Latest American Association for the Advancement of Science Stories

2011-02-20 21:43:14

The global scientific community is capable of policing its own behavior and should resist creation of a central oversight body to enforce 'universal standards' that may have unintended consequences.

2011-02-20 07:05:00

US scientists on Saturday said climate change could increase exposure to water-borne diseases originating in the world’s oceans, lakes and coastal ecosystems, adding that the impact will most likely be felt within the next 30 years, and as early as the next 10 years.

2011-02-19 06:05:00

Over-fishing by humans has led to fewer big, predatory fish in the world’s oceans, leaving smaller fish to thrive and double their numbers over the past century, scientists reported on Friday.

2011-02-18 17:04:36

Understanding and managing how humans and nature sustainably coexist is now so sweeping and lightning fast that it's spawned a concept to be unveiled at a major scientific conference today.

2011-02-18 15:28:00

CHERRY HILL, N.J., Feb. 18, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Subaru of America, Inc. in partnership with the American Association for the Advancement of Science (AAAS) announced today that it will donate up to 1,250 science books to Washington D.C. area schools.

2011-02-18 11:01:11

When people on airplanes ask Alan Newell what he works on, he tells them "flower arrangements".

2011-02-18 09:10:00

It may sound like the stuff of science fiction films, but researchers are using virtual reality and brain imaging technology to study the feeling of owning one's body, as well as near-death and out-of-body experiences.

2011-02-11 00:00:45

Acclaimed AAAS Series’ New Title Aimed To Help Parents Talk with Their Children Fairfax, VA (Vocus/PRWEB) February 10, 2011 Underage drinking and its negative effects on developing bodies is the subject of a new authoritative parent’s guide and website from the American Association for the Advancement of Science (AAAS).

2011-02-01 00:37:19

RIKEN, Japan’s largest comprehensive research institute devoted to the natural sciences, will hold a booth and press event at the upcoming annual meeting of the American Association for the Advancement of Science (AAAS), taking place in Washington D.C. on February 17-21.

2011-01-28 06:25:00

Archaeologists working in the Arabian peninsula are re-documenting the first human migrations out of Africa, and offer new evidence that modern humans reached the Persian Gulf as much as 65,000 years earlier than previously believed.

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2012-05-28 09:45:25

Science is a weekly peer-reviewed academic journal of the American Association for the Advancement of Science (AAAS). It was founded by New York journalist John Michaels in 1880 with financial support from Thomas Edison and later from Alexander Graham Bell. Because of limited success the journal ceased publication in March 1882, only to be reestablished a year later by entomologist Samuel H. Scudder who was able to keep the journal going until 1894, when it was sold to psychologist James...

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Word of the Day
  • A small wooded valley; a dell.
  • The protecting weather-shed built around the entrance to a house.
  • The roofed-over space between the kitchen and the sleeping-quarters in a logging-camp, commonly used as a storeroom.
The word 'dingle' comes from Middle English dell, hollow.