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How Fast Can an Old Dog Learn New Tricks?

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Science  08 Mar 2002:
Vol. 295, Issue 5561, pp. 1824-1825
DOI: 10.1126/science.295.5561.1824

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With its membership shrinking and its flagship magazine closed, the New York Academy of Sciences is searching for new ways to serve a global community. The big question is whether a membership organization created to foster scientific discourse can survive in a world in which more and more communication occurs electronically--and for free.