Annals of the New York Academy of Sciences

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October 1990

Volume 610 Scientific Issues of the Next Century: Convocation of World Academies

Pages ix–xxv, 1–247

    1. Preface (page ix)

      CESARE MALTONI and IRVING J. SELIKOFF

      Version of Record online: 17 DEC 2006 | DOI: 10.1111/j.1749-6632.1990.tb16921.x

  1. Opening Session

    1. Top of page
    2. Opening Session
    3. Session I. The Rôle of the Academies
    4. Session II. Ecosystems
    5. Session III. Population and People
    6. Session IV. Material Sciences and Technology
    7. Session V. Social Sciences
    8. Session VI. Medicine
    9. Session VII. Humanities
    10. Concluding Session
    1. Messages (pages xi–xv)

      Version of Record online: 17 DEC 2006 | DOI: 10.1111/j.1749-6632.1990.tb16922.x

    2. Greetings (pages xvii–xxv)

      Version of Record online: 17 DEC 2006 | DOI: 10.1111/j.1749-6632.1990.tb16923.x

  2. Session I. The Rôle of the Academies

    1. Top of page
    2. Opening Session
    3. Session I. The Rôle of the Academies
    4. Session II. Ecosystems
    5. Session III. Population and People
    6. Session IV. Material Sciences and Technology
    7. Session V. Social Sciences
    8. Session VI. Medicine
    9. Session VII. Humanities
    10. Concluding Session
    1. The Rôle of the Academies: An Introduction (pages 1–2)

      CESARE MALTONI

      Version of Record online: 17 DEC 2006 | DOI: 10.1111/j.1749-6632.1990.tb16924.x

    2. The Rôle of Academies: A Swedish Example (pages 5–7)

      STAFFAN HELMFRID

      Version of Record online: 17 DEC 2006 | DOI: 10.1111/j.1749-6632.1990.tb16925.x

    3. The Rôle of Academies Today (pages 9–16)

      GIOVANNI BATTISTA MARINI-BETTOLO

      Version of Record online: 17 DEC 2006 | DOI: 10.1111/j.1749-6632.1990.tb16926.x

    4. The Rôle of the Academies (page 31)

      IRVING J. SELIKOFF

      Version of Record online: 17 DEC 2006 | DOI: 10.1111/j.1749-6632.1990.tb16929.x

    5. General Discussion: Session I (page 33)

      Version of Record online: 17 DEC 2006 | DOI: 10.1111/j.1749-6632.1990.tb16930.x

  3. Session II. Ecosystems

    1. Top of page
    2. Opening Session
    3. Session I. The Rôle of the Academies
    4. Session II. Ecosystems
    5. Session III. Population and People
    6. Session IV. Material Sciences and Technology
    7. Session V. Social Sciences
    8. Session VI. Medicine
    9. Session VII. Humanities
    10. Concluding Session
    1. The Conservation of Natural Terrestrial Ecosystems (pages 41–43)

      ARISTIDES A. P. LEÃO

      Version of Record online: 17 DEC 2006 | DOI: 10.1111/j.1749-6632.1990.tb16931.x

    2. Research on the Global Earth System (pages 45–46)

      JAMES C. I. DOOGE

      Version of Record online: 17 DEC 2006 | DOI: 10.1111/j.1749-6632.1990.tb16932.x

    3. Environmental Pollution and Its Countermeasures in China (pages 49–63)

      ZHANG SHEN and TANG YIJIAN

      Version of Record online: 17 DEC 2006 | DOI: 10.1111/j.1749-6632.1990.tb16933.x

    4. The Outlook for Ecosystems in the Century Ahead (pages 65–68)

      MICHAEL McCLOSKEY

      Version of Record online: 17 DEC 2006 | DOI: 10.1111/j.1749-6632.1990.tb16934.x

    5. Ecosystems (pages 71–72)

      DAVID P. RALL

      Version of Record online: 17 DEC 2006 | DOI: 10.1111/j.1749-6632.1990.tb16935.x

    6. Conclusions (pages 75–78)

      GIORGIO RUFFOLO

      Version of Record online: 17 DEC 2006 | DOI: 10.1111/j.1749-6632.1990.tb16936.x

    7. General Discussion: Session II (pages 79–81)

      Version of Record online: 17 DEC 2006 | DOI: 10.1111/j.1749-6632.1990.tb16937.x

  4. Session III. Population and People

    1. Top of page
    2. Opening Session
    3. Session I. The Rôle of the Academies
    4. Session II. Ecosystems
    5. Session III. Population and People
    6. Session IV. Material Sciences and Technology
    7. Session V. Social Sciences
    8. Session VI. Medicine
    9. Session VII. Humanities
    10. Concluding Session
    1. Low Fertility in Industrial Countries: Causes, Consequences, Policies (pages 83–96)

      ROBERTO BACHI

      Version of Record online: 17 DEC 2006 | DOI: 10.1111/j.1749-6632.1990.tb16938.x

    2. Individual Programming of Life Events: A Challenge for Demographers in the Twenty-First Century (pages 99–105)

      JACQUES LÉGARÉ and NICOLE MARCIL-GRATTON

      Version of Record online: 17 DEC 2006 | DOI: 10.1111/j.1749-6632.1990.tb16939.x

    3. Demographic Challenges for the Twenty-First Century (pages 107–113)

      DIRK J. van de KAA

      Version of Record online: 17 DEC 2006 | DOI: 10.1111/j.1749-6632.1990.tb16940.x

    4. General Discussion: Session III (page 119)

      Version of Record online: 17 DEC 2006 | DOI: 10.1111/j.1749-6632.1990.tb16942.x

  5. Session IV. Material Sciences and Technology

    1. Top of page
    2. Opening Session
    3. Session I. The Rôle of the Academies
    4. Session II. Ecosystems
    5. Session III. Population and People
    6. Session IV. Material Sciences and Technology
    7. Session V. Social Sciences
    8. Session VI. Medicine
    9. Session VII. Humanities
    10. Concluding Session
    1. Uncertainties in the Future of Energy (pages 121–128)

      ARNALDO MARIA ANGELINI

      Version of Record online: 17 DEC 2006 | DOI: 10.1111/j.1749-6632.1990.tb16943.x

    2. Some Reflections on the Management of Energy Resources (pages 131–133)

      RADU BALESCU

      Version of Record online: 17 DEC 2006 | DOI: 10.1111/j.1749-6632.1990.tb16944.x

    3. Science and Technology as the Bond of Humanity (pages 151–156)

      PERICLES S. THEOCARIS

      Version of Record online: 17 DEC 2006 | DOI: 10.1111/j.1749-6632.1990.tb16947.x

    4. The Rôle of the Medical Academy (pages 169–171)

      DIMITRI ORLOV

      Version of Record online: 17 DEC 2006 | DOI: 10.1111/j.1749-6632.1990.tb16949.x

    5. Global Impact of Science and Technological Development (pages 173–176)

      JOSEPH A. MIHURSKY

      Version of Record online: 17 DEC 2006 | DOI: 10.1111/j.1749-6632.1990.tb16950.x

    6. General Discussion: Session IV (page 177)

      Version of Record online: 17 DEC 2006 | DOI: 10.1111/j.1749-6632.1990.tb16951.x

  6. Session V. Social Sciences

    1. Top of page
    2. Opening Session
    3. Session I. The Rôle of the Academies
    4. Session II. Ecosystems
    5. Session III. Population and People
    6. Session IV. Material Sciences and Technology
    7. Session V. Social Sciences
    8. Session VI. Medicine
    9. Session VII. Humanities
    10. Concluding Session
    1. Drifting on an Ocean of Information (pages 179–189)

      ROBERT H. REICHARDT

      Version of Record online: 17 DEC 2006 | DOI: 10.1111/j.1749-6632.1990.tb16952.x

    2. General Discussion: Session V (page 191)

      Version of Record online: 17 DEC 2006 | DOI: 10.1111/j.1749-6632.1990.tb16953.x

  7. Session VI. Medicine

    1. Top of page
    2. Opening Session
    3. Session I. The Rôle of the Academies
    4. Session II. Ecosystems
    5. Session III. Population and People
    6. Session IV. Material Sciences and Technology
    7. Session V. Social Sciences
    8. Session VI. Medicine
    9. Session VII. Humanities
    10. Concluding Session
    1. The Academy of Sciences and the Cultural Heritage of Russia (pages 193–195)

      ALEXANDR G. CHUCHALIN

      Version of Record online: 17 DEC 2006 | DOI: 10.1111/j.1749-6632.1990.tb16954.x

    2. Biomedical Science: Some Controversial Issues (pages 197–201)

      ANNE McLAREN

      Version of Record online: 17 DEC 2006 | DOI: 10.1111/j.1749-6632.1990.tb16955.x

    3. Changed Notions of Cancer (page 203)

      IRVING J. SELIKOFF

      Version of Record online: 17 DEC 2006 | DOI: 10.1111/j.1749-6632.1990.tb16956.x

    4. Recent Trends in Cancer (pages 205–211)

      JOHN C. BAILAR III

      Version of Record online: 17 DEC 2006 | DOI: 10.1111/j.1749-6632.1990.tb16957.x

    5. On the Rôle of Science Academies (pages 213–214)

      BARBARA J. CULLITON

      Version of Record online: 17 DEC 2006 | DOI: 10.1111/j.1749-6632.1990.tb16958.x

    6. AIDS and the Future of Science (pages 217–220)

      KNUT RINGEN

      Version of Record online: 17 DEC 2006 | DOI: 10.1111/j.1749-6632.1990.tb16959.x

  8. Session VII. Humanities

    1. Top of page
    2. Opening Session
    3. Session I. The Rôle of the Academies
    4. Session II. Ecosystems
    5. Session III. Population and People
    6. Session IV. Material Sciences and Technology
    7. Session V. Social Sciences
    8. Session VI. Medicine
    9. Session VII. Humanities
    10. Concluding Session
    1. A Writer Looks to the Close of the Century (pages 223–227)

      FRANCISCO AYALA

      Version of Record online: 17 DEC 2006 | DOI: 10.1111/j.1749-6632.1990.tb16960.x

    2. The Humanities and the Academy (pages 229–232)

      ERIK DAL

      Version of Record online: 17 DEC 2006 | DOI: 10.1111/j.1749-6632.1990.tb16961.x

    3. The Human Factor in the Defense of the Environment (pages 235–237)

      PAUL BRODEUR

      Version of Record online: 17 DEC 2006 | DOI: 10.1111/j.1749-6632.1990.tb16962.x

  9. Concluding Session

    1. Top of page
    2. Opening Session
    3. Session I. The Rôle of the Academies
    4. Session II. Ecosystems
    5. Session III. Population and People
    6. Session IV. Material Sciences and Technology
    7. Session V. Social Sciences
    8. Session VI. Medicine
    9. Session VII. Humanities
    10. Concluding Session
    1. Concluding Session (pages 239–247)

      Version of Record online: 17 DEC 2006 | DOI: 10.1111/j.1749-6632.1990.tb16963.x

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