Anatomy of Sports

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National Museum of Health and Medicine

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Silver Spring,20910
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July 2019

Medical Museum Science Cafe: Exploring Emerging DNA Technologies in Identifying Historic Human Remains

July 23 @ 6:00 pm - 7:00 pm
National Museum of Health and Medicine, 2500 Linden Lane
Silver Spring,20910
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Anatomy of Sports

A 1990s excavation of a grave in an 18-19th century cemetery revealed the remains of a 50-55 year old male. The skeleton had been disturbed and the skull and femur bones were placed in a "skull and cross bones" orientation sometime after decomposition was complete. "JB-55" was spelled out on the coffin lid with brass tacks. Join DNA scientists from the Armed Forces Medical Examiner System to learn how the decades-old historical archaeology case of "JB-55" has been solved using…

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Bugapalooza at the Medical Museum

July 27 @ 10:00 am - 12:00 pm
National Museum of Health and Medicine, 2500 Linden Lane
Silver Spring,20910
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Anatomy of Sports

Kick off the Military Health System's 2019 Bug Week by discovering which bugs are bizarre, beneficial or downright deadly. Learn how to battle the bugs or use them to your advantage. This program is free and open to the public and is recommended for all ages! Bug costumes are encourages. Call (301) 319-3312 for more information or visit our website at https://www.medicalmuseum.mil/index.cfm?p=media.events.2019.bugapalooza

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August 2019

Anatomy of Sports

August 17 @ 10:00 am - 12:00 pm
National Museum of Health and Medicine, 2500 Linden Lane
Silver Spring,20910
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Anatomy of Sports

Bones and muscles need to work together for optimal performance. Athletes of all ages should know how their bodies work in order to compete and stay healthy. During Anatomy of Sports, athletes will demonstrate their sports while medical illustrators and physical therapists reveal how muscles and bones work together. Anatomy of Sports is perfect for families with children playing sports, the recreational athlete, or the practiced sports enthusiast. This program is free and open to the public! For more information…

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