National Academy of Sciences

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Noun1.National Academy of Sciences - an honorary American society of scientists created by President Lincoln during the American Civil War
honorary society, academy - an institution for the advancement of art or science or literature
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The employee of National Academy of Sciences, Candidate of Science Jakshylyk Duishenaliyev conducted the first oak injection.
The order reads that Azerbaijan's National Academy of Sciences, together with the Ministry of Agriculture, have been instructed to prepare and implement a plan of events dedicated to the 90th birth anniversary of Academician Jalal Aliyev, taking into account his long-term consistent activity for development of biological science in Azerbaijan, formation of personnel resources, and organization of science in general.
During the meeting, academician Abdygany Erkebayev will familiarize participants with the annual report on the activities of the National Academy of Sciences in 2014.
The National Academy of Sciences Building, depicted here, opened in April 1924.
From the National Academy of Sciences, National Academy of Engineering, and Institute of Medicine, this volume reports on a study of the Committee on Underrepresented Groups and the Expansion of the Science and Engineering Workforce Pipeline on minority participation in science and engineering.
The National Academy of Sciences is a nongovernmental organization chartered by Congress to advise the nation on issues of science, technology and medicine.
Dr Asis Datta, President of the National Academy of Sciences, has developed GM potato and tomato with liberal grants from the Department of Biotechnology during the past two decades.
Though the graph has come under fire, on June 22 the National Academy of Sciences (NAS) released a report that was generally supportive of the "hockey stick" findings.
The National Academy of Sciences Institute of Medicine
Cozzarelli, editor-in-chief of the Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences and professor of molecular and cell biology at the University of California, Berkeley, died Sunday, March 19, at the age of 67, at his home in Berkeley, California, from complications related to treatment for Burkitt's lymphoma.
A recent report entitled "Modeling and Simulation in Manufacturing and Defense Systems Acquisition: Pathways to Success," published by the Committee on Modeling and Simulation Enhancements for 21st Century Manufacturing and Acquisition, National Research Council (NRC) of the National Academy of Sciences (NAS), provides some thought-provoking observations regarding the history and progress (or lack thereof) in this vital element of DoD's roles and missions.

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