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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.

A six-member delegation led by Nobel laureate Peter Agre, chairman of the AAAS Board, held high-level discussions on forestry, health, and other science-related issues with Myanmar science and academic leaders during three days of meetings in Naypyitaw and Yangon.