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The Exploratorium celebrates the 20th anniversary of Pi Day with a pie-throwing contest, Pi Day exhibits in Second Life, and more activities honoring everyone's favorite mathematical constant.
Project: Pi Day | Browse All
Date: March 13, 2008
Category: Popular Culture
Subject(s): General Science, History
Dr. Sydney Brenner won the Nobel prize in physiology or medicine in 2002 for his work with the tiny nematode, C. elegans. Dr. Brenner recruited the one-millimeter worm in the early sixties as the ideal model organism to study cell differentiation and organ development. In this program, he describes how new model organisms are established for studying basic physiology, recounts his reaction to seeing Watson and Crick's DNA model for the first time, and offers advice to young scientists just starting out.
Project: Origins: Unwinding DNA at Cold Spring Harbor Laboratory | Browse All
Date: February 27, 2003
Category: Science in Action
Subject(s): Life Science/Biology