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Featured member: Hidde Ploegh presented research on immunology, vaccinations, and how the immune system identifies a foreign substance and then distinguishes friend from foe.

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Starring Marcia McNutt and Neil deGrasse Tyson, this video provides a fascinating overview of the history and ongoing impacts that the National Academies of Sciences, Engineering, and Medicine have on society.


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