Latest Alan I. Leshner Stories

2014-08-21 23:02:50

The exclusive Life Science meeting sets an ambitious agenda for its tenth anniversaryfocusing on the Future of Medicine.

2010-12-31 07:05:00

A budget crisis in the American government is threatening the country’s domination in science and technology that could weaken research investment just as other countries such as China are boosting scientific spending, according to US experts.

2009-11-19 08:29:15

"All of us together are smarter than any one of us alone," social-media pioneer Anil Dash said when asked why the American Association for the Advancement of Science (AAAS) has launched Expert Labs.

2009-07-10 06:43:31

According to a recent poll, the share of Americans who consider achievements in science to be among the nation’s greatest accomplishments is on the decline.

2009-03-24 10:40:00

Leading members of the Texas scientific community, in collaboration with the American Association for the Advancement of Science (AAAS), have urged the Texas State Board of Education to reject amendments to the state's draft science standards that would undermine sound science teaching.

2008-07-02 06:00:18

By Mirkes, Renee On February 8th, 2007, the Max Planck Society released a statement summarizing the results of a study1 headed up by neuroscience researcher, John-Dylan Haynes.

2005-10-25 20:25:47

A measure designed to restrict colleges, universities and research institutions from purchasing laboratory animals from some suppliers could have a "very serious" impact on health and agricultural research and on the U.S. economy, AAAS said Tuesday in a letter to Congress.

2005-07-14 16:55:00

The American Association for the Advancement of Science (AAAS) has expressed deep concern about a congressional demand for detailed documentation on the scientific work and professional history of three researchers whose studies suggest temperatures in the Northern Hemisphere are warmer than they have been for a thousand years.

Word of the Day
  • To befool; deceive; balk; jilt.
  • An illusion; a trick; a cheat.
The word 'begunk' may come from a nasalised variant of Scots begeck ("to deceive, disappoint"), equivalent to be- +‎ geck.