The James Webb Space Telescope was the topic of a March 24 hearing of the House Subcommittee on Space. The project has been riddled with setbacks and ballooning budgets that have raised Congressional eyebrows in the past. »Read More
As discussions of climate change move from prevention to resiliency, marine conservationist Tim McClanahan says that conservancy of marine ecosystems depends on creative solutions to problems shared very locally between those who make a living on the sea and those who use science to help keep it alive. »Read More
For the past three years, AAAS Fellow Kevin Healy and his team have been researching the smallest tissue unit that can be used to accurately reflect how the heart will respond to a drug. The goal is to use this mini platform to quickly screen out drugs that are non-starters and avoid costly clinical trials. »Read More
Science Advances, the bold, new open-access journal from AAAS, is now available online. The next generation in the Science family of journals, Science Advances features high quality, peer-reviewed research across the sciences—in an open access, digital-only format. »
AAAS Fellow Pat Marsteller was headed toward a career as a physician but her interest shifted toward science education. Today, she helps create hands-on research and curriculum for students and teachers at the pre-college, college and postgrad levels. »
This webinar explores connections between human rights and linguistics, including protecting the rights of speakers of local languages, ethical linguistic research practices, case studies of human rights advocacy in the linguistic sphere and protecting linguists whose rights have been violated. It was hosted as part of an ongoing series of webinars by the AAAS Science and Human Rights Coalition exploring connections between science and human rights. »
The Markup with Matt Hourihan is a series of occasional updates on science funding in Congress, featuring AAAS’s lead R&D budget analyst. In this second edition, Hourihan provides a short overview of spending proposals for science agencies in the president’s FY 2016 budget request, and takes a look at how broader changes in the discretionary budget may help or hurt R&D spending. »
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