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  • Supporting the whole student

    This week, Alan Leshner [former chief executive officer of the American Association for the Advancement of Science (AAAS, the publisher of Science)] wrote an editorial on the urgent need to rethink mental health support for students at U.S. universities. His call to get the whole institution involved in supporting the whole student reflects re… Read More
  • Jane Goodall reflects on 60 years at Gombe

    On 14 July 1960, Jane Goodall arrived in what is now Tanzania’s Gombe National Park to study chimpanzee behavior. What she learned there would change our ideas about science and alter forever the way we think about and study nonhuman primates. I interviewed Dr. Goodall for an editorial we published today that reflects on the… Read More
  • AAAS is observing #ShutDownSTEM tomorrow

    In the wake of the most recent murders of Black people in the United States, the American Association for the Advancement of Science (AAAS, the publisher of Science) is supporting #ShutDownSTEM tomorrow, 10 June. The effort seeks to set aside time for white and non-Black people of color in science and academia to devote time… Read More
  • Guest blogs

    When we launched this Editor’s Blog, I imagined it would be a place for commentary from around the world of science, not just from me. Today, we begin posting pieces from outstanding researchers on very important points in the world of coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19). One guest blog is from Jeffrey Zacks and Steven Franconeri. Read More
  • Blogging in the time of COVID-19

    Welcome to the new Editor’s Blog. Shortly after I joined Science, I floated the idea of a blog as a more rapid and informal way to post commentary from our editors and guests. This would be a place to share thoughts on science and Science and spur more conversational and interactive engagement with our readers—a… Read More