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Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences (PNAS)

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National Academies Press (NAP)

NAP Review of Army Research Laboratory Programs for Historically Black Colleges and Universities and Minority Institutions

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 »

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

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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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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