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The 91th Molecular Science Forum

Activity by Kaede Terauchi   |   added on Jul 19, 2011   |   Japan Official_iyc_logo

Sponsor(s): Institute for Molecular Science, Toyota Physical and Chemical Research Institute

The speaker, Toshiyuki Nakagaki, who is the winner of Ig Nobel Prize in 2008 and 2010, is going to talk about the cleverness of smile molds.

The 91th Molecular Science Forum

Schedule: 16:30-17:30, November 28, 2011

Venue &Place: Okazaki Conference Center, National Institutes of Natural Sciences

              Aza-tenma 8-1, Myodaiji, Okazaki 444-0864, JAPAN

Scope: General Science

Program:

    Speaker; Toshiyuki Nakagaki (Professor of Future University Hakodate)

    Style; Lecture and Q&A

    Summary; The speaker, Prof. Nakagaki won the Ig Nobel Prize in 2008 and 2010, for demonstrating that slime molds can solve puzzles and for using slime mold to determine the optimal routes for railroad tracks, respectively. He is going to talk about the cleverness of smile molds.

Participants Web Site: http://www.ims.ac.jp/


Topic: seminars Audience: general public, secondary school students
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