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Family Science Days Saturday and Sunday, Feb. 15 and 16, are free events for the whole family. They include hands-on events like: Your Brain on Video Games and Art Meets Science: Picasso at the Nanoscale.
The Suffocation of Marriage - Dr. Eli Finkel of Northwestern University will discuss the expectations of marriage within a historical framework and comments on contemporary American’s view of marriages with suggestions and skepticisms Sunday, Feb 16.
The AAAS President’s public address will be given by Dr. Phillip Sharp of the Massachusetts Institute of Technology Thursday at 6 p.m. Sharp is a reputable molecular biologist and shared a Nobel Prize for physiology or medicine, celebrating for his discovery of “split genes.”
An estimated 5,000 scientists from across the world are attending the conference and more than 700 members of the media are covering it.