National Academy of Sciences

National coordination needed to advance convergent research

Convergent research – which crosses disciplinary boundaries, integrating tools and knowledge from the life sciences, physical sciences, engineering, and other fields—could spur innovation and help tackle societal challenges, ...

May 07, 2014
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Proposed revisions to the Common Rule: new report

Proposed updates to federal regulations that protect human research subjects need additional clarification when applied to the social and behavioral sciences, says a new report from the National Research Council. The report ...

Jan 09, 2014
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