The UNC School of Medicine and the NCSU Center for Comparative Medicine and Translational Research are hosting the initial Regenerative Medicine Symposium: Opportunities, Challenges, and Resources in Regenerative Medicine on October 15, 2013. Sixteen speakers from both UNC-Chapel Hill and NCSU will present. The presentations are in 3 sessions: 1) Bone, Cartilage and Regenerative Medicine, 2) Intestinal & Cardiovascular Stem cells in Tissue Repair & Regenerative Medicine, and 3) Resources, Challenges
BTEC, BRITE, and the BioNetwork Capstone Center are collaborating to host the first annual Biomanufacturing Open House on October 10, 1:00–5:00PM, at Golden LEAF BTEC. We're going to celebrate biomanufacturing in North Carolina, communicate our successes, showcase our capabilities, and discuss future opportunities.
"Observed in the wild, tucked away in museum collections, and even exhibited in zoos, there is one mysterious creature that has been a victim of mistaken identity for more than 100 years. A team of scientists — including Roland Kays of the North Carolina Museum of Natural Sciences — recently completed their study of this remarkable animal, an investigation that took them on a journey from museum cabinets in Chicago to cloud forests in South America to genetics labs in Washington, D.C.
Come out to the North Carolina Museum of Natural Sciences to learn about some of the in utero treatments for birth defects such as spina bifida and when these treatments are appropriate.
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"Archeologists have long known that the ancient Nasca peoples of the southern coast of Peru built the iconic geoglyphs in the dry desert. These geoglyphs in Nasca come in a variety of shapes, including geometric ones, animal figures and anthropomorphic beings. Most of the geoglyphs in this region date to the Nasca period around AD 200-600. There are many explanations for the lines ranging from their use to point out underground water resources, as ritual pathways,
The North Carolina Museum of Natural Sciences is hosting it's monthly event Science Trivia this Thursday, October 3rd. The trivia will cover everything from "science facts, current news, pop culture and scientific discoveries".
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The Global Vision Forum was created by three Eisenhower Fellows: Rob Burns, Jeff Frazier, and Aly Khalifa. During their international fellowships, these gentlemen got to travel the world at large, making inspiring connections along the way.
Now, they’ve invited some of their most compelling associates to come visit them – and the community at large -- at the Research Triangle Park Headquarters.
IMPACT: The Art and Science of Making a Difference