|Under new leadership, the huge science organization hopes to overcome inertia and lay claim to status as the `voice' of science|
In saying that, Bugliarello acknowledged what the administration of Sigma Xi realized four years ago, when the society turned 100 years old: Because Sigma Xi is barely visible on the radar screen of most national science policymakers, it has become dispensable to many new- generation members.
That point is evidenced by the downsizing of the society in recent times. In the last decade, Sigma Xi has lost...
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