The 44th annual New Horizons in Science Briefing,
sponsored by the the Council for the Advancement
of Science Writing and hosted by The Johns Hopkins
University, was held October 28-31, 2006,
bringing together hundreds of
science writers and reporters to hear from leading
researchers about discoveries that will be making
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indivdual presentations at the following
Andrew Feinberg, Johns Hopkins:
Molecular biology and genetics, "Epigenomics"
Ted Brader, University of Michigan:
Political science, "Voter Psychology"
Raman Sundrum, Johns Hopkins and Rocky Kolb, University of
"Particle Physics and Cosmology, Parts I and II"
Justin Wolfers, University of Pennsylvania:
Economics, "Prediction Markets"
Remarks by Steven Knapp, Provost - Johns Hopkins
Rolf Halden, Johns Hopkins:
Environmental health, " Environmental Toxins"
Hope Jahren, Johns Hopkins:
Earth science, "The Fossil Forest of the Arctic"
Harry Dietz, Johns Hopkins:
Medicine, "Rebuilding Blood Vessel Walls"
Richard McCullough, Carnegie Mellon University:
Chemistry, "Plastic Electronics"
The presentation by Gregory Ball of Johns Hopkins
on neurotransmitters is not available.
Note: The presentation ("Rituals in Ancient Egypt")
by Betsy Bryan of Johns Hopkins
University is not available at this time.