National Academy of Science
- was signed into being by President Abraham Lincoln on March 3, 1863
- to advise the U.S. government on science and technology matters
- has some 2,100 members
- NAS is composed of 4 separate academies:
National Academy, the National Research Council,
the National Academy of Engineering and the Institute of Medicine
- its journal's: Proceeding of National Academy (PNAS) - and PNAS Online
Royal Society of London
British equivalent, founded in 1660 [(currently some 1317 Fellows (members)]
Royal Society publications include its international scientific journals :
Proceedings A & Proceedings B - high-quality submitted research papers
Transactions A & Transactions B - focuses upon commissioned themes & reviews.
Notes and Records - covers the history of science & Biology Letters publishes short communications.
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