Spring 2012

Spring 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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An Important Addition to the Academy Team

Michael Goldrich brings four decades of experience to the positions of executive vice president and chief operating officer.

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The Science of Start-Ups

A revamped "From Idea to IPO" program provides a crash course in entrepreneurship for the scientifically savvy.
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The Globalization of Science

Science is becoming an increasingly international effort.
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Crowdsourcing for Health

Through a novel crowdsourcing exercise, Scientists Without Borders leverages insights from animal science to tackle malnutrition.
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Getting Our Priorities Straight

The Sackler Institute for Nutrition Science, in collaboration with the World Health Organization, is creating a much-needed prioritized research agenda for the global nutrition science community.
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Expanding Educational Empires

Higher education is not immune to the effects of globalization.
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Nutrition on a Global Scale

Rafael Pérez-Escamilla works to create and implement public health nutrition programs around the world, but realizes that effective programs must take both a global and local view.
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A Lifelong Visionary

Fleur Strand's legacy continues to further the field of science.
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