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Spring 2016 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

Increasing Impact through Collective Action

Letter from the President
From local education systems to the United Nations' Sustainable Development Goals, engaging a variety of stakeholders in a common goal can yield incredible results.

The Best Job in the World

Reported by

Hallie Kapner

Women scientists on determination, success, and the secret they wish everyone knew.

Featuring Academy Members

The Academy community represents one of the most dynamic and diverse groups of STEM professionals and science enthusiasts and supporters around the world, with more than 20,000 Members across 100 countries.

Gravitational Waves Detected for the First Time!

LIGO detectors "hear" collision of black holes.

Interdisciplinary Science: A Coming of Age?

Reported by

Roderick J. Lawrence

Large global challenges, such as climate change, require a comprehensive approach, part of which should be interdisciplinary research.

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