Category Archives: American Scientist

Pizza Lunch: Cyber-Dogs and Robo-Roaches!

Our next pizza lunch features Alper Bozkurt, an Assistant Professor of Electrical and Computer Engineering at North Carolina State University. He makes “biobots” — cockroaches and trained dogs wirelessly guided by microsystems that provide neural stimulation and physiological monitoring. The result is … Continue reading

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American Scientist Pizza Lunch 31 January

UNAIDS 2010 Report on the global AIDS epidemic. Available from: www.unaids.org/globalreport Hi all. At noon on Tuesday, Jan. 31, come hear physician-researcher David Margolis talk about his march “Towards a Cure for AIDS.” Margolis is the principal investigator of a $32 million, NIH-funded project attempting … Continue reading

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Pizza Lunch is Back

After so much lethal destruction this summer in North Carolina, in the Midwest—even in western Massachusetts—you may be more curious than ever about tornadoes. At our first Pizza Lunch talk of the 2011–2012 season, come here N.C. State University atmospheric scientist … Continue reading

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American Scientist’s February Pizza Lunch

Come hear Anne Pusey, chair of evolutionary anthropology and a James B. Duke professor at Duke, speak at noon Wed., Feb 23 at Sigma Xi. Continue reading

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