Advances in life sciences are giving humans new capacities. New medicines, biomedical procedures, and ways of altering plants and animals are bringing benefits to millions of people. However, these same innovations also have the potential to bring harm and raise other kinds of ethical questions about their appropriate use.
JOIN THE SPACE STUDIES BOARD FOR A PUBLIC LECTURE ON MARCH 29TH!
Where is the best place to find living life beyond Earth? It may be that the small, ice-covered moons of Jupiter and Saturn harbor some of the most habitable real estate in our Solar System. Life loves liquid water and these moons have lots of it!
In honor of Women’s History Month, join us for a special edition of the Scientist Meet & Greet! We’re featuring three exceptional women in science whose work has important implications for your education, health, and families. Listen to personal stories about their pursuit of science and what has inspired them. A reception with complimentary refreshments will follow.
Lora Deuitch, PhD candidate, Karolinska Institutet
Drug resistance in the brain
Igniting the Imagination: Selections from the Collection of the Mazza Museum
March 6, 2017 – August 7, 2017
Monday – Friday, 9:00am – 5:00pm
National Academy of Sciences Building
2101 Constitution Ave., NW
Free. Photo ID required.
In this Extreme Event on the Road feature, we’re highlighting another organization that has been using Extreme Event to help spread the message about disaster resilience.