September 18 “Why do Wild Monkeys
Modesto Junior College biology professor Dr. Derek Madden on monkey movement
and joint disease.
October 2 “The Search for Life in the Universe”
Dr. Lynn J. Rothschild, Astrobiologist at NASA Ames.
NOTE: This talk
will be in the MJC West Campus Mary Stuart Rogers Student Center.
October 23 “New Insights into Human Evolution”
MJC Professor Dr. Debi Bolter will present her recent work on remarkable
fossils discovered at Rising Star Cave.
November 20 “Grapes in our Lives”
December 4 “Making Fuels from Sunlight, Water and Air”
Dr. Peter Cousins from E. & J. Gallo Winery with a scientific analysis of
the cultural connections between grapes and people.
Dr. Frances Houle from the Joint Center for Artificial Photosynthesis will
discuss how artificial photosynthesis can produce new fuels.