Resource Description

Official web site for the national academies of the United States, which include the Institute of Medicine, the National Academy of Engineering, The National Academy of Sciences, and the National Research Council. National Academies perform an unparalleled public service by bringing together committees of experts in all areas of scientific and technological endeavor. These experts serve pro bono to address critical national issues and give advice to the federal government and the public. Most areas of science are covered, including chemistry and physics, biology, and more, with access to full-text of reports.