Jan 15, 2013 Impact of Climate Change on Birds and Plants of Massachusetts (with Friends of the Robbins Library). Richard Primack, PhD, Boston University
Feb 12, 2013 Microbe Evolution
Chris Marx, PhD, Harvard University
Mar 20, 2013 Medicating ADHD: Diagnosis and Long-Term Effects of Medications
Robert Whitaker, author of Anatomy of an Epidemic and Mad in America
Apr 09, 2013 Brain Map: How the Brain Orchestrates Movement
Tamar FLash, Ph.D., Weizmann Institute (Israel)
Emilo Bizzi, M.D., Ph.D., McGovern Institute for Brain Research, Massachusetts Institute of Technology
Apr 30, 2013 Two Paul Steinhardt Projects: "Cyclic Universe" and "Quasicrystals" Paul Steinhardt, Ph.D., Princeton University
May 14, 2013 Public Acceptance of Wind Energy in MA: Factors, Implications
Maria Petrova, Ph.D., Center for International Environment and Resource Planning, Tufts University
July 09, 2013 Antarctic Fishes: Models for Climate Change and Human Disease
H. William Detrich, Ph.D., Northeastern University
Sept 25, 2013 Mario Livio, PhD: His Astrophysics, His New Book Brilliant Blunders, His Other Books Mario Livio, PhD, Space Telescope Science Institute
Oct 15, 2013 Sustainability Science: Biodiversity and Community Kamaljit Bawa, PhD, Distinguished Professor of Conservation Biology, University of Massachusetts-Boston
Oct 28, 2013 Clive Hamilton Talks about the Geoengineering Issue Clive Hamilton, PhD, Vice-Chancellor’s Chair and Professor of Public Ethics at the Center for Applied Philosophy and Public Ethics (CAPPE), Charles Sturt University in Australia
Nov 12, 2013 What the Public Needs to Know about Fracking cosponsored with Union of Concerned Scientists and Cambridge Public Library. Panelists: Aaron Bernstein, M.D., MPH, Associate Director, Center for Health and the Global Environment, Harvard School of Public Health; William Moomaw, PhD, Director, Center for International Environment and Resource Policy, Tufts University; Pallavi Phartiyal, PhD, Sr. Analyst & Program Manager, Ctr for Science and Democracy, Union of Concerned Scientists (moderator); Andrew Rosenberg, PhD, Director, Center for Science and Democracy, Union of Concerned Scientists.
Dec 10, 2013 How TB Bacteria Evade Treatment Bree Aldridge, PhD, Assistant Professor of Molecular Biology and Microbiology at Tufts University School of Medicine; member of the Molecular Microbiology and Immunology program faculties at the Sackler School of Graduate Biomedical Sciences at Tufts; Adjunct Assistant Professor of Biomedical Engineering, Tufts School of Engineering.
Dec 13, 2013 Infant Fossil Teeth: Clues to Ancient Human Development Tanya Smith, PhD, Associate Professor of Human Evolutionary Biology, Harvard University
Dec 17 event snowed out, rescheduled for Mar 18 2014: "Leaving It Up to Chance: How Cells Make Decisions"