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The National Academy of Sciences (NAS) plans to conduct a comprehensive review of the US Environmental Protection Agency’s Integrated Risk Information System (IRIS), which is designed to protect Americans’ health and the environment.
The US Environmental Protection Agency has identified 18 chemicals for review and assessment in 2013 and 2014 as part of the EPA’s comprehensive approach to enhance the Agency’s chemical management program.
The Institute of Medicine sponsored a workshop that brought together key stakeholders to discuss animal research regulations from a global perspective and emerging and current trends in animal regulations as they apply to neuroscience.
The Office of Science and Technology Policy have released the “National Bioeconomy Blueprint,” which highlights the steps the federal government could take to accelerate economic growth that comes from discoveries in biological research.