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Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences (PNAS)

Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences coverline Breaking symmetry
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National Academies Press (NAP)

NAP Ranking Vaccines: Applications of a Prioritization Software Tool: Phase III: Use Case Studies and Data Framework

Issues in Science & Technology

Issues in Science & TechnologySummer 2014 Issue

Telling Stories

NAS Members Receive Nobel Prize
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.

The Love Life of Plants

Read and watch "The Love Life of Plants", a video blog post by NAS Public Welfare Medalist Bill Gates on his recent visit to Cornell/USDA where he met NAS member Edward Buckler and learned about crop breeding and improvement.
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Improving the Postdoctoral Experience

A new report from the National Academy of Sciences, National Academy of Engineering, and Institute of Medicine urges significant reforms to improve the postdoctoral training system in the United States. The postdoctoral experience should be refocused to have training and mentoring at its center. In addition, the salaries of postdoctoral researchers should be increased to reflect more accurately the value of their training and contribution to research. Read More »

NATIONAL ACADEMY of SCIENCES PROGRAMS

NATIONAL ACADEMY of SCIENCES MEMBERS

John Hildebrand

University of Arizona

Neuroscience

As a young man, neurobiologist John Hildebrand was torn between his love of science and his passion for playing music. So he chose to live a dual life, working as a professional musician by night and leading innovative scientific studies of the insect nervous system by day.
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Olga Linares »
November 10, 1936 - December 2, 2014
(Anthropology)

Don Anderson »
March 5, 1933 - December 2, 2014
(Geology)

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Robert A. Alberty (1921-2014)

Robert A. Alberty (1921-2014) »
by Gordon G. Hammes and Carl Frieden (chemistry)

Jack Keil Wolf (1935-2011)

Jack Keil Wolf (1935-2011) »
by Roberto Padovani, Paul H. Siegel, and Andrew J. Viterbi (computer and information sciences)

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