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Paul Nurse Chosen to Head Royal Society

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Science  30 Apr 2010:
Vol. 328, Issue 5978, pp. 560
DOI: 10.1126/science.328.5978.560-b

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Nobel Prize–winning biologist Paul Nurse is stepping down as president of Rockefeller University in New York City to become president of the Royal Society in London, the United Kingdom's science academy. Last week, the society's council nominated Nurse to succeed University of Cambridge astrophysicist Martin Rees, who ends his 5-year term in November. The society's 1327 fellows will vote in July.