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  • A call to action issued today by AAAS and a broad coalition of CEOs and other organizations urges Congress to enact policies and make investments that ensure the United States remains the global innovation leader. "The history of human progress and growth in our nation is really the history of U.S...
  • In optogenetics, light-sensitive proteins are genetically targeted to specific cells, which can then be activated or silenced by light. | Sputnik Animation, Ed Boyden, and the McGovern Institute for Brain Research at MIT Basic research on how to turn brain cells "on" and "off" with pulses of light...
  • Optogenetics: Controlling the Brain with Light A Public Luncheon Briefing Hosted by the American Association for the Advancement of Science Through the Support of the Dana Foundation In Conjunction with Rep. Chaka Fattah Tuesday, June 9, 2015 12:00-1:30 p.m. 2168 Rayburn House Office Building (Gold...
  • The Secret Science Reform Act amends the Environmental Research, Development, and Demonstration Authorization Act (ERDDA) of 1978, one of the major laws establishing the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA). The bill reforms EPA’s ability to use scientific research, prohibiting the agency from “...
  • 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...
  • Josh Shiode joined the AAAS Office of Government Relations in March 2015 as a Senior Government Relations Officer. Prior to joining AAAS, Josh was the fifth John N. Bahcall Public Policy Fellow of the American Astronomical Society (AAS). While with the AAS, Josh worked to improve communication...
  • Through all of undergraduate and the beginning of graduate school, I had no concept of how important the relationship between science and policy was. I assumed that it wasn’t worth my time to do any significant outreach to non-scientists because I was too busy, or they wouldn’t understand, or my...