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News Briefings: Connect with Leading Scientists and Engineers 2014

Thursday, 13 February 2014

Media Availability: Eli Finkel on "The Suffocation of Marriage"
9 a.m. CST;

Paintings: At and Under the Surface
10 a.m. CST;
Richard Van Duyne, Joris Dik, Jens Stenger, Volker Rose

Science Paper I: Breaking Research News
11 a.m. CST;

Science Paper II: Breaking Research News
12 p.m. CST;

Talking to Kids: The Sooner, the Better
1 p.m. CST;
Anne Fernald, Kimberly Noble, Erika Hoff

The Big Thaw
2 p.m. CST; Photo available via EurekAlert!
Christopher B. Field, Michael E. Grigg, Sue Moore, Stephen A. Raverty

Friday, 14 February 2014

The Virtual Human
9 a.m. CST;
Christian Jacob, Nadia Magnenat Thalmann, Leroy Hood, Vijay Chandru, Terrence Stewart

Building Healthy Babies
10 a.m. CST;
Julienne Rutherford, Lee T. Gettler, Katie Hinde, Robin Nelson

Brain Disorders: The Epigenetic Connection
11:00 a.m. CST;
Schahram Akbarian, Joseph Coyle, J. David Sweatt, Ghazaleh Sadri-Vakili

Solving the Transplant Organ Shortage
1:00 p.m. CST;
Sanjay Mehrotra, Alvin Roth, Mark Siegler, Michael Abecassis

Solitary Confinement: What Do We Know?
2:00 p.m. CST;
Craig W. Haney, Peter Scharff Smith, Huda Akil

Public Opinion on Science
3:00 p.m. CST;
Lydia Saad, John C. Besley, Cary Funk

Saturday, 15 February 2014

Animals Beating to the Rhythm of Our Drum
9 a.m. CST;
Patricia M. Gray, Edward W. Large, Peter Cook, Aniruddh Patel

Santa's Revenge: Arctic Warming's Impact on the Mid-Latitudes
10 a.m. CST;
Jerry Hatfield, Jennifer Francis, David Titley, Mark Serreze

Science-based Strategies for Reducing Gun Violence
11 a.m. CST;
Daniel Webster, Jeffrey Swanson, Garen J. Wintemute, Philip J. Cook, Jens Ludwig

Reducing Malnutrition: It Takes More than Food
12 p.m. CST;
Jeffrey I. Gordon, Patrick Webb, John F. Leslie, Jeffrey K. Griffiths

Robots from Nature: Making Mechanical Animals
1 p.m. CST;
Malcolm A. MacIver, Sangbae Kim, Barbara Webb

Planning the City of the Future
2 p.m. CST;
William F. Baker, Wiel Arets, Antony Wood, Virginia Parks, Saskia Sassen

Updates on Euroscience Open Forum 2014 and the World Conference of Science Journalists 2015
3:00 p.m. CST; Not organized by AAAS
Klaus Bock, Chul Joong Kim

Sunday, 16 February 2014

Resilient Aging
9:00 a.m. CST;
Kirk Erickson, Yaakov Stern, Elizabeth A. L. Stine-Morrow, Daniel K. Mroczek, John T. Cacioppo

Citizen Science Projects: What's Working, and How to Make Them Better
10 a.m. CST;
Stuart Lynn, Caren Cooper, Sebastian Seung, Chris Lintott, Eric Horvitz

Targeting Tumors
11:00 a.m. CST;
Dr. Stephen Peggs, Kathryn D. Held, Hak Choy, James Deye, Ken Peach

Mining the Deep Ocean
12:00 p.m. CST;
Lisa Levin, Linwood Pendleton, Bronwen Currie, Cindy Lee Van Dover

Encrypting Genetic Data for Smarter Sharing
1:00 p.m. CST;
John Wilbanks, Yaniv Erlich, Kristin Lauter

Religious Communities and Science: A New Survey
2:00 p.m. CST;
Eugenie C. Scott, Galen Carey, James McCarthy, Elaine Howard Ecklund

Monday, 17 February 2014

Studying Human Behavior with Large-Scale Data
8:00 a.m. CST;
Eric Horvitz, Jure Leskovec, Michael W. Macy, James Pennebaker