Build cantilevers from bamboo garden poles and drinking straws and discover the importance of scale.
Specialized cells have a common origin. What sets them on separate paths?
Seasoned gardeners depend on a community of bacteria, worms, and insects to get the most out of their plantings. Find out why.
Build a bridge out of newspaper and discover some important structural principles.
Build a bridge from a piece of paper and explore ways of making it stronger.
Meet David Goodsell, a molecular biologist and artist who finds beauty in the molecules of cells.
Learn about the inner workings of a cell through this interactive exhibit.
Learn how living things get energy from dead ones in this interactive exhibit.
Find out how we build a compost pile
Human corpses decay alfresco, all in the name of forensic science.
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