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Alex Acer, left, a biology undergraduate student, and Kandace Hugentobler, biology master's graduate student, work together in a research lab in the new Life Sciences Building on the BYU campus.

LOGAN — Utah State University biologist Bonnie Waring will be the featured speaker for Science Unwrapped on Friday. The gathering begins at 7 p.m. in the Emert Auditorium in the Eccles Science Learning Center.

“Microscopic organisms have influenced major historical events,” Waring, said in a statement. “They also influence the health of our environment and even processes occurring within our own bodies.”

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Hosted by USU’s College of Science, admission to the public outreach program is free and all ages are welcome. Refreshments and hands-on learning activities conducted by USU students and faculty members, along with community groups, follow Waring’s talk, which is the fourth presentation of Science Unwrapped’s 10th anniversary “Powers of 10” series.

Initiated by the college in February 2009, Science Unwrapped introduces science in a relaxed, entertaining manner

For more information, call 435-797-3517, visit the Science Unwrapped website at usu.edu/unwrapped or view the Science Unwrapped at USU Facebook page.