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    Engineering in K-12 Education, Part 1

    The National Academy of Engineering and National Research Council held a symposium to coincide with the release their report “Engineering in K-12 Education: Understanding the Status…

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    National Zoo Animal Management Programs

    National Zoo Review Committee issued its initial findings from a yearlong review of the zoo requested by Congress from the National Academies' National Research Council. It found that…

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    Engineering in K-12 Education, Part 2

    The National Academy of Engineering and National Research Council held a symposium to coincide with the release their report “Engineering in K-12 Education: Understanding the Status…

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    Animal Biotechnology

    Scientists spoke to reporters about a report on environmental and food safety concerns associated with medically engineered or cloned animals. Following their remarks they answered…

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    Welfare and Child Development

    Panelists addressed the topic, “Financial Resources: Transitions and their Effects on Children in Poverty.” They attempted to bring together all current knowledge on various…

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    Weather and Climate Services

    The committee heard presentations on public-private partnerships in providing weather and climate services and information. Representatives of various companies and the U.S. Weather…

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    Health Effects of Residential Electricity

    Mr. Stevens and others released a report on the possible health effects of exposure to electromagnetic fields through living in close proximity to power lines. The report…

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    Airport Construction and Expansion: Balance of Century

    Allan McArtor, the administrator of the Federal Aviation Administration, spoke to the National Research Council about what he saw as the future of air travel and the airline…

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    Welfare and Child Development

    Assistant Secretary Ellwood discussed ways to help poor children receive the nurturing and physical care they need during a time when most people are sceptical about the welfare…

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    Fuel Economy Standards Report

    The National Academy of Sciences released a report on automobile fuel economy standards that was undertaken at the request of Congress and prepared by committee of…

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