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The Echoes of their Wings: a Talk by Joel Greenberg

This post appeared first in our late summer 2014 issue of Chip Notes.

The passenger pigeon, abundant beyond current imagining, is gone. What can we, did we, and will we learn from our relationship to and with this remarkable species? 331 more words

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FREE admission during Smithsonian magazine’s tenth annual Museum Day Live! September 27, 2014

The Rice Northwest Museum of Rocks and Minerals will open its doors free of charge on Saturday, September 27, 2014, as part of the Smithsonian… 103 more words

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NYAM hosts Vesalius 500: Art and Anatomy

This October, the New York Academy of Medicine will host Art, Anatomy, and the Body: Vesalius 500, Guest curated by artist and anatomist Riva Lehrer… 269 more words

Medical History

Rocket Artists in Brighton Museum

The Rocket Artists are a group of Arts Council funded learning-disabled artists based in Brighton. The Rocket Artists regularly work with University of Brighton students on the M.A. 866 more words

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Book Review: My Notorious Life by Kate Manning

Today on the Fiction Reboot | Daily Dose, we present a review of My Notorious Life!  This work is based upon the true story of Anne Lohman, also known as Madame Restell, a prominent New York midwife enveloped in scandal, who died by suicide in 1879. 882 more words

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Bridges to Birds: Connecting to People

A slightly different version of this post appeared first in our late summer 2014 issue of Chip Notes.

As you may recall, we “took advantage” of the devastating flood, integrated that with several pre-existing hopes and plans, and coordinated an initiative we call Bridges to Birds. 749 more words

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A Field Trip for Grown Ups: Adults' Night Out at the Arizona Science Center

On Friday night, I stepped into a flight simulator, saw what it is like to perform open heart surgery, and experienced the force of hurricane winds all while listening to beats spun by a DJ. 413 more words

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