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Getting Down with DNA at Assemble

November 14, 2011 by


Pittsburghers!  Ever want to rub elbows with world class scientists without needing an advanced degree to  get past small talk?  Do you ever wonder what else there could be to learn about DNA?  Do you want your kids to see DNA up close? Then, just for you, there is a fantastic event at the art […]

Modeling Contagion

November 9, 2011 by


Many of you have probably come across the recent Steven Soderbergh thriller, Contagion, complete with an all-star cast of Kate Winslet, Matt Damon, Jude Law and Lawrence Fishburne, furiously racing against time to beat a novel viral pandemic that transmits alarmingly fast! The trailer for Contagion got me really excited – here was a film […]

Scitech is here! And ChemStars are coming!

November 8, 2011 by


Do you know someone in middle school or high school who likes science?  Enjoys doing hands on activities?  Wants to know more about careers in science? Then there are two events at the Carnegie Science Center you should tell them about.  The first is Scitech, an annual event highlighting Pittsburgh’s strengths in science and technology, […]