from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition
- abbr. American Association for the Advancement of Science
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- proper n. Initialism of American Academy of Arts and Sciences.
- proper n. Initialism of American Association for the Advancement of Science.
from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English
- n. the American Association for the Advancement of Science, an organization with headquarters in Washington, D.C. Its goal is to advance the physical and social sciences, and it publishes a weekly journal Science, with original research articles as well as reviews and commentary.
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"Science," the publication of AAAS, is excellent on detail, but a bit overwhelming to try to read weekly.
There is a bit of "rah rah join AAAS and subscribe to Science", but it doesn't dominate the interview.
The AAAS is the world's largest general scientific society and is the publisher of the important journal, Science.
Founded in 1848, the AAAS is the world's largest general scientific society and the publisher of Science.
The AAAS is the world's largest general scientific society, and includes members representing all scientific fields.
The AAAS is the world's largest general scientific society and publisher of the journal Science.
The images from South Ossetia are part of a joint human rights monitoring effort between Amnesty International and AAAS, which is funded by a grant from the Oak Foundation.
The AAAS is a useful organization, and it’s a shame to see them associate their good name with pseudoscience.
In sharp contrast, the major science organizations such as AAAS and the National Academies are actively reaching out to religious leaders and groups.
Second, they polled the AAAS which is "the worlds largest general scientific society," which means even their natural sciences results are including lab techs who don't even hold a PhD.
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