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The Bulletin, published six times a year, promotes the exchange of technical and research information among the communities in Connecticut. The Bulletin is distributed electronically to Academy members, other academic and industrial scientists, state legislators, commissioners of executive departments, libraries (both public and corporate), secondary school science department chairman, Patrons of the Academy, city and town officials, and many others. There is no charge for subscribing to the Bulletin; to sign up, use the Subscription Form.

All Bulletins prior to 2016 are archived.

 

August 2021

Volume 36, 4

  • President’s Message
  • Academy News
  • News from the National Academies
    • COVID-19 and the Present and Future of Black Communities: The Role of Black Physicians, Engineers, and Scientists
    • Rental Eviction and the COVID-19 Pandemic
    • Short-Term Strategies for Addressing the Impacts of the COVID-19 Pandemic on Women’s Workforce Participation
    • Human Rights & Digital Technologies
    • Space Radiation and Astronaut Health: Managing and Communicating Cancer Risks
    • The Use of Limited Access Privilege Programs in Mixed-Use Fisheries
  • In Briefs: Science and Engineering Notes from Around Connecticut
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June 2021

Volume 36, 3

  • President’s Message
  • Academy News
  • News from the National Academies
    • The Potential of Zero-Emission Vehicles
    • Assessing and Improving AI Trustworthiness: Current Contexts and Concerns
    • Building a More Sustainable, Resilient, Equitable, and Nourishing Food System: Proceedings from a Workshop
    • Implementing High-Quality Primary Care: Rebuilding the Foundation of Health Care
    • Sustainable and Resilient Supply Chains Using Emerging Technologies: Policy Options
  • In Briefs: Science and Engineering Notes from Around Connecticut
  • In Memorium: Remembering CASE Members
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April 2021

Volume 36, 2

  • President’s Message
  • Academy News
  • News from the National Academies
    • Emerging Stronger after COVID-19: Priorities for Health System Transformation
    • Plasma Science: Enabling Technology, Sustainability, Security, and Exploration
    • Impact of COVID-19 on the Careers of Women in Academic STEMM
    • Accelerating Decarbonization of the United States Energy System
  • In Briefs: Science and Engineering Notes from Around Connecticut
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February 2021

Volume 36, 1

  • President’s Message
  • Academy News
  • News from the National Academies
    • The Roles of Transit, Shared Modes, and Public Policy in the New Mobility Landscape
    • Cultivating Interest and Competencies in Computing
    • The Science of Mentorship – A New National Academies Podcast
    • Mental Health, Substance Use, and Wellbeing in Higher Education
  • In Briefs: Science and Engineering Notes from Around Connecticut
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Fall 2020

Volume 35, 2

  • Risk-Based, Systems Analysis: Cornerstone of COVID-19 Report
  • News from the National Academies
  • Rapid Expert Consultations on the COVID-19 Pandemic
    • Framework for Equitable COVID Vaccine Allocation
    • Feeding Infants and Children from Birth to 24 Months: Summarizing Existing Guidance
    • Impacts to Airports from Temporary Flight Restrictions (TFRs)
    • Privacy and Security in the 21st Century
    • Connected Vehicle Infrastructure
  • In Briefs: Science and Technology News from Around the State
  • A Message to Our Readers
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Spring 2020

Volume 35, 1

  • CASE Statement on COVID-19
  • Spotlight on Innovation in the 21st Century … ready or not?
  • Donofrio, Ferrucci to Address [Virtual] CASE Meeting
  • News from the National Academies
    • Taking Action Against Clinician Burnout
    • Regulating Medicines in a Globalized World
    • Social Isolation and Loneliness in Older Adults
    • Artificial Intelligence in Health Care
    • Opioid Use Disorder and Infectious Disease Services: Integrating Responses to a Dual Epidemic
  • In Briefs: Science and Technology News from Around the State
  • CT Scientists Elected to National Academies in 2019
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Summer / Fall 2019

Volume 34, 2

  • The Yale Institute of Global Health: Bringing Resources Together to Benefit All
  • Salmon-in-Schools Program Focuses on Education, Restoration of Atlantic Salmon
  • News from the National Academies
    • Enhancing Public Health Data for Physical Activity
    • New Report Urges National Agenda to Improve Mental, Emotional, and Behavioral Health in Children, Youth
    • Machine Learning Algorithms and Systems for Detecting and Mitigating Adversarial Attacks
    • Medications for Opioid Use Disorder Save Lives
    • Monitoring Educational Equity
    • Frontiers of Engineering Symposium
    • Protecting Coral Reefs in a Changing Climate
  • In Briefs: Science and Technology News from Around the State
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Winter / Spring 2019

Volume 34, 1

  • Astronomy and Astrophysics: Solving Critical Issues on Earth with the Science of the Universe
  • Yale Astrophysicist Urry to Address CASE Meeting and Dinner
  • News from the National Academies
    • ‘Low Resource’ Areas Focus of Health Care Report
    • Improving Industrial Stormwater Permitting Process
    • Study Examines Role of State Governments in Economic Development and R&D Competitiveness
    • Action Collaborative to Address Clinician Well-Being and Resilience
    • Returning Individual Research Results to Participants
    • Report Finds NETs Key to Mitigating Climate Change
    • Adapting to the 21st Century Innovation Environment
  • In Briefs: Science and Technology News from Around the State
  • CT Scientists Elected to National Academies in 2018
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Summer / Fall 2018

Volume 33, 2

  • Soaring into the Future: A New Age of Autonomous Flight
  • At Talcott Mountain Science Center: Inspiring Love of Learning for 50 Years
  • News from the National Academies
    • Vital Directions for Health and Health Care
    • Securing the Vote: Protecting American Democracy
    • Integrating Simulation Science and Data Science
    • Open Science by Design
    • Returning Individual Research Results to Participants
    • Programs and Services for Children with Disabilities
    • New Report Identifies Promising Potential Breakthroughs in Food and Agriculture Science
  • In Briefs: Science and Technology News from Around the State
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Winter / Spring 2018

Volume 33, 1

  • Center for Outcomes Research and Evaluation (CORE): Measuring Medical Success Based on Patient Outcomes
  • UTRC’s Michael Francis To Give Keynote Address at CASE Dinner
  • News from the National Academies
    • Making Medicines Affordable
    • New Report Urges Integration of Safety Systems to Develop In-Time Aviation Safety Management System
    • Decrypting the Encryption Debate
    • New Reports Find that Public Safety During Severe Weather and Other Disasters Could Be Improved With Better Alert Systems and Improved Understanding of Social and Behavioral Factors
    • Organ Donor Intervention Research: Saving Lives by Improving the Quality and Quantity of Organs for Transplantation
    • Applying Risk Analysis, Value Engineering, and Other Innovative Solutions for Project Delivery
    • Information Technology and the US Workforce: Where Are We and Where Do We Go from Here?
    • Public Health Consequences of E-Cigarettes
  • In Briefs: Science and Technology News from Around the State
  • CT Scientists Elected to National Academies in 2017
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Fall 2017

Volume 32, 3

  • Quantum Computing: Faster Solutions to Previously Impossible Calculations, Cybersecurity Advances and More
  • Children’s Museum of Southeastern Connecticut: Where discoveries are made and fun just happens!
  • News from the National Academies
    • Strengthening the Disaster Resilience of the Nation’s Academic Biomedical Research Community
    • Survey of Income and Program Participation
    • Applying Risk Analysis, Value Engineering, and Other Innovative Solutions for Project Delivery
    • Identifying Potential Biodefense Vulnerabilities Posed by Synthetic Biology: A Proposed Framework
    • Global Health and the Future Role of the US
    • Pain Management and the Opioid Epidemic: Balancing Societal and Individual Benefits and Risks of Prescription Opioid Use
    • NSF Urged to Develop Plan Specifying Social, Behavioral, and Economic Sciences Research Priorities
  • In Briefs: Science and Technology News from Around the State
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Summer 2017

Volume 32, 2

  • Unlocking the Mysteries of Dyslexia; Finding the Keys to Successful Intervention
  • Yale’s Schoelkopf Honored with 2017 Connecticut Medal of Science
  • News from the National Academies
    • Strengthening America’s Skilled Technical Workforce
    • Foundational Cybersecurity Research Strategies
    • Global Health and the Future Role of the US
    • Report Urges Protection of Research Integrity
    • Undergraduate Research Experiences in STEM
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Spring 2017

Volume 32, 1

  • Posing ‘Grand Challenges’: IBM Watson Health is transforming global healthcare
  • Meet IBM’s Kathleen McGroddy-Goetz
  • The Connecticut River Museum: Discover New England’s Great River
  • News from the National Academies
    • Human Gene Editing: Science, Ethics, & Governance
    • New Report Examines Role of Engineering Technology
    • Federal Statistics: Combining Data Sources While Protecting Privacy
    • Undergraduate Research Access for STEM Students
    • New Report Details Accomplishments of US Global Change Research Program
    • Calculating the Social Cost of Carbon Dioxide
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Winter 2016

Volume 31, 4

  • Making the Pitch: The Program in Therapeutics for Connecticut’s Health
  • DEEP’S Quinebaug Valley Trout Hatchery
  • News from the National Academies
    • Report Offers Lessons in Sustainability for US Cities
    • Vital Directions for Health and Health Care
    • Engineering the Science of Learning
    • Understanding the Cumulative Impacts of Human Activities on Marine Mammals
    • Grand Challenges in Health and Medicine
  • CT Scientists Elected to National Academies in 2016
  • In Briefs: Science and Technology News from Around the State
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Fall 2016

Volume 31, 3

  • Cybersecurity: Implications and Prevention: What Can We Learn from the NIST Framework?
  • News from the National Academies:
    • ‘Gene-Drive’ Organisms Not Ready for Release
    • Lessons from the Corrosion Crisis in Flint: A More Proactive Approach to Technology Stewardship
    • Report Urges Congress To Create Commission to Review Protection of Human Participants in Research
    • Support for Science May Not Always Translate into Support for Specific Issues
    • ‘Time has Come’ for Direct User Charging for Roads
  • SoundWaters’ Science Stars: All Girls, All Science, All Week
  • In Briefs: Science and Technology News from Around the State
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Summer 2016

Volume 31, 2

  • Rising to the Urban School Challenge: Helping Young Scientists Begin to Win
  • News from the National Academies:
    • Concussions: ‘An Urgent Need’ for More Precise Information
    • Role of Fatigue in Crash Risk for Bus, Truck Drivers
    • Raising Awareness of Ethics in Engineering
    • Estimating the Role of Climate Change in Extreme Weather Events Using ‘Extreme Event Attribution’
    • Forging the Research Foundations for the Next-Generation Electric Grid
  • UConn’s Laurencin Awarded Connecticut Medal of Technology
  • In Briefs: Science and Technology News from Around the State
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Spring 2016

Volume 31, 1

  • In the White House Office of Science and Technology: Crafting National Science Policy, Advising a President
  • About Jo Handelsman
  • News from the National Academies:
    • Study Examines Barriers in STEM ‘Educational Pathways’
    • Report Urges New Approach to Affordable Flood Insurance
    • Assessing Hurricane Risk in a Changing Climate
    • Examining Interregional Travel Policies
  • CASE Members Laurencin, Rothberg to Receive National Medal of Technology and Innovation
  • Connecticut State Museum of Natural History at UConn
  • In Briefs: Science and Technology News from Around the State
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