Thursday, March 16 2017 at 7:30PM
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Carnegies Brae, Aberdeen
What's the talk about?
Herding Hemingway's Cats - How do our genes work?
£6/4 (students, concessions) on the door
Venue: The Tunnels, Carnegie's Brae, Aberdeen, AB10 1BF
The language of genes has become common in media. We know they make your eyes blue, your hair curly or your nose straight. We’re told that genes control the risk of cancer, heart disease or Alzheimer’s. But how do they work? With the help of cats with thumbs, fish with hips and wobbly worms, Kat will unpack some of the mysteries in our DNA and explain the latest thinking.
Her book will be on sale too.
Why not come along to SPEED SCIENCE before the event and meet some of the scientists of tomorrow (same venue, from 6pm, free but tickets needed - https://www.facebook.com/events/1853472501564214/
Don't forget to check out the rest of the British Science Week programme athttp://www.abdn.ac.uk/engage/nsew/ for more events taking place between the 10-19 March