Using natural resources to help agriculture respond to climate change 2014 Annual Meeting: Using natural resources to help agriculture respond to climate change Monday, February 17, 2014 Farmers depend on natural resources—particularly water and nutrient-rich soil— to grow their food and feed the planet. Climate change is already changing the availability of these resources and farmers now need to explore new techniques and technologies to make their crops sustainable. AAASMC blogger Summer Allen interviewed Jerry Hatfield who presented his research on the role of natural resources in agriculture at the 2014 AAAS Annual Meeting.  Sally Walker wonders where have all the fossils gone? Sally Walker wonders where have all the fossils gone? Member Spotlight February 13, 2014 Even though Sally Walker’s first science experiment was technically a success, it did not get great reviews. AAAS MemberCentral: Every Scientist Has a Story AAAS MemberCentral: Every scientist has a story Download February 10, 2014 Each of the AAAS scientists profiled in this publication has a personal story of scientific discovery. A moment when their curiosity compelled them to pursue new knowledge about the world around us. We invite you to read about these AAAS member scientists and policymakers who are on the frontlines of science and society. AAAS members selected 'most influential' by TheBestSchools.org Tuesday, January 28, 2014 Twenty-three AAAS members were amongst the scientists selected as "The 50 Most Influential Scientists in the World Today," by TheBestSchools.org, "a leading resource for prospective students seeking a college or university degree," according to Wayne Downs, the site's managing editor.  Your chance to be featured in Science Tuesday, January 7, 2014 Answer this question: If you had 5 extra hours per week to devote to advocacy for science, how would you use that time? at http://www.surveymonkey.com/s/NextGen10mc Make sure to enter by the 14th February.  A selection of the best responses will be published in the April 4th issue of Science. See results from the last survey at http://scim.ag/NextGen9Results Council elects 388 new AAAS Fellows Council elects 388 new AAAS Fellows Monday, November 25, 2013 The AAAS Council has elected 388 members as Fellows of AAAS for the year 2013. These individuals will be recognized for their contributions to science and technology during the 2014 AAAS Annual Meeting in Chicago, which will take place February 13 to 17. Learn more about this exciting new class on AAAS's website. James Turner James Turner: 5 things about a senior scientist Member Spotlight November 20, 2013 AAAS Fellow James Taylor recently retired from the federal government after more than 37 years of service. He reflects back on why he pursued a career in science and the hobbies he is now pursuing. Actions issued to help the DOE mitigate climate change Actions issued to help the DOE mitigate climate change Capitol Connection August 27, 2013 The Bicameral Task Force on Climate Change, chaired by six Democratic members of Congress, recently issued a white paper on actions that the Department of Energy (DOE) should take to help implement the President’s Climate Action Plan. Sallie Watson Chisholm profile Sallie Watson Chisholm is planting the seeds of science literacy Member Spotlight September 3, 2013 She's a professor at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology, a National Medal of Science award winner, and co-discoverer of the most dominant photosynthetic organism in the ocean. With so many accomplishments, who would think the greatest challenge Sallie ("Penny") Watson Chisholm has faced in her career would be writing children's books? Mathew Dornbush works to advance biofuels, restore native ecosystems Mathew Dornbush works to advance biofuels, restore native ecosystems Member Spotlight August 19, 2013 At what is undoubtedly one of the most beautiful campuses in the University of Wisconsin system, UW-Green Bay is the perfect place to find AAAS member Mathew Dornbush, associate professor of Natural and Applied Sciences, who specializes in plant restoration ecology. The campus is ringed by an arboretum that includes native prairies, woodlands and ponds, while the campus itself includes several greenhouses and native planting areas.