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Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences (PNAS)

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National Academies Press (NAP)

NAP Risks and Risk Governance in Shale Gas Development: Summary of Two Workshops

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.

Webcast: Henry and Bryna David Lecture Oct. 2

NAS Member William D. Nordhaus, Sterling Professor of Economics at Yale University, will deliver the lecture "Climate Clubs: How to Prevent Free-Riding in International Environmental Agreements." He will examine the club, with penalties for countries who are not participants, as an approach to international climate policy. Watch the lecture beginning at 5 p.m. EDT on Thursday, Oct. 2. Read More »

Symposium—Cancer: From Basic Science to New Treatments, Prevention, and Back

NAS member Douglas Lowy and other leading researchers who work at the forefront of both basic science and the clinical applications of cancer research discuss the latest research, its implications for diagnosis and treatment, and the challenges that remain. Watch Symposium Videos »

NATIONAL ACADEMY of SCIENCES PROGRAMS

NATIONAL ACADEMY of SCIENCES MEMBERS

Rowena Matthews

University of Michigan

Biochemistry

As the daughter of a biochemist, Rowena Matthews met more than her share of scientists. But she never thought she could become one, because most of them were men. It wasn’t until college that Matthews discovered her own passion for biochemistry, and the possibility of juggling cutting-edge research with motherhood and a rich family life.
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Anthony McMichael »
March 10, 1942 - September 25, 2014
(Human Environmental Sciences)

Ray Owen »
October 30, 1915 - September 21, 2014
(Genetics)

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Andrew M. Sessler (1928-2014)

Andrew M. Sessler (1928-2014) »
by E. J. N. Wilson (physics)

Baruch S. Blumberg (1925-2011)

Baruch S. Blumberg (1925-2011) »
by Thomas W. London (medical genetics, hematology, and oncology)

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