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Conversations for the Curious presented by the Museum of Natural and Cultural History

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  • Dates:
    April 1, 2021 - April 15, 2021
  • Recurrence:
    Recurring weekly on Thursday
  • Location:
    Online
  • Address:
    Eugene, OR 97403
  • Phone:
    541.346.3024
  • Time:
    6:00 PM to 7:00 PM
  • Price:
    Sliding scale: $20 to $60
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Join a trio of University of Oregon scientists for De-extinction: Engineering, Ecosystems, and Ethics, a three-part conversation about bringing extinct species back to life.

On April 1, paleontologist Edward Davis leads a discussion about Oregon's Ice Age animals.

On April 8, paleontology doctoral student Amanda Peng delves into the science behind de-extinction and explores the potential impacts on current ecosystems.

On April 15, biologist Amy Connolly wraps up the series with a talk about the ethics of cloning and genetic engineering.

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Conversations for the Curious presented by the Museum of Natural and Cultural History
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  • Online
  • Sliding scale: $20 to $60
  • Recurring weekly on Thursday