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Fear and Resistance – Motorco in Durham, Dec. 13

Please join Duke’s Science and Society program for a double-header event!  Tuesday, Dec. 13, 7 – 8p.m. @Motorco Music Hall, 723 Rigsbee Ave, Durham Periodic Tables: Car crashes! Death! Cancer! Crime! Things We Fear and How Science Can Help Fear … Continue reading

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Carolina Science Cafe, Thursday Oct. 4th

Dr. Stan Riggs discusses the effects of sea level rise on North Carolina’s barrier islands at October’s Carolina Science Cafe, hosted by Morehead Planetarium and Science Center and sponsored by Sigma Xi. Carolina Science Cafe Thursday, Oct. 4, 2012 7 … Continue reading

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Tonight’s Periodic Tables: Durham’s Science Cafe 7pm

Bahamas Blue Holes: The Predictability of Evolution Join Dr. Brain Langerhans as he shares his research in the Bahamas on the predictability of evolution. For more info check out this recent article. http://gambusia.zo.ncsu.edu/Perspectives-2012.pdf Who: Dr. Brian Langerhans, Assistant Professor of Biology, NC … Continue reading

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A Taste of Science – Thursday, August 30th

N.C. Museum of Natural Sciences Downtown Raleigh presents new Thursday evening programming: A Taste of Science The Daily Planet Café, corner of Jones and McDowell Streets 7:00 pm Aug. 30 The Science of Beer with New Belgium Brewery In conjunction with Raleigh … Continue reading

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Carolina Science Cafe, August 23rd – Clues to Autism

 is hosting a 2nd Carolina Science Cafe this month.   Dr. Joseph Piven will discuss his research on autism and brain development: Thursday, Aug. 23, 6-7 p.m. Back Bar, Top of the Hill restaurant, Chapel Hill   Dr. Piven is … Continue reading

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PeriodicTables: Durham’s Science Cafe Aug 14th

Traffic Cops of the Genome Scientists have long known that the environment – what we eat, where we live, work and play, what we are exposed to – plays an important role in shaping our health. The mechanisms explaining this … Continue reading

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Carolina Science Cafe…Sir Walter Raleigh’s First Colony:Pioneering Science In Coastal Carolina

With the help of a map at the British Museum, researchers are learning about a possible fate for the “Lost Colony” settlers, and they’re also learning about the team of explorers, scientists and cartographers whom Sir Walter Raleigh recruited to … Continue reading

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