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Watch Virtual Science Speed Dating

Watch the recording of a special online edition of our most popular event format, Science Speed Dating. Listen to five quick-fire talks by experts whose work spans a range of scientific fields. Hear about research taking place on the cutting

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Watch Alone Together

Human beings are social creatures by nature. Even the more introverted among us instinctually enjoy the simple pleasure of gathering. Indeed, there is ample research to demonstrate that strong social connections are directly related to good health. Conversely, it is

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Watch Going to Polar Extremes

Join Kirk Johnson on a dramatic and surprising adventure as he guides us through our distant past, traversing the globe from pole to pole to uncover the extraordinary story of our planet’s changing climate. This geological journey will take us

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Learn about Mapping a Pandemic in The Science of Where

Many of us have spent the last month regularly hitting refresh on our web browsers to update the map that has now become ubiquitous in (quite literally) bearing witness to the persistent spread of COVID-19. Mapping technologies are used in

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#AskAScientist with Katherine McNamara and Nicole Lurie

#AskAScientist is a down-and-dirty, shot-at-home, short video series of uncertain duration and frequency in which our friends talk to scientists who answer their most pressing questions about the state of the state in science. Our latest installment features Katherine McNamara

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#AskAScientist with Joseph Gordon-Levitt and Peggy Hamburg

#AskAScientist is a down-and-dirty, shot-at-home, short video series of uncertain duration and frequency in which our friends talk to scientists who answer their most pressing questions about the state of the state in science. Our first installment features Joseph Gordon-Levitt

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#AskAScientist with Joseph Gordon-Levitt and Peggy Hamburg

#AskAScientist is a down-and-dirty, shot-at-home, short video series of uncertain duration and frequency in which our friends talk to scientists who answer their most pressing questions about the state of the state in science. Our first installment features Joseph Gordon-Levitt

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Learn About Bioethics in Worst Case Scenarios

Catastrophic events quickly challenge fundamental assumptions about how we live and what we take for granted. This has been especially evident as we witness health systems around the world pushed to their limits in the wake of unprecedented strains caused

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Watch Our Gardening Event

Our grandparents and great-grandparents grew “Victory Gardens” during World Wars I and II when fresh produce was scarce. All the best trends eventually come back. But these days we have a whole lot of nifty ways to ensure a tasty

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Watch Our First Online Event

Current events have us very focused on the search for a vaccine for COVID-19. But this is not the first time that scientists have sought quick solutions to address an emerging infection that posed a risk to human health. We

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