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Joanne Manaster of Joanne Loves Science has just announced a science book reading contest for young readers (and movie-makers): Kids Read Science and Teens Read Science. Watch the introductory video: Check out the contest instructions for details: The contest is simple–just do what I do quite often. Read a non-fiction science book and make a…

Video taken by Christopher Hite

Neil DeGrasse Tyson on 2012 – World Science Festival: Video shot at World Science Festival 2010 by Christopher Hite.

Hi Café Friends, Our June Science Café (description below) will be held on Tuesday 6/15 at the Irregardless Café on Morgan Street. Our café speaker for the evening will be Dr. Dianne Dunning from the NCSU School of Veterinary Medicine. Join us for a thought provoking discussion with Dr. Dunning about the relationships humans have…

The new forum at PRI World Science: Listen to a story by reporter Eric Niiler, followed by our interview with Stephen Palumbi. Our guest in the Science Forum is marine biologist Stephen Palumbi of Stanford University. He uses genetics to study whale populations. The International Whaling Commission is considering legalizing commercial whaling by some countries,…

If you report, or just try to keep up to date, on research in this region, you know about RTI International. In 1958, it was the founding tenant of North Carolina’s Research Triangle Park. Today it’s one of the largest research institutes on the planet. At 5:30 pm on Tuesday, June 8, RTI will welcome…

Scientists: Don’t ask what Hollywood can do for you, ask what you can do for Hollywood! Jennifer Ouellette is the Director of The Science & Entertainment Exchange, and a popular science writer. She also writes for her blog – Cocktail Party Physics. She spoke with The Plainspoken Scientist about how scientists can best help Hollywood.

If you can, join us at noon, Tuesday, May 25, here in Research Triangle Park for our final 2009-2010 American Scientist pizza lunch talk. (Don’t worry, we’ll launch a new season next fall.) Our speaker will be Phaedra Boinodiris, a Serious Games Program Manager at IBM, where she helps craft IBM’s serious games strategy in…

Brain-Computer Interface (video)

From Science in Seconds :

Continuing with the tradition from last two years, I will occasionally post interviews with some of the participants of the ScienceOnline2010 conference that was held in the Research Triangle Park, NC back in January. See all the interviews in this series here. You can check out previous years’ interviews as well: 2008 and 2009. Today,…