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Applied sciences and engineering/Agriculture

Farmlands can be redesigned to suppress the pests that threaten the crops that feed the world, according to the keynote speaker at the 2022 AAAS Charles Valentine Riley Memorial Lecture.

The models underestimate solar absorption by biomass burning aerosols emitted from fires in Central and Southern Africa, according to the new study.

The AAAS Charles Valentine Riley Memorial Lecture is an important opportunity to explore the environmental and societal challenges facing our planet through the lens of agricultural innovation and its applications in a global context. 

Science and technology can stem the tide of climate change by replacing the use of animals as food, according to a biochemistry professor-turned-founder of a plant-based food company who spoke at the AAAS Annual Meeting.

Researcher Elise Miller learned the value of partnerships while engaging with Iowa landowners and farm managers.

Watch the lecture, "Science and policy: their Yin and Yang dynamic and global food security," given by Dr. Robert S. Zeigler, Director General Emeritus, International Rice Research Institute, Philippines.

AAAS has bestowed upon 416 of its members the lifetime honor of being an elected Fellow in recognition of their extraordinary achievements in advancing science.

Emerging viruses already circulating in the Western Hemisphere could infect fetal tissue and might have the capacity to cause birth defects, according to preclinical findings published January 31 in Science Translational Medicine.