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  • Shine your boots if you dare go toe-to-toe with this group of impressive young women! This past Tuesday, the Museum was honored to host a morning of tours and talks with the twenty fabulous participants of the Women's Foundation of Colorado 2013 Girls' Leadership Council, and they wowed both me and …
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  • Madeline writes: I enjoyed your talk tonight at the Dairy Center! I am a recent graduate from American University (BA in psychology with minors in biology & music) and currently interning with a pharmacology group in Boulder. I am interested in learning more about your work down at the museum …
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  • Dear Trishia, Thanks for your email asking: "To encourage preschool (3-5 year old) children to eat more fruits and vegetables, what might be a healthy dip for veggies to counteract some of the bitterness that naturally children avoid?" To get this answered I checked in with Yo Pearl's newest …
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  • Erin writes:   Your talk inspired me to venture out and find even more opportunities to pursue within my anticipated major.  Currently I am looking into earning my PhD in Genetic Research.  I also realize that life doesn't always go as planned so my back up is to work for a brewing company using my…
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  • Earl and Wim write "Is there an easy to understand schematic/diagram of how the brain processes scent/odor and what signals are involved? And when the brain stops perceiving odors (bad or good), what's happening?" Dear Earl and Wim, Smell is complex and fascinating, and I've been getting lots of g…
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  • I was recently at a beer tasting event at the Denver Museum of Nature & Science, whereupon someone remarked that a particular ale had an aroma that smelled distinctly of melon. Now I've heard, especially in wine, how particular varietals can give off odors of pepper, leather, graphite, or barnya…
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