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Jun 1, 2018
The Scientist Staff

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BY EMILY COX AND HENRY RATHVON


To remain the world leader in advancing scientific knowledge and innovation while ensuring national security, the US science and technology enterprise must continue to capitalize on the international and multicultural environment within which
 it operates.
 


Rush Holt, CEO of the American Association for the Advancement of Science, in a statement released in response to revelations that President Donald Trump’s administration is considering barring Chinese citizens from participating in what The New York Times termed “sensitive research” at American institutions (May 1)


 


Surely the agreement between Mr. Moon and Mr. Kim creates an opportunity to restart talks over cooperative research.


—South Korean researcher Ryo In-Chang, a geologist at Kyungpook National University in Daegu, voicing hopes that the newly thawed relations between North and South Korea might encourage scientific collaboration across the border (Science, May 1)


ACROSSGREG BREWER
7.    Lacking the normal pigmentation
8.    SETI targets
9.    Flying class?
10.    Objects of study for Pasteur
11.    Biological ranks just above
families
12.    Electricity pioneer Tesla
14.    12-Across, with respect to
a coil or car
17.    That life evolves, to Darwin
19.    Legume often called a bean
21.    Great white features
22.    Ectotherm with a retractile neck
23.    Phenomenon caused
by charged solar particles


DOWN
1.    Trifoliate nectar source for bees
2.    “The faster you go, the shorter
you are” theorist
3    PBS science series; worldly
bloomer?
4.    High-speed raptor
5.    Farewell to Fermi or Volta
6.    Fictional, like unicorns or jackalopes
13.    Patellar reflex, in common parlance
(2 wds.)
15.    Film about teeth?
16.    “The Father of Genetics”
17.    Cavity housing the heart
and lungs
18.    Like a centripetal force
20.    Chiroptera members


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