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Registration for the 2014 AAAS Meeting, to be held February 13–17, 2014, in Chicago, is now open. Online press registration is available until January 22, 2014. The conference will include more than 160 symposia, seminars, and lectures focused on cutting-edge research from leading scientists. Symposia of special note include:
- Santa’s Revenge: The Impacts of Arctic Warming on the Mid-Latitudes;
- Reconstructing and Deconstructing Paintings: Innovations At and Below the Surface;
- Talking to Kids Really Matters: Early Language Experience Shapes Later Life Chances;
- Guns and Violence: Psychological, Economic, Political and Public Policy Implications;
- Intelligent Autonomous Robots: Biologically Inspired Engineering;
- Rhythmic Entrainment in Non-Human Animals: An Evolutionary Trail of Time Perception;
- The Future of Cities: Dense or Dispersed? and
- Targeting Tumors: Ion Beam Accelerators Take Aim at Cancer.
In addition, winners of the 2013 AAAS Kavli Science Journalism Awards will participate in a moderated roundtable discussion on February 14. For further information, visit the AAAS meeting registration page.