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FAS Roundup: May 17, 2016

70th Anniversary Edition of the Public Interest Report This exclusive edition of the PIR attempts to encapsulate FAS’s continual reinvention with a glimpse into FAS’s past and a look to…

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FAS Roundup – October 2, 2020

Transparency, safety, and rigor are key to creating a vaccine the public can trust. FAS leads over a dozen scientific organizations, urging for transparency and rigor when…

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FAS Roundup – October 16, 2020

FAS in The Lancet: Herd immunity through natural infection is reckless idea FAS President Ali Nouri and other science and public health experts…

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Meet the 2012 FAS Security Scholars

Launched as part of FAS’s new Science and Security intiative, the Security Scholars Program provides students with experience in science and security policy. FAS staff and members from government,…

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FAS Podcast: FAS President Acknowledges Hiroshima Devastation on 65th Anniversary

Today is the 65th anniversary of the atomic bombing of the city of Hiroshima. In acknowledgment of this unconscionable and historic event, FAS President Dr. Charles D. Ferguson speaks about the current state of nuclear security and the threat of nuclear terrorism to the international community in a special edition of the FAS Podcast: "A Conversation With An Expert." Topics discussed include an overview of the most urgent nuclear threats facing the international community today, the progress made by the U.S. government in the first half of 2010, FAS efforts to address nuclear security, and much more! Download the podcast here.

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FAS Honors Dr. John Holdren and Ms. Barbara Pyle

On Wednesday, October 6, 2010, the Federation of American Scientists (FAS) celebrated its FAS Awards dinner and ceremony at the Carnegie Institute of Washington. It was an extraordinary evening where intellectual leaders in science, engineering, and policy came together to honor two outstanding individuals. FAS honored Dr. John Holdren, the Director of the White House Office of Science and Technology Policy and Science Adviser to the President of the United States, with the Hans A. Bethe Award. FAS recognizes Dr. Holdren for his enduring work on complex global issues that hinge on science and technology, such as the causes of climate change, analysis of energy technologies and policies, and ways to reduce the dangers from nuclear weapons.

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FAS Roundup – April 3, 2020

Coronavirus Uncertainty Plagues the Experts, Too “There are times when we have definitive answers, but science works in a probabilistic realm,”…

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