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The National Academy of Sciences (NAS) is a private, nonprofit organization of the country’s leading researchers. The NAS recognizes and promotes outstanding science through election to membership; publication in its journal, PNAS; and its awards, programs, and special activities. Through the National Academies of Sciences, Engineering, and Medicine, the NAS provides objective, science-based advice on critical issues affecting the nation. Read More»

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Featured member: Andrea Bertozzi and her team enhance existing theory behind "tears of wine" phenomenon. The new theory reveals missing dynamics in this problem which involves non-classical shocks.

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