Guest post by Andreas Prokop. This blog post was originally published as an article in Open Access Government (Prokop, 2018b) to advocate for the importance...


Guest post by Giovanna Collu Are you interested in applying for the AAAS Science & Technology Policy Fellowships (S&TPF)? Applications are now open and to...


This post is part of the Early Career Scientist Policy Subcommittee’s series on science policy fellowships. Research!America sponsors a 3–6-month science policy fellowship for those...


This post is part of the Early Career Scientist Policy Subcommittee’s series on science policy fellowships. The Science & Technology Policy Fellows Program of the...


The recipient of the 2018 Crow Award reveals details of flu evolution at the smallest —and largest—scales. For many viral diseases, a vaccine can provide...


Guest post by members of the Early Career Scientist Policy Subcommittee Emily Lescak, Giovanna Collu, and Lacy Barton Recent high-profile cases of sexual misconduct in...


Getting to work

July 31, 2018

Turning vision into reality takes work—that much is obvious. But anyone who has written a proposal of any sort will realize that a coherent vision...


Bruce Stewart Baker—the geneticist whose work uncovered molecular mechanisms of Drosophila sex determination and dosage compensation—died unexpectedly on July 1, 2018. He was 72. Bruce...