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Taste of Science: Marie Curie and Arachnids

October 8, 2017 @ 7:30 pm

Humanity Needs Dreamers – Marie CurieIn honor of Curie’s 150th birthday experience a preview screening of the new immersive science film Humanity Needs Dreamers: A Visit With Marie Curie with filmmaker Jen Myronuk and scholar & playwright Susan Marie Frontczak.Find out why a passion for math led a software engineer to write a play plus ideas for bringing your science story to the stageDrugs Sex and ArachnidsEnter the secret world of spiders scorpions and their kin where pharmaceuticals are manufactured in-house and there are no rules when it comes to courtship.Arachnids are the oldest group of predators on land and their 450 million year reign on earth has lead to some remarkable adaptations. They captivate our fear and imagination yet we know surprisingly little about these creatures.We will explore some of the current research on arachnid behavior biochemistry and potential therapeutics.Speaker: Lauren Esposity California Academy of Sciences

Details

Date:
October 8, 2017
Time:
7:30 pm

Venue

PianoFight
144 Taylor St
San Francisco, CA 94102 United States
Website:
http://www.pianofight.com/