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  • In 2011, the Department of State asked the American Association for the Advancement of Science (AAAS) to identify opportunities for future bilateral cooperation in the life sciences. In response, the AAAS Center for Science Diplomacy and Center for Science, Technology, and Security Policy (CSTSP)...
  • SciCast is a research project in which a number of organizations and partners, including CSTSP, are working with George Mason University to forecast the outcomes of key issues in science and technology. SciCast is part of the Forecasting Science and Technology (ForeST) Program funded by the...
  • As health science diplomacy becomes further established as an effective way to bring nations together to address local and regional health challenges , key principles are taking shape, said Alan I. Leshner, the chief executive officer of AAAS and the executive publisher of the journal Science , at...
  • Rapid advances in genome sequencing have provided promising new techniques to help researchers conserve endangered species, but efforts to resurrect extinct animals raise complex legal, ethical and environmental questions, experts said at a 4 November event at AAAS. "If you're into watching Star...
  • Earth at Night: This composite image shows a global view of Earth at night, compiled from over 400 satellite images. | NASA By 2040, planet Earth will be home to nearly 9 billion people — up roughly 2 billion from today — all requiring access to energy supplies in order to participate in modern...
  • While the problems of energy use, extreme weather and species extinctions will be most keenly felt by future generations, we are already experiencing them today. AAAS recently convened three expert panels to explore these grand challenges facing the environment. The style of each event was informal...
  • The AAAS headquarters building in Washington D.C. has been recognized as a standout among green buildings. | @Timothy Hursley AAAS has earned one of the highest marks awarded to existing green buildings: a LEED Platinum EB rating from the U.S. Green Building Council's Leadership in Energy and...