BDN reports UMaine representatives to participate in Maine Science Festival
The Bangor Daily News reported representatives from the University of Maine will participate in the annual Maine Science Festival, slated for March 13–17 in the Bangor area. Among the UMaine participants are Han Tan and Kristy Townsend, who will host a Science on Tap event about CRISPR software with scientists from the Jackson Laboratory at 7 p.m. March 14 at Black Bear Brewery in Bangor; Fayeza Ahmed, who will speak about the science of aging with experts from the Jackson Lab and Maine AARP at 11 a.m. March 16 at the Cross Center; and Qian Xue, who will give a presentation with local voice teachers on the science of voice at 3 p.m. March 16 at the Cross Insurance Center. A full schedule of events is online. The Maine Edge also previewed the festival, noting that the University of Maine Museum of Art is a partner as part of an effort to link science with the arts.