October 14, 2009

Art Institute of Chicago, Fullerton Hall
111 South Michigan Avenue, Chicago, IL, United States

With the aid of modern CT scan technology, conservators are seeing ancient civilizations in a whole new light. From Egyptian High Priests and Peruvian artisans – whose remnants of day-to-day life are all but lost to time – we can now expose these cultures and link their very distant past to our present.

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September 18, 2009

As science and technology becomes more important in the health and well-being of our nation, Washington, D.C. is important in advocating for a more scientifically informed public.  C2ST held a discussion with local representatives from Washington on how to maintain healthy and stable levels of funding for basic and applied scientific research and the impact of working to strengthen our countries’ basic scientific research facilities.

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June 7, 2009

Northwestern University, Hughes Auditorium
303 East Superior Street, Chicago, IL, United States

 

Works of art in your local museum are not always as they seem. Ever wonder why paintings change color over time, how some ancient Chinese Jade mysteriously blackened, or how the composition of a 20 th century bronze statue can determine where, when and by whom it was cast? The art world holds secrets that many times only modern science can unlock.

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May 21, 2009

UIC College of Medicine, Moss Auditorium
909 South Wolcott Street, Thornton, IL, United States

The idea of surgical robotics has been a popular one of sci-fi authors for decades… until now. Thanks to improved range of motion and dexterity, surgeons are able to perform complex, yet minimally invasive surgeries while manipulating a robot just feet away from the operating table.

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April 21, 2009

DePaul University - Lincoln Park Campus
1110 West Belden Avenue, Chicago, IL, United States

As the global spread of consumerism and destruction of ancient forests threaten to leave us with an impoverished and vulnerable world, the call for strong commitment to a vision of a planet that resonates with life is dire.

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March 14, 2009

Francis W. Parker School
330 West Webster Avenue, Chicago, IL, United States

Participants traveled back in time with world-renowned paleontologist Dr. Paul Sereno to learn about an ancient human world.

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