USM next Science Cafe series to take place Feb. 21

The University of Southern Mississippi's next Science Café series ,at Cook Library in Starbucks, will be Feb. 21 from 6-7:30 p.m.

The focus will be obesity and the latest in weight research, with a presentation by Dr. Kathy Yadrick, professor and chair of the university's Department of Nutrition and Food Systems.

USM says The Science Café series offers those with little or no background in science the chance to meet and talk about scientific issues in layman's terms in a relaxed setting.

Admission is free and open to the public.

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