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President Obama speaks at the National Academy of Sciences (NAS) 150th Anniversary, during their annual meeting in Washington on April 29, 2013. NAS was established in 1863 through a congressional charter signed by President Lincoln. It is a private, nonprofit organization charged with providing independent, objective advice to the U.S. government on matters related to science and technology. (Associated Press)
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President Obama speaks at the National Academy of Sciences (NAS) 150th Anniversary, during their annual meeting in Washington on April 29, 2013. NAS was established in 1863 through a congressional charter signed by President Lincoln. It is a private, nonprofit organization charged with providing independent, objective advice to the U.S. government on matters related to science and technology. (Associated Press)

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