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Science  01 Apr 2011:
Vol. 332, Issue 6025, pp. 20-21
DOI: 10.1126/science.332.6025.20

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This week's Newsmakers are Cornell ecologist and evolutionary biologist Thomas Eisner, who died last week at age 81 of complications from Parkinson's disease; topologist and dynamical systems theorist John Milnor, who has won the 2011 Abel Prize in mathematics; entomologist May Berenbaum, who will receive the 2011 Tyler Prize for Environmental Achievement; and physical chemist Bai Chunli, who was appointed president of the Chinese Academy of Sciences last month.