The American Association for the Advancement of Science (AAAS), is the world's largest general scientific society. This year it has nominated 486 new fellows. The honor, bestowed upon AAAS members by their peers, recognizes distinguished efforts to advance science or its applications.
Eleven faculty members at the University of California, Berkeley, have been named 2008 Fellows.
Four scientists at the School of Medicine and the university librarian of Stanford University have been named fellows.