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Aug 20, 2014, 11:00 ET

New Initiative Will Improve Access to Biological Collections, Data

Scientists have launched a new national initiative to build a research and end-user community dedicated to developing a Network Integrated...

Aug 18, 2014, 14:30 ET

AIBS To Convene Meeting of Journal Editors, Science Leaders to Discuss Public Access to Data

 The American Institute of Biological Sciences (AIBS) will convene a meeting of scientific society leaders, scientific journal editors,...

Jun 09, 2014, 12:01 ET

AIBS Expert to Participate in International Panel on Future of Peer Review

On June 10, 2014, Dr. Stephen Gallo of the American Institute of Biological Sciences (AIBS) will participate in a panel discussion as part of the...

Jan 28, 2014, 22:23 ET

Biologists Applaud President for Statement on Science

AIBS is pleased with speech, eager for next steps  The American Institute of Biological Sciences (AIBS) applauds the President for...

Dec 04, 2013, 11:00 ET

AIBS Announces Winners of Faces of Biology Photo Competition

Photo Contest Promotes Public Appreciation of Biological Research The American Institute of Biological Sciences (AIBS) has selected three...

Nov 18, 2013, 10:06 ET

AIBS Announces New Board of Directors for 2014

Biological sciences group elects new leadership  The American Institute of Biological Sciences (AIBS) announced today the election results...

Sep 12, 2013, 13:03 ET

Scientific Societies Face 'Modern Challenges'

Survey finds professional societies face declining membership and growing expectations  An article published in the September issue of...

Aug 07, 2013, 17:00 ET

Study Explores Effects of Review Setting on Scientific Peer Review

New research finds that using teleconference technology may not alter the outcomes of research grant review panels  Research findings...

Jul 31, 2013, 12:01 ET

Scientists to Meet with State and Federal Lawmakers

5th Annual Event Encourages Biologists to Share Science with Elected Officials The American Institute of Biological Sciences (AIBS) and the...

Jul 26, 2013, 14:00 ET

Oxford University Press to publish BioScience journal starting in 2014

 Oxford University Press (OUP) is delighted to announce that beginning in January 2014 it will be publishing the renowned journal BioScience,...

May 31, 2013, 15:30 ET

Peer Review Moves Science Forward

 In an opinion article published in the online version of The Scientist, three experts in scientific peer review describe often overlooked...

May 15, 2012, 00:01 ET

National Initiative Launched to Change the Way Biology Departments Approach Undergraduate Education

PULSE program seeks faculty to help lead systemic change  A new national initiative promises to improve college biology education by...

Oct 14, 2011, 13:00 ET

Biologists Urge Caution for Congressional Supercommittee

Science has been the nation's economic engine for decades; careless cuts could jeopardize future economic opportunities Yesterday, the nation's...

Sep 30, 2011, 12:31 ET

Senate Plan for Scientific Research, Education is Shortsighted

  AIBS President Expresses Concern with Senate Funding for NSF, Encourages Scientists to Contact Senators The U.S. Senate Committee on...