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  • Average global temperature has increased by about 1.4˚ F over the last 100 years, according to the AAAS What We Know report. | Chris Linder © Woods Hole Oceanographic Institution The AAAS Communicating Science workshops , which have so far served 2,100 participants at 88 events nationwide, have...
  • George De Boer and Jo Ellen Roseman of Project 2061, which is named for the return of Halley’s Comet, a nod to the program’s long-term focus. | Carla Schaffer/ AAAS Many of the debates swirling around states' adoption of the Common Core State Standards and the Next Generation Science Standards have...
  • In 1988 the AIDS Coalition to Unleash Power (ACT-UP) organized a demonstration at FDA headquarters in Rockville, Maryland, to protest for greater access to investigational drugs to help treat AIDS patients. | Flickr/ fdaphotos On 11 October 1988, AIDS activists shut down the headquarters of the...
  • Eight of the flags of Association of Southeast Asia Nations (ASEAN) members in ASEAN headquarter at Jalan Sisingamangaraja No.70A, South Jakarta, Indonesia. From left the flags of: Indonesia, Laos, Malaysia, Myanmar, Philippines, Singapore, Thailand, Vietnam. | Gunawan Kartapranata / Wikimedia...
  • A AAAS-led group (left) meets with its hosts at the Cuban Academy of Sciences in Havana. | AAAS/Kathy Wren HAVANA, CUBA — On a 90-degree morning in April, a AAAS-led group of U.S. scientists and policy experts stepped gratefully out of the tropical glare of a Havana side street and into the elegant...
  • AAAS has embarked on a far-reaching effort to make the robust organization even stronger, by enhancing its engagement with its members and enabling the Science family of journals to provide leadership in science communication in the dynamic, multimedia landscape of the future. "From every...
  • Gerald Fink said researchers and the public look to AAAS as "the voice of American science." | AAAS/Carla Schaffer Incoming AAAS President Gerald Fink, a professor of biology at the Whitehead Institute, believes the general public does respect and depend on the solutions that science provides. "...
  • The U.S. President's Emergency Plan for AIDS Relief (PEPFAR), which has for ten years developed bilateral partnerships with countries to prevent and treat HIV/AIDS, represents an extraordinary success, in large part because it required measurable objectives and engaged key medical experts,...