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World’s Largest Science Festival Begins This Week in Chicago

The world’s largest science celebration kicked off today with an experiment involving city and civic leaders riding a fleet of more than 20 stationary bicycles to power a press conference. Read More

Remarks by Jonathan Fanton at the Launch of Science Chicago

MacArthur President Jonathan Fanton discusses Science Chicago, which will educate, inspire, and change lives, reaching out to four million people – 700,000 of them children and teenagers – with thousands of inter-related activities and events. Read More

Civic Leaders Announce Unprecedented Year-Long Initiative: World’s Largest Science Celebration

Chicago’s leading scientific, academic, corporate and non-profit institutions gathered to announce plans for the world’s largest science celebration, scheduled to launch this fall. Read More

Remarks by Jonathan Fanton at the Press Announcement of Science Chicago

MacArthur President Jonathan Fanton announces the Foundation's support for Science Chicago. Read More

White House Needs Science and Tech Expertise

The White House lacks the science and technology expertise necessary to adequately address key policy issues, from energy and the environment to national security, according to a new report from the Woodrow Wilson Center for International ... Read More
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Marcus E. Raichle on the Law & Neuroscience Project

Marcus E. Raichle, Washington University School of Medicine in St. Louis & Co-Director of the Network on Decision Making and the Law, one of three research networks that are part of the MacArthur Foundation's law & neuroscience ...

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Henry T. Greely on the Law & Neuroscience Project

Henry T. Greely, Stanford University Law School & Co-Director of the Network on Diminished Brains and the Law discusses the Law & Neuroscience Project.

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2007 MacArthur Fellow: Jonathan Shay

Clinical psychiatrist/classicist Jonathan Shay was named a MacArthur Fellow in 2007. The Fellowship is a $500,000, no-strings-attached grant for individuals who have shown exceptional creativity in their work and the promise to do more.

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2007 MacArthur Fellow: Mark Roth

Biomedical scientist Mark Roth was named a MacArthur Fellow in 2007. The Fellowship is a $500,000, no-strings-attached grant for individuals who have shown exceptional creativity in their work and the promise to do more.

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2007 MacArthur Fellow: Yoky Matsuoka

Computer scientist and neuroroboticist Yoky Matsuoka was named a MacArthur Fellow in 2007. The Fellowship is a $500,000, no-strings-attached grant for individuals who have shown exceptional creativity in their work and the promise to do ...

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