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The Story Behind the Story

Duke Science & Society’s Distinguished Speakers Series welcomes award-winning New York Times journalist Gina Kolata 5 p.m. Tuesday, March 22 Mary Duke Biddle Trent Semans Center for Health Education Great Hall (Reception to Follow) RSVP – scienceandsociety@duke.edu  

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Science In the Movies

SCONC invites you to attend SCIENCE IN THE MOVIES Monday, March 14 7 p.m. Hunt Library Auditorium on NC State’s Centennial Campus A panel of scientists and a film scholar will share and discuss clips from some of Hollywood’s best … Continue reading

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Book Event: Shipman’s Handbook for PIOs

Please join SCONC on Oct. 13 at 5:30 p.m. to celebrate the launch of Matt Shipman’s Handbook for Science Public Information Officers. Mr. Shipman is a public information officer at North Carolina State University. The event will be held at … Continue reading

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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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What? Whaaaaat?

Sad news, SCONCS, our listserv’s host has gone to that great cloud in the sky, taking our preferred email channel with it. Anton is working on rescuing the old mailing list and actively seeking a replacement that will allow us … Continue reading

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Let’s Roll the Credits on SciWri 12!

By Karl Leif Bates, Duke Research There’s always a great risk in calling people out by name for recognition, because you might leave someone worthy out. Yet we have no choice but to name the names behind ScienceWriters 2012 because some … Continue reading

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Oh My Gosh, that was fun!

Thanks for coming to North Carolina, ScienceWriters 2012!  We’re all a bit wiped out right now from the effort, but watch this space for more complete coverage and a HUUUUUGE list of thank you’s to all the great people who … 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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Lunch with a Scientist at SciWri12

Looking for Lunch with a Scientist? Please check out the menu    

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Welcome to North Carolina, Friends!

ScienceWriters 2012 has arrived! This annual joint meeting of the National Association of Science Writers and the Council for the Advancement of Science Writing is going to be busy but fun, with tours around the Triangle, engaging social events, and two days … Continue reading

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