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  • The GIST initiative is led by the U.S. Department of State, and the Tech-I competition is implemented by AAAS. The GIST Technology-Idea (Tech-I) competition is an annual competition for science and technology entrepreneurs from around the world. Aspiring innovators submit an application online and...
  • The GIST initiative is led by the U.S. Department of State, and the Tech-I competition is implemented by AAAS. The Global Innovation through Science and Technology (GIST) Initiative announces the launch of the 2014 Technology Idea (Tech-I) Competition. Tech-I is an annual science and technology...
  • The origin of the universe. Climate change. Cloning. Hot-button issues like these often stall in the mire of public opinion. Sabrina McCormick, 2009-11 Executive Branch Fellow at EPA , hopes her work on a major documentary series will help push the issue of climate change forward and spur action...
  • While a significant "peace dividend" has accumulated since the late 1960s due to declining or flat defense spending, the advantages of that dividend have largely bypassed investment in science, infrastructure, and education, according to a new analysis by Matt Hourihan, director of the AAAS R&D...
  • From left: Eric Colby of U.S. Department of Energy, James Deye, Hak Choy, Kathryn Held, Stephen Peggs of Brookhaven National Laboratory, Ken Peach | AAAS/Janel Kiley A team of accelerator physicists, radiologists and oncologists are calling for a cancer-killing weapon with sharpshooter precision to...
  • John Rogers | Atlantic Photography CHICAGO -- Stretchy, dissolvable electronics may offer a way to fully integrate health technology with the body and to reduce future electronic waste, according to John Rogers, a materials scientist and engineer who spoke at the 2014 AAAS Annual Meeting. Rogers,...
  • Researchers have compiled the most extensive database of early refracting telescopes to date , Science's Kelly Servick reports from the AAAS Annual Meeting. Now, they plan to use modern optics to recreate what Galileo and others experienced when they first peered through these telescopes at the...