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SciCafe: Mollusks to Medicine


Mandë Holford, a research associate at the Museum and Associate Professor of chemical biology at Hunter College, discusses her research into the relatively unknown predatory marine snails, and how the toxins they produce are being used in the search for new medicines for pain and cancer.

Tags: SciCafe, Podcasts, Lectures, Snails

Brian Richmond

Q&A: Why Walk on Two Legs?


At the next SciCafe, Curator Brian Richmond and Boston University’s Jeremy DeSilva will talk about why walking on two legs makes us human—and how our bodies still aren’t quite designed for bipedalism.

Tags: SciCafe, Q&A


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