Sci-Tech

‘Scents’ talk draws family crowd

April 18, 2007 • 0
A lecture titled “Scents and Sensibility: The Molecular Mechanisms of Olfaction” would seem to target a somewhat older audience, appreciative of highbrow literary puns. But throw in some booger jokes, jelly beans and recurring praise of combination pizza, and suddenly the lecture appeals to Science Saturdays’ usual crowd — that is, kids of all ages. »
Culture

Group acts out for local kids

March 6, 2007 • 0
This past weekend, the Yale Children’s Theater production of “Puss in Boots” filled Dwight Hall’s common room with an audience of all ages, leaving both the young and the young at heart purring. Through a variety of programs in the community, YCT seeks to incorporate theater into the lives of youth in and around New »