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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.

2011-01-19 07:00:00

SOUTH PLAINFIELD, N.J., Jan. 19, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Stuart W. Peltz, Ph.D., President and CEO of PTC Therapeutics, Inc.

2011-01-12 18:21:14

Dr. Susan Rosenberg, professor of molecular and human genetics at Baylor College of Medicine, has been elected a fellow of the American Association for the Advancement of Science.

2011-01-11 13:16:00

SEATTLE, Jan. 11, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Fred Hutchinson Cancer Research Center basic scientists Roger Brent, Ph.D., a systems biologist, and Robert Eisenman, Ph.D., a molecular biologist and geneticist, have been elected fellows of the American Association for the Advancement of Science, or AAAS.

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.

2010-09-23 11:09:00

NEW YORK, Sept. 23 /PRNewswire/ -- Frederic Roze, President and Chief Executive Officer of L'Oreal USA, today awarded five talented female scientists research grants totaling $300,000 during an awards ceremony at the Newseum in Washington, D.C.

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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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