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Celebrate Labor Day at the Museum

The Koshland Science Museum is open on Monday, Sept. 1, from 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. for Labor Day. Enjoy interactive strategy games, puzzles, and hands-on activities during your visit.

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    Celebrate Labor Day at the Museum

    The Koshland Science Museum is open on Monday, Sept. 1, from 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. for Labor Day. Enjoy interactive strategy games, puzzles, and hands-on activities during your visit.

  • NEW REPORT

    Promoting Safety in Academic Chemical Research

    July 31 - Everyone involved in the academic chemical research enterprise has an important role to play in establishing and promoting a strong, positive safety culture, says a new report from the National Research Council.

  • NEW REPORT

    Public Financing System for Physician Training Needs Overhaul

    July 29 -- The U.S. should significantly reform the federal system for financing physician training and residency programs, says a new Institute of Medicine report.

  • NEW REPORT

    Lessons Learned From 2011 Fukushima Nuclear Accident

    July 24 -- A new National Academy of Sciences report concludes that the overarching lesson from the Fukushima Daiichi nuclear accident is that nuclear plant licensees and regulators must actively seek out and act on new information about hazards with the potential to affect the safety of nuclear plants.

Resilience at the National Academies

Resilience at the National AcademiesIndividual, community, and national resilience is the ability to prepare and plan for, respond to and recover from, and more successfully adapt to adverse events. Enhanced resilience allows better anticipation of disasters and better planning to reduce disaster losses — rather than waiting for an event to occur and paying for it afterward. Visit national-academies.org/resilience to learn more about the various activities underway at the Academies aimed at improving resilience in the United States.

Infographic: How Policies Can Help Shape Public Health

©PhotodiscPublic policy — which can affect issues like affordable housing, school transit, mixed-use buildings, and access to parks and playgrounds — is at the heart of shaping our surroundings. A new Institute of Medicine infographic highlights the intersecting landscape of population health and public policy that can help communities influence healthy behaviors.

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