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  • In 2008, the Information Security Panel of the NSA initiated a conversation on the scientific underpinnings of computer security. High profile security failures in critical government systems caused the NSA to question whether there may be a lack of scientific rigor in cybersecurity engineering...
  • Geraldine Richmond (left center, white shirt) visits with women scientists as part of the COACh Cameroon program, at the World Agroforestry (ICRAF) Centre in Yaounde. | Courtesy Geraldine Richmond Geraldine Richmond, the Presidential Chair and Professor of Chemistry at the University of Oregon, has...
  • The U.S.-Iran Symposium on Air Pollution in Megacities was convened on September 3-5, 2013, at the Beckman Center in Irvine, California. The symposium brought together more than forty Iranian and American air pollution, transportation, and sustainability scientists in addition to interdisciplinary...
  • 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...