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  • New Capitol Hill and White House initiatives could bolster the budget of the National Institutes of Health (NIH), streamline drug approvals, and hasten the day when techniques of precision medicine are used more widely to treat cancer and other diseases, an expert panel said at the 40 th annual...
  • The Secret Science Reform Act of 2015 (S. 544) would keep the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency from using the best possible science to guide its decision-making, according to a letter from AAAS to the Senate Committee on Environment and Public Works. As written, the bill would prevent the EPA...
  • Facebook users are exposed to more content that challenges their political beliefs than previously suspected, according to the new Science study. | Marcus Quigmire / CC BY-SA 2.0 Individuals are their own chief censors when it comes to the kind of political news they see on the social media site,...
  • Past AAAS President Gil Omenn and his wife Martha Darling have endowed a new AAAS lecture series, which Omenn kicked off at the AAAS Forum on Science & Technology Policy by exploring the need for "aspirational and inspirational" research challenges. The Gilbert S. Omenn Grand Challenges Address...
  • Kaiba Gionfriddo was the first child treated with the 3D printed tracheal splint at University of Michigan's C.S. Mott Children's Hospital. | University of Michigan Health System An implantable 3D-printed device has improved breathing in three infants with collapsed airways for up to nearly three...