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Technology, Distractibility and the Classroom
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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Is 100% Renewable the Best Way to Decarbonize?
by Scott Litzelman

Scientists broadly agree that humans must cut greenhouse gas emissions to mitigate the effects of climate change. But they definitely do not agree on...

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PODCAST | AAAS 2018 Live: Starting a Career in Science Communication
by Allyson Kennedy

In this episode Dr. Allyson Kennedy, a developmental biologist and 2017-18 Science & Technology Policy Fellow at the National Science Foundation...

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The Spice of Life and Death
by Taylor Winkleman

There’s a new player on the market, and the consequences of using it could be deadly. Sometimes referred to as Spice, Fake Weed, or K2, synthetic...

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It’s Time for Data Ethics Conversations at Your Dinner Table
by Lucy Erickson, Meredith Lee

With 2.5 quintillion records of data created every day, people are being defined by how they travel, surf the Internet, eat, and live their lives. We...

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PODCAST | AAAS 2018 Live: Forest Canopy, Non-Traditional Researchers & More
by Holly Summers

In this episode Dr. Holly Summers, a plant biologist and current AAAS Science and Technology Policy Fellow at the US Department of Agriculture,...

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A Tune-Up for the U.S. Innovation Engine
by Yan Zheng

A common mantra of economists and politicians is that “innovation is the engine of U.S. economic growth,” and one of the best fuels for that engine...

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The BRAIN Initiative and the Need for Animal Research
by Amanda Dettmer

Leaders from the National Institutes of Health (NIH) on February 26 presented exciting updates on the Brain Research through Advancing Innovative...

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PODCAST | AAAS 2018 Live: Dr. Don Cleveland on Designer DNA Drugs
by Carlos Faraco

In this episode, Dr. Carlos Faraco speaks with Dr. Don Cleveland of the University of California San Diego regarding his work on drug-based gene...

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Speaking Fijian and A Guide to Talanoa at COP23
by Gillian Bowser, Elisabeth Gilmore

Bula! Willkommen! Welcome to the 23rd Convention of the Parties (COP) to the United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change (UNFCCC) -- led...

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