How do odor chemicals trigger the sensation of smell in the brain of humans and animals? Computer simulations and hands-on displays allow visitors to Marvelous Molecules—The Secret of Life at the New York Hall of Science to peek inside the molecular structure of living things to see how chemicals affect the brain and how DNA passes on genetic traits. Marvelous Molecules is one of the first ever interactive exhibits to explore such questions about human chemistry.
New York City
Challenge your mind by solving a medical mystery. Learn how to diagnose patients with different infectious diseases and also explore how illnesses spread and how our body fends them off. The Cell Lab at the Science Museum of Minnesota allows kids from kindergarten to 12th grade to play science detectives while introducing them to human physiology, genetics and cell biology.
St. Paul, Minn.
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