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  • Women's History Month , celebrated in March of each year, is a time to reflect on and spread awareness of women's achievements. In STEM, for instance, groundbreaking female scientists—such as Rosalind Franklin, Ada Lovelace, and Maria Mitchell—who had been erased by history are finally gaining the...
  • Lydia Villa-Komaroff, chief scientific officer at CytonomeST, spoke at the 2014 Emerging Researchers National Conference in Washington, D.C. | Carla Schaffer/AAAS As a postdoctoral fellow at Harvard University, molecular biologist Lydia Villa-Komaroff worked on a project using bacteria to make...
  • Consumer Health Booklets from The Science Inside Series Seven plain language booklets about the science behind common chronic illnesses — such as asthma and allergies, diabetes, and hypertension — were made available in print and online through The Healthy People Library Project. These booklets...
  • Free and open to the public! Hands-On Activities Speaker Series Career Pavilion Nifty Fifty Join more than 300,000 people in the nation’s largest celebration of science! AAAS is pleased to be a partner of the third USA Science & Engineering Festival taking place in Washington, D.C. More than 3,...
  • The American Association for the Advancement of Science (AAAS) and Imagine Science Films presents: How do we measure or observe the world just outside our reach? A spectrum of scientist-filmmakers investigate our near, and perhaps not-so-near, surroundings. An Adler Planetarium program visits the...
  • Wednesday, February 12th The American Association for the Advancement of Science and Imagine Science Films present: Time: Wednesday, February 12, 2014, 5:30-9:00PM 5:30 to 6:00 pm, Opening Reception 6:00 to 8:00 pm, Film Showcase 9:00 to 10:00 pm, Closing Reception Location: International House,...
  • When the White House announced its plan last spring to reorganize and consolidate federal education programs, it raised concerns about the impact on efforts to better prepare undergraduate students for the science, technology, engineering and mathematics (STEM) careers that are critical to solving...
  • Maya Inamura is an Associate in Education and Human Resources Programs at AAAS. She creates content and runs programs for the K-12 education website Science NetLinks and for the review journal Science Books & Films . In 2013 she received a bachelor’s degree from Columbia University in human...
  • It’s Our Garden: From Seeds to Harvest in a School Garden (Candlewick Press, 2013), written and photographed by George Ancona, follows a New Mexico elementary school’s vegetable garden and its gardeners through the seasons. It is a refreshing, charming book that is sure to delight almost anyone...