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  2. Everything is Dangerous: Stan Young's pizza lunch lecture


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    Stan Young, director of bioinformatics at the National Institute of Statistical Sciences, critiques statistical analysis by some epidemiologists, especially their multiple testing of data sets obtained…

  3. The Puzzle of the Bed Bug Resurgence


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    North Carolina State University entomologist Coby Schal discusses the return of bed bugs, why pesticides won’t stop them and the best theories for why the tiny pests are spreading around the…

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    • Genomic and Personalized Medicine


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      Geoffrey Ginsburg, director of the Center for Genomic Medicine at Duke University, presents advances and ongoing research in personalized medicine, from prescribing cancer drugs to predicting flu…

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      • The Mental Health Implications of Khmer Rouge Genocide Trials


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        Jeffrey Sonis, a University of North Carolina-Chapel Hill physician and public health researcher, is developing ways to gauge how groups of people respond to revisiting traumatic histories. American…

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        • Images of Darwin and the Nature of Science


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          Today, Charles Darwin is the iconic founder of evolutionary theory. But it hasn’t always been so. William Kimler, a historian at North Carolina State University, charts the changing image of…

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          • An Empire Without Food: The Astonishing Existence of Life on the Deep Sea Floor


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            Craig McClain is the Assistant Director of Science at the National Evolutionary Synthesis Center in Durham, North Carolina. He explores how deep sea animals survive on the meager food supply that…

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            • James Evans on Genomic Medicine at Pizza Lunch


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              James Evans of the University of North Carolina and a member of the U.S. Secretary of Health’s advisory committee on Genetics, Health and Society urges us to support genomics medicine research,…

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              • Our Energy Future: Thomas Meyer's pizza lunch lecture


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                Chemist Thomas Meyer, director of the Solar Energy Research Center at the University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill, discusses the status of the world’s energy supply. In particular, he presents…

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                • Future Renewable Electric Energy Delivery and Management Systems: Alex Huang's pizza lunch lecture


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                  Electrical Engineer Alex Huang directs a newly established national engineering research center, the FREEDM Systems Center, based at North Carolina State University. He talks about research into electric…

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                  • Friends or Foes: Female Relationships Among the Gombe Chimpanzees


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                    Rivalries and alliances among female chimpanzees can be intense and sometimes shocking. Anne Pusey, an evolutionary anthropologist at Duke University, studies chimpanzee behavior using both new and…

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                    • A Scientist Walks into a Bar...Science Cafés with Sigma Xi and NOVA scienceNOW


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                      Science café events involve lively conversations with scientists about current science topics. They are open to everyone, and they take place in relaxed settings like pubs, coffeehouses, and…

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