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Summer 2010 Vol. 10 Number 2




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NEW PUBLICATIONS

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Accounting for Health and Health Care: Approaches to Measuring the Sources and Costs of Their Improvement
Committee on National Statistics, Division of Behavioral and Social Sciences and Education (2010, approx. 220 pp.; ISBN 0-309-15679-3; available from NAP).

Adapting to the Impacts of Climate Change
America's Climate Choices, Board on Atmospheric Sciences and Climate, Division on Earth and Life Studies (2010, approx. 325 pp.; ISBN 0-309-14591-0; available from NAP).

Advancing Aeronautical Safety: A Review of NASA's Aviation Safety-Related Research Programs
Aeronautics and Space Engineering Board, Division on Engineering and Physical Sciences; and Transportation Research Board (2010, approx. 108 pp.; ISBN 0-309-15793-5; available from NAP).

Advancing the Science of Climate Change
America's Climate Choices, Board on Atmospheric Sciences and Climate, Division on Earth and Life Studies (2010, approx. 506 pp.; ISBN 0-309-14588-0; available from NAP).

Assessing the Effects of the Gulf of Mexico Oil Spill on Human Health -- A Summary of the June 2010 Workshop
Institute of Medicine (2010, approx. 206 pp.; ISBN 0-309-15781-1; available from NAP).

Assessment of Sea-Turtle Status and Trends: Integrating Demography and Abundance
Ocean Studies Board, Division on Earth and Life Studies (2010, approx. 190 pp.; ISBN 0-309-15255-0; available from NAP).

Best Practices for State Assessment Systems Part I -- Summary of a Workshop
Center for Education, Division of Behavioral and Social Sciences and Education (2010, 94 pp.; ISBN 0-309-15381-6; available from NAP).

Bridging the Evidence Gap in Obesity Prevention: A Framework to Inform Decision Making
Food and Nutrition Board, Institute of Medicine (2010, approx. 340 pp.; ISBN 0-309-15324-7; available from NAP).

Capabilities for the Future: An Assessment of NASA Laboratories for Basic Research
Laboratory Assessments Board, Space Studies Board, and Aeronautics and Space Engineering Board, Division on Engineering and Physical Sciences (2010, 112 pp.; ISBN 0-309-15351-4; available from NAP).

Climate Stabilization Targets: Emissions, Concentrations, and Impacts Over Decades to Millennia
Board on Atmospheric Sciences and Climate, Division on Earth and Life Studies (2010, approx. 190 pp.; ISBN 0-309-15176-7; available from NAP).

CNS Clinical Trials: Suicidality and Data Collection -- Workshop Summary
Board on Health Sciences Policy, Institute of Medicine (2010, approx. 84 pp.; ISBN 0-309-14883-9; available from NAP).

Commercial Buildings Energy Consumption Survey Letter Report
Committee on National Statistics, Division of Behavioral and Social Sciences and Education (2010, 15 pp.; available only online from NAP).

Conducting Biosocial Surveys: Collecting, Storing, Accessing, and Protecting Biospecimens and Biodata
Committee on National Statistics and Committee on Population, Division of Behavioral and Social Sciences and Education (2010, approx. 120; ISBN 0-309-15706-4; available from NAP).

Considerations for Ensuring Safety and Efficacy of Vaccines and Therapeutic Proteins Manufactured by Using Platform Approaches -- Summary of a Workshop
Board on Life Sciences, Division on Earth and Life Studies (2010, 38 pp.; ISBN 0-309-15321-2; available from NAP).

Continuing Assistance to the National Institutes of Health on Preparation of Additional Risk Assessments for the Boston University NEIDL, Phase 1
Board on Life Sciences, Division on Earth and Life Studies (2010, 16 pp.; available only online from NAP).

Controlling Cost Growth of NASA Earth and Space Science Missions
Space Studies Board, Division on Engineering and Physical Sciences (2010, approx. 76 pp; ISBN 0-309-15737-4; available from NAP).

Demographic Changes, A View from California: Implications for Framing Health Disparities -- Workshop Summary
Board on Population Health and Public Health Practice, Institute of Medicine (2010, 96 pp.; ISBN 0-309-14886-3; available from NAP).

Developing and Evaluating Methods for Using American Community Survey Data to Support the School Meals Program -- Interim Report
Committee on National Statistics, Division of Behavioral and Social Sciences and Education (2010, approx. 130 pp; ISBN 0-309-15452-9; available from NAP).

Enhancing Food Safety: The Role of the Food and Drug Administration
Food and Nutrition Board, Institute of Medicine; and Board on Agriculture and Natural Resources, Division on Earth and Life Studies (2010, approx. 520 pp.; ISBN 0-309-15273-9; available from NAP).

Ethical Issues in Studying the Safety of Approved Drugs -- A Letter Report
Board on Population Health and Public Health Practice, Institute of Medicine (2010, 26 pp.; available only online from NAP).

Evaluation of Biomarkers and Surrogate Endpoints in Chronic Disease
Board on Health Care Services, Board on Health Sciences Policy, and Food and Nutrition Board, Institute of Medicine (2010, 336 pp.; ISBN 0-309-15129-5; available from NAP).

Extending the Spectrum of Precompetitive Collaboration in Oncology Research -- Workshop Summary
National Cancer Policy Forum, Board on Health Care Services, Institute of Medicine (2010, approx. 112 pp.; ISBN 0-309-15654-8; available from NAP).

Final Report of the National Academies' Human Embryonic Stem Cell Research Advisory Committee and 2010 Amendments to the National Academies' Guidelines for Human Embryonic Stem Cell Research
Board on Life Sciences, Division on Earth and Life Studies; and Board on Health Sciences Policy, Institute of Medicine (2010, 58 pp.; ISBN 0-309-15600-9; available from NAP).

A Foundation for Evidence-Driven Practice: A Rapid Learning System for Cancer Care -- Workshop Summary
Board on Health Care Services, Institute of Medicine (2010, 124 pp.; ISBN 0-309-15126-0; available from NAP).

Guide for the Care and Use of Laboratory Animals
Institute for Laboratory Animal Research, Division on Earth and Life Studies (2010, approx. 326 pp.; ISBN 0-309-15400-6; available from NAP).

Hidden Costs of Energy: Unpriced Consequences of Energy Production and Use
Board on Environmental Studies and Toxicology, Division on Earth and Life Studies; Board on Energy and Environmental Systems, Division on Engineering and Physical Sciences; and Board on Science, Technology, and Economic Policy, Division on Policy and Global Affairs (2010, 506 pp.; ISBN 0-309-14640-2; available from NAP).

Informing an Effective Response to Climate Change
Board on Atmospheric Sciences and Climate, Division on Earth and Life Studies (2010, approx. 300 pp.; ISBN 0-309-14594-5; available from NAP).

International Differences in Mortality at Older Ages: Dimensions and Sources
Committee on Population, Division of Behavioral and Social Sciences and Education (2010, approx. 480 pp.; ISBN 0-309-15733-1; available from NAP).

Language Diversity, School Learning, and Closing Achievement Gaps -- A Workshop Summary
Center for Education, Division of Behavioral and Social Sciences and Education (2010, 116 pp.; ISBN 0-309-15386-7; available from NAP).

Leadership Commitments to Improve Value in Healthcare: Toward Common Ground -- Workshop Summary
Roundtable on Evidence-Based Medicine, Institute of Medicine (2010, 368 pp.; ISBN 0-309-11053-X; available from NAP).

Life and Physical Sciences Research for a New Era of Space Exploration -- An Interim Report
Space Studies Board and Aeronautics and Space Engineering Board, Division on Engineering and Physical Sciences (2010, 46 pp.; ISBN 0-309-15712-9; available from NAP).

Limiting the Magnitude of Future Climate Change
America's Climate Choices, Board on Atmospheric Sciences and Climate, Division on Earth and Life Studies (2010, approx. 258 pp.; ISBN 0-309-14597-X; available from NAP).

Management and Effects of Coalbed Methane Produced Water in the Western United States
Board on Earth Sciences and Resources and Water Science and Technology Board, Division on Earth and Life Studies (2010, approx. 270 pp.; ISBN 0-309-15432-4; available from NAP).

Mental, Neurological, and Substance Use Disorders in Sub-Saharan Africa: Reducing the Treatment Gap, Improving Quality of Care -- Workshop Summary
Board on Health Sciences Policy, Institute of Medicine; and Forum on Health and Nutrition, Uganda National Academy of Sciences (2010, approx. 140 pp.; ISBN 0-309-14880-4; available from NAP).

NAKFI Synthetic Biology: Building a Nation's Inspiration -- Interdisciplinary Research Team Summaries
National Academies Keck Futures Initiative (2010, 120 pp.; ISBN 0-309-14942-8; available from NAP).

National Security Implications of Climate Change for U.S. Naval Forces -- Letter Report
Naval Studies Board, Division on Engineering and Physical Sciences (2010, 21 pp.; available only online from NAP).

New Worlds, New Horizons in Astronomy and Astrophysics
Board on Physics and Astronomy and Space Studies Board, Division on Engineering and Physical Sciences (2010, approx. 270 pp.; ISBN 0-309-15799-4; available from NAP).

Nuclear Forensics: A Capability at Risk (Abbreviated Version)
Nuclear and Radiation Studies Board, Division on Earth and Life Studies (2010, 31 pp.; available only online from NAP).

Ocean Acidification: A National Strategy to Meet the Challenges of a Changing Ocean
Ocean Studies Board, Division on Earth and Life Studies (2010, approx. 175 pp.; ISBN 0-309-15359-X; available from NAP).

Persistent Forecasting of Disruptive Technologies -- Report 2
Committee for Technology Insight -- Gauge, Evaluate, and Review, Air Force Studies Board, Division on Engineering and Physical Sciences (2010, 96 pp.; ISBN 0-309-14904-5; available from NAP).

The Prevention and Treatment of Missing Data in Clinical Trials
Committee on National Statistics, Division of Behavioral and Social Sciences and Education (2010, approx. 150 pp.; ISBN 0-309-15814-1; available from NAP).

Review of the Department of Defense Enhanced Particulate Matter Surveillance Program Report
Board on Environmental Studies and Toxicology, Division on Earth and Life Studies (2010, 106 pp.; ISBN 0-309-15413-8; available from NAP).

Review of the Research Program of the FreedomCAR and Fuel Partnership -- Third Report
Board on Energy and Environmental Systems, Division on Engineering and Physical Sciences (2010, approx. 230 pp.; ISBN 0-309-15683-1; available from NAP).

Review of the WATERS Network Science Plan
Water Science and Technology Board, Division on Earth and Life Studies (2010, 80 pp.; ISBN 0-309-15313-1; available from NAP).

S&T Strategies of Six Countries: Implications for the United States
Standing Committee on Technology Insight -- Gauge, Evaluate, and Review; Division on Engineering and Physical Sciences (2010, approx. 146 pp.; ISBN 0-309-15571-1; available from NAP).

Sequence-Based Classification of Select Agents: A Brighter Line
Board on Life Sciences, Division on Earth and Life Studies (2010, approx. 216 pp.; ISBN 0-309-15904-0; available from NAP).

Steps Toward Large-Scale Data Integration in the Sciences -- Summary of a Workshop
Committee on Applied and Theoretical Statistics, Board on Mathematical Sciences and their Applications, Division on Engineering and Physical Sciences; and Division on Policy and Global Affairs (2010, 58 pp.; ISBN 0-309-15442-1; available from NAP).

Strategic Approach to the Evaluation of Programs Implemented Under the Tom Lantos and Henry J. Hyde U.S. Global Leadership Against HIV/AIDS, Tuberculosis, and Malaria Reauthorization Act of 2008
Board on Global Health, Institute of Medicine; Board on Children, Youth, and Families, National Research Council and Institute of Medicine (2010, 216 pp.; ISBN 0-309-15393-X; available from NAP).

Strengthening the National Institute of Justice
Center for Economic, Governance, and International Studies, Division of Behavioral and Social Sciences and Education (2010, approx. 320 pp.; ISBN 0-309-15635-1; available from NAP).

A Summary of the December 2009 Forum on the Future of Nursing: Care in the Community
Committee on the Robert Wood Johnson Foundation Initiative on the Future of Nursing, Institute of Medicine (2010, 86 pp.; ISBN 0-309-15279-8; available from NAP).

Testing of Body Armor Materials for Use by the U.S. Army: Phase II -- Letter Report
Board on Army Science and Technology, Division on Engineering and Physical Sciences (2010, 54 pp.; available only online from NAP).

Toward Sustainable Agricultural Systems in the 21st Century
Board on Agriculture and Natural Resources, Division on Earth and Life Studies (2010, 598 pp; ISBN 0-309-14896-0; available from NAP).

Toxicity Pathway-Based Risk Assessment: Preparing for Paradigm Change -- A Symposium Summary
Board on Environmental Studies and Toxicology, Division on Earth and Life Studies (2010, 134 pp.; ISBN 0-309-15422-7; available from NAP).

Transforming Clinical Research in the United States: Challenges and Opportunities -- Workshop Summary
Board on Health Sciences Policy, Institute of Medicine (2010, approx. 154 pp.; ISBN 0-309-15332-8; available from NAP).

The Use of Title 42 Authority at the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency -- A Letter Report
Board on Environmental Studies and Toxicology, Division on Earth and Life Studies (2010, 40 pp.; available only online from NAP).

Waste Forms Technology and Performance -- Interim Report
Nuclear and Radiation Studies Board, Division on Earth and Life Studies (2010, 29 pp.; available only online from NAP).

When Weather Matters: Science and Service to Meet Critical Societal Needs
Board on Atmospheric Sciences and Climate, Division on Earth and Life Studies (2010, approx. 208 pp.; ISBN 0-309-15249-6; available from NAP).

Transportation Research Board (TRB) reports -- Approximately 150 titles issued annually. Free catalog available on request from TRB, 500 Fifth St., N.W., Washington, D.C. 20001 (tel. 202-334-3213), or visit TRB's online bookstore.



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