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Hands-On Demo: Bug Brains and Neurobiology

Sunday, March 22, 2015
12:00 AM
Museum of Natural History

Have you heard about the cool neurobiology research at the U-M? Join us to learn bug brain science and witness neuroscience in action! Start by exploring a neuron and learn how billions of them work together to help your brain communicate with your body. Discover how they send signals via electricity and then witness this first-hand by “bioamplifying” nerve impulses from cockroaches.

Hands-on demonstrations are 20-30 minute interactive programs on the 2nd floor of the Museum.? ?They include both brief presentations highlighting University research and engaging hands-on activities, and are suitable for adults and children ages 5 and up.