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Thursday, 11/16/17
  • Botanical Names Demystified
    Do plant names ever seem intentionally obscure and hard to remember? Do you wonder how they got their names and why? This program will break down botanical nomenclature, looking at some of the most common Greek and Latin vocabulary and the rules for plant naming. We will also examine the ...
    Where:  Berkeley Cost:  $20 General, $12 Members
  • IEEE Artificial Intelligence SymposiumHardware and software do not exist in isolation. One cannot funtion without the other. Artificial Intelligence too cannot exist in a vacuum and require both.Join industry titans and academic experts, as they discuss the state of the art. Find out the current and future direction of the exciting field of ...
    Where:  Santa Clara Cost:  $399 (discounts available)
  • Building a Software Defined Radio Application in 7 minSpeaker: Mr. Mohammad Salah, R&D RF Engineer, National Instruments
    Where:  Rohnert Park Cost:  Free
  • Human Adaptation and Mutual AdaptationEarly robots often occupied tightly controlled environments, e.g., factory floors, designed to segregate robots and humans for safety. In the near future, robots will "live" with humans, providing a variety of services at homes, in workplaces, or on the road. To become effective and trustworthy collaborators, robots must adapt to ...
    Where:  Berkeley Cost:  Free
  • 'Blue Serengeti' Screening & Talk with David McGuire, Shark Stewards“Right off our California shores we have one of the ocean’s most stunning congregations of predators and prey - wilderness like this is vital to the ocean’s health,” said Dr. Sal Jorgensen, a Senior Research Scientist at the Monterey Bay Aquarium. “We almost lost this once, when seals, sea lions, ...
    Where:  Tiburon Cost:  $9.00
  • After Dark: Cooking Contraptions
    Food: A Four-Course After Dark ProgramThis November, join us for in-depth explorations of food, served with tastings, talks, and demonstrations designed to whet your curiosity about cooking and eating in a rapidly changing world. Programs take place over four Thursday nights, and cover a topics ranging from kitchen innovations to ...
    Where:  San Francisco Cost:  17.95 advance, 19.95 door, AD members free
  • BitelifeSink your teeth into BiteLife, our annual event celebrating all things edible. Explore the science of taste and flavor with demos, talks, and samples from some of the Bay’s most innovative tastemakers including The Perennial and Impossible Foods.If you’re planning a dinner party, consistency is key: Find out how you can ...
    Where:  San Francisco Cost:  $15 General, $12 Members
  • Mysteries of Davidson Seamount and Sur Ridge revealedThe Museum will host Dr. Andrew DeVogelaere, Research Coordinator for the Monterey Bay National Marine Sanctuary (MBNMS). His lecture, "Mysteries of Davidson Seamount and Sur Ridge revealed," explores the ancient, deep-sea coral communities and other curiosities.
    Where:  Pacific Grove Cost:  $5 suggested donation
  • The Younger Protocol: Three Breakthrough Strategies to Reverse 'Inflammaging,' Reset Gene Expression, and Lengthen Healthspan: RESCHEDULED
    The younger protocol will show you how to recognize the warning signs of aging and inflammation (“inflammaging”) - worsening vision, weight gain, loss of muscle mass, thinner skin and faulty memory - and turn them around with evidence-based functional medicine. Recent data shows that 90 percent of disease is caused ...
    Where:  San Francisco Cost:  $20 General, $8 Members, $7 Students
  • Ridgway’s Rails and Adaptive Tidal Marsh Restoration
    Ridgway’s Rail is a species that Golden Gate Audubon Society has worked hard to protect over the decades, fighting to preserve and and then helping restore its habitat in locations like Oakland’s Martin Luther King Jr. Regional Shoreline. We are presenting this speaker event as part of our year-long Centennial celebration.The Ridgway’s Rail, ...
    Where:  Berkeley Cost:  
  • A New Cloning Technology called CRISPR/Cas9Speaker: Prof. Jennifer Doudna, UC Berkeley
    Where:  Richmond Cost:  $10
  • Sonoma County Mycological Assoc. monthly meetingCome identify mushrooms (and bring your mushrooms for identification), and hear a guest speaker. This month's speaker is David Campbell.
    Where:  Santa Rosa Cost:  Free
  • Common Fungi of the East Bay
    Take a look at a field naturalist’s approach to documenting our common fungi and assembling a field guide for beginners. We’ll visit our most frequently observed species, touch on field documentation, and discuss the assembling of a simple regional mycoflora.Speaker: Trent Pearce, East Bay Regional Park District 
    Where:  Berkeley Cost:  Free
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