The US National Academy of Sciences announced the election of 84 new members and 21 foreign associates "in recognition of their distinguished and continuing achievements in original research." At ScienceInsider, Jeffrey Mervis notes that the society "took a big step toward changing their image by inviting a younger and more diverse group of scientists to join them." The new

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