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Author Caroline Wagner Urges More Inclusive Global Science Cooperation

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Author Caroline Wagner Urges More Inclusive Global Science Cooperation

International scientific cooperation in the 21st century is growing at a spectacular rate, but because the structure emerges from the decisions of scientists to collaborate, it is largely invisible to the outside observer. Scientists in developing countries are often frustrated in their efforts to participate, and policymakers from those countries have difficulty working with a system that is quite different from that of just a few decades ago, scholar and author Caroline S. Wagner said at a AAAS seminar. .


By AAAS, USA.


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Norman P. Neureiter of AAAS Named to Receive National Academy of Sciences' Award

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Norman P. Neureiter of AAAS Named to Receive National Academy of Sciences' Award

Norman P. Neureiter, director of the AAAS Center for Science, Technology, and Security Policy, was named 14 January 2008 to receive the Public Welfare Medal, the highest honor of the National Academy of Sciences.Neureiter, who has headed the MacArthur Foundation-funded AAAS Center since its inception in 2004, was honored for "enhancing the status of science and technology in the U.S. State Department as the first science and technology adviser to the secretary of state and for spurring international cooperation in science and technology under U.S. leadership," the Academy announced. .


By AAAS, USA.


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Experts Urge Policy-Makers, Industry to Develop New Energy Sources, Technology

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Experts Urge Policy-Makers, Industry to Develop New Energy Sources, Technology

At a unique panel discussion bringing together an oil and science policy expert, AAAS Board Chair John Holdren and ExxonMobil executive Lori Ryerkerk broadly urged policy makers and industry to increase research into breakthrough technologies to meet the global demand for affordable and reliable energy while reducing environmental impacts. .


By AAAS, UK.


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Top Weapons Experts Explore Ways to Reduce the Global Risk of Nuclear Weapons

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Top Weapons Experts Explore Ways to Reduce the Global Risk of Nuclear Weapons

The danger inherent in nuclear arms proliferation far outweighs other threats from weapons of mass destruction, according to two top U.S. weapons experts, and they warned that intense political leadership must focus on halting the spread of nuclear technology and on dismantling many of the weapons in existing arsenals.


By AAAS, USA.


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