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International Narcotics and Law Enforcement Affairs, U.S. Department of State

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 millions of people in the United States and around
One health theme of Outbreak exhibition

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 started in 1918 and ended in 1919. The cause of that
A child clamping his hands over his ears.

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 Science Foundation, or the United States Government
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