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Biology on the Page: Delighting the Reader with Fascinating Facts Ruth Kassinger

Presented by The Creative Nonfiction Foundation at Phipps Conservatory and Botanical Gardens, Pittsburgh PA

Apr 16 2020
Biology on the Page: Delighting the Reader with Fascinating Facts Ruth Kassinger

Science As Story Lecture Series from Creative Nonfiction Foundation

There are as many algae on Earth as stars in the universe, and they have been essential to life on our planet for eons. Algae created the Earth we know today, and algae are the ancestors of all plants. Today, seaweed production is a multi-billion dollar industry, with algae hard at work to make your sushi, chocolate milk, beer, paint, toothpaste, shampoo and so much more. Slime: How Algae Created Us, Plague Us, and Just Might Save Us is by turns icky, delightful, and amazing, and it was on

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Phipps Conservatory and Botanical Gardens

One Schenley Park, Pittsburgh, PA 15213

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Directions Phipps Conservatory and Botanical Gardens is located at One Schenley Park in Pittsburgh’s vibrant Oakland neighborhood. To find us via GPS, use 700 Frank Curto Drive as the locator address. Parking Free parking for our visitors is available in the center island on Schenley Drive. Metered street parking available… phipps.conservatory.org/visit-and-explore/visit/directions-and-parking/

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