Science was founded by Thomas Edison in 1880. Science became the journal of the American Association for the Advancement of Science (AAAS) in 1900. A major concern of the journal is recent research findings. Science is also known for science-related news, publication of opinions on science policy and other matters of interest to scientists and others who are concerned with in the wide implications of science and technology. Science covers a broad range of scientific disciplines, but there is special emphasis on the life sciences.