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  • From left: Eric Colby of U.S. Department of Energy, James Deye, Hak Choy, Kathryn Held, Stephen Peggs of Brookhaven National Laboratory, Ken Peach | AAAS/Janel Kiley A team of accelerator physicists, radiologists and oncologists are calling for a cancer-killing weapon with sharpshooter precision to...
  • John Rogers | Atlantic Photography CHICAGO -- Stretchy, dissolvable electronics may offer a way to fully integrate health technology with the body and to reduce future electronic waste, according to John Rogers, a materials scientist and engineer who spoke at the 2014 AAAS Annual Meeting. Rogers,...
  • Researchers have compiled the most extensive database of early refracting telescopes to date , Science's Kelly Servick reports from the AAAS Annual Meeting. Now, they plan to use modern optics to recreate what Galileo and others experienced when they first peered through these telescopes at the...
  • Diana Wall and colleagues sample soils for nematode worms in the Taylor Valley, Antarctica | Wall Lab CHICAGO -- In a valley of dry Antarctic dirt wedged between a mountain range and a glacier, a worm half the length of an eyelash was causing Diana Wall some concern. The Scottnema lindsayae...
  • CHICAGO -- Personalized "smart" guns that can only be fired by their rightful owners are already available in Europe and may reduce adolescent suicides, accidental shootings of children and the use of stolen firearms in crimes. How one type of smart gun works | AAAS/Carla Schaffer The guns, which...
  • CHICAGO -- Why dogs can't dance but sea lions can came under intense scrutiny by a panel of experts at the AAAS Annual Meeting. "Understanding to what extent different animal species can move in time to a musical beat may help us better understand how our own capacity to enjoy music evolved," said...