Upcoming Events

  • The Mysteries of Sleep, May 7 Mysteries of SleepWe spend one third of our lives asleep, yet doctors and scientists still have no complete understanding as to why. It is one of the last great scientific mysteries.
  • Dr. Jared Diamond, Apr 9 Jared DiamondPulitzer Prize-winning author Diamond examines the evolutionary history of humans and the unique traits that distinguish us from other animals.
  • Understanding Pain, April 15 (tax day!) Understanding Painain speaks as forcefully and as personally as any human experience. While the ability to experience pain is essential for survival, chronic pain is the scourge of sentient existence. As a topic of research, pain presents a formidable challenge for scientists.