American Association for the Advancement of Science


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American Association for the Advancement of Science

(AAAS), private organization devoted to furthering the work of scientists and improving the effectiveness of science in the promotion of human welfare. The association was founded in 1848; it presently includes some 143,000 individual members, as well as 296 scientific societies, professional organizations, and state and city academies. AAAS actively promotes science education, and many junior academies of science are affiliated with it. Separate sections of the association represent the various physical and biological sciences, as well as many of the social sciences. It publishes the journal Science.
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delegation from The American Association for the Advancement of Science ''AAAS'' which is cooperating with King Abdulaziz City for Science and Technology visited here on Saturday Taif University.
Source: American Association for the Advancement of Science (www.
For more information, call the American Association for the Advancement of Science at (202) 326-6650.
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These challenges were the topic of the symposium "The Human Genome Project and Public Health: Gene-Environment Interactions," part of the 2004 annual meeting of the American Association for the Advancement of Science in Seattle, Washington.
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