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Advanced Web-Based Temporal Analytics for Arms Control Verification and Compliance

By Maynard Holliday and Chris Holden - 07.15.2014

Web-based analytics, such as information from social media sources, is one new tool that is needed to complement traditional monitoring methods to help support future arms control treaties and other security agreements.

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The United States Looks to the Global Science, Technology, and Innovation Horizon

A strategic platform that facilitates partnerships between U.S. and foreign academic institutions can help the United States sustain its scientific leadership, support national interests, address global challenges, and advance knowledge.

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Women as Agents of Positive Change in Biosecurity

By Kathleen Danskin and Dana Perkins - 06.23.2014

Managing biological threats requires a multifaceted, holistic approach, which benefits from greater gender integration. The U.S. government can better empower women in biosecurity by employing specific indicators to track performance.

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Mental Health Diplomacy: Building a Global Response

The time has come for policy makers, NGOs, and the private sector to bring mental illness to the forefront of issues bridging health and diplomacy to improve people’s lives.

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Epidemics and Opportunities for U.S.-Cuba Collaboration

By Marguerite Jiménez - 06.09.2014

Renowned Polish-American vaccine developer Albert Sabin showed that scientific cooperation with the Soviet Union and Cuba against infectious disease can serve public health if political barriers are lowered, lessons for current U.S.-Cuba relations.

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A Trilateral Partnership for Supporting Research and Relationships

The U.S.-Ireland R&D Partnership relies on well-balanced and clearly defined collaborations between Ireland, Northern Ireland, and the United States to contribute to positive relationships and scientific advances.

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Swiss Science Diplomacy

By Flavia Schlegel - 03.24.2014

Switzerland utilizes dual mechanisms of a public-private partnership (the swissnex) and embassy science sections to support science, technology, and innovation networks for its scientific and industrial competitiveness.

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Medical Research Centers in Mali and Uganda

By Harold Varmus - 03.17.2014

The Uganda Cancer Institute and the Malaria Research and Training Center in Mali, founded in collaboration with the U.S. government, show how combating major diseases through research capacity development can bring countries and scientists together.

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Medical Research Centers in Mali and Uganda: Slideshow

By Harold Varmus - 03.17.2014
This slideshow accompanies the article "Medical Research Centers in Mali and Uganda."
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Diplomacy for Science Two Generations Later

The U.S. Department of State should reinstate the defunct science attaché program to help address global challenges and strengthen the economic and scientific potential of the United States and other countries.

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