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A distinguished history

Founded in 1848, AAAS serves some 262 affiliated societies and academies of science, serving 10 million individuals.

American Association for the Advancement of Science

The American Association for the Advancement of Science (AAAS) is an international nonprofit organization dedicated to advancing science around the world. AAAS publishes the journal Science, as well as many scientific newsletters, books and reports, and spearheads programs that raise the bar of understanding for science worldwide.