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Winter 2011

Winter 2011
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

Science & Prizes

How open innovation networks can help solve scientific puzzles.

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Deciding What to Be with a PhD

Leaving the bench can seem like a risky endeavor.
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Reaching Students through Teachers

The Academy's K-12 Science Education Program gives educators field trips, lectures, and networking events.
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Patrons of Global Health

A gift from The Mortimer D. Sackler Foundation, Inc., will enable the Academy to pursue advances in the crucial area of nutrition science.
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Social Behavior Networks & the Sexes

In a new book, Academy member and Rockefeller University Professor Donald Pfaff explains differences between how men and women have evolved to bond and cooperate.
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Uniquely Qualified for Building Multilateral Alliances

Social networks are one key to scientific innovation.

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