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At a AAAS briefing, experts challenged misconceptions about the permanence of post-traumatic stress and described evidence-based treatments that have helped veterans and other trauma survivors.
To accelerate innovation, scientists must stop seeing discovery as separate from invention and entrepreneurship, Sharp said.
To meet global needs, Sharp said, science must move beyond discovery into translating and widely sharing its products.

An undergraduate course that allows students to build mathematical models of biological phenomena—and to experience a convergence of disciplines with potential in areas ranging from cancer treatment to reforestation—is the winner of the Science Prize for Inquiry-Based Instruction (IBI).

Three AAAS members are among the winners of this year’s scientific Nobel Prizes, honored for groundbreaking research in physics and medicine.