The MDI Biological Laboratory will host a community meeting entitled “What’s in Your Drinking Water?” to educate the public about dangers of arsenic in their drinking water. The meeting will be held on Tuesday, April 18, from 5 to 6:30 p.m. at the laboratory’s Center for Science Entrepreneurship on its Bar Harbor campus.
Maine artist Judy Taylor will discuss how science and art have been aligned through the centuries in a talk entitled “The Science Behind the Painting/The Science Behind the Paint” at an Art Meets Science Café to be held Monday, Aug. 29, 2016, at 5 p.m. at the MDI Biological Laboratory’s Kinne Library.
Bruce A. Stanton, Ph.D., the director of the Dartmouth Toxic Metals Superfund Research Program and a professor in the Department of Microbiology and Immunology at Dartmouth’s Geisel School of Medicine, will deliver a presentation entitled “What’s in Your Drinking Water?” at an MDI Science Café on Aug. 22, 2016.
Art writer Carl Little and his brother, artist David Little, will talk about the making of their new book, “Art of Acadia,” at an Art Meets Science Café to be held at the MDI Biological Laboratory’s Kinne Library at 5 p.m. on Monday, Aug. 15, 2016.
Hermann Haller, M.D., who leads one of the world’s premier research groups in the field of kidney regeneration, will deliver a presentation entitled “From Fish and Mice to Men: How to Make a New Kidney” at an MDI Science Café to be held at 5 p.m. on Monday, Aug. 8, 2016, at the Kinne Library at the MDI Biological Laboratory.
Art historian Linda Seidel, Ph.D., will discuss late medieval and renaissance artists’ attention to the natural world and their exploration of its “secrets” and effects at an Art Meets Science Café to be held at the MDI Biological Laboratory’s Kinne Library at 5 p.m. on Monday, August 1, 2016.
“Earth’s Mass Extinctions, Past and Present” will be the subject of an MDI Science Café talk by Mike Coffin, a professor and marine geophysicist at the Institute for Marine and Antarctic Studies (IMAS) at the University of Tasmania.
The relationship between sight and subject will be the topic of a talk entitled “Bearing Witness” by Mount Desert Island painter Ben Lincoln at an Art Meets Science Café to be held at the MDI Biological Laboratory’s Kinne Library at 5 p.m. on Monday, July 18, 2016.