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  • 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...
  • Citing negative impacts to American science, technology, and innovation, AAAS and 125 other scientific organizations have expressed "deep concerns" about recent U.S. government travel restrictions. These rules for federal employees and contractors have resulted in a "stark reduction" in the number...
  • Science correspondent Andrew Lawler has won the 2015 Society for American Archaeology's annual Gene S. Stuart Award for his story on the ancient Indian Ocean trade routes that rivaled the famed Silk Road. " Sailing Sinbad's Seas ," published in the 27 June 2014 issue of the journal, describes how...
  • Yellowstone National Park's Grand Prismatic Spring is one of many geothermal features created by the region's supervolcano.| "Windows into the Earth," Robert B. Smith and Lee J. Siegel Geologists finally have a complete picture of the active volcanic system underneath Yellowstone National Park in...
  • Several of the provisions in the U.S. House of Representatives' America COMPETES Reauthorization bill (H.R. 1806) would pull critical support away from the national science and technology enterprise, according to a letter from AAAS to the House Committee on Science, Space, and Technology. In April...
  • Ronald Aguilar | Kathleen O'Neil When Michigan State University Ph.D. student Ronald Aguilar wanted to find a project for an Environmental Protection Agency student competition that benefits people and the environment, he knew he wanted to help the Shuabb aboriginal people of his native Costa Rica...