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  • The American Association for the Advancement of Science, in conjunction with 10 other organizations, sent a letter to Sen. Harry Reid (D-NV) and Sen. Robert Menendez (D-NJ) urging them to ratify the UN Convention on the Rights of Persons with Disabilities that recently passed the Senate Foreign...
  • The America COMPETES Act first became law in 2007, to promote innovation and boost American global competitiveness. It was reauthorized once in 2010, and is once again up for reauthorization. Although the 2007 bill had bipartisan support, division along party lines has prevented progress in the...
  • The American Association for the Advancement of Science (AAAS) sent a letter to leaders of the Senate Committee on Environment and Public Works and the House of Representatives expressing its concerns about the Secret Science Reform Act of 2014, which would prevent the Environmental Protection...
  • Renée Gordon | AAAS/Earl Lane Renée and Barry Gordon are the parents of Alex, 22, a profoundly autistic young man. He is unable to reliably dress himself, give himself a shower, brush his teeth, wash his face or do many other daily tasks of living. He doesn't recognize dangers such as moving cars...
  • Advances in Autism Diagnosis and Treatment 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 Thursday, July 17, 2014 12:00-1:30 p.m. 2168 Rayburn House Office Building About 1...
  • 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...