Happy *New Science* Friday

Happy *NEW SCIENCE* Sunday!

It's DNA Day!

"Genes are like the story, and DNA is the language that the story is written in."
-Sam Kean
Ah DNA- deoxyribonucleic acid. This building block of life is what makes me... me and you... you! It's important, complex, and worth celebrating. 
Every year, on April 25th, scientists, teachers, students, and other DNA enthusiasts join together to celebrate DNA day. This holiday commemorates not only the discovery of DNA in 1953, but also the completion of the Human Genome Project in 2003. 
Get your DNA art or accessories today!

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New Store Location - coming soon!

The Because Science storefront is temporarily closed
More details will be coming soon for our reopening, but in the meantime, you can find all of your nerdy needs on our website. 

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Even though the store is currently closed, you can still shop with us in-person at any of our local events: 

April 30-May 1 Spring Market, Fairfax Corner

April 30-May 1 Mayday! Underground, Rochester, NY

May 1 First Sunday Arts Festival, Annapolis, MD

May 6-7 Spring Market at Mosaic, VA (yes, it's Fri & Sat)

May 13-15 Virginia Beach (VA) Spring Craft Market

May 20-22 ACC Baltimore (convention center), MD

June 4-5 Occoquan Riverfest Craft Show, VA

June 5 First Sunday Arts Festival, Annapolis, MD

June 4 Annapolis Pride Festival, MD

July 3 First Sunday Arts Festival, Annapolis, MD

Something missing? Please recommend events you'd love to see us at, including craft shows, Maker Faires, and scientific academic conferences & expositions. 

Meet Rae Wynn-Grant, PhD

From Rae:

“When you’re a wildlife ecologist but you also need media content 🤪🐻. A couple years ago I challenged myself to finding ways to film the work I do while still DOING it. Not everyone gets a film crew to follow their adventures! Doing wildlife work with a @gopro strapped to my head has become the norm, and I’m grateful that it allows me to better show the world what I’m up to ✨

Photo: Me posing with a sedated mama black bear that was getting dangerously close to town (she’s brown in color but the species is black bear) after taking her vitals and measurements and before releasing her back to the wilderness. Second photo: scratches from her two cubs."

Rae's Instagram: @ raewynngrant