Tag: Biology

Events

Virtual Science Tavern: Ancient DNA, Neanderthals, and Human Health

Why do genetic disease risks vary across the globe? Did our ancestors mate with Neanderthals? How healthy were ancient humans? The answers to these questions can be found in the genomes of ancient and modern humans. The complex histories of our ancestors are written in DNA and natural selection contributes…

Horizon Theatre at Home: Completeness by Itamar Moses

How does a computer scientist hook up with a molecular biologist? He blinds her with science, of course!  It may sound like a joke, but for Elliot and Molly, two intellectuals struggling with the realities of romance, it’s a very real equation that will take both of them working together to solve.…

Extreme Collectives: Why Single Cells Squish and Worms Blob

In this talk, Saad Bhamla, Ph.D. will share two stories about how interesting dynamics emerge when living systems aggregate and form a collective. The first story revolves around gigantic single cells protists (~5mm in length) that can contract their bodies rapidly (<5ms). Dr. Bhamla will describe…

Horizon Theatre at Home: Completeness by Itamar Moses

How does a computer scientist hook up with a molecular biologist? He blinds her with science, of course!  It may sound like a joke, but for Elliot and Molly, two intellectuals struggling with the realities of romance, it’s a very real equation that will take both of them working together to solve.…

Biology of the Amphibians

Amphibians (frogs, toads, salamanders, newts, efts, olms and caecilians) are an incredibly diverse and interesting group. This course explores the taxonomy of the major types of amphibians; defining each group and the characters that unite them before examining their biodiversity and adaptations. This…

Cub Scout NightCrawler

As the sun sets on Zoo Atlanta, the fun is just beginning! Spend the night connecting to wildlife, participating in engaging activities, working toward badges*, and learning how you can help save species. Spend the night in climate-controlled, indoor facilities and wake up to the sounds of the wild!…

Biology of the Amphibians

Amphibians (frogs, toads, salamanders, newts, efts, olms and caecilians) are an incredibly diverse and interesting group. This course explores the taxonomy of the major types of amphibians; defining each group and the characters that unite them before examining their biodiversity and adaptations. This…

Biology of the Amphibians

Amphibians (frogs, toads, salamanders, newts, efts, olms and caecilians) are an incredibly diverse and interesting group. This course explores the taxonomy of the major types of amphibians; defining each group and the characters that unite them before examining their biodiversity and adaptations. This…

Biology of the Amphibians

Amphibians (frogs, toads, salamanders, newts, efts, olms and caecilians) are an incredibly diverse and interesting group. This course explores the taxonomy of the major types of amphibians; defining each group and the characters that unite them before examining their biodiversity and adaptations. This…

Biology of the Amphibians

Amphibians (frogs, toads, salamanders, newts, efts, olms and caecilians) are an incredibly diverse and interesting group. This course explores the taxonomy of the major types of amphibians; defining each group and the characters that unite them before examining their biodiversity and adaptations. This…