News

This page includes news stories that have been written and published by AAAS staff about our work, as well as updates and announcements from the Program.

Scientists, Engineers Show Concern for Turkish Scientists' Welfare
August 3, 2016

Science Can Ease Human Rights Effects of Climate Change
August 2, 2016

Scientists and engineers as partners in protecting human rights (openGlobalRights)
August 1, 2016

Using Technology to Move Human Rights Forward: Member Spotlight on Program Director Mark S. Frankel
July 18, 2016

Science and Human Rights Coalition Announces 2016 Student Poster Competition Winners
June 29, 2016

Exercising the Body and Brain Can Slow Aging's Cognitive Decline
June 17, 2016

Marijuana Policy Patchwork Not Based on Science, Experts Say
May 27, 2016

Evidence-Based Research Contributes to Human Rights Work
April 25, 2016

2015 AAAS Scientific Freedom and Responsibility Award Goes to Social Psychologist Jean Maria Arrigo
February 8, 2016

Geospatial Technologies Project Receives a $400,000 Grant From the Oak Foundation
January 8, 2016

Scientists work to save antiquities from Islamic State destruction
December 18, 2015

Human Rights Day Highlights Scientific Contributions to Prevent Cultural Heritage Destruction, Trafficking
December 17, 2015

Mobile Health App Developers Seek Guidance on Federal Regulation
November 23, 2015

Researchers Explore the Nature and Nurture behind Creative Geniuses
November 16, 2015

Expert Panel Urges Passage of Bill Protecting Syrian Antiquities
November 9, 2015

'Serve and Return' Interactions Key to Babies’ Brain Development
June 25, 2015

At House Hearing, AAAS Visiting Scholar Describes Targeted Damage to Minority Religious and Cultural Sites by ISIS
May 18, 2015

Report: Burgeoning Field of Mobile Health Raises Questions on Regulation, Privacy, and More
April 6, 2015

Basic Research Is Making Inroads, but Chronic Pain Remains a Vast Problem
March 24, 2015

Satellite Images Help 'Pierce the Fog of War'
March 17, 2015

AAAS Questionnaire: Most Scientists Feel Duty to Society, but Priorities Vary
March 4, 2015

Omid Kokabee Awarded 2014 AAAS Scientific Freedom and Responsibility Award
February 24, 2015

Big Data and Human Rights: A New and Sometimes Awkward Relationship
January 28, 2015

Visiting Human Rights Specialists Explore Technology to Support Work in Asia
December 12, 2014

Neuroscience's Future Includes Medical Advances and Ethical Quandaries 
November 25, 2014

AAAS Advises UNESCO on Updating 1974 Statement
November 14, 2014

DNA Evidence Was Lifeline for Exonerated Death Row Survivor Kirk Bloodsworth
October 29, 2014

2014 AAAS Scientific Freedom and Responsibility Award Goes to Omid Kokabee, Iranian Physicist and Prisoner of Conscience
October 21, 2014

In China and U.S., A Call For Earlier Training in Research Ethics
October 21, 2014

Scientists Search for Solutions to Stress 
September 26, 2014

Coalition Members Take Action for Disability Rights
September 22, 2014

AAAS Satellite Image Analysis: Five of Six Syrian World Heritage Sites "Exhibit Significant Damage"
September 18, 2014

Sri Lanka: Images of Military Zone Reveal No Significant Increase in Public Facilities, AAAS Reports
August 18, 2014

AAAS Neuroethics Letter to Presidential Commission Published
August 11, 2014

AAAS Creates Fund in Memory of Physicist Andrew M. Sessler
August 5, 2014

Forensics, Internet Freedom Cited as Key Junctions for Science and Human Rights
July 28,  2014
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Science and Human Rights Coalition Announces 2014 Student Essay Competition Winners
June 19,  2014

With Practice, the Senses of Smell and Taste Can Be Enhanced
May 28,  2014
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AAAS Analysis Confirms Hospital Damage in Syria
May 14,  2014
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AAAS Analysis Confirms NATO Findings of Russian Buildup Near Ukraine Border
April 23,  2014
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AAAS Analysis Finds Major Changes in Land Use and Land Cover in Bahrain
April 21,  2014
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AAAS Board Urges U.S. Ratification of the U.N. Convention on the Rights of Persons With Disabilities
April 21,  2014
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AAAS Geospatial Group Analyzes Russian Military Activity in Crimea
April 14,  2014
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Sleep Deprivation Described as a Serious Public Health Problem
March 14,  2014
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Science and Technology Could Do More to Help People With Disabilities, Experts Say
February 14,  2014
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Science and Human Rights Coalition’s Inaugural Student Poster Competition Winner Announced
January 29,  2014

Judicial Seminars in Neuroscience to Continue for 8th Consecutive Year
January 15,  2014

'Peace Technologies' Merge Data, Mapping and Human Rights
January 10,  2014
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AAAS Receives New Grant to Explore Legal Challenges in Mobile Health
January 3,  2014

Podcast Series Features Applications of Science and Technology for Human Rights
January 2,  2014

Video Series Highlights Science and Human Rights Partnerships
December 13,  2013
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Science and Human Rights Coalition Student Poster Competition
December 3,  2013

Ongoing Volunteer Requests: Physicians, Psychologists, & Psychiatrists Needed
November 21,  2013

AAAS Geospatial Team Conducts Trainings in France and The Gambia
November 15,  2013
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Detecting Looming Border Conflicts Using Satellites
November 14,  2013

How Engaging With Art Affects the Human Brain
November 13,  2013
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Will Brain Stimulation Technology Lead to 'Neuroenhancement'?
October 28,  2013
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AAAS Celebrates 5th Anniversary of On-call Scientists Program
October 23,  2013
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AAAS Report Helps Define "Right to Science" for UN Treaty
October 4,  2013
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