Topic: National Research Council
Obesity among military-aged men and women is on the rise, leaving a smaller pool of people fit to serve.
10/15/2010 02:07 pm
2010 RF12 and another small asteroid that passed close to earth Wednesday were detected three days before their fly-by, illustrating the improving capability of asteroid-spotting telescopes.
09/08/2010 04:30 pm
Mitch Landrieu wasn't mayor of New Orleans when hurricane Katrina hit. But he is now, and at the five-year Katrina anniversary, residents are looking to him to move the city forward.
08/27/2010 01:03 pm
The National Research Council's once-a-decade study, released Friday, proposes the top priorities for US space science during the coming decade. NASA uses it as a blueprint.
08/13/2010 06:28 pm
In the event of a nuclear attack, US nuclear scientists would have a hard time tracking down the source and characteristics of the nuclear material, a panel of experts found.
07/30/2010 07:32 pm
Astronomers have long warned of a nasty encounter with a large space rock, but don't worry: There's a proposal in Congress to establish a commission to look into it.
07/20/2010 02:47 pm
The BP oil spill is a unique event, so scientists are converging on the Gulf to try to understand how best to combat deep-sea oil spills and what effects they have on the environment.
05/27/2010 06:58 pm
The past two months were the warmest March and April on record globally. A new report suggests that communities will need to be adaptable to meet the challenges of global warming.
05/19/2010 07:41 pm
The Hubble Telescope was launched on April 24, 1990. NASA says the best is yet to come.
04/24/2010 12:55 pm
This year, more automakers will roll out electric cars to American roadways.
02/01/2010 09:52 am