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  • BUDAPEST, Hungary—Efforts to solve global challenges—from health and energy to environmental protection and economic development—will require closer international science cooperation and more robust engagement of the public in every nation, research and policy leaders concluded at the World Science...
  • The 2010 AAAS election of general and section officers will be held in November. All members will receive a ballot for election of the president-elect, members of the Board of Directors, and members of the Committee on Nominations. Members registered in more than one section will receive ballots...
  • The 2013 AAAS election of general and section officers is scheduled to begin in November. All members will receive a ballot for election of the president-elect, members of the Board of Directors, and members of the Committee on Nominations. Members registered in more than one section will receive...
  • The next meeting of the AAAS Council will take place during the AAAS Annual Meeting and will begin at 9 a.m. on 20 February 2011, in Washington, D.C., in the Congressional A&B Ballrooms of the Renaissance Hotel. Individuals or organizations wishing to pre-sent proposals or resolutions for...
  • SAN JUAN, Puerto Rico—Women scientists and students are still confronted by a “chilly” climate at many U.S. universities, and unless conditions improve, their departure from science and technology fields could hinder the nation’s strength in a competitive global economy, said AAAS President Alice S...
  • Building a bright future. A field of solar panels at the King Abdulaziz City of Science and Technology, Al-Oyeynah Research Station, demonstrates Saudi Arabia's commitment to strengthening its national science and technology programs to address regional challenges and become a global research power...
  • Probing environmental reports and intriguing memory studies were among the 2010 winners of the prestigious AAAS Kavli Science Journalism Awards. Large Newspaper—(Circulation ≥100,000): Charles Duhigg, The New York Times , for “Toxic Waters,” 17 December 2009, 13 September 2009, and 23 August 2009...
  • Norman P. Neureiter, the first director of the AAAS Center for Science, Technology and Security Policy, has received one of the highest honors awarded by the Japanese government, for his career contributions to science and technology cooperation between Japan and the United States. Neureiter, now a...
  • Romain Murenzi, a Rwandan physicist who helped shape his nation’s acclaimed science-for-development strategy, has joined the AAAS International Office as director of the Center for Science, Technology, and Sustainable Development. Romain Murenzi The center should be a hub where developing nations,...
  • Real-world research . The wild marama bean (Tylosema esculentum), a legume that could serve as a sustainable crop in subsistence regions, is collected by community workers for a research collaboration between undergraduates at Case Western Reserve University and the University of Namibia. Biology...