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Happy Mother's Day! Artist Dennis Ashbaugh's "Marilyn" hangs in our West Court thanks to @CPNAS. It is a portrait of his mom, he used her genetic imagery to make it. See all the beautiful #sciart in our building at 21st & Constitution Ave NW weekdays between 9 - 5. #MothersDay #portrait #genetics #imagery

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Thanks @theunitedstatesofus for sharing your #photoswithalbert! We ❤️ seeing future scientists with Einstein! Come by for your own any time. The memorial is on the corner on Constitution Ave NW and 22nd Street NW across from the National Mall. #visitDC #futurescientists #science #einstein #memorial #funwithscience

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Glaciologist Barclay Kamb helped change the scope of his field and catapulted it into the forefront of modern environmental sciences. In recognition of his contributions to Antarctic glaciology, the central ice stream flowing into the Ross Ice Shelf was named in his honor, the Kamb Ice Stream. Read more about his work this #MemoirMonday http://bit.ly/NASKamb ❄️ #glaciology #glacier #RossIceShelf #Antarctica #EnvironmentalSciences #environment #ClimateChange #SeaLevelRise #KambIceStream #BarclayKamb

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Take advantage of the beautiful spring weather for gorgeous #PhotosWithAlbert! Thanks to @hawaiian_brianp for sharing this pretty shot! #Repost ・・・ "...politics is for the present, but an equation...is...for eternity." #publicart #sciencerules #photoswithalbert 🌺🌺🌺 #spring #blossoms #bloom #flower #azalea #science #igdc #freeindc

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Today's poster session at #nascolloquia, "Brain Produces Mind By Modeling"! Look for videos from the presentation sessions on YouTube later this month. 🧠 #neuroscience #psychology #cognitivescience #computationalmodeling #BrainResearch #brain #mind

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Earlier today #NASmembers elected 100 new members and 25 foreign associates in recognition of their distinguished and continuing achievements in original research. Forty percent of the newly elected members are women—the most ever elected in any one year to date. After the election, members rushed out of the auditorium to call their newly-elected colleagues. Congratulations to all the new members and foreign associates! #NAS156 Link to full list in our profile. 🎉 #NASmember #GoodNews #Congratulations #happy#WomeninSTEM #WomeninScience #science #congrats #PhoneCall #GoodMorning

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Pounce on this week's PNAS! Pictured is a coalition of young spotted hyenas (Crocuta crocuta) eliciting a submissive response from a larger group-mate. Eli D. Strauss and Kay E. Holekamp studied the interactions of five generations of spotted hyenas in Kenya and found that female hyenas were more likely to defeat and outrank a higher-ranking opponent when they garnered support from other female hyenas. Further, rank differences between female hyenas were amplified over generations due to demographic changes. The findings provide insight into mechanisms leading to changes in social rank. See the article by Strauss and Holekamp at www.pnas.org. Image courtesy of Kate Yoshida (Las Vegas Natural History Museum, Las Vegas). #PNAS #heyenas #Crocutacrocuta #rank #ranking #SocialRank #generational #female #dominance #hierarchybehavioral #ecologysocial #alliancesrank #reversalsocial #mobility #SocialEvolution #evolution #hierarchy #BehavioralScience #EvolutionaryBiology #TopDog

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This morning #NASmembers elected 100 new members and 25 foreign associates in recognition of their distinguished and continuing achievements in original research. Forty percent of the newly elected members are women—the most ever elected in any one year to date. After the election, members call their newly-elected colleagues with the good news. Congratulations to all the new members and foreign associates! #NAS156 Link to full list in our profile. 🎉  #NASmember #GoodNews #Congratulations #happy #WomeninSTEM  #WomeninScience #science #joy #STEM #colleagues #PhoneCall

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This morning #NASmembers elected 100 new members and 25 foreign associates in recognition of their distinguished and continuing achievements in original research. Forty percent of the newly elected members are women—the most ever elected in any one year to date. After the election, members rushed out of the auditorium to call their newly-elected colleagues. Congratulations to all the new members and foreign associates! #NAS156 Link to full list in our profile. 🎉 #NASmember #GoodNews #Congratulations #happy #WomeninSTEM #WomeninScience

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In the midst of our 156th Annual Meeting, we’re looking back at our history. Alexander Bache was a charter member of the NAS and its first president. He used his military training as an engineer and experiences with natural philosophy and chemistry in his position as superintendent of the U.S. Coast Survey starting in 1843. Learn more about this scientist and leader so instrumental to our foundation on #MemoirMonday http://bit.ly/NASBache #NAS156 #engineering #chemistry #technology #leader #CharterMember #AlexanderBache #PresidentsAddress

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Today we're talking about establishing trust in science both from the scientists' and public's point of view. How do you know which scientific results are trustworthy? http://bit.ly/NAS156trustscience #NAS156 #science #trust #trustworthy #trustinscience

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We are pleased to present a wide variety of awards to deserving recipients today! Congratulations to all! 👏🎉 #PhotosWithAlbert #NAS156 #NASaward #science #ScienceSunday #sciencesuperheros #awards

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"Every time you’re in a car driving down the road, a tree is scrubbing up almost 1/3 of your tailpipe emissions" Learn what forests have done for you lately from #NASmember Peter Reich of this #InternationalDayofForests www.facebook.com/theNASciences #forest #CarbonCapture #emissions #ClimateChange #forests #trees #carbon #WalkintheWoods #heatwave #wildfire #flood #BuyingTime #freshwater #biodiversity #economy

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Pictured is a wall lizard exhibiting orange coloration, a phenotype controlled by a genetic variant of the gene for the sepiapterin reductase enzyme. Pedro Andrade et al. analyzed the genes of European common wall lizards (Podarcis muralis), which exhibit distinct colors, and found that changes in the genes associated with carotenoid and pterin metabolism underlie the lizards' color morphs. The findings suggest that the genetic changes likely resulted from interspecific hybridization and ancestral genetic variation. See the article by Andrade et al. at www.pnas.org. Image courtesy of Sergio Luna (photographer). #PNAS #WallLizard #lizard #coloration #phenotype #gene #enzyme #hybridization #genetics #polymorphism #pigmentation #introgression #PodarcisMuralis #biology #zoology #ethology #LifeSciences #biosciences

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Thanks @syrendance for one of the most artistic #photoswithalbert!! Dance over to our building on Constitution Ave NW between 21 and 22nd Street, right across from the National Mall. 💃🕺 ・・・ #dance #time #alberteinstein #dancersofinstagram #dancersofig #instadance #science #art #sciart #relativity #einstein #gravity #timingiseverything #seedc #exploredc #dc

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Congratulations #NASmember Karen Uhlenbeck of @UTAustintx! She has been awarded the 2019 Abel Prize “for her pioneering achievements in geometric partial differential equations, gauge theory and integrable systems, and for the fundamental impact of her work on analysis, geometry, and mathematical physics.” Photo credit: Andrea Kane, @institute_for_advanced_study #AbelPrize #math #maths #geometry #physics #WomeninSTEM #karenuhlenbeck

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In 1925, at the age of 23, Margaret Mead went to Samoa on her own. She wrote “Coming of Age in Samoa” based on her research there. That book helped ignite an interest in #anthropology in the U.S., and was the first in a series of over 1,500 books, articles and films that Mead authored. She was a tireless public speaker and a great voice for science throughout her life. Read more about her life in science bit.ly/nasmead #culture #Samoa #Manua #ethnology #childhood #SocialSciences #WomeninSTEM #WomeninHistory #MargaretMead #MemoirMonday

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How are melting ice sheets causing sea level rise and what can we do about it? Join @theNASEM for a public lecture and webcast with #NASmember Eric Rignot on March 27 at 7pm ET! Register at http://polarice.eventbrite.com. #SeaLevelRise #ClimateChange #ice #Greenland #Antarctica #glacier #GreenhouseGases #atmosphere #ocean #melt

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Feeling sleepy? Get some insights on how important sleep really is from expert on human sleep behavioral traits and #NASmember Ying-Hui Fu of @UCSF. #WorldSleepDay https://www.facebook.com/theNASciences #sleep #sleepy #BehavioralScience #nutrition #exercise #mood #fatigue #brain #creativity #efficiency #genetics #MolecularBiology #CellularBiology #neurocircuitry #circadian #health #emotion #cognition

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Enjoy the sun and join the crowd! Help us celebrate Einstein's 140th birthday by taking #photoswithalbert and his festive balloons! 🎈🎈🎈 #Einstein #einstein140 #sunnyday #spring #afternoonbreak #HappyBirthday

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There's a lot of work to be done in #DeepLearning! We don't have time to stop for lunch. Participants at the #NAEcolloquia show off their impressive work at a lunch/poster session. #AI #MachineLearning #postersession #colloquium

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Happy 140th birthday, Albert! Come by for #photoswithalbert and balloons! #HappyBirthday #Einstein #piday #alberteinstein #birthday #140 #physics #dc #igdc #dcliving #einstein140

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How can #DeepLearning work with personalized genetic symbols and DNA to diagnose and treat disease? Olga Troyanskaya of @princeton discusses her work with precision medicine. #NAScolloquia #genomics #PrecisionMedicine #diagnosis #treatment #genome

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We've jumped right into the fundamental science of #DeepLearning with Amnon Sashua at #nascolloquia. Follow the conversation on Twitter and look for the videos later this month on YouTube. #deepnetwork #physics #AI #MachineLearning #FundamentalScience #AmnonSashua

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Pictured are termite mounds in a tropical savanna landscape during the wet season in North Australia. Philipp A. Nauer et al. conducted an in situ analysis of termite mounds and found that aerobic methanotrophic bacteria living in and below the mounds oxidize termite-produced methane, preventing 20–80% of the emissions from being released into the atmosphere. According to the authors, in situ methane analysis may also help estimate termite biomass. See the article by Nauer at www.pnas.org. Image courtesy of Philipp A. Nauer. #PNAS #termites #savanna #WetSeason #Australia #methane #bacteria #emissions #oxidize #ClimateChange

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Congratulations #NASmember Peter Gleick, recipient of 2018 Carl Sagan Prize for Science Popularization! Pictured, Eugenie Scott presents the award to Peter Gleick, who has coauthored/edited 11 books, 70+ journal articles, and 80+ peer-reviewed reports, book chapters, and proceedings. He gives public lectures, writes op-eds and popular essays on climate, water, and environmental issues, and is popular on Twitter. Gleick is regularly called upon by state and federal government agencies for advice on climate change and water resources. http://wonderfest.org/sagan-prize #PopularScience #scicomm #water #environment #ClimateChange

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Pictured is a scanning electron micrograph of Staphylococcus aureus bacteria (red) attacking a human leukemia cell (blue). Articles in the Antimicrobial Resistance and the Role of Vaccines Special Feature (in memory of microbiologist and #NASmember Stanley Falkow) present arguments in favor of increasing coverage of existing vaccines and developing new vaccines as a significant part of strategies to combat antimicrobial resistance. Vaccines offer advantages over antibiotics in terms of the likelihood of resistance and interactions with the microbiome. Further, the ability of vaccines to reduce antibiotic use and resistance has been documented. See the Introduction to the Special Feature by David E. Bloom et al. at https://buff.ly/2PJjS8w. Image courtesy of Ilaria Ferlenghi and Fabiola Giusti (@Gsk).⠀ ⠀ #PNAS #vaccines #antibiotics #antimicrobial #AntibioticResistance #superbug #Staph #leukemia #AMR #microbiology #StanleyFalkow

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Psychologist Margaret Washburn, an exceptional teacher and administrator, built up one of the strongest undergraduate psychology departments in the early 20th century at @vassarcollege. To quote one of her students, “her lectures were brilliant, exact, clear, with such a wealth of references and citing of original sources as almost to overwhelm a student as yet unable to appreciate the breadth of the scholarship and the painstaking labor involved in the construction of a single lecture.” She was one of the first female graduate students admitted to Columbia University and went on to be an active member in the Society of Experimental Psychologists, the President of the @americanpsychology, and the Vice President of @aaasorg. Learn more about this unique NAS member, elected in 1931. http://bit.ly/NASWashburn #psychology #experimental psychology #perception #SpatialPerception #EmotionalMemory #AnimalPsychology #BehavioralScience #WomeninScience #MargaretWashburn

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Psychologist Margaret Washburn, an exceptional teacher and administrator, built up one of the strongest undergraduate psychology departments in the early 20th century at Vassar. To quote one of her students, “her lectures were brilliant, exact, clear, with such a wealth of references and citing of original sources as almost to overwhelm a student as yet unable to appreciate the breadth of the scholarship and the painstaking labor involved in the construction of a single lecture.” ⠀ ⠀ She was one of the first female graduate students admitted to Columbia University and went on to be an active member in the Society of Experimental Psychologists, the President of the American Psychological Association, and the Vice President of AAAS. Learn more about this unique NAS member, elected in 1931. https://buff.ly/2UFlCDv⠀ ⠀ ⠀ ⠀ #psychology #experimental psychology #perception #SpatialPerception #EmotionalMemory #AnimalPsychology #BehavioralScience #WomeninScience #MargaretWashburn

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Pictured is a map of work commutes in the eastern U.S. grouped into communities or “megaregions.” Articles in the Sackler Colloquium on Modeling and Visualizing Science and Technology Developments explore how recent developments in computational models and data visualization may be used to study trends in science, technology, education, and employment. The use of models and visualizations to forecast the trends may inform decision-making in academia, industry, and government. See the Introduction to the Sackler Colloquium by Katy Börner et al. on pages www.pnas.org . Image courtesy of Garrett Nelson ( @DartmouthCollege) and Alasdair Rae ( @theuniversityofsheffield). #PNAS #NASColloquia #map #megaregions #model #visualization #technology #DataVisualization #dataviz

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"In both modern and ancient mountain ranges, the complex mosaic of deformed rocks yield a fascinating puzzle that geologists, paleontologists, and paleoclimatologists attempt to unravel in order to reconstruct, in ever-growing detail, Earth’s geologic, biologic, and climatic evolution since its formation over 4 billion years ago," writes #NASmember Douglas Burbank of UC Santa Barbara this #InternationalMountainDay. Read more on our Facebook page! Images from Nepal and Peru. https://www.facebook.com/theNASciences/ #mountains #Geology #paleontology #paleoclimatology #biology #evolution #highlands #lowlands #TetonicPlates #OceanBasin #earthquake #erosion #range #topography #Anthropocene #glaciers #rainfall #permafrost #InvasiveSpecies #vegetation #WaterBudget #habitability #history #science #Nepal #Peru #DouglasBurbank

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By explicitly including the influence of human activities in his studies of natural ecosystems, biologist Frederick Bormann made major contributions to our understanding of forested ecosystems across diverse subdisciplines of ecology. His research in the White Mountains of New Hampshire shed light on the environmental issues of acid rain and deforestation. He meticulously documented the effects of increasing acidity in the ecosystem, noting a reduction in forest growth and the deaths of aquatic organisms, while offering proof this was a result of widespread air pollution. Bormann’s work on acid rain influenced Congress during the writing of the Clean Air Act of 1990 signed into law by George H.W. Bush. Before a career in science, he spent a semester at the @uidaho before enlisting in the @usnavy after the attack on Pearl Harbor and worked on submarines in Hawaii. His life deserves a closer look this #MemoirMonday between the anniversary of #PearlHarbor and #InternationalMountainDay. http://bit.ly/NASBormann #ecology #biology #ecosystems #environment #AcidRain #deforestation #AirPollution #CleanAirAct #WhiteMountains #forests #NutrientCycle #HydrologicCycle #watershed #HumanActivity

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Oh there's no place like home for science for the holidays🎶 Come by the NAS building weekdays from 9-5 for sciart, a tree, #photoswithalbert out front, and some festive spirit! #happyholidays #sciart #science #homeforscience

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"The 22,000 kinds of soil in the U.S. each hold a reservoir of distinctive communities of microbes and invertebrates waiting to be explored." See why #NASmember Diana Wall of @coloradostateuniversity says we should take time to celebrate #WorldSoilDay! https://www.facebook.com/381954325278970/posts/1438068899667502/ #soil #microbes #agriculture #biodiversity #erosion #Filtration #decomposition #NutrientCycle #carbon #PestControl #pathogens #tourism #foundation #nematodes #foodweb #bacteria #genetics #ecosystem #DianaWall

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Pictured is a peregrine falcon (Falco peregrinus) overlooking Chicago, from the cover of PNAS. Paul R. Martin and Frances Bonier found that dominant, urban-adapted bird species were more widespread than subordinate species in cities where they coexist, and that this pattern was absent in countries with developing economies. The results suggest that direct competitive interactions reduce the ability of urban-adapted, subordinate bird species to persist in cities, and that increased economic development may heighten the effects of competition on subordinate species, thereby reducing urban species diversity. See the article by Martin and Bonier at www.pnas.org. Image courtesy of Derek Zaraza (photographer). #PNAS #urban #urbanization #DominantSpecies #SubordinateSpecies#PeregrineFalcon #economy #environment #adaptation #BehavioralScience

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We’re ready to celebrate #WorldSoilDay on Dec 5! For #MemoirMonday we’re featuring biochemist R. H. (Bob) Burris who outlined various enzymatic mechanisms in plants and bacteria. The acetylene reduction technique developed in Bob’s lab made it possible to accurately assess the flow of airborne nitrogen to fixed nitrogen in soil, water, and plant materials. His work changed the way we think about the nitrogen cycle. He defined the pathway through which atmospheric nitrogen is fixed into ammonia by bacteria in the root nodules of plants. Burris was a citizen scientist, convinced that along with the professional recognition he received came great responsibility to serve his university, his community, his nation, and the world. http://bit.ly/NASBurris #chemistry #soil #nitrogen #bacteria #ammonia #rhizobia #acetylene #NitrogenCycle #agriculture #fertilizer #CitizenScientist #RHBurris #BobBurris

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Don’t fly away, PNAS is here! Pictured is the hummingbird Oxypogon stubelii, a species endemic to a biogeographic region in the tropical Andes. Nicolas A. Hazzi et al. used high-resolution species distribution models and dated molecular phylogenies of birds to study species isolation and diversification in the tropical Andes. The authors identified 15 biogeographic regions delineated by topographical barriers, such as valleys and mountain peaks, and associated with 26 regional isolation and diversification events. The findings carry implications for conserving evolutionary diversity in the tropical Andes. See the article by Hazzi at www.pnas.org. Image courtesy of Juan Sebastián Moreno. #PNAS #biodiversity #species #isolation #hummingbird #tropics #Andes #evolution #conservation #PeaksAndValleys #barriers

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We owe much of what we know about aging and health to sociologist Matilda Riley. In 1979, when Matilda was 68 years old herself and retired from a career in academia, she was invited to help coordinate research relevant to aging and health throughout the @NIH. The program she developed with NIH colleagues and external advisors provided crucial support for social and behavioral science research on both aging and general health and welfare. Initially, the program focused on older people in terms of changing economic, political, and societal structures; physiological components of aging with regard to biopsychological and cognitive aging; and older people and social institutions. As it developed, the work spread to behavior geriatrics research, forecasting life expectancy, and active life expectancy. Colleagues remember her as an indefatigable advocate for promoting health and functioning in later life who continued this work into her 90s. #MemoirMonday http://bit.ly/NASRiley #sociology #aging #geriatrics #CognitiveAging #LifeExpectancy #QualityofLife #OlderAmericans #BehavioralHealth #MatildaRiley

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This summer PNAS sat down with @georgiatech marine ecologist and 2018 Gilbert Morgan Smith medalist for their QnA session. Read his interview about his pioneering studies of chemical signaling in marine ecosystems, such as coral reefs. All organisms rely on chemical cues to locate food and potential mates, avoid predators, or suppress competitors. Chemical signals constitute a language through which diverse organisms interact, and deciphering the language could deepen researchers’ understanding of ecological communities. Through a combination of field and laboratory research, Hay has shown how chemical cues and signals mediate interactions between seaweeds, corals, and herbivores, and help shape their populations. http://www.pnas.org/content/115/26/6521 #PNAS #chemistry #MarineEcology #ChemicalSignaling #chemistry #CoralReefs #corals #language #MarineChemistry #seaweed #snorkel #fieldwork #QnA #MarkHay

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Go fetch your copy of PNAS! Pictured is an English Pointer. Jaemin Kim et al. used whole-genome sequencing to identify genes associated with cardiovascular, muscular, and neuronal functions that are under strong selective pressure in sport-hunting dogs, such as the English Pointer, and found that alleles selected in sport-hunting dogs are associated with performance in tests of canine agility. The results highlight evolutionary processes and genetic pathways that may be tied to athletic success. See the article by Kim et al. at www.pnas.org. Image courtesy of photographer Greg Boreham. #PNAS #genetics #alleles #evolution #genes #athletic #EnglishPointer #dog #fetch #canines #GenomeSequencing

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When the Soviets invaded Hungary in 1956, psychologist and neuroscientist Bela Julesz escaped Hungary by swimming across a river with his wife and their most precious possessions. After a week in the United States, he joined a number of Hungarian expat engineers at Bell Laboratories, holding various positions until his retirement in 1989. There he created the random-dot stereogram, providing insight into how the brain decodes in 3D from the mismatch between the images received from two different vantage points by two eyes. Julesz work at the intersection of art and science proved inspirational to Salvador Dali. Read more about his research and life this #MemoirMonday http://bit.ly/NASJulesz #psychology #neuroscience #engineering  #communication #conscious #perception #vision #RandomDot #3D #retina #texture #textons #digitization #ComputerArt #DigitalArt #HungarianAmerican #NASmember #BelaJulesz

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More than one TV celebrity has stopped by for #PhotosWithAlbert. We we're delighted to see Cookie! You never know who might show up for our outdoor screening of #Westworld tonight! It'll be on our lawn, right behind Albert once it starts getting dark. There will be cookies (and popcorn)! @captaincookiedc @stellaspopkern Check out @cpnas or @labxnas for event details. #outdoormovie #screenonthegreen #michaelchrichton #androids #western #thriller #scifi #delos #cookies🍪 #Repost @travelingcookiemonster ・・・ Does C in E=MC2 stand for Cookie? Methinks Yes. Cookie very pleased to meet Albert Einstein. #photoswithalbert #cookiemonster #dc #usa

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The 2018 NAS Award recipients set a high bar for outstanding science. We are now accepting nominations for the 2019 NAS Awards! Who will you nominate?  http://bit.ly/2019NASawards #science #awards #nominations #nominate #scienceallstars #research #PublicWelfareMedal

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Pictured is a transgenic cotton plant. Agricultural weeds are becoming increasingly resistant to herbicides. Devendra Pandeya et al. report that transgenic cotton plants expressing the bacterial gene phosphite dehydrogenase, which enables the conversion of phosphite into a metabolizable form of phosphorus, outcompeted and suppressed the growth of weed species in artificial and natural soils in the presence of phosphite. The findings might help suppress herbicide-resistant weeds and enable crop production. See the article by Pandeya et al. at www.pnas.org. Image courtesy of Damar L. López-Arredondo. #PNAS #agriculture #herbicide #cotton #maize #soybean #phosphite #metabolize #phosphorus #weeds #crops #genomics #biotech #soilscience

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J. Robert Oppenheimer is widely regarded as the “father of the atomic bomb.” As director of the Manhattan Project and head of the Los Alamos Laboratory, he oversaw the detonation of the first atomic bomb on July 16, 1945 (73 years ago today). He led more than 3,000 of the country’s best experimental and theoretical nuclear physicists, general physicists, chemists, and engineers in top-secret research. While proud to serve his country, he spoke out in opposition to the creation of more weapons of mass destruction after the war. Oppenheimer lost his security clearance, and therefore his ability to work in the classified world of nuclear research, during the McCarthyite anti-communist hysteria that swept the nation in the early 1950s. He spent the remainder of his career at the Institute for Advanced Study in Princeton, New Jersey. Read more about his scientific work in war and peace this #MemoirMonday http://bit.ly/NASoppenheimer #OTD #ManhattanProject #LosAlamos #AtomicBomb #WMD #physics #NuclearPhysics #chemistry #engineer #peace #Oppenheimer

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This figure shows the maximum vulnerability scores for all Arctic marine mammal species (Top Left) and taxonomic groups exposed to the Arctic sea routes. Authors of a recent article published in PNAS developed a vulnerability assessment of 80 subpopulations of seven Arctic marine mammal species to vessel traffic during the ice-free season. The combined ranges of all other Arctic marine mammal subpopulations that did not overlap the Arctic sea routes are shown in gray in the Top Left, including portions of polar bear subpopulations that range onto land during the open-water period. Narwhals (Monodon monoceros) were estimated to be most vulnerable to vessel impacts, given their high exposure and sensitivity, and polar bears (Ursus maritimus) were estimated to be the least vulnerable because of their low exposure and sensitivity. #PNAS #MarineMammals #Arctic #narwhals #PolarBears #NorthwestPassage #SeaIce  #traffic #GlobalWarming #environment #ecosystem #Conservation #climatechange

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How did we get so big?! #NASmember Clark Larsen of @theohiostateuniversity takes a look back and shows us the connections in #anthropology between #superfoods and population growth. #WorldPopulationDay https://www.facebook.com/theNASciences #science #population #archeology #diet #nutritian #wheat #corn #rice #huntergatherers #evolution #crops #agriculture #ClarkLarsen

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NAS President Marcia McNutt presents opening remarks at @thenasem #EnviroHealthMatters Initiative meeting. Ensuring environmental health for all requires leaders across many fields to move toward solutions together. Watch live online now! #environment #toxins #contamination #health #science #silos #government #academics #corporations #nonprofits #convergence