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Applied sciences and engineering/Agriculture

The American Association for the Advancement of Science (AAAS), the Charles Valentine Riley Memorial Foundation (RMF), and the World Food Prize Foundation (WFPF) invite nominations for the 2021 AAAS Charles Valentine Riley Memorial Lecture.

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.