HIGHLIGHTED REPORTS

The Report to Congress presents highlights of the work of the National Academies of Sciences, Engineering, and Medicine. Links to the 28 reports featured in the 2015 Report to Congress appear below.


Strategies  to Improve Cardiac Arrest Survival: A Time to Act Strategies to Improve Cardiac Arrest Survival: A Time to Act


Beyond  Myalgic Encephalomyelitis/Chronic Fatigue Syndrome: Redefining an IllnessBeyond Myalgic Encephalomyelitis/Chronic Fatigue Syndrome: Redefining an Illness


Transforming  Health Care Scheduling and Access: Getting to NowTransforming Health Care Scheduling and Access: Getting to Now


Public  Health Implications of Raising the Minimum Age of Legal Access to Tobacco  ProductsPublic Health Implications of Raising the Minimum Age of Legal Access to Tobacco Products


Cognitive  Aging: Progress in Understanding and Opportunities for ActionCognitive Aging: Progress in Understanding and Opportunities for Action


Review  of WIC Food Packages: Proposed Framework for Revisions -- Interim ReportReview of WIC Food Packages: Proposed Framework for Revisions -- Interim Report


Vital  Signs: Core Metrics for Health and Health Care ProgressVital Signs: Core Metrics for Health and Health Care Progress


Airport  Passenger Screening Using Backscatter X-Ray Machines: Compliance With StandardsAirport Passenger Screening Using Backscatter X-Ray Machines: Compliance With Standards


The  Integration of Immigrants Into American SocietyThe Integration of Immigrants Into American Society


The  Growing Gap in Life Expectancy by Income: Implications for Federal Programs and  Policy ResponsesThe Growing Gap in Life Expectancy by Income: Implications for Federal Programs and Policy Responses


Guide  to Implementing the Next Generation Science StandardsGuide to Implementing the Next Generation Science Standards


Optimizing  the Nation's Investment in Academic Research: A New Regulatory Framework for  the 21st Century, Part 1Optimizing the Nation's Investment in Academic Research: A New Regulatory Framework for the 21st Century, Part 1


Diplomacy  for the 21st Century: Embedding a Culture of Science and Technology Throughout  the Department of StateDiplomacy for the 21st Century: Embedding a Culture of Science and Technology Throughout the Department of State


Climate  Intervention: Carbon Dioxide Removal and Reliable SequestrationClimate Intervention: Carbon Dioxide Removal and Reliable Sequestration


Climate  Intervention: Reflecting Sunlight to Cool EarthClimate Intervention: Reflecting Sunlight to Cool Earth


Spills  of Diluted Bitumen From Pipelines: A Comparative Study of Environmental Fate,  Effects, and ResponseSpills of Diluted Bitumen From Pipelines: A Comparative Study of Environmental Fate, Effects, and Response


Review  of the Everglades Aquifer Storage and Recovery Regional StudyReview of the Everglades Aquifer Storage and Recovery Regional Study


Dying  in America: Improving Quality and Honoring Individual Preferences Near the End  of Life Dying  in America: Improving Quality and Honoring Individual Preferences Near the End  of LifeAffordability of National Flood Insurance Program Premiums, Reports 1 and 2


Peer  Review and Design Competition in the NNSA National Security LaboratoriesPeer Review and Design Competition in the NNSA National Security Laboratories


Cost,  Effectiveness, and Deployment of Fuel Economy Technologies for Light-Duty  VehiclesCost, Effectiveness, and Deployment of Fuel Economy Technologies for Light-Duty Vehicles


Between  Public and Private Mobility: Examining the Rise of Technology-Enabled  Transportation ServicesBetween Public and Private Mobility: Examining the Rise of Technology-Enabled Transportation Services


Overcoming  Barriers to Deployment of Plug-in Electric VehiclesOvercoming Barriers to Deployment of Plug-in Electric Vehicles


Modernizing  Freight Rail RegulationModernizing Freight Rail Regulation


Funding  and Managing the U.S. Inland Waterways System: What Policy Makers Need to KnowFunding and Managing the U.S. Inland Waterways System: What Policy Makers Need to Know


Optimizing  the U.S. Ground-Based Optical and Infrared Astronomy SystemOptimizing the U.S. Ground-Based Optical and Infrared Astronomy System


Making  Value for America: Embracing the Future of Manufacturing, Technology, and WorkMaking Value for America: Embracing the Future of Manufacturing, Technology, and Work


The  Flexible Electronics OpportunityThe Flexible Electronics Opportunity