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U.S.-Iran Engagement in Science, Engineering, and Health (2000-2009): Opportunities, Constraints, and Impacts (November 2010) 
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July 14, 2015
America’s Secret Banjo Diplomacy With Iran
In 2006, the National Academy of Sciences assumed a leading role in these visits, bringing over Iranian experts in such fields as archaeology and zoology. “Iranian scientists are considered very high quality,” says Glenn Schweitzer, who directs the Academy of Sciences’s Iran programs. “We saw Iran’s isolation as an example of the global community being denied access to the talents of a country.”

July 31, 2013
The Iran Culture Opportunity
The National Interest Online
American academic, cultural, and athletic exchanges—both official and unofficial—have weathered the stormy Ahmadinejad years thanks to the dedication of organizations such as the National Academy of Sciences and the American Association for the ... 

July 6, 2012
AAAS Delegation Makes "Positive" Visit to Iran
The U.S. National Academy of Sciences since 2000 has had an agreement to foster cooperation with the Iranian Academy, and some 20 seminars and workshops have been held in Iran, the United States, and occasionally other countries...