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  • 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...
  • 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...