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Winter 2012 Vol. 12 Number 2




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NEW PUBLICATIONS

For documents shown as available from the National Academies Press (NAP), write to 500 Fifth St., N.W., Room 360, Washington, D.C. 20001; tel. 202-334-3313 or 1-800-624-6242; or order on the Internet at <www.nap.edu>. Documents from a specific unit of the National Academies are available from the source as noted.

Accelerating the Development of New Drugs and Diagnostics: Maximizing the Impact of the Cures Acceleration Network -- Workshop Summary
Board on Health Sciences Policy, Institute of Medicine (2012, 132 pp.; ISBN 0-309-26116-3; available from NAP).

Adapting Agricultural Extension to Peacebuilding -- Report of a Workshop by the National Academy of Engineering and the United States Institute of Peace, Roundtable on Technology, Science, and Peacebuilding
National Academy of Engineering (2012, 51 pp.; ISBN 0-309-25967-3; available from NAP).

Assessment of Agent Monitoring Strategies for the Blue Grass and Pueblo Chemical Agent Destruction Pilot Plants
Board on Army Science and Technology, Division on Engineering and Physical Sciences (2012, 171 pp.; ISBN 0-309-25985-1; available from NAP).

Assuring a Future U.S.-Based Nuclear and Radiochemistry Expertise
Board on Chemical Sciences and Technology, Division on Earth and Life Studies (2012, 200 pp.; ISBN 0-309-22534-5; available from NAP).

Assuring the U.S. Department of Defense a Strong Science, Technology, Engineering, and Mathematics (STEM) Workforce
Board on Higher Education and Workforce, Division on Policy and Global Affairs; Division on Engineering and Physical Sciences (2012, 139 pp.; ISBN 0-309-26213-5; available from NAP).

Best Care at Lower Cost: The Path to Continuously Learning Health Care in America
Institute of Medicine (2012, approx. 450 pp.; ISBN 0-309-26531-2; available from NAP).

Best Practices in Assessment of Research and Development Organizations
Laboratory Assessments Board, Division on Engineering and Physical Sciences (2012, 90 pp.; ISBN 0-309-26626-2; available from NAP).

Blueprint for the Future: Framing the Issues of Women in Science in a Global Context -- Summary of a Workshop
Committee on Women in Science, Engineering, and Medicine, Division on Policy and Global Affairs (2012, 126 pp.; ISBN 0-309-22519-1; available from NAP).

Building Hawaii's Innovation Economy -- Summary of a Symposium
Board on Science, Technology, and Economic Policy, Division on Policy and Global Affairs (2012, 186 pp.; ISBN 0-309-25663-1; available from NAP).

Building Public-Private Partnerships in Food and Nutrition -- Workshop Summary
Food and Nutrition Board, Institute of Medicine (2012, 82 pp.; ISBN 0-309-25736-0; available from NAP).

Challenges in Chemistry Graduate Education -- A Workshop Summary
Board on Chemical Sciences and Technology, Division on Earth and Life Studies (2012, 86 pp.; ISBN 0-309-25708-5; available from NAP).

Climate Change Education in Formal Settings, K-14 -- A Workshop Summary
Board on Science Education, Division of Behavioral and Social Sciences and Education (2012, 108 pp.; ISBN 0-309-26016-7; available from NAP).

Clustering for 21st Century Prosperity -- Summary of a Symposium
Board on Science, Technology, and Economic Policy, Division on Policy and Global Affairs (2012, 208 pp.; ISBN 0-309-26413-8; available from NAP).

Collecting Compensation Data From Employers
Committee on National Statistics, Division of Behavioral and Social Sciences and Education (2012, approx. 160 pp.; ISBN 0-309-26408-1; available from NAP).

Communications and Technology for Violence Prevention -- Workshop Summary
Board on Global Health, Institute of Medicine (2012, 150 pp.; ISBN 0-309-25351-9; available from NAP).

Community Colleges in the Evolving STEM Education Landscape -- Summary of a Summit
Board on Life Sciences, Division on Earth and Life Studies; Board on Science Education, Division of Behavioral and Social Sciences and Education; Board on Higher Education and Workforce, Division on Policy and Global Affairs; National Academy of Engineering (2012, 156 pp.; ISBN 0-309-25654-2; available from NAP).

Computing Research for Sustainability
Computer Science and Telecommunications Board, Division on Engineering and Physical Sciences (2012, 155 pp.; ISBN 0-309-25758-1; available from NAP).

Contagion of Violence -- Workshop Summary
Board on Global Health, Institute of Medicine (2012, 171 pp.; ISBN 0-309-26364-6; available from NAP).

The Continuing Epidemiological Transition in Sub-Saharan Africa -- A Workshop Summary
Committee on Population, Division of Behavioral and Social Science and Education (2012, 48 pp.; ISBN 0-309-26648-3; available from NAP).

Continuing Innovation in Information Technology
Computer Science and Telecommunications Board, Division on Engineering and Physical Sciences (2012, 42 pp.; ISBN 0-309-25962-2; available from NAP).

Continuing Kepler's Quest: Assessing Air Force Space Command's Astrodynamics Standards
Aeronautics and Space Engineering Board, Division on Engineering and Physical Sciences (2012, 71 pp.; ISBN 0-309-26142-2; available from NAP).

Corps of Engineers Water Resources Infrastructure: Deterioration, Investment, or Divestment?
Water Science and Technology Board, Division on Earth and Life Studies (2012, approx. 108 pp.; ISBN 0-309-26476-6; available from NAP).

Dam and Levee Safety and Community Resilience: A Vision for Future Practice
Board on Earth Sciences and Resources, Division on Earth and Life Studies (2012, 155 pp.; ISBN 0-309-25614-3; available from NAP).

Discipline-Based Education Research: Understanding and Improving Learning in Undergraduate Science and Engineering
Board on Science Education, Division of Behavioral and Social Sciences and Education (2012, 263 pp.; ISBN 0-309-25411-6; available from NAP).

Education for Life and Work: Developing Transferable Knowledge and Skills in the 21st Century
Board on Testing and Assessment, Division of Behavioral and Social Sciences and Education (2012, 242 pp.; ISBN 0-309-25649-6; available from NAP).

Evaluating the Effectiveness of Offshore Safety and Environmental Management Systems --TRB Special Report 309
Transportation Research Board (2012, 106 pp.; available only online from NAP).

Evolution of Translational Omics: Lessons Learned and the Path Forward
Board on Health Care Services and Board on Health Sciences Policy, Institute of Medicine (2012, 354 pp.; ISBN 0-309-22418-7; available from NAP).

Export Control Challenges Associated With Securing the Homeland
Development, Security, and Cooperation, Division on Policy and Global Affairs (2012, 68 pp.; ISBN 0-309-25447-7; available from NAP).

Exposure Science in the 21st Century: A Vision and a Strategy
Board on Environmental Studies and Toxicology, Division on Earth and Life Studies (2012, 196 pp.; ISBN 0-309-26468-5; available from NAP).

Facing the Reality of Drug-Resistant Tuberculosis: Challenges and Potential Solutions in India -- Summary of a Joint Workshop by the Institute of Medicine, the Indian National Science Academy, and the Indian Council of Medicine
Board on Health Sciences Policy, Institute of Medicine (2012, 165 pp.; ISBN 0-309-21966-3; available from NAP).

From Neurons to Neighborhoods: An Update -- Workshop Summary
Board on Children, Youth, and Families, Institute of Medicine (2012, 55 pp.; ISBN 0-309-20978-1; available from NAP).

From Science to Business: Preparing Female Scientists and Engineers for Successful Transitions Into Entrepreneurship -- Summary of a Workshop
Committee on Women in Science, Engineering, and Medicine, Division on Policy and Global Affairs (2012, 54 pp.; ISBN 0-309-25609-7; available from NAP).

Fueling Innovation and Discovery: The Mathematical Science in the 21st Century
Board on Mathematical Sciences and Their Applications, Division on Engineering and Physical Sciences (2012, 57 pp.; ISBN 0-309-25473-6; available from NAP).

Future Uses of the Department of Defense Joint Pathology Center Biorepository
Board on the Health of Select Populations, Institute of Medicine (2012, 187 pp.; ISBN 0-309-26065-5; available from NAP).

Genome-Based Therapeutics: Targeted Drug Discovery and Development -- Workshop Summary
Board on Health Sciences Policy, Institute of Medicine (2012, 89 pp.; ISBN 0-309-26024-8; available from NAP).

The Human Microbiome, Diet, and Health -- Workshop Summary
Food and Nutrition Board, Institute of Medicine (2012, 181 pp.; ISBN 0-309-26585-1; available from NAP).

Improving the Decision Making Abilities of Small Unit Leaders
Naval Studies Board, Division on Engineering and Physical Sciences (2012, 115 pp.; ISBN 0-309-21605-2; available from NAP).

Improving Measurement of Productivity in Higher Education
Board on Testing and Assessment and Committee on National Statistics, Division of Behavioral and Social Sciences and Engineering (2012, 210 pp.; ISBN 0-309-25771-9; available from NAP).

Informatics Needs and Challenges in Cancer Research -- Workshop Summary
Board on Health Care Services, Institute of Medicine (2012, 146 pp.; ISBN 0-309-25948-7; available from NAP).

An Integrated Framework for Assessing the Value of Community-Based Prevention
Board on Population Health and Public Health Practice, Institute of Medicine (2012, 166 pp.; ISBN 0-309-26354-9; available from NAP).

An Interim Report on Assuring DOD a Strong Science, Technology, Engineering, and Mathematics (STEM) Workforce
Board on Higher Education and Workforce, Division on Policy and Global Affairs; Division on Engineering and Physical Sciences; National Academy of Engineering (2012, 22 pp.; available only online from NAP).

Interim Report for the Triennial Review of the National Nanotechnology Initiative, Phase II
National Materials and Manufacturing Board, Division on Engineering and Physical Sciences (2012, approx. 50 pp.; ISBN 0-309-26551-7; available from NAP).

International Animal Research Regulations: Impact on Neuroscience Research -- Workshop Summary
Institute for Laboratory Animal Research, Division on Earth and Life Studies; Committee on Science, Technology, and Law, Division on Policy and Global Affairs; Board on Health Sciences Policy, Institute of Medicine (2012, 90 pp.; ISBN 0-309-25208-3; available from NAP).

Key National Education Indicators -- Workshop Summary
Board on Testing and Assessment and Committee on National Statistics, Division of Behavioral and Social Sciences and Education (2012, 91 pp.; ISBN 0-309-26121-X; available from NAP).

Making Value: Integrating Manufacturing, Design, and Innovation to Thrive in the Changing Global Economy
National Academy of Engineering (2012, 52 pp.; ISBN 0-309-26448-0; available only online from NAP).

Measuring What We Spend: Toward a New Consumer Expenditure Survey
Committee on National Statistics, Division of Behavioral and Social Sciences and Education (2012, approx. 260 pp.; ISBN 0-309-26575-4; available from NAP).

Meeting Global Challenges: U.S.-German Innovation Policy
Board on Science, Technology, and Economic Policy, Division on Policy and Global Affairs (2012, 240 pp.; ISBN 0-309-26359-X; available from NAP).

Monitoring HIV Care in the United States: A Strategy for Generating National Estimates of HIV Care and Coverage
Board on Population Health and Public Health Practice, Institute of Medicine (2012, approx. 170 pp.; ISBN 0-309-25715-8; available from NAP).

A National Strategy for Advancing Climate Modeling
Board on Atmospheric Sciences and Climate, Division on Earth and Life Studies (2012, approx. 300 pp.; ISBN 0-309-25977-0; available from NAP).

National Summit on Strategies to Manage Herbicide-Resistant Weeds -- Proceedings of a Symposium
Board on Agriculture and Natural Resources, Division on Earth and Life Studies (2012, 54 pp.; ISBN 0-309-26556-8; available from NAP).

The New Global Ecosystem in Advanced Computing: Implications for U.S. Competitiveness and National Security
Board on Global Science and Technology, Division on Policy and Global Affairs (2012, 102 pp.; ISBN 0-309-26235-6; available from NAP).

Nuclear Physics: Exploring the Heart of Matter
Board on Physics and Astronomy, Division on Engineering and Physical Sciences (2012, 259 pp.; ISBN 0-309-26040-X; available from NAP).

Optics and Photonics: Essential Technologies for Our Nation
National Materials and Manufacturing Board, Division on Engineering and Physical Sciences (2012, 341 pp.; ISBN 0-309-26377-8; available from NAP).

Perspectives on the Future of the Sociology of Aging
Committee on Population, Division of Behavioral and Social Sciences and Education (2012, approx. 240 pp.; ISBN 0-309-26245-3; available from NAP).

Post-Incident Recovery Considerations of the Health Care Service Delivery Infrastructure -- Workshop Summary
Board on Health Sciences Policy, Institute of Medicine (2012, 27 pp.; ISBN 0-309-26060-4; available from NAP).

Preparing for the Third Decade (Cycle 3) of the National Water-Quality Assessment (NAWQA) Program
Water Science and Technology Board, Division on Earth and Life Studies (2012, 185 pp.; ISBN 0-309-26185-6; available from NAP).

Public Engagement on Facilitating Access to Antiviral Medications and Information in an Influenza Pandemic -- Workshop Series Summary
Board on Health Sciences Policy, Institute of Medicine (2012, 42 pp.; ISBN 0-309-25694-1; available from NAP).

Reducing Tobacco-Related Cancer Incidence and Mortality -- Workshop Summary
Board on Health Care Services, Institute of Medicine (2012, approx. 120 pp.; ISBN 0-309-26401-4; available from NAP).

Remediation of Buried Chemical Warfare Materiel
Board on Army Science and Technology, Division on Engineering and Physical Sciences (2012, 121 pp.; ISBN 0-309-25790-5; available from NAP).

Report of the Committee on Proposal Evaluation for Allocation of Supercomputing Time for the Study of Molecular Dynamics -- Third Round
Board on Life Sciences, Division on Earth and Life Studies (2012, 20 pp.; available only online from NAP).

Research Methods to Assess Dietary Intake and Program Participation in Child Day Care: Application to the Child and Adult Care Food Program -- Workshop Summary
Food and Nutrition Board, Institute of Medicine (2012, 96 pp.; ISBN 0-309-25731-X; available from NAP).

Research Universities and the Future of America: Ten Breakthrough Actions Vital to Our Nation's Prosperity and Security -- Summary
Board on Higher Education and Workforce, Division on Policy and Global Affairs (2012, 24 pp.; available only online from NAP).

A Review of the Manufacturing-Related Programs at the National Institute of Standards and Technology: Fiscal Year 2012
Laboratory Assessments Board, Division on Engineering and Physical Sciences (2012, 45 pp.; available only online from NAP).

A Review of NASA Human Research Program's Scientific Merit Processes -- Letter Report
Board on Health Sciences Policy, Institute of Medicine (2012, 41 pp.; ISBN 0-309-26050-7; available from NAP).

Rising Above the Gathering Storm: Developing Regional Innovation Environments -- A Workshop Summary
Committee on Science, Engineering, and Public Policy; National Academy of Sciences, National Academy of Engineering, and Institute of Medicine (2012, 60 pp.; ISBN 0-309-25604-6; available from NAP).

The Role of the Chemical Sciences in Finding Alternatives to Critical Resources -- A Workshop Summary
Board on Chemical Sciences and Technology, Division on Earth and Life Studies (2012, 72 pp.; ISBN 0-309-25429-9; available from NAP).

Science for Environmental Protection: The Road Ahead
Board on Environmental Studies and Toxicology, Division on Earth and Life Studies (2012, 233 pp.; ISBN 0-309-26489-8; available from NAP).

Seasonal-to-Decadal Prediction of Arctic Sea Ice: Challenges and Strategies
Polar Research Board, Division on Earth and Life Studies (2012, 80 pp.; ISBN 0-309-26526-6; available from NAP).

Solar and Space Physics: A Science for a Technological Society
Aeronautics and Space Engineering Board and Space Studies Board, Division on Engineering and Physical Sciences (2012, approx. 454 pp.; ISBN 0-309-26398-0; available from NAP).

The Subjective Well-Being Module of the American Time Use Survey: Assessment for Its Continuation
Committee on National Statistics, Division of Behavioral and Social Sciences and Education (2012, 32 pp.; ISBN 0-309-26661-0; available from NAP).

Sustainable Development of Algal Biofuels
Board on Agriculture and Natural Resources, Division on Earth and Life Studies; Board on Energy and Environmental Systems, Division on Engineering and Physical Sciences (2012, 231 pp.; ISBN 0-309-26032-9; available from NAP).

Testing of Body Armor Materials: Phase III
Board on Army Science and Technology, Division on Engineering and Physical Sciences; Committee on National Statistics, Division of Behavioral and Social Sciences and Education (2012, 340 pp.; ISBN 0-309-25599-6; available from NAP).

Tracking Radiation Exposure from Medical Diagnostic Procedures -- Workshop Reports
Nuclear and Radiation Studies Board, Division on Earth and Life Studies (2012, 86 pp.; ISBN 0-309-25766-2; available from NAP).

Transforming Glycoscience: A Roadmap for the Future
Board on Chemical Sciences and Technology, Division on Earth and Life Studies (2012, 208 pp.; ISBN 0-309-26083-3; available from NAP).

Twenty-First Interim Report of the Committee on Acute Exposure Guideline Levels, Part A
Board on Environmental Studies and Toxicology, Division on Earth and Life Studies (2012, 36 pp.; available only online from NAP).

Twenty-First Interim Report of the Committee on Acute Exposure Guideline Levels, Part B
Board on Environmental Studies and Toxicology, Division on Earth and Life Studies (2012, 19 pp.; available only online from NAP).

Urban Meteorology: Forecasting, Monitoring, and Meeting Users' Needs
Board on Atmospheric Sciences and Climate, Division on Earth and Life Studies (2012, 176 pp.; ISBN 0-309-25217-2; available from NAP).

The Use and Storage of Methyl Isocyanate (MIC) at Bayer CropScience
Board on Chemical Sciences and Technology, Division on Earth and Life Studies (2012, 206 pp.; ISBN 0-309-25543-0; available from NAP).

Using American Community Survey Data to Expand Access to the School Meals Program
Committee on National Statistics, Division of Behavioral and Social Sciences and Education (2012, 406 pp.; ISBN 0-309-25720-4; available from NAP).

Using Science as Evidence in Public Policy
Center for Education, Division of Behavioral and Social Sciences and Education (2012, 110 pp.; ISBN 0-309-26161-9; available from NAP).

Weather Services for the Nation: Becoming Second to None
Board on Atmospheric Sciences and Climate, Division on Earth and Life Studies (2012, 74 pp.; ISBN 0-309-25972-X; available from NAP).


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