published seven editions of the Nutrient Requirements of Beef Cattle. This reference has guided nutritionists and other professionals in academia and the cattle and feed industries in developing and implementing nutritional and feeding programs for beef cattle. This eighth revised edition represents a comprehensive review of the most recent information available on beef cattle nutrition and ingredient composition that will allow efficient, profitable, and environmentally conscious beef production.
Since 1944, the National Research Council (NRC) has published seven editions of the Nutrient Requirements of Beef Cattle. This reference has guided nutritionists and other pro...
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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.