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What the United States Has REALLY Missed Out On With Cuba

Monday, August 1, 2016

There is no doubt that formalized relations between the United States and Cuba will bring tremendous economic benefits to the island country, but what does the world’s largest economy have to gain? The answer lies in science. The United States and Cuba have had a strained relationship for over fifty years. Conflicted beginnings included trade restrictions of the Eisenhower era between the...

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Kadiatou Dao: Tackling Biological Proliferation in Mali

Wednesday, June 29, 2016

*This blog was originally published by Maryam Zaringhalam on WISeR, The Rockefeller University's women in science blog. It is used here with permission* CRDF Global Robin Copeland Memorial Fellow Kadiatou Dao shares her journey to becoming a leader in biological nonproliferation in Mali and why women are so critical to the field.“Women are the key to peace,” Kadiatou Dao...

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World Refugee Day: A Look at Four Syrian Scientists

Monday, June 20, 2016

Today is World Refugee Day. Fifteen years after the establishment of this international day by the United Nations, supporting the plight of refugees around the world is more crucial than ever.The Syrian crisis has forced more than half of the country’s population to be displaced. Four and a half million refugees have fled to Turkey, Lebanon, Jordan, Iraq and Egypt, and over 350,000 to...

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