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  • 05/16/2013
  • 10:00 AM - 3:30 PM
  • Jan Bashinski DNA Laboratory, Richmond


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Study Groups Meeting/Topics:

Jan Bashinski DNA Laboratory,
1001 West Cutting Blvd, Ste 110
Richmond, CA 94804

Optional Luncheon (12-1pm):
Boxed lunch includes a choice of one of the following:
1. Bacon Turkey Bravo Sandwich
2. Smoked Ham and Swiss Sandwich
3. Asiago Roast Beef Sandwich
4. Mediterranean Veggie Sandwich
5. Fuji Apple Chicken Salad
6. Chicken Caesar Salad

All lunches come with a drink.
All sandwiches come with chips/pickle/cookie.
All salads come with French baguette/cookie.

Meal Cost:
$12 (CAC members) / $13 (non-members)

Luncheon Speaker/Topic:
Brian J. Ford: "Solving the Mystery of Spontaneous Human Combustion."

The burned out body of Danny Vanzandt was recently found in Muldrow, Oklahoma. According to Sequoyah County Sheriff Ron Lockhart, Mr Vanzandt may be the latest victim of spontaneous human combustion. The phenomenon of spontaneous human combustion (SHC) has been widely dismissed as a myth, and TV programs have used spurious science to try and explain it. Professor Ford has now revealed a novel mechanism that accounts for the documented observations, and this dramatic presentation includes real-time recreations of scale models that vigorously combust.

Brian J Ford’s 30-plus books are well known around the world, and his theory on SHC was first reported in his book Genes (1999). Recently he announced the results of experiments using scale models, and the work has been cited internationally. Spanish TV produced a report, and the Discovery Channel have just been filming his experiments.

Even if you are not purchasing a lunch, you MUST REGISTER if you plan on attending the lunch and/or study group meeting(s) to ensure yourself of a seat! 

Registration Deadline for Lunch is 5/12/13

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