News & Notes

News & Notes

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  • The AAAS Board of Directors has approved a dues increase for 2014. The new rates are effective for membership terms begin- ning after 31 December 2013. As listed below, they do not include postage or taxes for international members, which is additional. For more information, contact the AAAS...
  • Kigali —High-ranking government leaders from six African nations have pledged to expand their collaboration in science and science education to further economic and human development in their resource-rich but long-impoverished region. At a landmark meeting organized by the Rwandan Ministry of...
  • Lifeline in the desert .The Colorado River supplies virtually all of southern Nevada's water. [iStockPhoto/Aqualand Photography] LAS VEGAS — Concerned about ebbing water levels at nearby Lake Mead and the future of the Colorado River that fills it, southern Nevada's water management agency aims to...
  • Stories on the potential impact of climate change in two localities and on the secret lives of scientists and engineers are among the winners of the 2011 AAAS Kavli Science Journalism Awards. Large Newspaper—(Circulation ≥100,000): Mark Johnson and Kathleen Gallagher, Milwaukee Journal Sentinel,...
  • Pacific Rim S&T. The AAAS Annual Meeting will convene for the first time in Vancouver, British Columbia. [Photo @ Tom Quine , Licensed CC-BY 2.0] It is a question that frames the 21st-century scientific enterprise: As the world population moves toward 9 billion, will it be possible to provide...
  • In March 1967, Norman P. Neureiter arrived in Poland with his wife Georgine and their two young boys to serve as the first science attaché at the U.S. Embassy in Warsaw. During the next two years, Neureiter would develop many cooperative research projects bringing U.S. and Polish scientists...
  • Hefty federal deficits in Canada and the United States pose a significant threat to fundamental, basic research as some policymakers seem to value near-term, industry-focused science more highly. That's short-sighted and will likely have damaging consequences for both countries, AAAS CEO Alan I...
  • In March 1967, Norman P. Neureiter arrived in Poland with his wife Georgine and their two young boys to serve as the first science attaché at the U.S. Embassy in Warsaw. During the next two years, Neureiter would develop many cooperative research projects bringing U.S. and Polish scientists...
  • AAAS Fellows who are current members of the association are invited to nominate members for election as Fellows. A Fellow is defined as a member “whose efforts on behalf of the advancement of science or its applications are scientifically or socially distinguished.” A nomination must be sponsored...
  • Support for science might be expected to suffer in a year of election-driven partisanship and a tough fiscal environment. But as he prepares to assume the presidency of AAAS, William Press sees some positive aspects: bipartisan agreement on key U.S. science policy goals, a renewed national focus on...