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National Academy of Sciences

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PNAS is one of the world’s most-cited and comprehensive multidisciplinary scientific journals, publishing more than 3,200 research papers annually. The journal’s content spans the biological, physical, and social sciences and is global in scope.

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A sibling journal to the Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences (PNAS), the flagship journal of the NAS, PNAS Nexus provides comprehensive scientific coverage through the timely dissemination of original research from the fields of engineering and medicine, as well as studies in the social, political, and economic sciences, and the biological and physical sciences and mathematics more broadly.

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Issues in Science and Technology is published to inform public opinion and to raise the quality of private and public decision making by providing a forum for discussion and debate. Accordingly, Issues in Science and Technology is open to all responsible points of view. The material published in the magazine and online reflects only the views of the authors, not the policies or perspectives of any institution.

Publications by the National Academy of Sciences (listed by most recent release)

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Consensus Study Report

Rising Above the Gathering Storm, Revisited: Rapidly Approaching Category 5  (2010)

Consensus Study Report

Real Prospects for Energy Efficiency in the United States  (2010)

Consensus Study Report

Electricity from Renewable Resources: Status, Prospects, and Impediments  (2010)

Consensus Study Report

Liquid Transportation Fuels from Coal and Biomass: Technological Status, Costs, and Environmental Impacts  (2009)

Consensus Study Report

America's Energy Future: Technology and Transformation  (2009)

Consensus Study Report

America's Energy Future: Technology and Transformation: Summary Edition  (2009)


In the Light of Evolution: Volume III: Two Centuries of Darwin  (2009)


Nurturing and Sustaining Effective Programs in Science Education for Grades K-8: Building a Village in California: Summary of a Convocation  (2009)