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First-ever Convening Offers Lessons in Fisheries Management

Community managers of coastal areas around the world recently gathered for the first time to exchange experiences in local fisheries management at the MacArthur-supported IUCN World Conservation Congress in Jeju, Korea. Read More
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Mangrove Alliance Website Launched as Resource for Preservation

Birdlife International has launched the Neotropical Mangrove Conservation Alliance, also known simply as the Mangrove Alliance, as an online resource to foster the preservation of endangered mangrove habitats. Read More

"The Genius Series: MacArthur Winner Sarkis Mazmanian"

From the Los Angeles Magazine
Sarkis Mazmanian, MacArthur Fellow, 2012
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"New Breed of Robotics Aims to Help People Walk Again"

From The New York Times
Yoky Matsuoka, MacArthur Fellow, 2007
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"A&M Can Thank Researcher's Passion for Model Ships"

From the Houston Chronicle
J. Richard Steffy, MacArthur Fellow, 1985
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"Scourge of the Lionfish, Part 2: Counterattack"

From The New York Times
Carl Safina, MacArthur Fellow, 2000
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"Researchers Fight Dementia at Brain Science Frontier"

From the Fountain Valley Patch
William Seeley, MacArthur Fellow, 2011
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Neuroscience Gains Traction in American Courtrooms

An article co-authored by MacArthur Research Network on Law and Neuroscience chair Owen Jones finds that American court cases involving neuroscientific law doubled between 2006 and 2009. Read More

Research Network on Early Experience and Brain Development

The goal of the Network on Early Experience and Brain Development is to study the relationship between brain and behavioral development, to clarify the role of experience in brain development and to enhance the understanding of ... Read More

Research Network on Mental Health and the Law

The Network on Mental Health and the Law was established to build an empirical foundation for the next generation of mental health laws — laws that will assure the rights and the safety of individuals and of ... Read More