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Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences (PNAS)

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National Academies Press (NAP)

NAP Investing in Global Health Systems: Sustaining Gains, Transforming Lives

Issues in Science & Technology

Issues in Science & TechnologySummer 2014 Issue

Telling Stories

Nominations are now being accepted for the NAS 2015 awards
National Academy of Sciences Gulf Research Program
The risks posed by climate change indicate a pressing need for action to limit the magnitude of climate change and to prepare for adapting to its impacts.
Information from the Academy about biological evolution--one of the foundations of modern science
Reports from the National Research Council provide the basis for new K-12 science education standards.

Recipients of Annual Communication Awards Announced

"Toms River: A Story of Science and Salvation" Wins Best Book Award From National Academies;
NPR, New York Times, and Seattle Times Also Take Top Prizes. Read More »

NAS Members Receive Lasker Awards

NAS member Mary-Claire King was awarded the Lasker~Koshland Special Achievement Award in Medical Science. Read More »

NAS member Peter Walter has been named a recipient of the Albert Lasker Basic Medical Research Award, along with Kazutoshi Mori. Read More »

NATIONAL ACADEMY of SCIENCES PROGRAMS

NATIONAL ACADEMY of SCIENCES MEMBERS

Donald Saari

University of California, Irvine

Mathematics

Saari has used math to unravel a number of different mysteries, including how planets move around their suns and whether voting accurately represents the will of the people. Donald Saari is a Distinguished Professor of Mathematics and Economics at the University of California, Irvine. He was elected to the NAS in 2001.
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Ted Belytschko »
January 13, 1943 - September 15, 2014
(Engineering Sciences)

Robert Schimke »
October 25, 1932 - September 6, 2014
(Biochemistry)

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Hans Eugster (1925-1987)

Hans Eugster (1925-1987) »
by W. G. Ernst (geology)

Stephen Schneider (1945-2010)

Stephen Schneider (1945-2010) »
by B. D. Santer and P. R. Ehrlich (environmental sciences and ecology)

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