Systemic Racism in the Sciences Requires Structural Solutions
Photo credit: Now is the time for decisive, systemic, evidence-based action to combat structural racism in the sciences, urged several speakers at the AAAS Science and Technology Policy Forum.
In 2020, Bond Between Science and Policy Has Grown Stronger
Photo credit: The devastating effects of the coronavirus pandemic have served as a wake-up call to the scientific community, offering it the opportunity to emerge more effective at addressing society’s most pressing needs.
Aspirin Reverse Chemotherapy Resistance in Breast Cancer Cells and Mice
Photo credit: Aspirin weakened molecular drug pumps in the cells, making them more sensitive to chemotherapy.
City Day Care Yards with Forest Floors Boosted Children's Immune Systems
Photo credit: Children in the transformed day care centers had more diverse skin and gut bacteria and a stronger presence of anti-inflammatory proteins.
AAAS Fellow Receives Nobel Prize in Chemistry for Development of CRISPR
Photo credit: Jennifer Doudna, right, helped develop CRISPR, a genome editor vastly cheaper, faster and more precise than those that preceded it.
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