Autumn 2010

Autumn 2010
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.

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New York to Yaroslavl

The Academy is launching several innovative and exciting new activities.

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The New York Academy of Sciences Blavatnik Awards for Young Scientists

From theorizing the Big Bang to developing paleomagnetic records, this year's class of awards finalists is already producing earth-shattering science.
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Confronting Malnutrition With Science

The Academy strengthens its portfolio to tackle a worldwide crisis.
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Who's an Authority on Nutrition Science?

Harvard science historian Steven Shapin says modern technical expertise about what we ought to eat is seriously divided. He considers who is an expert and who captures the public's attention when it comes to dietetic advice.

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Putting NYAS Webinars to Work for NYC

An innovative grant from the Manhattan Borough President will lead to new programming at the Academy.
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The Man Who Built a Bridge from Epidemiology to Nutrition

The second-most cited author in clinical medicine has not always been revered.
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