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AAAS and Subaru partner annually to sponsor the Subaru Loves Learning initiative, which enables us to provide captivating and up-to-date science trade books to schools in need.
The president's FY2017 budget will invest $700 million in USDA's Agriculture and Food Research Initiative (AFRI).
Gavi Begtrup (2009-10 Congressional Fellow sponsored by OSA and MRS) is taking an entrepreneurial career path as CEO of tech startup WaveTech.

Fossil fuels provide about 80% of the world’s energy and, despite dire predictions since the early 20th century, supplies will not run out any time soon, according to speakers at a AAAS discussion on meeting global energy demand.

“Oil is good for 50 years at current consumption rates, [and] could be extended longer as you go to more difficult resources,” said Steven E. Koonin, under secretary for science at the U.S. Department of Energy. “Coal—there are hundreds of years.”