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The Resilient America Roundtable and Koshland Science Museum have just launched a new game aimed at increasing awareness of what it takes to build community resilience. The game, designed for adults and teens, is an engaging and challenging addition to community meetings, volunteer training activities, classroom units, extracurricular clubs, and more.
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The national science academies of the G7 countries, including the U.S. National Academy of Sciences, issued three statements to their respective governments for discussion during the G7 summit to be held in Germany this June. View the press release...
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A review of criminal cases involving microscopic hair analysis found that erroneous testimony was given by FBI analysts in at least 90 percent of the cases reviewed, said the FBI in a statement that cited the 2009 report Strengthening Forensic Science in the United States: A Path Forward.  The FBI review, the 2009 report, and the need for greater rigor in the forensic sciences are also discussed in an op-ed and an editorial in the New York Times.  View additional media coverage about this report...
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Explore the STTR program operations and outcomes. This workshop will cover effectiveness in transferring technologies, the application process, collaborations between small business and research institutions and labs, IP agreements, and economic outcomes. Register...
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Extreme Event - A Game about Community Resilience
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New Statements: G7 Science Academies Urge Action on Three Global Issues
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FBI Review Finds Flaws in Forensic Testimony
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Chernobyl: 2015 Update
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Preparing the Workforce
          Digital Curation

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Developing a Framework for Measuring Community Resilience: Summary of a Workshop
    Community Resilience

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Gain Function
 Gain of Function Research

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Building Infastructure
 International Collaboration 

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