Annual Meeting

Annual Meeting

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  • CHICAGO - Parents looking for the one single move they can make that will guarantee a healthy outcome for their baby are out of luck. There is no silver bullet to producing an optimal outcome when it comes to human infants, said Katie Hinde, an assistant professor of human evolution and biology at...
  • From left to right: Jules Lobel, Huda Akil, Craig Haney, Peter Scharff Smith, Robert King | AAAS/Janel Kiley CHICAGO -- Solitary confinement appears to fundamentally alter the brain and induce numerous psychological and physical effects, researchers said at the 2014 AAAS Annual Meeting. "A prison...
  • Cities are going up in the world, and not necessarily in a good way. At the AAAS Annual Meeting, a 15 February seminar on the future of cities posed the big question: should cities become more densely populated, or should people be more widely dispersed? For Antony Wood, who heads the Council on...
  • Climate change may yield a costly future for the planet, but energy-efficient technologies could be the best way to offset some of those costs, former U.S. Secretary of Energy Steven Chu said at the 2014 AAAS Annual Meeting. Chu, who shared the 1997 Nobel Prize in Physics for his work on the laser...
  • CHICAGO -- Social media can provide scientists with opportunities to communicate with the public and promote their work, but they shouldn't feel pressured to start tweeting on Twitter, editing Wikipedia or posting to Instagram before they're ready. "You don't want to force it," said Maggie Koerth-...
  • Scientists have masterfully restored a series of badly damaged paintings by abstract expressionist Mark Rothko -- without laying a single paintbrush on them. The method they chose, projecting colored light onto the paintings, is one of several cutting-edge techniques that can reveal the original...
  • Beluga whale pod in the Chukchi Sea | Laura Morse (NOAA) CHICAGO—In the middle of the Arctic’s big thaw, marine mammals and micro-organisms that sicken them are both on the move. Beluga whales now carry a cat parasite that wasn’t seen in the Arctic before 2006, and Atlantic gray seals are being...