Young biomedical scientists will lose a major source of postdoctoral training funds as a result of the decision by the Lucille P. Markey Charitable Trust to terminate its Markey Scholars in Biomedical Science program. The trust, created by the heir to the Calumet Farm horseracing fortune, was established in 1982 with the stipulation that all its funds be distributed by 1997. The trustees decided that its seventh round of scholars, announced in February, would be its last.

Since the Scholar Awards program was established in 1984, the trust has committed more than $62 million in support of 115 scientists from 33 academic institutions.

The Program on Science and International Security of the American Association for the Advancement of Science offers its second annual Hilliard Roderick Prize for Excellence in Science, Arms Control, and International Security. The prize was established by Roderick's widow, Ulla Magnusson. Roderick, a physicist, worked at the...

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