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  • Science NetLinks is pleased to announce a new series here on our blog: Spotlight on Science Writers. A select group of authors who have won or been finalists for the AAAS/Subaru SB&F Prize for Excellence in Science Books have been invited to write or record an introduction to one of their books...
  • 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 Lemelson Foundation has awarded Science NetLinks a year-long grant to fund the creation and dissemination of a collection of resources on inventing for sustainability aimed at K–12 students and educators. Aspiring to educate the next generation of inventors to be environmentally aware and...
  • On Tuesday, July 14, 2015, at 11:49 UTC (7:49 a.m. EDT), the New Horizons spacecraft reached its closest point to Pluto, passing 12,500 kilometers (7,750 miles) above the surface of the dwarf planet while traveling at approximately 14 kilometers per second (31,000 miles per hour). During its flyby...
  • Kirstin, a program associate in the AAAS Education and Human Resources Programs, is the website manager of and content developer for the award-winning STEM education website Science NetLinks. She has spent the past twelve years working on health and science education, including through app game...
  • This summer, the adventure might be found between the pages. | Flickr/ Julie Falk / CC BY-NC 2.0 Put these things on your summer to-do list: learn how Nikola Tesla lit up the world, or marvel at the contents of a tidepool, or maybe dive deep into a thriller about the fictional "Delta Fever" plague...
  • National HIV Testing Day falls on June 27, and calls attention to this important public health issue in the United States and worldwide. HIV stands for human immunodeficiency virus, and is a disease that affects the body's immune system and ability to fight off other infections. AIDS, which stands...
  • This year, the summer solstice will fall on June 21 in the Northern Hemisphere. The summer solstice is the time when the sun rises to its highest point at noon, and it falls on the day during which there is the longest period of daylight. For this reason, the summer solstice also is often known as...