News_031518_scipak_east-africa-ev_fullsize.jpg Rick Potts surveys a field of Early Stone Age handaxes found at Olorgesailie Basin, Kenya. | Human Origins Program/ Smithsonian Environmental factors in East Africa may have spurred a turning point in hominin behavior between 800,000 and 320,000 years...
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- AAAS voiced support for paper ballots to back up electronic voting systems.
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- A massive crowd-sourced family tree is helping researchers look at long-term cultural and genetic trends.
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- AAAS has been instrumental in bringing scientists and engineers into hundreds of elementary, middle and high school classrooms as part of the AAAS STEM Volunteer Program.
- Maureen Kearney is the new director of the AAAS Center of Science, Policy and Society Programs.
- AAAS director looks to the day when science is an overarching framework that drives scientific knowledge, understanding and the policies it informs.
- Cancer research is at an “inflection point” where scientists must adapt to new ways of sharing data and putting patients at the center of care, said former Vice President Joseph R. Biden, Jr. at the 2018 AAAS Annual Meeting.
- The public and politicians need to focus on solutions to limit and adapt to climate change, said atmospheric scientist Katharine Hayhoe at the 2018 AAAS Annual Meeting.