A Bangladeshi boy’s sustainable science project; the world of asteroid research; the rich history of the buildings surrounding us; and the life of a world-famous inventor are the stories told by the winners of the 2019 AAAS/Subaru SB&F Prizes for Excellence in Science Books.
Termites increase their numbers and activity during times of drought in tropical rainforests, according to a new study published January 11 in Science. The result is a healthy ecosystem and increased seed survival, researchers say.
Medical researchers underscore the need to recognize diversity in genomic research to foster better healthcare options and treatments, according to a recent AAAS Dialogue on Science, Ethics, and Religion event.
Claire M. Fraser, director of the University of Maryland School of Medicine’s Institute for Genome Sciences, has been chosen as president-elect of the American Association for the Advancement of Science.