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Early Citizen Science: Thomas Jefferson's Weather Record, 1776-1818

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 a residential street, on the other a popular park
Ted Abel

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 the Iowa Neuroscience Institute. As a trained
Frances Colon in Live Podcast from AAAS Annual Meeting

PODCAST | AAAS 2018 Live: From Bench to Policymaking

By Carlos Faraco and Frances Colon
In this episode Carlos Faraco, a neuroscientist and current AAAS Science & Technology Policy Fellow (STPF) at the National Institute of Justice, speaks with Frances Colón, CEO of Jasperi Consulting
Child looking at Math Equations

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 stupid is harmful. But what about telling her she is
Solar panels in Germany - Molgreen, Wikimedia Commons

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 how to do that. An example of how extreme these
Allyson Kennedy and Monica Feliu-Mojer Podcast live at Annual Meeting

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, speaks with Monica Feliu-Mojer. Dr. Feliu-Mojer is a