Autumn 2012

Autumn 2012
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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The Academy's Network Takes on Global Challenges

From malnutrition to diseases of dementia, the Academy is creating innovative alliances that will lead to new knowledge and solutions.

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The Tipping Point

The Blavatnik Awards for Young Scientists focuses on providing early-career support—critical for turning young researchers into tomorrow's innovators.
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The Great Migration

With more scientists than ever seeking jobs outside academia, what skills will they need to succeed?

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Spreading STEM, Near and Far

An innovative grant from the National Science Foundation allows the Academy to scale a simple idea for maximum impact.
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The Impact of Influence

Renowned cardiologist Valentin Fuster believes that caring mentors can set a life, and perhaps the world, on the right path.

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