OF INTEREST: Science and the Future of Food (Argonne OutLoud)

Thursday, July 20, 2017 6:00 PM Location: Argonne National Laboratory For millennia, food has been one of life’s simpler and necessary pleasures. In our modern age, food has become increasingly complex – from farmers seeking new ways to feed a … Continue reading

OF INTEREST: Dietary Supplements: Stories of Regulation, Safety, and Evidence

Tuesday, June 20, 2017 7:00 PM Location: The Radler A healthy athlete dies of complications from heatstroke during training. The medical examiner finds a legal botanical dietary supplement played a “significant role” in the death. How are regulatory agencies able … Continue reading

OF INTEREST: Get Your Head in the Clouds

Tuesday, June 20, 2017 6:00 PM Location: BrickStone Brewery “The influence of clouds on the climate: past, present, and future” On Tuesday, June 20 at 6:30pm, Green Drinks Kankakee will be hosting presenter Dylan Gaeta, a University of Chicago PhD … Continue reading

June Meetup

Saturday, June 17, 2017 12:30 PM Location: The Long Room UPDATED: Last-minute venue selection! We’re gonna try The Long Room for a casual Meetup this month; hope to see you there! We’re still looking for speakers for our meetups… could … Continue reading

OF INTEREST: Dave Levitan – Not a Scientist

Thursday, June 1, 2017 7:00 PM Location: Volumes Bookcafe The Illinois Science Council and Volumes Books are partnering to bring science journalist Dave Levitan to Chicago on June 1, 2017 to discuss his new book, Not a Scientist: How Politicians … Continue reading

OF INTEREST: March Against Myths 2017

Saturday, May 20 11:00 AM Location: Berghoff Restaurant Join March Against Myths in the continued struggle to #DefendScience! WHAT TO EXPECT We are being joined by special guests plant geneticist Karl Haro von Mogel and media personality/author Kavin Senapathy to help … Continue reading

OF INTEREST: How The Ear’s Works Work

Saturday, May 15, 2017 5:00 PM Location: Chicago Cultural Center – Claudia Cassidy Theater How the Ear’s Works Work: A Biological Hearing Aid Optimizes Your Hearing The Grossman Institute’s Mind and Brain Annual Public Lecture A. James Hudspeth, M.D., Ph.D. … Continue reading