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  • AAAS CEO Alan Leshner wrote to the U.S. Senate to urge Senators to support federal research at the National Science Foundation. The following letter was sent on June 18: Dear Senator, On behalf of the American Association for the Advancement of Science (AAAS), the world’s largest multidisciplinary...
  • The AAAS Office of Government Relations held a public briefing on Capitol Hill entitled "Rethinking Spinal Cord Injury." Three experts shared their research and thoughts about what is next for treatment of spinal cord injuries. The panel was also joined by AAAS CEO Alan Leshner, and Representative...
  • The Energy and Sciences Coalition hosted an interesting briefing on June 4 th for the House R&D Caucus about the importance of understanding the impact of biological systems on future energy and environment solutions. Presenters included Susannah Tringe of the Lawrence Berkeley National...
  • Rethinking Spinal Cord Injury 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 Wednesday, June 11, 2014 12:00-1:30 p.m. B-339 Rayburn House Office Building Ongoing research...
  • Flickr/ soldiersmediacenter Despite the myth that post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD) is a lifelong condition, there are effective treatments that have helped trauma survivors including veterans, researchers said at a AAAS briefing on Capitol Hill in Washington, D.C. "A lot of us go through...
  • All Eyes on the FIRST Act On March 10, House Science, Space, and Technology Chairman Lamar Smith (R-TX) officially introduced the Frontiers in Innovation, Research, Science and Technology (FIRST) Act ( H.R. 4186 ), the committee majority’s authorization bill for the National Science Foundation (NSF...
  • Accompanying the CJS appropriations bill is the CJS Report that provides additional congressional perspectives and guidance to federal agencies under CJS jurisdiction. While it does not have the force of law, agencies tend to follow the guidance closely and a number of sections are worth noting to...
  • From left, Tobin Smith, Abigail Abrash Walton, Chad English, Cynthia Robinson, David Goldston, Pallavi Phartiyal, Samuel Brinton, Samantha White | AAAS/Robert Beets Many scientists and engineers would welcome opportunities to engage with policymakers, but they hold back because they either lack...
  • A working group appointed by the President and led by Counselor to the President John Podesta has released its report entitled, Big Data: Seizing Opportunities, Preserving Values . The report is the product of a 90-day study focused on the intersection of big data and privacy, to examine “how big...
  • On May 1, House Energy and Commerce Chairman Fred Upton (R-MI) and Rep. Diana DeGette (D-CO) announced the launch of a new initiative called 21 st Century Cures focused on government interventions that could streamline the process from scientific discovery to drug and device development to delivery...