A New Biology for the 21st Century

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Following the release of a National Academies report on the future of biological science, three of the study’s authors discuss its key findings. A New Biology for the 21st Century identifies how biology can help meet challenges like feeding a growing population, providing adequate health care, generating energy to meet increasing demands, and coping with global climate change. In this video, Dr Phillip Sharp, Dr. Anthony Janetos, and Dr. Keith Yamamoto explain the study’s goals and...

America's Climate Choices

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In a new video from the National Academies, experts serving on the America's Climate Choices study committee and panels talk about the project, which aims to inform and guide the nation's response to climate change. The video takes an in-depth look at the process through which these experts will come to consensus, and highlights how crucial the choices we face now will be for decades to come. Congressman Alan Mollohan (D-WV) provides his perspective as the initiator of the project. The...