FEATURED REPORTS FROM THE 2013 REPORT TO CONGRESS

The 2013 Report to Congress presents highlights of the work of the National Academy of Sciences, National Academy of Engineering, Institute of Medicine, and National Research Council. We examined many and diverse issues in 2013, and in all, completed more than 400 studies and projects.

Links to the 29 reports featured in the Report to Congress are provided below.


Transitions to Alternative Vehicles and Fuels Transitions to Alternative Vehicles and Fuels


21st Century Manufacturing: The Role of the Manufacturing Extension Partnership Program 21st Century Manufacturing: The Role of the Manufacturing Extension Partnership Program


Best Available and Safest Technologies for Offshore Oil and Gas Operations: Options for Implementation Best Available and Safest Technologies for Offshore Oil and Gas Operations: Options for Implementation


The Experimental Program to Stimulate Competitive Research The Experimental Program to Stimulate Competitive Research


Triennial Review of the National Nanotechnology Initiative Triennial Review of the National Nanotechnology Initiative


Research Progress on Environmental, Health, and Safety Aspects of Engineered Nanomaterials Research Progress on Environmental, Health, and Safety Aspects of Engineered Nanomaterials


The Quality of Science and Engineering at the NNSA National Security Laboratories The Quality of Science and Engineering at the NNSA National Security Laboratories


Effects of Diluted Bitumen on Crude Oil Transmission Pipelines Effects of Diluted Bitumen on Crude Oil Transmission Pipelines


Priorities for Research to Reduce the Threat of Firearm-Related Violence Priorities for Research to Reduce the Threat of Firearm-Related Violence


Confronting Commercial Sexual Exploitation and Sex Trafficking of Minors in the United States Confronting Commercial Sexual Exploitation and Sex Trafficking of Minors in the United States


Estimating the Incidence of Rape and Sexual Assault Estimating the Incidence of Rape and Sexual Assault


U.S. Health in International Perspective: Shorter Lives, Poorer Health U.S. Health in International Perspective: Shorter Lives, Poorer Health


Subjective Well-Being: Measuring Happiness, Suffering, and Other Dimensions of Experience Subjective Well-Being: Measuring Happiness, Suffering, and Other Dimensions of Experience


Copyright in the Digital Era: Building Evidence for Policy Copyright in the Digital Era: Building Evidence for Policy


Sports-Related Concussions in Youth: Improving the Science, Changing the Culture Sports-Related Concussions in Youth: Improving the Science, Changing the Culture


The Childhood Immunization Schedule and Safety: Stakeholder Concerns, Scientific Evidence, and Future Studies The Childhood Immunization Schedule and Safety: Stakeholder Concerns, Scientific Evidence, and Future Studies


Educating the Student Body: Taking Physical Activity and Physical Education to School Educating the Student Body: Taking Physical Activity and Physical Education to School


Delivering High-Quality Cancer Care: Charting a New Course for a System in Crisis Delivering High-Quality Cancer Care: Charting a New Course for a System in Crisis


Variation in Health Care Spending: Target Decision Making, Not Geography Variation in Health Care Spending: Target Decision Making, Not Geography


Returning Home From Iraq and Afghanistan: Assessment of Readjustment Needs of Veterans, Service Members, and Their Families Returning Home From Iraq and Afghanistan: Assessment of Readjustment Needs of Veterans, Service Members, and Their Families


Evaluation of PEPFAR Evaluation of PEPFAR


Critical Aspects of EPA's IRIS Assessment of Inorganic Arsenic -- Interim Report Critical Aspects of EPA's IRIS Assessment of Inorganic Arsenic -- Interim Report


Abrupt Impacts of Climate Change: Anticipating Surprises Abrupt Impacts of Climate Change: Anticipating Surprises


Assessing Risks to Endangered and Threatened Species from Pesticides Assessing Risks to Endangered and Threatened Species from Pesticides


Effects of U.S. Tax Policy on Greenhouse Gas Emissions Effects of U.S. Tax Policy on Greenhouse Gas Emissions


Evaluating the Effectiveness of Fish Stock Rebuilding Plans in the United States Evaluating the Effectiveness of Fish Stock Rebuilding Plans in the United States


An Ecosystem Services Approach to Assessing the Impacts of the Deepwater Horizon Oil Spill in the Gulf of Mexico An Ecosystem Services Approach to Assessing the Impacts of the Deepwater Horizon Oil Spill in the Gulf of Mexico


Levees and the National Flood Insurance Program: Improving Policies and Practices Levees and the National Flood Insurance Program: Improving Policies and Practices


Using Science to Improve the BLM Wild Horse and Burro Program: A Way Forward Using Science to Improve the BLM Wild Horse and Burro Program: A Way Forward