Balancing National Security and Open "Scientific Communication: Implications of September 11th for the Research University" Session: Defining Needed New Areas of Study and Research

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NSF logo, Dr. Rita Colwell Director, National Science Foundation

Video footage of tethered robot exploring World Trade Center ruins

U.S. map showing distributed network to study earthquake engineering, also small inset photos of a network facility and a damaged building


Cover of Nature magazine with Arabidopsis genome sequencing article; generic gene helis model; and sample Arabidopsis gene sequences

Micrograph of agrobacterium

Collage of various agricultural plant pathogens


Instrumenting the Environment


Nanoparticle Strategies for DNA Sequence Detection

Incidents of Cyber Attacks

Samples of types of human faces with some highlighted to represent "suspicious" individuals

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