Rediscovered at the end of the nineteenth century in Coptic and Ethiopic versions, the Epistle of the Apostles (Epistula Apostolorum) is a "revelation dialogue," in which the risen Jesus converses with his disciples before his ascension and delivers instructions for strengthening the young church. In the first major study in English of this ancient document, Julian V. Hills probes its remarkable witness to the traditions that circulated in Jesus' name in the second century.
At a unique panel discussion bringing together an oil and science policy expert, AAAS Board Chair John Holdren and ExxonMobil executive Lori Ryerkerk broadly urged policy makers and industry to increase research into breakthrough technologies to meet the global demand for affordable and reliable energy while reducing environmental impacts.
On a recent assignment in remote northeastern China, not far from the North Korean border, correspondent Richard Stone arrived at the Changbaishan Nature Reserve to find a long red banner printed in white Chinese characters and underscored with an English translation: "Welcome, News Editor of Science to Our Institute."
The journal Science received Spain's Prince of Asturias Foundation 2007 Communications and Humanities Award at a ceremony in Oviedo, Spain on 26 October. The prestigious prize recognizes Science's excellence in science communications and its pivotal role in delivering groundbreaking research to the public.
A comparison of healthy and unhealthy bee colonies points to a virus contributing to Colony Collapse Disorder (CCD), according to a report being published 6 September online by the journal Science at the Science Express web site.