Submit Nominations This Week for AAAS Awards
Photo credit: Nominations close June 30 for nine of AAAS’ awards that honor scientists, engineers, innovators, public servants and authors for their contributions to science and society.
Deploying Mental Health Workers for Low-level 911 Calls May Lower Crime
Photo credit: The program reduced reports of crimes including trespassing, public disorder, and resisting arrest by 34% during this period.
Katy Hinman to Lead AAAS’ Dialogue on Science, Ethics and Religion
Photo credit: AAAS has selected a new director for its Dialogue on Science, Ethics and Religion (DoSER) program: Katharine “Katy” Hinman, who has served as the program’s associate director since 2019. She succeeds Jennifer Wiseman, who becomes director emeritus.
University of California System Joins AAAS SEA Change to Systematically Advance DEI in STEMM
Photo credit: The University of California is the first university system to join SEA Change, which supports institutions as they transform themselves to improve diversity, equity, and inclusion in science, technology, engineering, mathematics and medicine.
Immune Cells Explain How Diverse Microbiomes Benefit Stem Cell Transplantees
Photo credit: Diverse gut bacteria fuel two types of immune cells that reduce the risk of infections and dangerous transplant complications.
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