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  • In the ten weeks that Rose Buchmann worked at The Mayo Clinic this summer, the college junior got a chance to try out new lab techniques and learn more about what a full-time career in science looks like. The internship, arranged by AAAS' EntryPoint! program, also gave Buchmann a chance to make...
  • Isaac Garcia-Murillas and his colleagues look for tumor DNA in the blood of patients treated for breast cancer, to determine whether the patients are at risk of having their cancer return. | The Institute of Cancer Research, London A blood test that picks up traces of tumor DNA in the bloodstream...
  • Marty Moss-Coane, host of WHYY’s popular Radio Times program, interviewed two AAAS experts about the value of science diplomacy as a way to build bridges between nations, given the array of global, science-based challenges now in the news. Moss-Coane, whose public radio program offers insights to...
  • The 2015 class of AAAS Mass Media Fellows wrapped up their summer internships with a poster session at AAAS. | AAAS/Carla Schaffer For 10 weeks this summer, science and engineering scholars with the AAAS Mass Media Science and Engineering Fellows Program embedded in top newsrooms around the country...
  • Pupae at the butterfly farm El Bosque Nuevo, where Loree Griffin Burns traveled to research her book, "Handle With Care: An Unusual Butterfly Journey." | Ellen Harasimowicz Terrie Williams wrote an award-winning book about a blind Hawaiian monk seal pup because she wanted young readers who may be...
  • A conference presentation about how the venom of the gila monster affects insulin production led to the development of a drug now used by millions of people with type 2 diabetes. | Flickr/ Jason / CC-BY-SA-2.0 Clinical studies to combat viral infections, a new diabetes medication, and insights to...
  • The California poppy (top), rat, goldthread, bacteria, and opium poppy, among other organisms, contributed genes to the bioengineered yeast used to produce thebaine and hydrocodone. | Stephanie Galanie and Christina Smolke After decades of work by scientists around the globe, researchers have...
  • AAAS is working alongside Subaru of America, Inc. to give children greater access to science books, through a regional donation program that will provide schools and libraries with more than 16,000 books this year. The partnership is part of the "Subaru Loves Learning" initiative that promotes...