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8 article(s) for October 2013

  • October Sky Calendar (pdf) Highlights this month's sky phenomena and celestial happenings with local dates and times. (Mountain time zone).Free sky maps are available at www.skymaps.com.Skymaps produces a well-done chart that goes beyond a mere monthly star chart. It includes a list of monthly highl…
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  • Today was the official opening of a new exhibition in the Special Collections room of University of Colorado's Norlin Library: A New Objectivity: Ernst Jünger and Albert Renger-Patzsch. Ernst Jünger (1895-1998) was a famous German writer, philosopher, and beetle collector. A shot in the head in Worl…
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  • Conversations in Local Health Research Friday, November 8, 2013 10:30 to 11:30 a.m., Ricketson Auditorium Brown Bag Lunch with speaker to follow presentation Poliovirus Research and Eradication: Past, Present and Future Despite nearly sixty years of basic research and nearly 30 years of eradi…
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  • During fieldwork, for our research, for exhibits or our databasing efforts, we produce loads of photos of the animals we study and the places where we study the animals. Our photographer and SCAN assistant Chris Grinter has established a Flickr page with a growing number photos of the prettiest, ugl…
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  • Conversations in Local Health Research Friday, October 11, 2013 10:30 to 11:30 a.m., Ricketson Auditorium Brown Bag Lunch with speaker to follow presentation Explore Rx: A Shark's Tale: Health tips from the ocean Antibiotic resistance has led common bacteria, like Staph, to become super bugs.…
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  • Conversations in Local Health Research Friday, December 13, 2013 10:30 to 11:30 a.m., Ricketson Auditorium Brown Bag Lunch with speaker to follow presentation JaK/STAT inhibition to prevent post-traumatic epilepsy Traumatic brain injury (TBI) is damage to the brain resulting from external for…
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  • Scientists from the Space Sciences Department at the Denver Museum of Nature & Science take you "behind the stories" using the best images and animation available to help understand the latest developments. September 2013 – Resident deep space expert, Dr. Dimitri Klebe, sticks closer to home ta…
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  • Citizen Science at the Bench: The Tas2R38-PROP (propylthiouracil) Association as a Model for Public Participation in Scientific Research I think we should ask the public to help shape the research agenda, help them figure out with us, what we ought to be studying so we can solve real world problems…
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