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    Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences is a multidisciplinary journal that covers the biological, physical, and social sciences. It is printed weekly and publishes new content online each business day. Ranked by the Institute for Scientific Information as one of the world's most-cited scientific serials, PNAS Online receives more than 1 million hits each week.

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