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Thirty aspiring science diplomats gathered in South Africa for a regional workshop on science diplomacy, an inaugural training partnership.
The 30th annual meeting of the AAAS Caribbean Division will convene in San Juan, Puerto Rico on 12 September 2015.

The development of new drugs can be an extremely lengthy, costly, and frustrating process, with an estimated investment by pharmaceutical companies reaching as high as $2-4 billion over more than a decade to bring a drug to market, often with little guarantee of substantial return.