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Testing for COVID-19: A visit to a pop-up testing center

By Trisha Chakraborty
Dry cough, headaches, body aches, a stabbing pain along my ribs, and chills. In mid-March, as stay-at-home orders were first being implemented due to SARS CoV-2, a slew of symptoms hit me like mid

Science, writing, and sharing in the age of pandemic: Write. Often. Better. Together.

By Gillian Bowser
By Kristina Quynn and STPF alumna Gillian Bowser Q: What do a literary critic and a pollinator biologist have in common? A: We both write for a living. Writing is so ever-present and so foundational

Lights, Camera, Action! Tips for Video Interviews

By Allison Tolbert
AAAS Science & Technology Policy Finalist Interview Week has officially begun! Typically, this week would be full of in-person interviews, trying to figure out the Metro, and falling into bed at 9 pm

Serving as an STPF Fellow in the Era of COVID-19

By Michael Nestor, Jennifer Rowland, Chelsea Marcho, Allie Davis, Vincent Tedjasaputra, Ilana Goldberg, Brynn Hollingsworth and Elizabeth Hoffman
Introduction The AAAS Science & Technology Policy Fellowship (STPF) program allows scientists and engineers from all over the nation to come to Washington DC to both learn about, and make an impact on

PODCAST | Understanding SARS-CoV-2 and COVID-19

By Philip Ko and Vincent Tedjasaputra
Hundreds of thousands of people across the world have developed coronavirus disease 2019, or COVID-19, a respiratory syndrome caused by the severe acute respiratory syndrome coronavirus 2, or SARS-CoV

PODCAST |The Path Toward Energy Efficient Homes: A Conversation with Sam Rashkin, Department of Energy

By Terrence Mosley
In this episode of the Sci on the Fly podcast, Terrence Mosley, an engineer and AAAS Science & Technology Policy Fellow at the Department of Energy (DOE), speaks to Sam Rashkin, Chief Architect, DOE