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The AAAS Board of Directors adopted the “Statement on Scientific Freedom and Responsibility” on Oct. 12 to govern the organization, its members and guide scientists across the globe.


Ericka Oliver, a senior biology major at Tuskegee University, had been preparing to go to medical school since she was 16 and “freaked out” when she didn’t perform as well as she expected on the Medical College Admissions Test.

Derell Hampton, a sophomore clinical laboratory science major at Tuskegee, wants to pursue a Ph.D. in neuroscience but lamented his average grades.