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Earlier this year, National Institutes of Health director Francis Collins announced that he would be retiring from his position. Collins has served under three different presidents and spent decades working in the field as a physician and geneticist.

On June 15, 2021, the AAAS DoSER program hosted a free virtual symposium on science’s impact on human life and society and how faith communities are engaging with forefront science.

Panchanathan’s priorities include diversifying the research community, securing global leadership and capitalizing on bipartisan support for science at time of otherwise intense partisanship in U.S. politics.

Social distancing, self-isolation, public lectures, and more saved thousands of lives, researchers said.

Racial minorities, homeless people, incarcerated populations and rural communities are among those most affected.

Wildfire smoke is an increasingly important public health issue – one that requires further research to understand the long-term effects of exposure

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