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Fall 2014

Fall 2014
Fall 2014 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

An Ode to the Power and Beauty of Science

Reported by

W. M. Akers

Failure is no match for the first recipients of the Blavatnik National Awards for Young Scientists, whose boundary-breaking work is shaping the future.
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The Dream Scenario

Letter from the President
The honorees of the Blavatnik Awards for Young Scientists pay it forward through mentoring

A Caring Hand for Tomorrow's Leaders

Reported by

Daniel Krieger

How Len Blavatnik is leveraging his success to help young scientists change the world.

Portrait of a Scientist

Reported by

Daniel Krieger

Geneticist and developmental biologist Antonio Giraldez investigates where human life begins.

What Does it Take to Win the Blavatnik Award?

Reported by

Mercedes Gorre

Common threads of excellence unite this group of young scientists.

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