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Summer 2013

Summer 2013
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

A Landmark Award for Young Scientists

The Blavatnik Awards for Young Scientists competition expands nationwide.

Curiosity Expelled the Kid?

Rather than punishing students for scientific experimentation, teachers and parents can proactively provide outlets for inquiring minds.

Changing the Game

George Vradenburg and the Academy team up to end Alzheimer's disease.

From T Cells to Therapies

Following his new award, renowned immunologist Dan Littman explains his fascination with the immune system, as well as his hopes for the future of molecular medicine.

Space Talk

NASA astronaut Charlie Camarda chats with Science & the City about his experiences in space and the future of the U.S. space program.

Supporting the NeXXt Generation

Professional role models help undergraduate women turn STEM aspirations into realities.

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