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Think 'worst case,' nuke study says

...nation's nuclear industry needs to focus more on the highly unlikely but super-serious worst case scenarios. A National Academy of Sciences report says that means thinking about earthquakes, floods, tsunamis, solar storm, multiple failures and...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/latest-news/2014-07-24/think-worst-case-nuke-study-
Study finds beef harms environment more than pork, poultry, dairy, eggs

...irrigation and uses 28 times the land, according to the study published Monday in the journal Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences.Cows are not efficient at converting feed to protein for human consumption, said lead author Gidon Eshel...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/business/2014-07-21/study-finds-beef-pollutes-
New book highlights work of female Art Deco muralist

...City Music Hall, Nebraska's Capitol, the National Academy of Sciences and many other noted buildings.Yet the artist...commission in 1922 to decorate the Great Hall of the National Academy of Sciences in Washington, D.C., where she created...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/life/2014-04-12/new-book-highlights-work-female-art
Study: Alcohol interferes with male partnering

...their mate, at least in an animal model of human behavior.In a study out Monday in the Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences, researchers looked at prairie voles, one of the few animals that engage in longterm monogamous relationships...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/health/2014-04-07/study-alcohol-interferes-mal
Biz Bits

...eye care, civic service and contribution to the profession. DR. SAMIR KHLEIFAward/honor: Named to the National Academies of Sciences' Institute of Medicine National Cancer Policy Forum.Details: He is Director of the Georgia Regents University...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/business/2014-03-29/biz-bits
More than 1 million in Georiga underinsured

...they are. A study out of the University of Southern California, published Monday in the Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences, found that before enrollment 64 percent of the uninsured had not heard about the marketplaces meant to help...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/health/2014-03-24/more-1-million-georiga-under
Study: whooping cough shot curbs illness, not spread

...vaccine had low levels after only two weeks.The study was published Monday in the journal Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences.That's a big deal finding because it was thought that people only spread the disease when they had coughs...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/health/2013-11-25/study-whooping-cough-shot-cu
Once infertile, woman gives birth after surgery

...Japan. He and others describe the technique in a report published online Monday by the Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences.The mother, who was not identified, had been diagnosed with primary ovarian insufficiency, an uncommon...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/health/2013-09-30/once-infertile-woman-gives-b
Alarmists don't reveal the whole story on radiation exposure

...Nuclear Regulatory Commission to predict health consequences because of nuclear reactor accidents, and the National Academy of Sciences has never backed off from its endorsement of the concept dating back to the 1940s. Health physicists have...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/opinion/opinion-columns/2013-08-25/alarmists-dont-r
Device will help in detecting concussions during games

...giving him virtual carte blanche in the design and equipping of CB3.Molfese is among 14 experts serving on the National Academy of Sciences Institute of Medicine Committee on Sports-Related Concussions in Youth, which will report to Congress and...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/2013-07-04/device-will-help-detecting-concus