Founded by Thomas Edison in 1880, Science became affiliated with the American Association for the Advancement of Science (AAAS) in 1900. Since its inception, the journal has striven to present the latest in research findings. Today, Science is world renowned for its cutting-edge peer-reviewed research reports, its in-depth analysis of key news affecting scientists, and its presentation of current opinions on science policy and other matters by leading scientists and policymakers. Science covers the broadest range of disciplines imaginable, with special strength in life science disciplines. It is one of the world's most frequently cited, highest impact journals.