July 12, 2022
Nearly every aspect of our daily lives, from the food we eat to the air we breathe, is controlled and directed according to the federal government’s understanding of “the science.”
November 5, 2021
NAS writes to the Society of Toxicology to ensure the integrity of its publication procedures and the credibility of its commitment to the pursuit of scientific truth.
January 26, 2021
Does the popular race Implicit Association Test stand up to careful scrutiny?
January 12, 2021
NAS applauds the Environmental Protection Agency for taking a significant first step toward strengthening reproducibility requirements in the science the agency uses to inform its regulations.
October 16, 2020
Sound statistics won’t be enough to save us from a toxic brew of partisan hatred. But they might make the difference that lets the country accept the results of the election peacefully.
May 8, 2020
We must balance fighting the coronavirus pandemic with protecting our nation's fundamental infrastructure.
April 24, 2020
The coronavirus pandemic has flung abstruse questions of scientific modeling to the forefront of public consciousness. How is the public to evaluate models intelligently?
March 23, 2020
Submitted comment to the EPA which includes clarifications, modifications, and additions to the Environmental Protection Agency's proposed rule "Strengthening Transparency in Regulatory Scienc......
March 20, 2020
The arguments in favor of acting now, with insufficient data, are unusually strong.
February 19, 2020
A summary of NAS's conference held at the Independent Institute in Oakland, CA, February 7th and 8th.