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Keck School scientists named among world’s ‘most influential’

Five Keck School researchers have been named by Thomson Reuters as having “The World’s Most Influential Scientific Minds” for 2014. The New York City-based multinational media and information firm assessed papers indexed between 2002 and 2012 in 21 fields of study.

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