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  • Every year, Science magazine names its winner of the Breakthrough of the Year (#BTOTY) Award, as well as asking readers to vote for the People's Choice winner. Learn about the top five contenders in the People's Choice runoff vote below: 5th place: An easy cure for hepatitis C Hepatitis can refer...
  • 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...
  • The Ghost Plant (Monotropa uniflora) At first glance, the ghost plant (also known as the Indian pipe or corpse plant), might look like a type of mushroom. Found on forest floors in temperate areas of Asia and North and South America, Monotropa uniflora is in fact a species of perennial plant...
  • Courtesy of Big Picture Press (left), Candlewick Press (middle), Doubleday (right) AAAS's Science Books & Films (SB&F) has published its SB&F Holiday Gift Guide , a roundup of books for all ages that topped the magazine staff and reviewers' lists of favorites in 2014. SB&F Editor-in...
  • 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...