Dave Arnold. left. and Harold McGee explain and demonstrate the properties of gelatin in the lecture "Historical Context and Demos Illustrating the Relationship of Food and Science." The public lecture series accompanies the General Education course Science of the Physical Universe 27 Science and Cooking: From Haute Cuisine to the Science of Soft Matter.
Samantha Singh '14, presents her novel hypothesis on the evolution of rabies yesterday during a poster fair at the Holyoke Center. The new General Education class, The Evolution of Medicine, will compile all the students' corresponding papers into a journal of evolutionary medicine.
After teaching fellows distributed chips to the roughly 300 students in the audience, history professor Laurel T. Ulrich and senior lecturer Ivan Gaskell, who co-teach the course, instructed students to write down observations about the chips they held in their hands.
The School of Engineering and Applied Sciences announced its decision Wednesday to continue its relationship with the Alícia Foundation and famous chef Ferran Adrià—founders of the popular course Science of the Physical Universe 27: “Science and Cooking: From Haute Cuisine to Soft Matter”—following a successful first semester of the class.