Café Scientifique Archived Articles


 

2013

Ehson Mosleh (September 20, 2013)

Small Town Satellites: The Story of Montana State’s 1st Satellite in Space

This Café was sponsored by the Montana Space Grant Consortium in collaboration with the Montana INBRE.

 

Dr. Cathy Whitlock (August 29, 2013)

Wildfires in Montana's Past and its Future

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Dr. Chris Wilson (March 7, 2013)

Why and How Must We More Effectively Harness Science to Address Global Health Inequities

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Dr. Temple Grandin (March 5, 2013)

Autism talk.

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2012

Anabel Stenzel and Isabel Stenzel Byrnes (March 29, 2012)

From Sickness to Health: A Personal Story of Cystic Fibrosis and Lung Transplantation

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2011

Dr. Tom Schwan (October 20, 2011)

Ticks and What Montanans Should Know About Them

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Dr. David R. Williams (September 22, 2011)

Social Inequalities in Health: Enduring 21st Century Crises

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Dr. Mark Jutila (April 21, 2011)

Impact of Diet Supplements: Helpful or Harmful? 

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Dr. Philip Stewart (March 10, 2011)

Chronic Infections: The Biofilm Hypothesis

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2010

Dr. James Kaput (April 22, 2010)

Genes or Diet? Let's Talk About Obesity, Heart Disease and Diabetes

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Ms. Andrea Kane (April 8, 2010)

What's really going on with teen pregnancy -- facts, myths, science, and beliefs

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2009

Dr. Robert Schoene (November 19, 2009)

Humans on High: An exploration of human adaptation to the world's high places

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Dr. David P. Sklar (October 22, 2009)

When Love Hurts: A Public Health Approach to Intimate Partner Violence

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Dr. Louise Bennett (March 12, 2009)

Practicing Refugee Medicine: Pills vs Community Action

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Dr. Joseph Brain (March 25, 2009)

Obesity, diabetes, and the rise and fall of inhaled insulin. Why did Pfizer pull the plug on Exubera?

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Dr. Keith Norris (02/19/2009)

Got health? Unleashing the Potential of Community-Academic Partnerships

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2008

H. Gilbert Welch (11/20/08)

Overdiagnosis: Making people sick in the name of health

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>Download Dr. Welch's Presentation handout

To read Dr. Welch's recent essay in the NY Times ("Campaign Myth: Prevention as Cure-All"), click here

To read Dr. Welch's recent LA Times article ("The excessive focus on mammography"), click here 

 

 

Stephen Bezruchka (3/20/08)

Do you want health or health care? 

The US deserves both and has neither.

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2007

Dr. Jonathan Patz (11/20/07)

ECOHEALTH: A Look at Global Warming and Its Consequences

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Dr. Harry B. Gray (10/16/07)

Powering the Planet with Solar Energy

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Dr. Rita Colwell (9/29/07)

Global Infectious Disease, Environment and Human Health

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Dr. Christopher Germer (4/19/07)

Inside the Buddhist Mind: Lessons for Western Psychotherapy

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Dr. Karen Peterson (3/20/07)

Tackling Child Obesity: Whats the Worry? Whose Worry Is It?

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2006

Patricia L. Meinhardt (1/12/06)

Is Your Water Safe? Protecting Americans from Waterborne Disease and Contamination

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Dr. Andrij Holian (11/16/06)

Toxic Air Pollutants: Why Should We Care?

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Dr. Abraham Verghese (4/27/06)

The Missing Patient

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2005

Keith Benson (10/20/05)

Charles Darwin, Flounder Eyes, and Intelligent Design

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Warren Lockette (3/10/05)

The Scientist as Terrorist

(No article)

 

Michael Depledge (2/24/05)

Are the Policies of Conservative Western Societies based on Science?

(No article)

 

2004

Mark Young (11/4/04)

Bio-prospecting Yellowstone Park: What Is It, Why Do It and Who Benefits?

(No article)

 

John Cohen (9/30/04)

Why Bother to Immunize our Kids? Aren't All Those Diseases Gone? And aren't Vaccines Harmful?

(No article)