National Academy of Sciences

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Academy Honors 18 for Major Contributions to Science

by National Academy of Sciences
The National Academy of Sciences will honor 18 individuals with awards in recognition of their outstanding scientific achievements in a wide range of fields spanning the physical, biological, and social sciences. The recipients for 2013 are:

'Badly Fragmented' Forensic Science System Needs Overhaul

by National Academy of Sciences

A congressionally mandated report from the National Research Council finds serious deficiencies in the nation's forensic science system and calls for major reforms and new research.