A Discussion on Climate Change: Evidence and Causes
The National Academy of Sciences and The Royal Society released a joint publication, that explains the clear evidence that humans are causing the climate to change. Written by a UK-US team of leading climate scientists and reviewed by climate scientists and others, the publication is intended as a brief, readable reference document for decision makers, policy makers, educators, and other individuals seeking authoritative information on the some of the questions that continue to be asked. Read More »
PNAS Announces Six 2013 Cozzarelli Prize Recipients
This annual award acknowledges papers that reflect scientific excellence and originality and will be given to six papers published in PNAS during 2013. The award was established in 2005 and named in 2007 to honor late PNAS Editor-in-Chief Nicholas R. Cozzarelli.
The award recipients will be recognized during the PNAS Editorial Board Meeting and the NAS Annual Meeting Awards Ceremony on April 27, 2014 in Washington, DC. Read More »
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Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory
Bissell discovered that the stuff around cells—molecules called the "extracellular matrix"—can determine whether cells stay healthy or become sick. Mina Bissell is a distinguished scientist in the life sciences division of the Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory. She was elected to the National Academy of Sciences in 2010.
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Howard Brenner »
March 16, 1929 - February 17, 2014
David Kipnis »
May 23, 1927 - February 5, 2014
(Medical Physiology and Metabolism)