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Saturday, October 20, 2007

Events: Oct. 29 to Nov. 4

Health/Science-related events in the Boston area this week:

MONDAY, OCT. 29 & TUESDAY, OCT. 30
Harvard Medical School's "Science in the News" series continues with a discussion about allergies and the immune system. Monday, at 6 p.m. at the Mildred Ave. Community Center in Mattapan, and Tuesday, at 7 p.m., at the Armenise Amphitheater at the med school.


MONDAY, OCT. 29
The Coolidge Corner Theatre will host a lecture MIT physicist Alan Lightman followed by a screening of Kiyoshi Kurosawa's ghost film, Pulse. At 7 p.m. Regular admission: $9.75.


TUESDAY, OCT. 30
The Brown University Environmental Change Initiative will sponsor a lecture about the impact of biofuels on food, energy, and the environment. At 7 p.m. in Brown's MacMillan Hall, Room 115, Providence.

The Harvard Museum of Natural History will host a lecture by ethnobotanist Michael Balick about the relationship between plants and traditional cultures, and his latest work with indigenous peoples in Belize and Micronesia. At 6 p.m., 26 Oxford St., Cambridge.


WEDNESDAY, OCT. 31
The Radcliffe Institute Fellows' Presentation Series continues with a discussion about the aerodynamics of falling paper and insect flight. At 3:30 p.m., in the institute's Colloquium Room, 34 Concord St., Cambridge. Call 617-495-8608.


THURSDAY, NOV. 1
The National Alliance on Mental Illness of Greater Framingham will host a talk with Angela Grett, author of "My Mother's Bipolar, So What Am I?" At 7:30 p.m. at the First United Methodist Church, 25 Brook St., Framingham. Call 615-242-9857.

The Harvard-Smithsonian Center for Astrophysics will continue its "Family Nights" series with lessons on space observation through telescopes. At 7 p.m., 60 Garden St., Cambridge. Call 617-495-7461.

The Museum of Science will host a discussion about the anthropological applications of DNA analysis. At 7 p.m. Costs are $30 or members, $35 for nonmembers.


FRIDAY, NOV. 2
The Marine Biological Laboratory will host a lecture by a visiting Swedish professor about the role of benthic microalgae in nutrient cycling. At 3 p.m. in the Speck Auditorium, 7 MBL St., Woods Hole.

The ALS Therapy Development Institute will host a leadership summit at the Museum of Science to discuss the treatments for the disease that killed Lou Gehrig. At 9 a.m. Call 617-441-7209.


SATURDAY, NOV. 3
The Newton Symphony Orchestra will present an hour of space images set to music. Tickets from $10-$45. From 4:30 - 9 p.m. at the Newton South High School field house, 140 Brandeis Rd., Newton Centre.


Events may be sent to healthscience@globe.com.

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