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Ethical Considerations of Mitochondrial Replacement Techniques

Feb. 3 - Conducting clinical investigations of mitochondrial replacement techniques in humans is ethically permissible as long as significant conditions are met, says a new Academies report.

  • NEW REPORT

    Ethical Considerations of Mitochondrial Replacement Techniques

    Feb. 3 - Conducting clinical investigations of mitochondrial replacement techniques in humans is ethically permissible as long as significant conditions are met, says a new Academies report.

  • NEW REPORT

    Reducing the Use of Highly Enriched
    Uranium in Civilian Research Reactors

    Jan. 28 - A new Academies report affirms goal of eliminating civilian use of highly enriched uranium and calls for step-wise conversion of civilian research reactors still using weapon-grade uranium.

  • AWARD

    Alan Alda to Receive 2016
    Public Welfare Medal

    Jan. 27 - The National Academy of Sciences is presenting its most prestigious award to actor, director, writer, and science communicator Alan Alda. Read More

  • NEW REPORT

    Childhood Speech, Language
    Disorders and SSI Benefits

    Jan. 26 - The increase in the number of children who receive federal disability benefits for speech and language disorders is similar to trends in the general population, says a new Academies report.

Report Estimates Costs of Future Pandemics

The Neglected Dimension of Global Security - book coverA multinational, independent expert Commission on a Global Health Risk Framework for the Future – for which the National Academy of Medicine is providing organizational and management functions – released a new report that examines how pandemics could affect national security and global economic stability. 

Call for Award Nominations

Call for NominationsThe deadline is approaching to submit nominations for the Academies' 2016 Communication Awards recognizing excellence in reporting and communicating science, engineering, and medicine during 2015.
Submit nominations online by Feb. 8!

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