From Research to Reward: A Series About Scientific Discovery and Human Benefit

From Research to Reward is a new series from the National Academy of Sciences that demonstrates how advances in our understanding of natural processes often lead to surprising and remarkable benefits for society. These articles and videos tell true stories of the men and women who creatively apply new scientific research and stimulate further innovation in order to solve problems around the world.

All of the articles are presented in both our new, immersive online reading experience, or as free PDF downloads.

The first six articles in the series feature contributions from the social and behavioral sciences.