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  • Sheila Tobias Photo © Sheila Tobias A study of high school science teachers revealed surprising results on what might motivate them to stay in the classroom: the teachers valued recognition as professionals and autonomy in their classrooms over salary increases. The finding that salary was not a...
  • Heather Malcomson Ahh, summer. Warm breezes, cool ice cream, the gentle whine of mosquitoes. And the not so gentle whine of bored, out-of-school children. For summer vacation, AAAS offers a reading list of 10 science books for children ages 10-14, or grades 4-8. Heather Malcomson, editor of AAAS's...
  • Rhesus monkeys Canto, 27 and on a restricted diet, is pictured at the Wisconsin National Primate Research Center at the University of Wisconsin-Madison on 28 May 2009. The animal is among the oldest surviving subjects in a pioneering long-term study of the links between diet and aging in Rhesus...