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March 2018

Unfolding ‘The Deepest Mysteries of Creation’ with CRISPR Gene-editing Technology

March 15, 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Linda Hall Library, 5109 Cherry
Kansas City, 64110 United States
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We have reached our seating capacity for this event. You can still watch the lecture live on your desktop or mobile device on the Library's Facebook page or at the following link:

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April 2018

The TVs of Tomorrow: How RCA’s Flat-Screen Dreams Led to the First LCDs

April 5, 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Linda Hall Library, 5109 Cherry
Kansas City, 64110 United States
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The TVs of Tomorrow is a portrait of American innovation during the Cold War, which confirms that success in the electronics industry hinges upon input from both the laboratory and the boardroom.

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Live Stream Option: If you are unable to attend the lecture in person, you can watch a live broadcast on the Library’s Facebook page or via livestream.com.

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Interspecies Chimeras and Genome Editing for Organ Regeneration

April 26, 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Linda Hall Library, 5109 Cherry
Kansas City, 64110 United States
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This lecture has been canceled due to the speaker's illness.  

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May 2018

One Tool to Rule Them All: CRISPR and Emerging Biotechnologies

May 10, 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm

Some applications of CRISPR are raising ethical and other concerns, and are presenting interesting policy challenges to our current oversight system for research in the life sciences. What can we learn from previous experiences with emerging biotechnologies and how can we adapt our current policy framework to the gene editing technologies of today and tomorrow?

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June 2018

Charles Rennie Mackintosh: The Frank Lloyd Wright of Scotland

June 7, 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Linda Hall Library, 5109 Cherry
Kansas City, 64110 United States
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Charles Rennie Mackintosh and his designer wife, Margaret Macdonald, transformed buildings and interior architecture, turning from the claustrophobic stuffiness of Victorian clutter to elegant, simple, dramatic designs that have extraordinary contemporary appeal. Tony Jones, Nerman Family President at Kansas City Art Institute, tells the astonishing and rather tragic tale of Mackintosh's work and life.

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