There are potential risks associated with the use of these new forms of communication. Here are some cautionary tales about social media use as well as some thoughts on how to avoid such problems.
Huntington's Disease is a degenerative disorder that destroys brain cells and kills people in the prime of life. Right now, there is no treatment for Huntington's Disease. AAAS Fellow Leslie Thompson has developed models of the disease in fruit flies and mice and hopes it could someday lead to a treatment.
San Francisco is moving to ban the sale of single-use plastic water bottles. Other municipalities and organizations are following suit. Can legislated Ban the Bottle campaigns make a dent in landfills?
Racing pulse and sweaty palms—math tests can cause symptoms that are similar to a heart attack, but are in fact the signs of math anxiety. What are the origins of the condition? Can it be cured?
AAAS Fellow Jane Maienschein has dedicated her career to working to change public perception of biology’s value to society and to help shape reasoned policymaking on controversial bioethical issues—including evolution, embryo research, cloning and stem cells.
AAAS Fellow Lafayette Frederick's interest in plants began during childhood walks with his teacher and sharecropper father. It was further fostered during a naval tour of duty in Hawaii. Now he studies fungal diseases of plants and the ecology of slime molds.
In this webinar, you will learn firsthand from accomplished Ph.D.s who have successfully navigated a career outside of the research realm. They’ll talk about their own experiences, examine a range of career options open to STEM professionals across different sectors, and discuss the analytic, communication and teamworking skills needed for these kinds of roles. »
Nikola Tesla's inventions help power our modern world, and yet he is not well known to the public. Now a new generation is rediscovering Tesla and is working to make sure his contributions to society are not forgotten. In this hour-long webinar, a panel of Tesla experts discuss his turbulent life, his inventions and his legacy. »
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