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January 2021

January 26 @ 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm EST
401 City Center Blvd.
Newport News, VA 23606 United States

A Jurassic Park Tu B’shevat Miracle in Israel Tues. January 26 @ 12pm What does a 2,000-year-old date taste like? Hear from scientists who coaxed an ancient Judean date palm to bear fruit. In September, Israeli scientists from the Arava Institute for Environmental Studies and Hadassah Medical Center travelled back in time two millennia, becoming the first people to sample dates from trees extinct since the biblical period. Dr. Elaine Solowey, director of the Center for Sustainable Agriculture of the…

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