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As musicians age, musical training may help them to preserve their listening perception by sharpening brain activity patterns linked with speech and audiovisual processing, according to a new study.

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

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.