Science and Society

Science and Society

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  • As prescription opioid painkillers claim an alarming number of lives every year, researchers are racing to better understand the brain's response to stress, and to identify alternate interventions, speakers said 18 September at AAAS. Stressful situations — from chronic pain and abuse, to war, or...
  • Deborah Wince-Smith | AAAS The United States is poised to do very well in the global economy as the world continues a transition to an age in which ideas, imagination and creativity are more important than access to physical resources, the president of the nonprofit Council on Competitiveness told...
  • Journalist Krista Tippett pointed to images captured by NASA's Hubble space craft as an example of scientists "showing, not telling" — a strategy that helps to convey the "drama" of science to a broader public. | NASA, ESA, and the Hubble Heritage Team (STScI/AURA) To convey science to a broader...
  • The workshop will focus on prevention and remediation of chemical, biological, radiological, and nuclear disasters that could occur either through accidental (caused by, for example, facility problems, personnel issues, a natural disaster, or some combination of events) or intentional means...