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Human rights organizations are now able to tap the scientific knowledge of a forensic anthropologist and nine other scientists, engineers and health professionals in real-time, thanks to a new service from the American Association for the Advancement of Science.
Fact-based conclusions and value-based judgments are both important aspects of science, but a clearer awareness of their differences can help scientists engage with a skeptical public, William Press said at the annual William D. Carey lecture.

Satellite images of a town in Nigeria’s oil-rich southern delta confirm that “significant” oil spills have contaminated nearby waterways and killed plant life across thousands of acres of tropical riparian landscape, says a report released today by AAAS.