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"Jad Abumrad & Robert Krulwich" thumbnail

"Jad Abumrad & Robert Krulwich"

The Colbert Report
Jad Abumrad, 2011 MacArthur Fellow
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"Obama Adviser on Front Lines of Climate Fight"

The New York Times
John P. Holdren , 1981 MacArthur Fellow
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Philanthropy for the Climate Change Challenge

A presentation by John P. Holdren, Assistant to the President for Science and Technology and Director of the White House Office of Science and Technology Policy. Read More
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"A Voice From the Past"

The New Yorker
Carl Haber, 2013 MacArthur Fellow
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"A Physicist Conjures Sounds From the Past"

Science Friday
Carl Haber, 2013 MacArthur Fellow
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"Certified Genius"

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Ana Maria Rey, 2013 MacArthur Fellow
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Physicists Share American Physical Society's 2014 Leo Szilard Award

Each received the award for promoting global security issues through critical analyses of nuclear weapons and nuclear energy programs in India. Read More
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Can Neuroscience Aid our Criminal Justice System?

Owen Jones, chair of the MacArthur Foundation Research Network on Law and Neuroscience and an expert on behavioral biology and its effect on the criminal justice system, discusses potential role of neuroscience in aiding the criminal ... Read More