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Sleeping brain activity shifts from learning and memory support to spending more time on maintenance when children are two and half years old.

AAAS staff share the first time they asked questions about the world, and started to think like a scientist or an engineer.

To meet its ambitious goal of “curing, preventing or managing all diseases by the end of the century,” the Chan Zuckerberg Science Initiative is crafting its own new tools and technologies along with funding top scientists, the Initiative’s inaugural president of science, Cori Bargmann, said at the 2018 AAAS Annual Meeting.
Marc Edwards, a civil and environmental engineer whose team documented lead contamination in the water supply of Flint, Mich., has been awarded the 2018 Scientific Freedom and Responsibility Award from the American Association for the Advancement of Science.