Ready for some REEL science?
Join us for an evening of short evolution-themed films, each one three minutes or less.
- Take a journey with Darwin through the animal kingdom, and pick up a few dating tips along the way.
- Meet an extinct order of marine mammals that lived millions of years ago in California, and that are mostly closely related to today’s elephants and manatees.
- Learn about the social and ethical implications of introducing genetically modified species into the wild.
- Find out how the strangler fig got its name.
Moderated by Jory Weintraub and Robin Smith from the National Evolutionary Synthesis Center (NESCent). NESCent is a nonprofit science center dedicated to cross-disciplinary research in evolution. NESCent is jointly operated by Duke University, The University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, and North Carolina State University, and is sponsored by the National Science Foundation.
Who: Jory Weintraub and Robin Smith from the National Evolutionary Synthesis Center (NESCent)
Where: Broad Street Cafe, 1116 Broad Street, Durham
When: Tuesday, November 13th @7pm (2nd Tuesday of every month)
Parking: We understand that
parking can be tough so please feel free to park at the NC School for Science and Math (catty-corner to Broad Street Cafe)
Additional Info: http://www.ncmls.org/
See you there!