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New Prize for Convergence Research
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New Prize for Convergence Research

March 5 - NAS announced today the creation of the new Raymond and Beverly Sackler Prize in Convergence Research, to be presented annually beginning this year with an inaugural $400,000 award.

  • PRIZE

    New Prize for Convergence Research

    March 5 - NAS announced today the creation of the new Raymond and Beverly Sackler Prize in Convergence Research, to be presented annually beginning this year with an inaugural $400,000 award.

  • NEW REPORT

    "Making Value" for America

    March 2 - A new National Academy of Engineering report says U.S. companies, government, and educators should partner to strengthen workforce training and improve innovation and productivity to ensure manufacturers are "making value" for customers.

  • AWARD

    Neil deGrasse Tyson to Receive
    2015 Public Welfare Medal

    Feb. 26 -- In recognition of his extraordinary role in exciting the public about the wonders of science, the National Academy of Sciences is presenting its most prestigious award to astrophysicist Neil deGrasse Tyson.

  • NEW REPORT

    Understanding the U.S. Illicit Tobacco Market

    Feb. 19 - Available evidence suggests that possible regulation of cigarettes is not likely to significantly change U.S. illicit tobacco market, says a congressionally mandated report from the National Research Council and Institute of Medicine.

PNAS Announces Prize-Winning Papers

Nicholas Cozzarelli, photo courtesy University of California, BerkeleyThe Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences has selected six papers from the more than 3,500 research articles published by the journal in 2014 to receive the Cozzarelli Prize, an award that recognizes scientific excellence and originality and outstanding contributions to the scientific disciplines represented by NAS. The award is named in honor of late PNAS Editor-in-Chief Nicholas R. Cozzarelli. Read More

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