National Academy of Sciences

National Academy Of Sciences

The National Academy of Sciences (NAS) is a non-profit organization in the United States. Members serve pro bono as "advisers to the nation on science, engineering, and medicine". As a national academy, new members of the organization are elected annually by current members, based on their distinguished and continuing achievements in original research.

The National Academy of Sciences is part of the National Academies, which also includes:

  • National Academy of Engineering (NAE)
  • Institute of Medicine (IOM)
  • National Research Council (NRC)

The group holds a congressional charter under Title 36 of the United States Code.

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