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May 2, 2005

Running Time: 00:39:42
Format: RealAudio (Requires free RealPlayer)

Bruce Alberts discusses his 12 years as president of the National Academy of Sciences, during which he led efforts to provide sound advice to policy-makers, develop a set of National Science Education Standards, and expand international science collaboration. He also urged members to become "citizen scientists" by playing an active role in science education.

Bruce Alberts, President, National Academy of Sciences.