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17 Goals to Preserve and Cherish the Pale Blue Dot

17 Goals to Preserve and Cherish the Pale Blue Dot
Spring 2018 Issue
Published two times per year, The New York Academy of Sciences Magazine reports on the activities of the Academy and its Members, and features cover stories, profiles and book excerpts that illuminate cutting-edge issues in science and examine challenges facing the global scientific community.

Table of Contents

Cover Story

17 Goals to Transform Our World

Reported by

Dan Zenowich, NYAS Contributor

The evolution of the Sustainable Development Goals.

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Scientists Step Into New Roles To End Poverty

Reported by

Charles Ward, NYAS Contributor

How economic development provides a key to ending poverty and reducing inequalities.

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Good Health, From the Ground Up

Reported by

Hallie Kapner, NYAS Contributor

Researchers are looking at cultivating sustainable new food sources to reduce hunger and promote good health and well-being.

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Science and the City

Reported by

Alan Dove, PhD, NYAS Contributor; Robert Birchard, NYAS Staff; Mandy Carr, NYAS Staff; and Lori Greene, NYAS Contributor

Cities present promising opportunities to make urban development more sustainable.

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Tech's Messy Challenge: Finding the Rx for Global E-Waste

Reported by

Charles Cooper, NYAS Contributor

A look at the growing problem of technology waste.

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New York Academy of Sciences Talent Showcase

Meet the rising scientific stars taking center stage at the 2018 Blavatnik Awards for Young Scientists in Israel and in the United Kingdom.

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The Innovators In Science Award Honorees Are Breaking New Ground In Neuroscience

Reported by

Ann Griswold, NYAS Contributor

Learn more about the cutting edge in neuroscience research from the early career and senior scientists recognized by Takeda Pharmaceutical's Innovators in Science Award.

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Academy eBriefings

Summaries of recent eBriefings.

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Annals Highlights

Recent and upcoming Annals volumes.

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The Last Word

Reported by

Ellis Rubinstein

Despite what you may see in the news, there are lots of good reasons to be optimistic about the future.

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Pale Blue Dot: A Vision of the Human Future in Space

"Like it or not, for the moment the Earth is where we make our stand."

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