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  • From left, Sabrina Stierwalt, Livia Eberlin, Lauren O'Connell, Jennifer Laaser, Katie Brenner | AAAS/Kat Zambon When the five winners of the 2014 L'Oréal USA For Women In Science Fellowships aren't studying new ways to diagnose neonatal infections, Amazonian dart frogs, or galaxy formation, they...
  • The gap between the science classroom and a real-life career in the sciences can seem distant for some students. The 5 Questions for a Scientist interview series was created to bridge this gap! We aim to inspire students to pursue careers in the sciences by showcasing the incredible diversity of...
  • Textbooks now under consideration in Texas should be rejected, unless they are revised to correct the facts about human-caused climate change, climate scientist Camille Parmesan and AAAS CEO Alan I. Leshner write in today's Austin American Statesman . The Texas State Board of Education is expected...
  • Despite decades of research on successful teaching practices in science, technology, engineering, and mathematics (STEM), there has been disappointingly little incorporation of proven teaching methods in undergraduate classrooms, a new report says. The Coalition for Reform of Undergraduate STEM...
  • Join us for a presentation and demo of the new AAAS Science NetLinks app, Classify It! Recently named by Apple as a Best New App! Come celebrate the launch with games, prizes and treats. We hope to see you there. About the Classify It! App Think you know what poison ivy and a firefly have in common...
  • The gap between the science classroom and a real-life career in the sciences can seem distant for some students. The 5 Questions for a Scientist interview series was created to bridge this gap! We aim to inspire students to pursue careers in the sciences by showcasing the incredible diversity of...
  • The gap between the science classroom and a real-life career in the sciences can seem distant for some students. The 5 Questions for a Scientist interview series was created to bridge this gap! We aim to inspire students to pursue careers in the sciences by showcasing the incredible diversity of...
  • October 15, 2014 marks the fifth anniversary of National Fossil Day . Sponsored by the U.S. National Park Service, the celebration aims to increase public understanding of fossils' educational and scientific value. Fossils are in many ways the key to understanding prehistoric life: they are the...
  • Look up at the sky. You might not be able to see them, but there are thousands and thousands of satellites orbiting the Earth. From the International Space Station, to the GPS on your phone, to more accurate weather and climate reporting—none of these would be possible without satellite technology...