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PODCAST | AAAS 2018 Live: Empowering Communities through Science
by Holly Summers

Holly Summers, a plant biologist and AAAS Science and Technology Policy Fellow at the Department of Agriculture, speaks more with MónicaFeliú-Mójer....

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Visual “Noise," Distractibility and Classroom Design
by Lucy Erickson

The original version of this post was published at The Learning Scientists on September 20, 2017. The views expressed in this post do not necessarily...

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PODCAST | AAAS 2018 Live: A Sustainable Energy Future
by Zack Valdez

Dr. Zack Valdez, a AAAS Science & Technology Policy Fellow in the U.S. Senate Energy and Natural Resources Committee with a background in...

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Breaking The Cycle: Combating The Opioid Crisis Through Global Drug Demand Reduction
by Andrew Thompson

Editor's note: This blog was originally published on the U.S. Department of State blogs DipNote and Medium. The consequences of drug use are felt by...

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Museum Exhibition on Epidemics in a Connected World
by Paul Lartey

  Fifty million people died when about a third of the world’s population became victims of an influenza pandemic, dubbed the Spanish flu, that...

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Background Noise and Classroom Design
by Lucy Erickson

The views expressed in this post do not necessarily represent the views of the American Association for the Advancement of Science, the National...

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Citizen Science: Many hands building a web of powerful data
by Alice Kelly Pennaz

It’s early on a Saturday as Ann Kelly carefully picks her way down a steep stream bank in her dusty-green rubber boots.  On one side of the stream is...

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PODCAST | AAAS 2018 Live: The science of memory and exceptional abilities

In this episode Richard Lewis, news officer at the University of Iowa, speaks with Dr. Ted Abel, Professor at the University of Iowa and Director of...

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How Language about Ability Affects Performance
by Lucy Erickson

The original version of this blog was published at The Learning Scientists on November 15, 2017. It is commonly known that telling a child she is...

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PODCAST | AAAS 2018 Live: From Bench to Policymaking
by Carlos Faraco

In this episode Carlos Faraco, a neuroscientist and current AAAS Science & Technology Policy Fellow (STPF) at the National Institute of Justice,...

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