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The Future of Food

The Future of Food

Podcasts

As food production goes global, there are a number of hidden forces that shape what we eat. In this podcast, join a group of researchers and food policy experts as they discuss the ethical, biotechnology and patent issues surrounding the food that may or may not end up on the shelves of your local supermarket.

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“Morpholution”: An Authentic Youth Science Program

“Morpholution”: An Authentic Youth Science Program

Education posts

During Digital Learning Week in January 2013, the Museum's Youth Initiatives team brought together youth, Museum educators, and scientists for a series of programs to explore using digital tools to engage with Museum halls, collections, and research. This post about "Morpholution" by Youth Initiatives Senior Manager Samara Rubenstein is the first in a series highlighting Digital Learning Week programs. 

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Happy Birthday, John Burroughs!

Happy Birthday, John Burroughs!

News posts

Today marks the 176th anniversary of the birth of noted naturalist John Burroughs (1837-1921), a canonical figure in American nature writing, friend of Theodore Roosevelt, and key voice in the early 20th-century nature study and conservation movements. 

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