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November 30, 2021

Celebrated on the Tuesday after Thanksgiving, GivingTuesday is a global generosity movement that encourages people to help friends, neighbors, and nonprofits close to their hearts.
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SCALACS Virtual Talk

Monday, December 6 | 7:00 p.m.–8:00 p.m. EST

Research curator Roger Turner presents “Combatting Air Pollution in Southern California in the 1950s” as part of the Southern California Section of the American Chemical Society virtual talk series.
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Ruth Patrick’s Lovely Creatures

Distillations Article

The groundbreaking ecologist showed that the biological diversity within a stream can be used to diagnose its health.
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Application deadline: January 15, 2022

Join our vibrant community of fellows from around the world who study a vast range of topics in the history of science, medicine, and technology.
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“Drop-In” Tours

Museum Program

Take a deeper dive into our permanent exhibition and changing exhibitions with a free, guided tour.

The Science History Institute collects and shares the stories of the innovators and scientific discoveries that shape our lives. We preserve and interpret the history of chemistry, chemical engineering, and the life sciences.

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