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The American Association for the Advancement of Science (AAAS) is the world’s largest general scientific society, and publisher of the journals ScienceScience Translational MedicineScience SignalingScience Advances, Science Immunology, and Science Robotics. AAAS was founded in 1848, and includes some 254 affiliated societies and academies of science, serving 10 million individuals. Science, founded by Thomas Edison, has the largest paid circulation of any peer-reviewed general science journal in the world, with an estimated total readership of more than 400,000.

The nonprofit AAAS——is open to all and fulfills its mission to “advance science and serve society” through initiatives in science policy, international programs, science education, and more. Science‘s daily online news is always free to the public, as are editorials, any paper with broad public health significance, and all research articles 12 months after publication. Science further participates in various efforts to provide free access for scientists in the world’s poorest countries.

June 7, 2024
Recognizing young research talent, the 2023 NOMIS & Science Young Explorer Award was presented to grand prize winner Michael Skinnider and finalists Isabella Bower and George Goshua at a ceremony […]
January 2, 2024
The NOMIS Distinguished Scientist and Scholar Award is the topic of a recently published advertorial in Science. The 2023 NOMIS Awardees, Anne Brunet and David Autor, explain how the NOMIS […]
November 9, 2023
Science/AAAS and the NOMIS Foundation have announced the winners of the 2023 NOMIS & Science Young Explorer Award, which recognizes bold early-career researchers who ask fundamental questions at the intersection […]
May 11, 2023
Recognizing young research talent, the 2022 NOMIS & Science Young Explorer Award was presented to grand prize winner Bill Thompson and finalists Célia Lacaux and Stephen Kissler at a ceremony […]
November 12, 2022
For his research on emerging experimental methods that combine cognitive-behavioral studies with machine learning algorithms to trace how knowledge is transmitted between people, William (Bill) Thompson is the winner of […]
May 28, 2022
The necessity to revisit and rethink democracy through the public place in our contemporary societies is the subject of a podcast produced by Science/AAAS in May 2022. The podcast addresses […]
May 16, 2022
The winners of the 2021 NOMIS & Science Young Explorer Award, Dean Knox and Geoffrey Supran, were presented with their awards at a ceremony on Thursday, May 5, 2022, at […]
March 28, 2022
Science has announced that applications are now being accepted for the 2022 NOMIS & Science Young Explorer Award. The award, established last year by Science/AAAS and NOMIS, recognizes bold early-career […]
November 4, 2021
Dean Knox and Geoffrey Supran have been awarded the 2021 NOMIS & Science Young Explorer Award. Launched earlier this year by the NOMIS Foundation and Science/AAAS, the prize recognizes outstanding research […]
February 22, 2021
The NOMIS Foundation and Science/AAAS have launched a new award for young talent. Through the NOMIS & Science Young Explorer Award, the editors of Science and NOMIS wish to recognize bold young researchers with an […]
February 11, 2021
As part of the newly launched NOMIS Fellowship Program at IST Austria, the Institute of Science and Technology Austria (IST Austria) and the NOMIS Foundation have appointed the program’s first […]