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The President's National Medal of Science: Recipient Details

Jared Diamond

Affiliation:   UCLA School of Medicine
Gender:   Male

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Award Discipline:   Biological Sciences
Award Year:   1999
Citation:   "For his exceptionally creative scholarship, including seminal research in physiology, ecology, conservation biology, and history; for his outstanding role in communicating science by explaining technical advances in widely understandable terms, and for his overwhelming dedication to science's role in building a better future."
    Presented by President William Clinton in a White House (East Room) ceremony on Tuesday, March 14, 2000.


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