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Sustainable Solutions for the World's Dinner Table

Sustainable Solutions for the World's Dinner Table
Spring 2020 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

Announcing New Leadership for our Third Century: Dr. Nicholas Dirks

Reported by

Jerry Hultin, Chair, New York Academy of Sciences Board of Governors

Academy Board Chair Jerry Hultin welcomes Dr. Nicholas Dirks, Professor of History and Anthropology at the University of California, Berkeley as the new President and CEO of the New York Academy of Sciences.

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Tackling the Biggest Challenges in Food and Nutrition Science

Reported by

Carina Storrs, Ph.D.

The New York Academy of Sciences nutrition team is becoming a center of reference on nutrition issues.

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Old Mcdonald’s Farm Changed the Climate, but Agriculture Doesn’t Have to Be At Odds with the Environment

Reported by

Alan Dove, Ph.D.

Agriculture doesn’t have to be at odds with the environment

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Is “Beyond Meat” Really the Next Sustainable Food Source?

Reported by

Sara Donnelly, Ph.D., NYAS Staff

Researchers are coming up with innovative ways to make plant-based meat more appealing to consumers.

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Cannabis and Science

Reported by

Sonya Dougal, Ph.D., NYAS Staff

CBD has become the ingredient driving a billion-plus dollar market of consumer products.

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Bred to Be Wild

Reported by

Carina Storrs, Ph.D., NYAS Contributor

Researchers are improving domestic crops by conserving their wild relatives.

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Food Allergies are Getting Worse - Researching New Paradigms for Treatment

Reported by

Robert Birchard, NYAS Staff

Researching new paradigms for treatment.

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Reducing the Nation’s Waste Line

Reported by

Charles Ward, NYAS Contributor

Creative ways in which researchers and entrepreneurs are working together to reduce the amount of organic waste in landfills.

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How Nutrition Science is Ensuring a Healthy Start in Life

Reported by

Nicholette Zeliadt, Ph.D., NYAS Contributor

Addressing multiple micronutrient deficiencies in pregnant women and their babies.

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New York Academy of Sciences Talent Showcase

Meet the honorees for this year’s Israel and U.K. Blavatnik Awards.

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When Two Leaders Come Together, A Partnership Is Born

Reported by

Melanie Brickman Borchard, Ph.D., M.Sc., NYAS Staff

The New York Academy of Sciences and the Aspen Brain Institute celebrate a decade of collaboration.

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Investing in Teachers Yields Smart Returns for Students

Reported by

Ravi Kumar S., NYAS Contributor

Investing in teachers yields smart returns for students.

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The Case for Mentoring as a Pathway to Promote Student Interest in STEM

Reported by

Adrienne Umali, M.S.B.S., M.S.Ed., NYAS Staff

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Academy eBriefings

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Lauren Savage, NYAS Staff

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